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    1787 Fugio Copper, VF30
    Newman 17-S, Pointed Rays

    1787 1C Fugio Copper "Cent," STATES UNITED, Pointed Rays, Four Cinquefoils VF30 NGC. CAC. Newman 17-S, W-6935, R.3. 126.0 grains. This is the lightest of Eric P. Newman's Fugios at exactly 20% below the 157.5 grain standard. The usual die state with a minor reverse die crack at ring 8. Despite its status as a plentiful variety, none were found in the Bank of New York Hoard, so the Condition Census is low. Only a few examples grade better than XF. Eric P. Newman's Choice VF example has olive-brown and golden-tan surfaces with splashes of steel toning.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 2B8E, PCGS# 883)


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2014
    14th-15th Friday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 15
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    Truth Seeker: The Life of Eric P. Newman (softcover)
    A powerful and intimidating dealer of the 1960s, backed by important colleagues, was accused of selling fraudulent gold coins and ingots to unsuspecting numismatists. Who would go up against a man like that and, over the course of decades, prove the fraud? Who would expose a widely respected scholar as a thief, then doggedly pursue recovery of coins that the scholar had stolen from an embarrassed numismatic organization, all over the objections of influential collectors who had bought coins with clouded titles? Eric P. Newman would - and did. Reserve your copy today.
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