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    1787 New Jersey Copper, Fine 12
    PLURIBS, Maris 60-p

    1787 COPPER New Jersey Copper, PLURIBS Fine 12 NGC. M. 60-p, W-5340, R.4. 143.5 grains. The reverse features the distinctive PLURIBS engraving blunder on this large planchet piece. Only one reverse die has been identified with that error, and it appears here and less frequently with obverse 61. This example shows rather sharp detail for the assigned grade, although the steel-brown and olive surfaces are slightly granular, showing faint scratches on the reverse.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society. (NGC ID# 2B4R, PCGS# 512)


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    May, 2014
    16th-17th Friday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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    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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