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    1788 Massachusetts Cent, XF45
    Ryder 11-E

    1788 CENT Massachusetts Cent, R. 11-E, W-6300, R.4, XF45 NGC. Die alignment: 180°. A problem-free, circulated Massachusetts cent: a good choice for a modest type collection. Medium brown coloration and original surfaces. According to the Bowers Colonial Encyclopedia, no examples of this die variety are known in mint state. Listed on page 61 of the 2018 Guide Book.
    Ex: "Colonel" E.H.R. Green; Green Estate; Partnership of Eric P. Newman / B.G. Johnson d.b.a. St. Louis Stamp and Coin Co.; Eric P. Newman @ $2.50; Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 2B27, PCGS# 311)


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

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2017
    1st-3rd Wednesday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 18
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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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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