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    1788 Connecticut Copper, VF25
    Mailed Bust Right, Miller 101-D

    1788 COPPER Connecticut Copper, Mailed Bust Right GEORGIVS III VF25 NGC. M. 101-D, Vlack 13-88CT, R.5. 135.8 grains. The obverse die is seen on three Machin's Mills varieties of varying dates, identified as Vlack 13-78B, 13-87CT, and 13-88CT as offered here. Crumbling is noted on the I in LIB, and a die crack from the lower curve of the B in that word extends down to the globe, and continues through that letter to the edge. This nicely detailed example has somewhat rough olive and steel-brown surfaces with generally bold design definition.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society. (NGC ID# 2B48, PCGS# 472)


    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: 11
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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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