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    1903 Louisiana Purchase Gold Dollar, MS65
    McKinley Portrait

    1903 G$1 Louisiana Purchase, McKinley Gold Dollar MS65 NGC. CAC. The first gold dollars in this classic commemorative series were the Louisiana Purchase issues of 1903. The two types featured the portraits of Thomas Jefferson, responsible for the purchase of the vast Louisiana territory in 1804, and the late William McKinley, who authorized the exposition. This is a rich orange-gold Gem with terrific aesthetic appeal. Radiant frost shimmers over well-preserved surfaces.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# BYLE, PCGS# 7444)

    Weight: 1.70 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2017
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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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