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    1917 McKinley Gold Dollar, MS65
    Outstanding, Highly Attractive Example

    1917 G$1 McKinley MS65 NGC. CAC. Ex: "Col." E.H.R. Green. The scarcer of the two McKinley issues (the other was dated 1916), this outstanding 1917 Gem example boasts nearly flawless surfaces and swirling luster that produces a mild cartwheel finish in the fields. This issue is very scarce with such vibrant luster and strong eye appeal. Many of the more typical examples have a flat, lifeless appearance.

    This gold commemorative coin was sold to raise funds for a planned memorial in the hometown of the late President William McKinley, who died in 1901 from an assassin's bullet.
    Ex: "Colonel" E.H.R. Green; Green Estate; Partnership of Eric P. Newman / B.G. Johnson d.b.a. St. Louis Stamp & Coin Co.; Eric P. Newman @ $17.50; Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# BYLL, PCGS# 7455)

    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, 2014
    14th-15th Friday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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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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