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    1923-S Monroe Doctrine Half Dollar, Unc Details

    1923-S 50C Monroe -- Improperly Cleaned -- NGC Details. Unc. The profiles of James Monroe and John Quincy Adams, both instrumental in the establishment of the Monroe Doctrine, are seen on the obverse. Two female figures represent North and South America on the reverse. Los Angeles had no relevance to the Monroe Doctrine, but rather was the site of the First Annual American Historical Revue and Motion Picture Industry Exposition, where these coins were distributed. Each side is virtually brilliant, save for a few specks of golden-russet color on the obverse. Shimmering luster glows throughout.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.


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

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2017
    1st-3rd Wednesday-Friday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 2
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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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