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    Interesting Selection of 11 Counterstamped Pieces for Research: 1810 large cent counterstamped BOSTON, Brunk B-895, Good host; 1817 large cent counterstamped HOBBS, AG host; 1827 large cent marked GOOD FOR 50 with the reverse divided into quarters with "50" stamped in two of the quadrants, Good host; 1828 large cent counterstamped HD, VG host; 1833 large cent counterstamped RD CRUIT (possibly Richard Cruit), VG host; 1838 large cent counterstamped O+K, Brunk O-6, Fine host; 1845 large cent counterstamped L. FATE, Brunk F-81, Good host; 1854 large cent counterstamped C. ORTH, Brunk O-118, Fine host; 1865 three cent nickel counterstamped EXCELSIOR in a bar punch, Fine host; Unidentified Liberty Seated dime counterstamped I.B.B. ST. LOUIS MO; 1819 Capped Bust half dollar counterstamped S. MARSH (Samuel Marsh was a Hartford, CT silversmith born in 1766, VF host, Ex: "Col." E.H.R. Green. Total: 11 pieces. (Est. $600-$800)
    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 Info

    Auction Dates
    February, 2017
    16th-19th Thursday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 11
    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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