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    1805 Quarter, Choice XF
    Better Browning-4 Variety

    1805 25C XF45 NGC. CAC. B-4, Low R.4. The 5 in 25 overlaps the fletchings, and the nearby C touches the tail feathers. Defective punches, missing the left foot, were used for the T in LIBERTY and the 1 in the date. Such mint blunders increase the appeal of early silver coinage. This scarce variety Draped Bust quarter is refreshingly unabraded and deeply toned sea-green and steel-blue.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.(Registry values: P5) (NGC ID# 23RC, PCGS# 5313)

    Weight: 6.74 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2013
    15th-16th Friday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 9
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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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