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    1795 1/2 C Plain Edge, No Pole, Thin Planchet, C-6a, B-6a, R.2 -- Double Struck -- VF30 NGC. Our EAC Grade Fine 12. Manley Die State 2.0. Both strikes are centered with 30 degrees rotation. The date of the first strike, for example, is visible at about 5 o'clock. Faint scratches are barely visible on the smooth olive and light bluish-brown surfaces of this attractive copper.
    From the Missouri Curio Cabinet Half Cent Collection. (NGC ID# 2225, Variety PCGS# 35089, Base PCGS# 1018)

    Weight: 6.74 grams

    Metal: 100% Copper


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

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2015
    8th Sunday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 12
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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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