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    British India. George V Proof Rupee 1911-B, early restrike, S-W 8.16, PR66 NGC. A truly lovely example. The strike is superb, and the surfaces are free of any of the die rust and pebbling seen on the later restrikes. The fields are fully mirrored beneath gray and russet patina. An exceptional specimen in all aspects.

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    Auction Dates
    January, 2014
    14th-16th Tuesday-Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 18
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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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