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    Sicily. Vittorio Amadeo II 20 Soldi 1718, MIR-886b, XF45 NGC. A distinctive example of this scarce type. Sharply struck with an impressive portrait.

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    Auction Dates
    April, 2014
    24th Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 34
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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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