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    1846-O $5 XF45 NGC. CAC. Variety 1. Only 75 to 85 examples of this New Orleans half eagle issue are believed to survive, from an original mintage of 58,000 pieces. This Choice XF example is well-detailed for the grade, especially on the reverse where the eagle's wing, neck, and leg feathers only exhibit bare traces of friction. A pleasing pale olive-green coin with few abrasions found on either side.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.(Registry values: P6)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 25TK, PCGS# 8230)

    Weight: 8.36 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2014
    14th-15th Friday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 8
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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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