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    1887 5C MS64 NGC. A well struck near-Gem example, this coin displays an interesting die crack at the lower reverse extending from the rim through the bottoms of CE of CENTS. Areas of aqua residue surround portions of the design elements.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.(Registry values: N991) (NGC ID# 22PL, PCGS# 3848)

    Weight: 5.00 grams

    Metal: 75% Copper, 25% Nickel


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2013
    15th-16th Friday-Saturday
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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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