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    1897 Liberty Nickel, MS62
    Original Cartwheel Luster

    1897 5C MS62 NGC. This satiny Liberty Head type coin displays luminous champagne surfaces with occasional pepper specks of russet. The corn ear to the left of the wreath bow is partially detailed. Several light marks on Liberty's cheek limit the grade but cause little distraction. Attractive Liberty Head date and type coins in the lower Mint State grades are seldom encountered.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.(Registry values: N491)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 22PN, PCGS# 3858)

    Weight: 5.00 grams

    Metal: 75% Copper, 25% Nickel


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

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2017
    1st-3rd Wednesday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 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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