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    1897 1C PR65 Brown NGC. CAC. Ex: "Col." E.H.R. Green. An immensely appealing coin for the Brown color category, this Gem 1897 proof displays dominant forest-green, lemon-gold, and violet toning, while a few slightly more subtle ocean-blue hues are seen in the recesses on each side. The devices are struck to full definition, and the eye appeal is proportionately high. Census: 28 in 65 Brown, 17 finer (9/14).
    Ex: "Colonel" E.H.R. Green; Green Estate; Partnership of Eric P. Newman / B.G. Johnson d.b.a. St. Louis Stamp & Coin Co.; Eric P. Newman @ $6.00; Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.(Registry values: N991)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 22AK, PCGS# 2378)

    Weight: 3.11 grams

    Metal: 95% Copper, 5% Tin and Zinc


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

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2014
    14th-15th Friday-Saturday
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    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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