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    1904 Quarter Eagle, PR63+
    Scarcest of the Late-Date Proofs

    1904 $2 1/2 PR63+ NGC. Ex: "Col." E.H.R. Green. Although 170 proofs were produced, Garrett and Guth suggest in their reference that several pieces entered circulation or were otherwise impaired, making this issue the scarcest of the late-date series proofs. The present coin passed from the "Colonel" Green Collection into the Eric P. Newman Collection, where it was preserved until today. The mirrored fields show a few cloudy areas and scattered light marks -- still, it is well-produced for a Select proof and high-end for the assigned grade, with compelling eye appeal.
    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 @ $12.50; Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.(Registry values: P1)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 288U, PCGS# 7930)

    Weight: 4.18 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2014
    14th-15th Friday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
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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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