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    1877 Twenty Cent, PR66 ★ Cameo
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    1877 20C PR66 ★ Cameo NGC. CAC. Ex: "Col." E.H.R. Green. The twenty cent series is one that was finished before it had scarcely begun, doomed to uselessness and commercial irrelevance, much like the Susan B. Anthony dollars a century later -- both were too easily confused with the quarter dollar. This PR66 Cameo example of the 1877 twenty cent piece is among the finest of the proof-only issues of 1877 and 1878 that would conclude the fated series. The 1877 saw a proof mintage of 510 pieces, but only 350 were actually distributed. A small circular area in the center of each side blends into deep purplish-blue fields and peripheries, with excellent field-device contrast and top-notch eye appeal. The strike is razor-sharp throughout. NGC has seen eight Cameo examples in PR66 with this piece the only Star-rated coin, and there are three PR67 Cameos finer (10/13).
    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 @ $22.50; Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 27H4, PCGS# 85305)


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2013
    15th-16th Friday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 10
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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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