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    1748 Elizabeth Ducat

    Highly Desirable Russian Rarity

    Elizabeth Gold Ducat 1748, Moscow mint, Fr-113, Bitkin 6 (R1), Diakov 181 (R1), Ilyin (20 Rubles), Petrov (25 Rubles), XF40 NGC. Obv. Crowned bust right. Rev. Crowned double-headed Imperial eagle with orb and scepter. This exceedingly rare, one-year type is struck on a slightly uneven flan, with no significant flaws. Elizabeth, the daughter of Peter the Great, ascended to the throne by coup and, during her 20 year reign, accomplished such notable tasks such as helping to establish the University of Moscow, creating a state theater and outlawing the death penalty.

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    Auction Dates
    January, 2014
    14th-16th Tuesday-Thursday
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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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