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    1859-O $1 -- Scratches -- NGC Details. VF. The letters in LIBERTY remain completely legible, but the design elements show considerable wear, while the surfaces are toned in pleasing shades of gray and golden-brown. A couple of scratches are evident in the right obverse field, the longest extending into Liberty's lap.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.

    Weight: 26.73 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2013
    15th-16th Friday-Saturday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 6
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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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