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    1872 Half Dime, MS66

    1872 H10C MS66 NGC. Although almost 3 million half dimes were produced in 1872, there are very few survivors in the upper grade levels, with NGC having awarded the MS66 grade to 13 examples, and only three finer (10/13). This Premium Gem displays tan-gray, blue, plum, and red-orange colors. Areas of incompleteness of strike are present, including Liberty's head and the upper portion of the wreath.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.(Registry values: N1793) (NGC ID# 234X, PCGS# 4400)

    Weight: 1.24 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2013
    15th-16th Friday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 10
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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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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