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    1877-S Quarter, MS62
    S over Horizontal S

    1877-S 25C Over Horizontal S MS62 NGC. CAC. Briggs 4-D, FS-501. Ex: "Col." E.H.R. Green. This is a lovely example of one of the most avidly collected varieties of the series and commands a large premium. The mintmark was originally punched in horizontally, then overstruck with a vertical S. The lustrous surfaces of this well-struck coin display rich toning in hues of frosty golden-yellow, blue-green, and plum. Census: 4 in 62, 24 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 @ $1.00; Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.(Registry values: P2) (NGC ID# 23V7, PCGS# 5507)


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2013
    15th-16th 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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