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1875-S 20C AU53 NGC. A lightly circulated example of the only twenty cent issue minted in San Francisco, this coin displays attractive toning, particularly on the reverse. The colors include ice-silver, yellow-gold, orange, blue-green, cherry-red, and pink. An interesting die break extends from the rim below the U in UNITED to the eagle's right wing. The reverse fields exhibit moderate abrasions, primarily above the eagle's left wing.
Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.(Registry values: N491) (NGC ID# 23R7, PCGS# 5298)


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Auction Dates
November, 2013
15th-16th Friday-Saturday
Internet/Mail Bids: 5
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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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