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    1876 Twenty Cent Piece, MS64
    Doubled Die Reverse

    1876 20C MS64 ★ NGC. CAC. BF-2. The reverse is a minor doubled die that is most easily noted on the letters TATE. All 1876 twenty-cent pieces were coined from this reverse die, in combination with two obverse dies. Lane Brunner and John Frost note in Double Dimes - The United States Twenty-cent Piece that 90% of all 1876 twenty-cent pieces are from this die pair. Rings of sapphire, plum, and gold toning frame the ivory centers of this sharply struck and spectacular prooflike double dime.
    Ex: "Colonel" E.H.R. Green; Green Estate; Partnership of Eric P. Newman / B.G. Johnson d.b.a. St. Louis Stamp and Coin Co.; Eric P. Newman; Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.(Registry values: N1793) (NGC ID# 23R8, PCGS# 5299)

    Weight: 5.00 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2017
    1st-3rd Wednesday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 15
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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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