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    Undated Henry Clay Life Medal -- Improperly Cleaned -- NGC Details. Unc. White metal. Henry Clay was born in 1777 and died in 1852, and his death marked the beginning of the end for the Whig Party in 19th century America. This white metal piece exhibits minor cleaning lines and other trivial marks on each side, retaining brilliant and reflective light gray surfaces.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.


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

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2016
    10th-13th Friday-Monday
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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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