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    HB-178 EP-85 5¢ Mendum's Family Wine Emporium Extremely Fine.
    This is a scarcer type, and quite choice. The Five Cent Mendum's is the second most available denomination from the series, with a Reed rating of Rarity-6 (16 to 20 known). Appealing with excellent mica exhibiting only some petty scratches seen with scrutiny. The bold stamp is well centered. The case has ample silvering remaining around the lettering and center. Superior to the Mayer-Perl piece we sold in 2007. This is an excellent representative of the issuer with the significant Newman Collection pedigree.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.


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    Auction Dates
    January, 2017
    4th-10th Wednesday-Tuesday
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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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