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    Evenly Circulated Large Brown Seal 1880 $100 Legal

    Fr. 178 $100 1880 Legal Tender PCGS Fine 12.
    With the addition of this note from the Newman holdings, the census will now rise to 17. PCGS has graded five, with the highest an About New 50; PMG has graded nine, with their highest also designated About New. This note, though very well circulated, has retained good color and is free of any problems worthy of mention. Examples of this Friedberg number are seldom seen in any grade; this lot should prove popular with bidders.

    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.


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    Auction Dates
    April, 2015
    22nd-28th Wednesday-Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 12
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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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