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    CALABRIA. Tarentum. Ca. 281-228 BC. AR didrachm or nomos (6.27 gm). Youth on horseback left, crowning horse with wreath / Taras astride dolphin swimming left, hurling trident; to right, owl standing left, head facing. Vlasto 838. HN Italy 1025. Even medium gray toning with hints of iridescence. Good Very Fine.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.


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    Auction Dates
    April, 2016
    14th-19th Thursday-Tuesday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 13
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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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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