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    PHILISTIA. Ascalon. Ca. 5th century BC (15mm, 4.04 gm, 9h).  Head of Athena right, wearing crested Attic helmet ornamented with three laurel leaves and vine scroll / ΑΘΕ, owl standing right, head facing, olive sprig to left, Semetic aleph below. HGC 9, 499. Gitler and Tal III, 19D. Very rare! Thick dark "find patina" intact. Good Very Fine.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.


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    April, 2016
    14th-19th Thursday-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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