Ajax's Recent Activity

  1. Ajax liked Alegandron's post in the thread A Cracking New Coin.

    Wow, John! Wonderful capture! I very much agree with you regarding Barry and David. I have a learned a lot, and trust their expertise....

    Etruria Populonia 3rd C BCE AR 20 As 8.1g Metus Blank NGC Cert HN 152 Obv.JPG Etruria Populonia 3rd C BCE AR 20 As 8-1g Metus Blank HN 152 Obv-Rev.jpg Feb 23, 2018 at 1:24 PM
  2. Ajax liked Theodosius's post in the thread A Cracking New Coin.

    I bought this coin last summer encapsulated by NGC. I was keeping it entombed because a dealer I knew had another Myrina specimen, also...

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  3. Ajax liked Ken Dorney's post in the thread NICE Sestertius of Valerian I or Curiousity.

    I cant tell too much from the photo, but I think it does have some tooling, certainly some smoothing. But its still a nice example (and I...

    valerian.jpg Feb 23, 2018 at 1:10 AM
  4. Ajax liked Blake Davis's post in the thread NICE Sestertius of Valerian I or Curiousity.

    I have read that the sestertius provided additional space for Rome's great celators to work on. Unfortunately, the sestertius began...

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  5. Ajax liked Aidan_()'s post in the thread Expanding the Library.

    Yeah lets post some new books for the library! Thanks to @Ken Dorney who was kind enough to send me these catalogs (guess I'm going to have...

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  6. Ajax liked TIF's post in the thread Out of the blue, a provenance hit from Ex-Numis.

    Have you considered an Antoninus Pius Syrian issue with eagle standing on the sacred stone of El-Gabal? They can usually be acquired for a...

    Feb 22, 2018 at 7:28 PM
  7. Ajax liked TIF's post in the thread Out of the blue, a provenance hit from Ex-Numis.

    Remember two years ago when we were excited about the new provenance-searching company, Ex-Numis? Many of us submitted coins with the free...

    Feb 22, 2018 at 6:39 PM
  8. Ajax liked Julius Germanicus's post in the thread First an Owl, Now a Crocodile.

    Here is my 20 USD-budget-Crocodile that survived being broken into small change :) [ATTACH] Has anybody figured out yet if these were...

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  9. Ajax liked TIF's post in the thread News about Artifacts.

    "In Spain alone, police seized more than 2,000 culturally significant items. Most of these were coins from the Roman Empire and...

    Feb 22, 2018 at 12:12 PM
  10. Ajax liked Bing's post in the thread News about Artifacts.

    I'm not sure if this has been posted here, but the following link to a BBC article seems to make it plain that the cultural police are...

    Feb 22, 2018 at 12:12 PM
  11. Ajax liked ancient coin hunter's post in the thread My Last Batch of Uncleans.

    Here is my last remaining inventory of uncleans, hadn't had a chance to go through them and attribute some of the buggers. Lots of culls,...

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  12. Ajax liked gogili1977's post in the thread Albinus VICT AVG.

    Nice Albinus Ro, my only Clodius Albinus (193-197). Denarius. Rome. Obv: CLOD SEPT ALBIN CAES. Bare head right. Rev: MINER PACIF COS II....

    ClodiusAlbinus A.jpg ClodiusAlbinus B.jpg Feb 22, 2018 at 12:09 PM
  13. Ajax liked Alegandron's post in the thread First an Owl, Now a Crocodile.

    @Mat , I REALLY like the patina on that coin. Very nice, smooth dark chocolate brown. Great finish! And the monster teeth: awesome!...

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  14. Ajax liked Bing's post in the thread First an Owl, Now a Crocodile.

    A nice crocodile like yours @Mat has eluded me, but I have these: [ATTACH] [ATTACH]

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  15. Ajax liked dougsmit's post in the thread First an Owl, Now a Crocodile.

    I have that effect on people. [IMG] http://www.forumancientcoins.com/dougsmith/f00.html...

    Feb 21, 2018 at 10:56 PM