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  1. Ajax liked dougsmit's post in the thread Sibling rivalry, Parthian-style.

    There was a time I felt better about my identifications on Parthians but I have not seen what Parthicus calls 'recent scholarly work' so I...

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  2. Ajax liked Nap's post in the thread The sceattas of early Anglo-Saxon England.

    I've posted a few examples here and there but not a more general overview. Sceattas were the small coins produced out of silver and...

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  3. Ajax liked TIF's post in the thread Exchanging Coins within the Forum.

    Those all fit nicely with your collection. I'd love to have a metal detectorist-found coin, especially if the detectorist was a CT member!...

    May 20, 2018 at 4:33 PM
  4. Ajax liked Severus Alexander's post in the thread Exchanging Coins within the Forum.

    It seems I don't do enough PMing to arrange such trades. Definitely adds value to the coin to know it came from a fellow CoinTalker!...

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  5. Ajax liked Bing's post in the thread Exchanging Coins within the Forum.

    I was able to acquire these two Republican examples from our friend @red_spork for a very reasonable cost. It seems many of the coins new...

    2391CServeiliusMfCnDenarius.JPG Ti CLAUDIUS Ti F Ap NERO.JPG Larissa Thessaly 3.jpg M. CAECILIUS Q.f. Q.n. METELLUS.jpg May 20, 2018 at 4:31 PM
  6. Ajax liked randygeki's post in the thread Not the most muscular member of the legion.

    Nice! :D Here's a beefier Virtvs [ATTACH]

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  7. Ajax liked Roman Collector's post in the thread Not the most muscular member of the legion.

    I must have a dozen different VIRTVS AVG types of Gallienus, but I'm showing off my favorite one. I like the military figure* on the...

    Gallienus VIRTVS AVG Mars spear and shield antoninianus.jpg May 20, 2018 at 2:34 PM
  8. Ajax liked WillyM's post in the thread Celtic - The Durotriges.

    Here's one from the Aedui, who inhabited territory in today's France- [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] Celtic. Aedui. AR quinarius. Dumnorix...

    Aedui.jpg Aedui1.jpg Dumnorix.jpg Dumnorix.jpg Aedui.jpg Aedui1.jpg May 20, 2018 at 1:24 PM
  9. Ajax liked Marsyas Mike's post in the thread Julia Domna Æ 34 from Cilicia, Aegeae - with 2 Nike Countermarks.

    I just got this from eBay, having very little idea what it was (the seller, a knowledgeable ancients dealer, didn't know either). After...

    Julia Domna Cilicia Aegeae cm AE 34 May 2018 (3).JPG Julia Domna Cilicia Aegeae cm AE 34 May 2018 (4).JPG Julia Domna Cilicia Aegeae cm AE 34 May 2018 (6).JPG May 20, 2018 at 12:24 PM
  10. Ajax liked Severus Alexander's post in the thread Sibling rivalry, Parthian-style.

    Here's Orodes II, the ultimate victor. (Also over Crassus.) [ATTACH]

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  11. Ajax liked Parthicus's post in the thread Sibling rivalry, Parthian-style.

    Here's a recent win from a John Anthony auction: [ATTACH] Parthian Kingdom. AR drachm (3.9 g, 20 mm). Mithradates III (c.57-54 BC)....

    Mithradates III.jpg May 19, 2018 at 8:54 PM
  12. Ajax liked lordmarcovan's post in the thread Greece (Spartans in Taras, Calabria, Italy): silver drachm; Athena and owl, ca. 302-281 BC.

    Greece (Spartans in Taras, Calabria, Italy): silver drachm; Athena and owl, ca. 302-281 BC [IMG] NGC XF; Strike 5/5, Surface 5/5....

    May 19, 2018 at 8:29 PM
  13. Ajax liked Roman Collector's post in the thread Kevin in flan quality control strikes again.

    I know the Gallic Empire has some quality-control issues, but I think nothing compares to the reign of Gallienus for slipshod workmanship...

    Gallienus FELICIT AVG antoninianus.jpg May 19, 2018 at 2:40 PM
  14. Ajax liked maridvnvm's post in the thread Thoughts about value.

    Doug, That die certainly was of interest but I am not chasing after every COS I-I, COS -II that I stumble across. [IMG] The COS I-I was...

    May 19, 2018 at 9:25 AM
  15. Ajax liked maridvnvm's post in the thread A new FTR haul.

    I have had a very dry period with buying over the last two months. The postman did finally pay me a visit yesterday with a few deliveries...

    May 19, 2018 at 8:56 AM