Al Kowsky's Recent Activity

  1. Al Kowsky replied to the thread GTG 1921 Peace Dollar.

    This is a beautiful looking, well struck 1921 Peace $. It has lovely toning & the reverse shows an unusual amount of detail for an issue...

    Nov 13, 2019 at 10:04 AM
  2. Al Kowsky attached a file to the thread [Ancients] Guess the CTer (2019) Master Thread.

    For anyone interested here are the photos I submitted to Curtis :rolleyes:. [ATTACH] [ATTACH]

    RIC VI 45, obv..JPG RIC VI 45, rev..JPG Nov 12, 2019 at 3:50 PM
  3. Al Kowsky attached a file to the thread [Ancients] Guess the CTer (2019) Master Thread.

    Congratulations to the winners :D! [ATTACH] & I'm glad to have fooled so many.

    upload_2019-11-12_15-42-58.png Nov 12, 2019 at 3:44 PM
  4. Al Kowsky replied to the thread Questionable Byzantine Gold Coin.

    I just received an e-mail from Richard Beale, & he agrees with me that the coin in question is a modern struck FAKE, & is canceling the...

    Nov 12, 2019 at 3:27 PM
  5. Al Kowsky replied to the thread Questionable Byzantine Gold Coin.

    I used a Visa Card.

    Nov 11, 2019 at 5:12 PM
  6. Al Kowsky replied to the thread Questionable Byzantine Gold Coin.

    I haven't received the coin yet (it was sent from London) & have no intention of signing for it when FEDEX rings to doorbell.

    Nov 11, 2019 at 3:05 PM
  7. Al Kowsky posted a new thread.

    Questionable Byzantine Gold Coin

    Last Thursday I won the Byzantine gold Histamenon Nomisma, pictured below, from Roma E-Sale 63, lot 1134. Friday morning I took a closer...

    Roma E-Sale 63, Lot 1134.jpg ForgeryNetwork, SB 1820.png Forgery SB 1820 (3).png

    Forum: Ancient Coins

    Nov 11, 2019 at 1:59 PM
  8. Al Kowsky replied to the thread Can this be the very same gold coin? Roman original or Gothic imitation?.

    J.G. I completely agree with you, "I think the history of this barbarian coinage has to be rewritten to some extent", & your independent...

    Nov 11, 2019 at 11:32 AM
  9. Al Kowsky replied to the thread The Wait is Over: AMCC 2.

    edited [ATTACH]

    Nov 9, 2019 at 2:06 PM
  10. Al Kowsky replied to the thread YouTube blog on my bronze coin :).

    Evan, I enjoyed the video :D. You've got a great video presence ;).

    Nov 9, 2019 at 6:56 AM
  11. Al Kowsky attached a file to the thread Holy Moly LRB.

    S.A., That coin is a beauty ;)! I managed to score a nice example of a Julian II, AE 1, from the Sirmium Mint 13 years ago pictured...

    Julian II AD 360-363.jpg IMG_2385 (4).JPG Nov 9, 2019 at 6:18 AM
  12. Al Kowsky attached a file to the thread Holy Moly LRB.

    Most CT members know I'm a "high grade condition freak", so here are a few more favorites. Much to the chagrin of many CT members I have...

    Koson sta..jpe IMG_6208.JPG Prieur 492.jpg McAlee 1064 (c) obv. V. Rare.jpg Julia Soaemias, AD 220-221, Sear 7719.jpg IMG_8499.JPG AE Nummus AD 967-1065.jpg IMG_1396 (2).jpg IMG_1396.jpg IMG_1399.jpg Nov 8, 2019