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  1. ancient coin hunter replied to the thread Assistance Identifying and opinions welcome.

    A couple of good coins, and your effort at attribution is commendable given that you are just starting out. Welcome to the world of...

    Apr 23, 2019 at 9:59 AM
  2. ancient coin hunter attached a file to the thread My perfect 10 Roman Soldier Emperors, 235-251 AD.

    Here's a Balbinus and a Pupienus. I don't have any Gordian III sestertii yet, and I am looking for Gordian I and II, though I doubt I will...

    balbinus1.jpg balbinus2.jpg pupienus1.jpg pupienus2.jpg Apr 23, 2019 at 9:47 AM
  3. ancient coin hunter liked Julius Germanicus's post in the thread My perfect 10 Roman Soldier Emperors, 235-251 AD.

    After managing to acquire both Gordian I and II and to upgrade all of the other rulers from the beginning of the Age of the Soldier...

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  4. ancient coin hunter replied to the thread Magnentius.

    I am reminded of Trimalchio's supper from the Satyricon.

    Apr 23, 2019 at 9:42 AM
  5. ancient coin hunter liked Suarez's post in the thread Magnentius.

    Thank you David - very true especially in this late time period for the Roman world. But the rich, then as now I'm sure, always figured out...

    Apr 23, 2019 at 9:41 AM
  6. ancient coin hunter liked KSorbo's post in the thread Six Caesars of the Tribute Penny.

    I had the fingerprints run on my Tiberius too. None of them were a match for Jesus of Nazareth. Apparently some dude named Judas Iscariot...

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  7. ancient coin hunter liked Orfew's post in the thread Six Caesars of the Tribute Penny.

    "ignorance is strength war is peace freedom is slavery" G. Orwell

    Apr 22, 2019 at 7:36 PM
  8. ancient coin hunter liked Alegandron's post in the thread Six Caesars of the Tribute Penny.

    LOL! Yup, we now live in the Internet Age. Anything that I can make up becomes The Truth! :)

    Apr 22, 2019 at 7:36 PM
  9. ancient coin hunter replied to the thread Six Caesars of the Tribute Penny.

    Wow @Alegandron - that's even more conclusive than the Shroud of Turin!

    Apr 22, 2019 at 6:37 PM
  10. ancient coin hunter replied to the thread Update to "Confessions of a Numismatics Sinner".

    Strictly a paper envelope guy. My plastic flips had a bad habit of cracking. File the envelopes away in a couple boxes of cohibas and I'm...

    Apr 22, 2019 at 6:29 PM
  11. ancient coin hunter liked 7Calbrey's post in the thread What coin do I have?.

    AUB 279 . That's American University of Beirut. Quite near. Thank you TIF.

    Apr 22, 2019 at 6:23 PM
  12. ancient coin hunter liked TIF's post in the thread What coin do I have?.

    Perhaps a smaller version of this: https://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=236844 [IMG] PHOENICIA, Tyre. Valerian I. AD 253-260. Æ...

    Apr 22, 2019 at 6:04 PM
  13. ancient coin hunter liked Alegandron's post in the thread Six Caesars of the Tribute Penny.

    Great write up @kaparthy, and your link @Jay GT4 ! Thank you. I recently posted mine in another thread. But, I did get the fingerprints...

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  14. ancient coin hunter replied to the thread What coin do I have?.

    A quick look on wildwinds reveals no matches. Good luck with the attribution!

    Apr 22, 2019 at 5:55 PM
  15. ancient coin hunter liked Roman Collector's post in the thread Six Caesars of the Tribute Penny.

    So purdy I use it as my avatar. I kinda look like Tiberius, too, if he was going bald at the vertex and wore trifocals, that is! [ATTACH]...

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