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  1. ancient coin hunter replied to the thread Follow the coin theme GAME - ancient edition - post ‘em if you got ‘em.

    OK. Notoriously Nero's have noodly hair: Nero from Alexandria: Type: Billon Tetradrachm, 25mm 12.73 grams Obverse: NERW KLAY KAIS...

    Feb 24, 2021 at 12:12 PM
  2. ancient coin hunter liked DonnaML's post in the thread FSR Auction Results.

    I'm slightly embarrassed to admit that I bid on (and won) only one coin, and it was a milled British coin, not an ancient or medieval...

    Feb 24, 2021 at 12:08 PM
  3. ancient coin hunter replied to the thread FSR Auction Results.

    I agree - on the other three I bid on the coins went for many multiples of the asking price.

    Feb 24, 2021 at 11:02 AM
  4. ancient coin hunter liked Roman Collector's post in the thread FSR Auction Results.

    I bid on one coin and when the bidding went to "are you out of your mind?" levels, I let it go.

    Feb 24, 2021 at 11:00 AM
  5. ancient coin hunter liked JayAg47's post in the thread I Just learned that the word Orleans derives from it's old name Roman Aurelianum..

    Named in honour of Aurelian, so after all he was not lost to history as an yet another crisis emperor, and his legacy is still living...

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  6. ancient coin hunter replied to the thread I Just learned that the word Orleans derives from it's old name Roman Aurelianum..

    How about a Palmyra type with Aurelian and Vaballathus? Roman and Palmyrene Empires Billon Antoninianus, 20mm, 3.7g Antioch mint, 5th...

    Feb 24, 2021 at 10:18 AM
  7. ancient coin hunter posted a new thread.

    FSR Auction Results

    Did anyone win a coin or three from Frank's auction that closed last night? I bid on 4 and was successful on one bid, a sestertius of...

    Forum: Ancient Coins

    Feb 24, 2021 at 10:16 AM
  8. ancient coin hunter liked dltsrq's post in the thread The Star of Bethlehem: Mythology or not?.

    I tend to think that the pericope of the Star and the Magi is an example of prophesy historicized. There is a famous passage in Numbers...

    Feb 24, 2021 at 9:57 AM
  9. ancient coin hunter replied to the thread Recent cleans.

    Nice cleaning jobs on those coins. I found dental picks useful as well, being stronger than toothpicks.

    Feb 24, 2021 at 9:23 AM
  10. ancient coin hunter liked Exodus_gear's post in the thread Recent cleans.

    It's been a little while since I've posted any of my recent cleans, hadn't had the time to sit down and properly work on them until...

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  11. ancient coin hunter replied to the thread When you have a lot of money, but no idea what you're doing.

    I checked the Frank Robinson auction results this morning (they are posted) and it turns out I won the lot I mentioned above, though at...

    Feb 24, 2021 at 9:20 AM
  12. ancient coin hunter liked svessien's post in the thread When you have a lot of money, but no idea what you're doing.

    Fear Of Missing Out. I frequently watch interwiews with investors and hedge fund managers, using this term to describe why stocks are...

    Feb 24, 2021 at 9:18 AM
  13. ancient coin hunter liked Ryro's post in the thread ScipiOh no! Afr-I-think-I-can-I-think-I-can-us.

    Scipio Africanus may have his image on a couple of coin types. He may have it on none. He may be the first living Roman to have his...

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  14. ancient coin hunter liked Marsyas Mike's post in the thread When you have a lot of money, but no idea what you're doing.

    That does seem high - I was under the impression that this was fairly common? Here is my low-grade RIC 1146A: [ATTACH] Faustina I...

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  15. ancient coin hunter liked Carausius's post in the thread Dog Days.

    Without plan or intention, over the past few months while COVID bound, I have acquired several Roman Republican coins bearing images of...

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