I have not found this one yet but I'm pretty sure it's Julia Paula, first wife of Elagabalus.
Julia Paula AE16
Obv: PAY..... / Empress...
Licinius I. AE Follis. 315 AD. Alexandria.
Obv: IMP C VAL LICIN LICINIVS PF AVG, laureate head right.
Rev: IOVI CONSER-VATORI AVGG,...
It's difficult to know if a coin should be cleaned or not. I like your before better but it's an Achaean provincial so I like the after too....
Nice coin @7Calbrey!
[ATTACH]Phoenicia, Sidon AE24 Astarte standing on galley
From the image I see no reason to condemn this coin.
The only ancient objects found in the States are native American.
[ATTACH] Projectile point in situ. Early to mid-Archaic, 9000-6000 B.P.
Those are forums, I'm thinking about a thread specific to ancients. Would that be against the rules?
I have been wanting to trade for sometime. I'll start a tread and see what happens. Thanks for the idea @Bing!
What about a thread where we could post one coin for trade and others could post their coin they would be willing trade for it? This would work for...
Cracked, holed, beautiful...
Phrygia, Cotiaeum. Philip I AE26 Kyble. C. Julius Ponticus, Archiereus
[ATTACH]Miletos, Ionia. 1/12 AR...
Here it is courtesy of Wildwinds:
Septimius Severus, AE of Philomelion, Phrygia. 193-211 AD. 4.55 g. AV K ΛOY CEΠ CEYHΡOC ΠE, laureate head right /...
From 2 to 5o'clock on reverse I read ADRIANO. Possibly Hadrianopolis or one of the other cities with Hadrian in its name.
Perfect centering, very nice!
Awesome coins in this post!
Here is my favorite stylized portrait.
[ATTACH]Arabia Petraea, Petra. Septimius Severus AE22.
You are very welcome. Isegrim is by far the most powerful and comprehensive online resource for ancient coins of Asia Minor. I use a basic pre-made...
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