It almost looks like a Heraclius coin, which were absolutely overstruck on many previous coins.
But then I noticed the Pantocrator behind, so it...
I too participated in Noble, and won a few lots.
Being based in Australia, it was a great opportunity to finally pick up some ancients.
B̶y̶z̶a̶n̶t̶i̶n̶e̶ Eastern Roman Empire coins are beautiful, unique, and affordable.
Congrats on the win! I I want to get an early Eastern Roman Empire Semissis or Tremissis.
You have a wonderful reverse there.
Lovely coin @robinjojo
It also happens to be a timely reminder about the need for me to procure a Ptolemaic Tetradrachm :)
I'm afraid a crease hopelessly devalues your coin to bullion value only. Tell you what, as a favour, I'll give you bullion value + $5. Special...
Agree with others.
Harshly cleaned, but I'd be pleased to add it to my collection.
@Lolli - agree re the flan crack (or let's face it, gaping hole). That could be due to many things.
I have no comment on patina and bubbles,...
I'm not seeking to prove you wrong, just asking/confirming what the intent of the photos were.
I think it would be helpful for discussion if you...
@kolyan760 - are you saying that the coin above (more so), and the coin in the OP, are suspect because of the clearly sanded edges to (presumably)...
Enough people, keep it on topic and about the coin.
No name calling. No personal attacks. Consider this a friendly reminder.
There seems to be never ending EF examples up for grabs at auction at the moment, for around $360 to $400 USD (+ the usual 18.5%) if you're...
I'll give it a bash.
Thank you. And may even consider lemon juice @Kentucky :)
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