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  1. BenSi liked Herberto's post in the thread Copper... or bronze?.

    So both copper and bronze are used.

    Jul 16, 2019 at 4:10 PM
  2. BenSi liked Parthicus's post in the thread Arab Byzantine? Not so fast....

    ??? I'm confused here. The last Sasanian emperor, Yazdegard III, was killed in 651. At this point, essentially all of the former...

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  3. BenSi liked medoraman's post in the thread Arab Byzantine? Not so fast....

    At first glance I bought a couple of coins yesterday many would consider Arab Byzantine. Makes sense, since they imitate Byzantine coins...

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  4. BenSi liked Sallent's post in the thread Apollo 11: 50th anniversary of lift off.

    If you say so. To me every bit of the mission is a big deal. This morning I watched CBS coverage of the lift off from 2 hours before the...

    Jul 16, 2019 at 11:38 AM
  5. BenSi liked Clavdivs's post in the thread Apollo 11: 50th anniversary of lift off.

    Saturday is the big anniversary! [ATTACH]

    Moon.jpg Jul 16, 2019 at 11:38 AM
  6. BenSi liked Sallent's post in the thread Apollo 11: 50th anniversary of lift off.

    Exactly 50 years ago Apollo 11 lifted off on a journey to take man to the surface of the moon. [ATTACH] Four days later the moon would...

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  7. BenSi liked Valentinian's post in the thread Byzantine coin references.

    Collecting is a hobby of the mind. Ancient coins are just artistic pieces of metal if you know nothing about them. However, they are...

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  8. BenSi replied to the thread Byzantine coin references.

    Right now the main way collectors communicate with one and another is through Sear numbers, the work was fantastic for its time but now...

    Jul 15, 2019 at 10:34 PM
  9. BenSi liked Bing's post in the thread To what would you attribute the finish on this coin?.

    I think it is porosity which could have been caused from many different factors. Not the least among them the soil and amount of...

    Jul 15, 2019 at 11:37 AM
  10. BenSi liked Sallent's post in the thread To what would you attribute the finish on this coin?.

    I don't know how they determined genuine, but then again, they have the physical coin and all I have is a photo. But based on that photo...

    Jul 15, 2019 at 11:37 AM
  11. BenSi liked arnoldoe's post in the thread Henry III Penny.

    I have been slow buying coins this year (actually just until this month + I have more coins on the way right now than i have bought all...

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  12. BenSi liked Suarez's post in the thread Any New Byzantine Catalogs Being Created?.

    I'm working on it

    Jul 14, 2019 at 10:36 PM
  13. BenSi posted a new thread.

    Any New Byzantine Catalogs Being Created?

    In the last 40 year only a few catalogs regarding Byzantine coinage have been created. Most Notable David Sears Byzantine Coins and...

    Forum: Ancient Coins

    Jul 14, 2019 at 8:13 PM
  14. BenSi liked Pavlos's post in the thread 1st anniversary on cointalk.

    Yesterday I came home from my holiday in Tuscany, Italy with my wife-to-be, and I noticed I have been registered on this forum for 1...

    Jul 14, 2019 at 7:16 PM
  15. BenSi liked spirityoda's post in the thread 1st anniversary on cointalk.

    I like the bee coin, but this toned 1 wow... [ATTACH]

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