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  1. BenSi replied to the thread Aside From Coins, Do You Have Any Other Hobbies?.

    @Only a Poor Old Man that is an excellent addition to any collection. Nice wood cuts illustrating it. Congratulations.

    Apr 10, 2021 at 9:17 AM
  2. BenSi liked 1865King's post in the thread Someone reneged in the second-to-last Numismatik Naumann auction.

    What your describing happens more often than you think. If an item has a reserve on it and the reserve is not met then the coin isn't...

    Apr 8, 2021 at 11:29 AM
  3. BenSi replied to the thread Someone reneged in the second-to-last Numismatik Naumann auction.

    It was NN, but biddr sent the email. I can only assume the issue that happened years ago was to protect a seller, since then all...

    Apr 8, 2021 at 10:26 AM
  4. BenSi liked Restitutor's post in the thread Well this is unique!.

    Perusing through the latest CNG auction and apparently someone decided to test their shredders strength with an Aureus! Never seen...

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  5. BenSi replied to the thread Someone reneged in the second-to-last Numismatik Naumann auction.

    Careful what you say, Numismatik Naumann just revoked my bidding privilege's . I just got an email this morning.

    Apr 8, 2021 at 5:29 AM
  6. BenSi replied to the thread Someone reneged in the second-to-last Numismatik Naumann auction.

    The original company was Gitbud and Neuman, a partnership of some sort.

    Apr 7, 2021 at 7:35 AM
  7. BenSi liked Roma's post in the thread Someone reneged in the second-to-last Numismatik Naumann auction.

    they are far from G&N

    Apr 7, 2021 at 5:15 AM
  8. BenSi liked Alwin's post in the thread Someone reneged in the second-to-last Numismatik Naumann auction.

    I had a very similar disappointment with them a few years ago. They won the right to be in a very good place on my blacklist!

    Apr 6, 2021 at 8:52 PM
  9. BenSi replied to the thread Someone reneged in the second-to-last Numismatik Naumann auction.

    You never know with Nauman, I won a coin in 2017 , I did not get an invoice so I contacted them, they told me they out bid me? Well my...

    Apr 6, 2021 at 7:35 PM
  10. BenSi liked Alwin's post in the thread Andronicus I Comnenus , The Final Coin?.

    I was finally able to take a picture of my Andronicus coin... [ATTACH] ANDRONICUS I, Aspron Trachy Constantinople, 1183-1185 A.D. 4.51...

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  11. BenSi attached a file to the thread Finally! I harpooned my white whale - John VIII Stavraton.

    [ATTACH] [ATTACH] John VIII SBCV-2564 7.14gm Not easy to photograph. Picked it up at a Fun show a few years back.

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  12. BenSi liked panzerman's post in the thread Medieval Monday!.

    Kingdom of Hungary Maria I of Anjou 1382-85 AV Goldgulden ND Kremnitz Mint[ATTACH]

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  13. BenSi liked AussieCollector's post in the thread Echoes of Byzantium.

    Thanks Poor Old Man, yea, it was amazing. Certainly a highlight of my life (and I'm not exaggerating). I only stayed 2 nights in Mt...

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  14. BenSi liked +VGO.DVCKS's post in the thread Medieval Monday!.

    Bouncing off of @Orielensis' magnificent example of Lucca and, only more to the point, his citation of Raymond of Aguilers, here's mine...

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  15. BenSi liked OutsiderSubtype's post in the thread Medieval Monday!.

    [ATTACH] Abbasid Caliphate. Time of Harun al-Rashid. Dated 188 AH (803-804 CE). Silver dirham. 23mm, 2.78g. Al-Rafiqa mint. Pellet...

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