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  1. Broucheion liked Black Friar's post in the thread A small group of Byzantine Arab AE Folles from the 7th century AD.

    From one grumpy old man to another, I agree, Foss' book is excellent for beginning collectors. I still grab it once in awhile for a...

    M Tiberius Military Mint Follis S 493 OBV.jpg M Tiberius Military Mint Follis S 493 REV.jpg Oct 25, 2021 at 3:43 PM
  2. Broucheion liked zumbly's post in the thread R.I.P., Mighty Isis.

    [ATTACH]FESTIVAL OF ISIS. Anonymous AE. 0.79g, 12mm. Rome mint, mid-4th Century (time of Julian II). Alföldi, Festival pl. VIII, 11;...

    Otho - AE Diobol Bust of Isis 4273.JPG Festival of Isis - 2017.jpg Hadrian - Drachm ex Grover Isis Pharos 1977b.jpg Oct 25, 2021 at 12:27 AM
  3. Broucheion liked DonnaML's post in the thread R.I.P., Mighty Isis.

    Sorry to hear that. Herewith some coins depicting Isis, all but one showing her with the infant Harpocrates ( = "Horus-the-child")....

    New Julia Domna - Isis COMBINED.jpg Hadrian Roman Alexandria Diobol, Isis & Harpokrates reverse.jpg Antoninus Pius - Alexandria (Isis & Harpokrates on reverse).jpg Ant. Pius - Alexandria - Isis Pharia standing rt. holding sail - jpg version.jpg Oct 25, 2021 at 12:26 AM
  4. Broucheion liked Terence Cheesman's post in the thread R.I.P., Mighty Isis.

    Ptolemy V Ae Obol Alexandria circa 180 BC Obv. Head of Isis right. Rv Eagle standing left head reverted wings closed with cornucopia on...

    Sv1238-2ptVI.jpg Oct 25, 2021 at 12:26 AM
  5. Broucheion liked Black Friar's post in the thread A small group of Byzantine Arab AE Folles from the 7th century AD.

    Coin #2 Update: A few hours after I posted my thoughts on robinjojo's post I did a little more investigating. On Plate I of John Walkers...

    Oct 25, 2021 at 12:25 AM
  6. Broucheion liked dltsrq's post in the thread A small group of Byzantine Arab AE Folles from the 7th century AD.

    While Walker is still the standard reference for Umayyad post-reform fulus, it is outdated and not as useful for understanding the...

    Oct 25, 2021 at 12:25 AM
  7. Broucheion replied to the thread A small group of Byzantine Arab AE Folles from the 7th century AD.

    Hi All, There is an Internet Archive copy at https://archive.org/details/in.ernet.dli.2015.528979 - Broucheion

    Oct 24, 2021 at 7:22 PM
  8. Broucheion liked Black Friar's post in the thread A small group of Byzantine Arab AE Folles from the 7th century AD.

    Coin 1: Pseudo-Damascus issue, seated calif, hunting falcon on a "T" to left which is normally on a cross. Reverse a large M with year...

    Oct 24, 2021 at 6:57 PM
  9. Broucheion liked dltsrq's post in the thread A small group of Byzantine Arab AE Folles from the 7th century AD.

    #1 is the Seated Emperor type, Damascus, Greek legends only. Album 3511.1. The letters in the exergue are actually the mint signature,...

    Oct 24, 2021 at 6:57 PM
  10. Broucheion liked GinoLR's post in the thread A small group of Byzantine Arab AE Folles from the 7th century AD.

    1 : Damascus. Cf : https://www.acsearch.info/search.html?id=1078324 2 : Scythopolis. Cf....

    Oct 24, 2021 at 6:57 PM
  11. Broucheion liked Andrew McCabe's post in the thread Leu Numismatik.

    I won this at Leu for 6% above estimate. €1.6k on €1.5k estimate. One of the best preserved examples of this style variety. Pleased. It...

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  12. Broucheion liked Deacon Ray's post in the thread First ancient purchase.

    Welcome to the Ancients Forum, @beaver96 ! Some call it “Crossing into the dark side.” For me it’s been more like stepping into the...

    man-embracing-sunshine1.jpg Oct 24, 2021 at 5:55 PM
  13. Broucheion liked BenSi's post in the thread Manuel I, AD 1143-1180.

    You are correct. MANUEL AE Tetarteron S-1975 DOC 18 CLBC 4.4.5. OBV Bust of St. George facing beardless wearing nimbus, tunic, cuirass...

    Oct 23, 2021 at 8:25 PM
  14. Broucheion liked seth77's post in the thread Things we just can't identify.

    Your Crusader coin might likely be a copper from the Barony of Sidon in the 1260s, see here for similar:...

    Oct 22, 2021 at 11:05 PM
  15. Broucheion liked Herodotus's post in the thread Things we just can't identify.

    I'm going to take a stab at this one utilizing logic/deduction. Bearded deity = Zeus? Herakles? Poseidon? Figure standing/resting on...

    Oct 22, 2021 at 11:04 PM