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  1. Carthago liked Ryro's post in the thread ScipiOh no! Afr-I-think-I-can-I-think-I-can-us.

    Scipio Africanus may have his image on a couple of coin types. He may have it on none. He may be the first living Roman to have his...

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  2. Carthago liked Alegandron's post in the thread ScipiOh no! Afr-I-think-I-can-I-think-I-can-us.

    Carthage Second Punic War [ATTACH] Carthage mint 2nd Punic War 203-201 BCE BI 1½ Shekels 24mm 9.4 g Wreathed Head Tanit - Horse...

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  3. Carthago liked Alegandron's post in the thread ScipiOh no! Afr-I-think-I-can-I-think-I-can-us.

    That is a cool comment! Here are some other denominations that were probably from that tonnage of Silver and may had been with Scipio...

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  4. Carthago liked red_spork's post in the thread ScipiOh no! Afr-I-think-I-can-I-think-I-can-us.

    This type may have been minted under Scipio in Spain. It is traditionally attributed to Etruria but more and more find evidence for this...

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  5. Carthago liked Curtisimo's post in the thread ScipiOh no! Afr-I-think-I-can-I-think-I-can-us.

    I was not aware of the possibility that this coin represents Scipio Africanus! Now I shall have to get one too. :wideyed::greedy::p Fun...

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  6. Carthago liked Silphium Addict's post in the thread ScipiOh no! Afr-I-think-I-can-I-think-I-can-us.

    Can't resist one of my favorite topics. The Punic Spain coins are anepigraphic and there is no historical documentation that the heads...

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  7. Carthago attached a file to the thread TRIBUTE TO HENRY COHEN.

    I'm not 100% positive because I haven't researched their provenance, but I'm pretty sure these are examples. Very rare coins so...

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  8. Carthago replied to the thread TRIBUTE TO HENRY COHEN.

    Dardel was quite accurate, especially in reproducing individual coin peculiarities such as edge definition, off strikes, test cuts, etc....

    Feb 21, 2021 at 5:49 PM
  9. Carthago liked Gavin Richardson's post in the thread Coins "looted" from Afghanistan repatriated to... University of Washington?.

    A curious line from the press release: "HSI consulted with subject matter experts, who determined the coins were authentic and showed...

    Feb 20, 2021 at 7:19 PM
  10. Carthago liked Carausius's post in the thread TRIBUTE TO HENRY COHEN.

    Here's my recently acquired C. Coelius Caldus AR Denarius, sitting on its plate in my original edition of Cohen's Description Générale...

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  11. Carthago attached a file to the thread TRIBUTE TO HENRY COHEN.

    Just ran across this thread while searching for something else and thought I'd add my coin which I believe illustrated by Dardel in...

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  12. Carthago liked DonnaML's post in the thread The Riddle of the Sphinx.

    I, too, have a collection of about 100 old stereoscope cards, largely amassed in my teens and 20s at a store that sold inexpensive...

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