Chris B's Recent Activity

  1. Chris B liked hotwheelsearl's post in the thread REPORT: Ancient Coins at the Getty Villa.

    Antimachos I of Bactria AR tetradrachm Bactria, 185-170 [ATTACH] Berenike II, wife of Ptolemy III AE decadrachm Alexandria, 246-221 BC...

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  2. Chris B liked hotwheelsearl's post in the thread REPORT: Ancient Coins at the Getty Villa.

    Incredible woman's belt filled with Aureus coins! WOW! Contains aurei of 5 emperors - can you name them all? Constantinople, AD 379-395...

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  3. Chris B liked hotwheelsearl's post in the thread REPORT: Ancient Coins at the Getty Villa.

    I went to the Getty Villa in Malibu, CA the other day and was amazed at their incredible collection of very nice, very valuable, very...

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  4. Chris B liked johnmilton's post in the thread Claudius and Agrippina, a not so happy couple.

    If ever there was a surprise Roman emperor, perhaps it was Claudius, who ruled from 41 to 54 AD. He may have been born with a birth...

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  5. Chris B liked rrdenarius's post in the thread Is anyone going to Coinex?.

    Is anyone going to Coinex in London? My wife (the knitter of the family) and I are headed to the Shetland Islands for Wool Week the last...

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  6. Chris B replied to the thread My latest acquisition came with a threatening note ....

    I know he wouldn't get a second chance from me.

    Sep 17, 2019 at 10:30 AM
  7. Chris B liked Hiddendragon's post in the thread My latest acquisition came with a threatening note ....

    Here's the coin I got, by the way, which is very nice. [ATTACH]

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  8. Chris B liked lordmarcovan's post in the thread My latest acquisition came with a threatening note ....

    Wow. Even switched to red ink. Talk about passive-aggressive!

    Sep 17, 2019 at 10:27 AM
  9. Chris B liked PaddyB's post in the thread World Coins: Your Newest Acquisition!.

    Nothing outstanding but pleased to pick up these two in a job lot today. The 1859 Penny is the small date version. The 1822 Ireland...

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  10. Chris B liked princeofwaldo's post in the thread World Coins: Your Newest Acquisition!.

    Another ANA Convention coin...,,.. A tiny nick above the second "O" in OrO is the only thing keeping it from 66 or even 67. [ATTACH]...

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  11. Chris B liked Spaniard's post in the thread Mauryan coin- do you know these three men/gods?.

    Nice op coin! And nice write up thanks.. I only own one here it is... I was lucky enough to find the exact punchmark symbols at coin...

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  12. Chris B liked Parthicus's post in the thread Mauryan coin- do you know these three men/gods?.

    Punchmarked coins of India are interesting, but can be tough to attribute. Here's one I think I have figured out, in terms of assigning...

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  13. Chris B liked Al Kowsky's post in the thread Roman Nummi (folli) of the Late 3rd - Early 4th Century.

    Diocletion's currency reform of AD 293-305 created new denominations in gold, silver & billon. The least expensive of these coins is the...

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  14. Chris B liked panzerman's post in the thread My Wildman Addiction.

    Those are outstandingly beautifull!!!!

    Sep 15, 2019 at 9:09 PM
  15. Chris B liked furryfrog02's post in the thread Greek, Roman, Judean, Asia Minor(?), and ... Potatoes?.

    And now after I've bored you with coins, here are some pictures of potato picking! :P [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH]

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