David Atherton's Recent Activity

  1. David Atherton liked Ocatarinetabellatchitchix's post in the thread Discovery of a new PLANET.

    A study published Today in the prestigious journal Science reveals the discovery of an exoplanet that could have an atmosphere and,...

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  2. David Atherton liked Roman Collector's post in the thread Discovery of a new PLANET.

    How about Venus and Mars in one coin? [IMG] Faustina II, AD 147-175. Roman Æ as, 11.96 g, 25 mm, 6 h. Rome, AD 170-175. Obv: FAVSTINA...

    Mar 4, 2021 at 7:40 PM
  3. David Atherton liked Ryro's post in the thread Don't wanna die that bad?.

    Sorry. I've had the same issue when others have copied and pasted images versus uploading. I just uploaded it and so you can enjoy it's...

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  4. David Atherton replied to the thread Don't wanna die that bad?.

    Is there a picture included of the die? If so, I don't see it.

    Mar 3, 2021 at 6:07 PM
  5. David Atherton liked Andres2's post in the thread Trajanus and Melqart Tetradrachm.

    After reading the July 2020 thread by DonnaML about this coin, I bought a similar coin from Leu Numismatik. [ATTACH] Please show your...

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  6. David Atherton liked Johndakerftw's post in the thread 2021's Off to a Great Numismatic Start!.

    Hi everyone, I hope you're doing well! You guys are wayyyyy too much. lol I really need to find a way to give back to this...

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  7. David Atherton liked PlanoSteve's post in the thread Roman Republican Denarius # 47: Another elephant (+ # 48!).

    Donna, that's not a problem! "I'm developing an elephant habitat"...that's a problem...:D You always find nice specimens!

    Mar 2, 2021 at 8:07 PM
  8. David Atherton replied to the thread Roman Republican Denarius # 47: Another elephant (+ # 48!).

    Fantastic 'elephant' denarius Donna with an excellent write-up!

    Mar 2, 2021 at 8:05 PM
  9. David Atherton liked dougsmit's post in the thread Roman Republican Denarius # 47: Another elephant (+ # 48!).

    Nothing to add. I have avoided the standard chariot types except when they add something 'special' and that certainly includes...

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  10. David Atherton liked Scipio's post in the thread Roman Republican Denarius # 47: Another elephant (+ # 48!).

    [ATTACH] [ATTACH] This coin deserves a long write up... This denarius alludes to the most ancient traditions of Rome and briefly...

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  11. David Atherton liked DonnaML's post in the thread Roman Republican Denarius # 47: Another elephant (+ # 48!).

    I think I'm developing an elephant habit, Roman Republican and otherwise. I couldn't resist this one, which becomes my 6th ancient...

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  12. David Atherton liked DonnaML's post in the thread Questions on Coins with "Historical Pedigrees".

    Qqq Does my pointing out that people publicly posted BCD's identity on the Forvm discussion boards as far back as 2004 and 2012...

    Mar 2, 2021 at 3:16 AM
  13. David Atherton liked NewStyleKing's post in the thread A very rare coin of Titus.

    [ATTACH] Athens NewStyle 2 Palms One in the ANS (thus in Thompson) One in the Kilkis hoard 1962 One in the Demetrios l Hoard 1994...

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  14. David Atherton liked svessien's post in the thread A very rare coin of Titus.

    I know the feeling that you describe here, I think. It’s a feeling of accomplishment, and that one goal post just has been moved. For...

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  15. David Atherton liked Carl Wilmont's post in the thread A very rare coin of Titus.

    Congratulations on the Titus rarity, @Orfew! What a nice surprise to discover that you actually won a coin that you thought you had...

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