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  1. David Atherton liked TIF's post in the thread Where is TIF?.

    That may be my favorite photoshopped funny. Hershey looks like my last cat, Tigger, so that's another reason I like it. Here's an...

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  2. David Atherton attached a file to the thread Where is TIF?.

    Indeed. She perfectly animated what was on my cat's mind. [ATTACH]

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  3. David Atherton liked TIF's post in the thread Where is TIF?.

    Thanks, Paddy :). To clarify though, my mom does not require 24/7 care. She is fortunate to be almost 88 and still able to enjoy many...

    Jul 14, 2020 at 7:00 PM
  4. David Atherton liked Ocatarinetabellatchitchix's post in the thread Die-Cutter.

    Very good question ! This was the opinion of Curtis Clay about it 10 years ago:...

    Jul 14, 2020 at 6:46 PM
  5. David Atherton replied to the thread Die-Cutter.

    I always thought celator should only apply to those working in jewellery and it's more accurate to call those working in coin...

    Jul 14, 2020 at 6:40 PM
  6. David Atherton liked Roman Collector's post in the thread Domitia ?.

    Not so sure about the hairstyle resembling Domitia's coiffure. She is typically portrayed with an elaborate coiffure, curled extensively...

    Domitia 3.jpg Domitia 2.jpg Domitia 1.jpg Domitia 4.jpg Jul 14, 2020 at 4:12 PM
  7. David Atherton attached a file to the thread Domitia ?.

    For comparison, here is a Domitia cistophorus struck in 82 at Rome. [ATTACH]Domitia AR Cistophorus Rome mint (for Asia), 82 AD Obv:...

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  8. David Atherton attached a file to the thread Coins from a Specific Moment.

    Opening games of the Colosseum, early summer 80 AD. [ATTACH] Titus AR Denarius, 3.18g Rome mint, 80 AD Obv: IMP TITVS CAES VESPASIAN...

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  9. David Atherton replied to the thread 'Sensational' Egypt find offers clues in hunt for Cleopatra’s tomb.

    An 18th Dynasty scarab! Now, that is cool.

    Jul 14, 2020 at 11:37 AM
  10. David Atherton liked Alegandron's post in the thread 'Sensational' Egypt find offers clues in hunt for Cleopatra’s tomb.

    I enjoy Egyptian History, but they did not have coins until the Greeks invaded. Instead, I am capturing Royal Scarabs that feature...

    Jul 14, 2020 at 11:36 AM
  11. David Atherton replied to the thread 'Sensational' Egypt find offers clues in hunt for Cleopatra’s tomb.

    Julius Caesar is closer in time to us than to the Great Pyramid. Think on that.

    Jul 14, 2020 at 10:17 AM
  12. David Atherton liked eparch's post in the thread Domitia ?.

    A new pseudo - autonomous acquisition : [ATTACH] Phrygia. Kibyra AD 81-96. high priest, Klau Bias Bronze Æ 15 mm., 2,03 g. RPC II 1267...

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  13. David Atherton liked Roman Collector's post in the thread Victory Shoots and Scores!.

    Here's Victory trotting on a globe! [ATTACH]

    Trebonianus Gallus VICTORIA AVG facing right antoninianus Antioch.jpg Jul 13, 2020 at 10:45 PM
  14. David Atherton liked hotwheelsearl's post in the thread Victory Shoots and Scores!.

    A bit different, but a Venus Victrix, which is at least related to Victory! [ATTACH] This was an extremely generous Secret Saturnalia...

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  15. David Atherton liked singig's post in the thread Victory Shoots and Scores!.

    Domitian , As , RIC II 308 IMP CAES DOMITIAN AVG GERM COS XI Bust of Domitian, laureate, right with aegis/ Victory advancing left,...

    domit-vic.jpg Jul 13, 2020 at 10:45 PM