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  1. David Atherton liked Barry Murphy's post in the thread Need help with an older tag.

    The more I look at the CNG ticket, the more I am confused by the AUG. It looks like the 129735 implies the coin was purchased in...

    Feb 18, 2020 at 10:36 AM
  2. David Atherton liked DonnaML's post in the thread The flu -- votive offering to Apollo, Salus and Aesculapius.

    Feel better! [ATTACH] Gordian III AR Antoninianus, 242 AD [TRP V], Rome Mint. Obv. Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, IMP...

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  3. David Atherton liked Ocatarinetabellatchitchix's post in the thread The flu -- votive offering to Apollo, Salus and Aesculapius.

    Philip I Salus feeding snake out of altar [ATTACH] Caracalla Apollo holding olive branch [ATTACH] And this one is just for you RC :...

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  4. David Atherton liked Shea19's post in the thread The flu -- votive offering to Apollo, Salus and Aesculapius.

    I’ve been very lucky so far this year. Get well soon, RC! [ATTACH] Gordian III, Antoninianus (22 mm, 4.61 g), Rome, circa 242....

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  5. David Atherton liked cmezner's post in the thread The flu -- votive offering to Apollo, Salus and Aesculapius.

    Maybe holding a snake, like on the reverse of this denarius, could help overcome the flu? Get well soon @Roman Collector. AR Denarius,...

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  6. David Atherton liked Ryro's post in the thread The flu -- votive offering to Apollo, Salus and Aesculapius.

    As I'm just getting over a doozy myself, my commiseration. Here's what I looked like: [ATTACH] Which led me to going here a lot:...

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  7. David Atherton liked Ed Snible's post in the thread The flu -- votive offering to Apollo, Salus and Aesculapius.

    You know things are bad when you are expecting Hygieia for treatment and she sends her terrifying dwarf brother Telesphorus. [ATTACH]...

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  8. David Atherton liked Roman Collector's post in the thread The flu -- votive offering to Apollo, Salus and Aesculapius.

    Ugh. Had my flu shot and everything but still got the flu. I think that's why I merely feel bad and not horrible. Hopefully, a plea to...

    Feb 18, 2020 at 9:48 AM
  9. David Atherton liked Orfew's post in the thread 2 Secular Games denarii.

    That obverse die match is very cool David! Thanks for posting it.

    Feb 18, 2020 at 9:37 AM
  10. David Atherton liked Gary R. Wilson's post in the thread 2 Secular Games denarii.

    One of my favorite coins: [ATTACH] Domitian (Augustus) Coin: Bronze AS IMP CAES DOMIT AVG GERM P M TR P VIII CENS PER P P - Laureate...

    Domitian (81-96). Æ As (27mm, 9.67g, 6h). Secular Games issue. Rome, AD 88.jpg Feb 18, 2020 at 9:33 AM
  11. David Atherton liked rg3's post in the thread 2 Secular Games denarii.

    That is a nice pair. Here are mine (both CNG, the former ex-Cederlind): [ATTACH] [ATTACH] Waiting on the right RIC II 601 with herald...

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  12. David Atherton liked Orfew's post in the thread 2 Secular Games denarii.

    So as you must have seen I bought that rare left facing bust secular games denarius a few weeks ago. These new additions are nowhere...

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  13. David Atherton attached a file to the thread 2 Secular Games denarii.

    Great pick-ups Andrew! I thought your RIC 596 obverse looked familiar. [ATTACH]Domitian AR Denarius, 3.27g Rome mint, 88 AD Obv: IMP...

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  14. David Atherton liked museumguy's post in the thread Sometimes You Can't Resist a Great Portrait.

    [ATTACH] The coins of Mithradates II of Parthia are always entertaining. This is a very interesting and detailed portrait of the...

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  15. David Atherton liked Carausius's post in the thread Sometimes You Can't Resist a Great Portrait.

    So packed because it's a smokin' coin, David! :smuggrin:

    Feb 17, 2020 at 11:11 PM