I fondly recall your website as one of the first I visited as a greenhorn collector!
I'm in the 'not to clean' category. It looks just fine as is, why risk ruining it?
During the Flavian era left facing portraits are generally more rare than right facing ones, especially so under Domitian! Although, under Titus...
Figured it out? lol
A great bargain from eBay ... purchased primarily for the low price, but more importantly because of the fantastic portrait. When this coin was...
I can't really argue with many of those 'bullet points'!
All the coins in your post are undoubtedly from Rome. The mint did not produce leaded bronzes at this time. As for the silver, both your denarii...
Nothing wrong with that! Some of my favourite books about the Flavian era are historical fiction.
Thanks for the recommendation!
What book is it?
This lovely Domitianic sestertius from 85 AD is quite a treat in hand. I simply love the bronzes the Rome mint was turning out that year. The...
Thank you for the kind words.
BNC 762 is the AVGVSTI variety. Mine is BNC 763 (AVGVST).
Yes, I needed this variety, but the stunning portrait really won me over.
Titus as Caesar [Vespasian]
Æ As, 11.12g
Rome mint, 76 AD...
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