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  1. DiomedesofArgos replied to the thread Is this a Follaro of John VIII Palaeologus 2567 or Manuel II 2559?.

    Good call on the Zeno example. What kinda looks like an Μ could well be the ς and π bleeding into each other. The other letters do...

    Apr 13, 2021 at 8:31 AM
  2. DiomedesofArgos liked Severus Alexander's post in the thread Is this a Follaro of John VIII Palaeologus 2567 or Manuel II 2559?.

    I recently acquired the following specimen, attributed by CNG to John VII, following DOC (1395): [ATTACH] It at least has three fairly...

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  3. DiomedesofArgos liked The Trachy Enjoyer's post in the thread Emperor/Despot John Comnenus Ducas - One of the Most Prolific Byzantine Minters - History + Coinage.

    The History: John Comnenus Ducas was ruler of the Empire/subsidiary of Thessalonica from 1237-1244. His father, Theodore I Comnenus...

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  4. DiomedesofArgos liked kevin McGonigal's post in the thread Relatively speaking..

    Have you ever noticed that ancient coins often figure rulers and their relatives? Some may be side by side, on one side, or one image on...

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  5. DiomedesofArgos attached a file to the thread Relatively speaking..

    [ATTACH] Romanus IV Diogenes, with Eudocia, Michael VII, Constantius, and Andronicus, 1068-1071. Histamenon (Gold, 30 mm, 4.41 g, 6...

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  6. DiomedesofArgos liked Only a Poor Old Man's post in the thread Relatively speaking..

    What you are describing is best applied to Byzantine coins. Actually, it is considered somewhat of a rarity for Byzantine coinage to...

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  7. DiomedesofArgos liked Collecting Nut's post in the thread Another One Of My Top 5 Ancient Coins.

    They are out there. Keep up your search and soon you'll be posting your latest addition to your collection. :)

    Apr 9, 2021 at 5:36 PM
  8. DiomedesofArgos liked Ocatarinetabellatchitchix's post in the thread A mysterious coin.

    Nice fingerprints. Let me check if you are in the FBI datafiles...

    Apr 9, 2021 at 4:56 PM
  9. DiomedesofArgos replied to the thread Another One Of My Top 5 Ancient Coins.

    I love this type as well, although I have not gotten one yet

    Apr 9, 2021 at 4:55 PM
  10. DiomedesofArgos liked Collecting Nut's post in the thread Another One Of My Top 5 Ancient Coins.

    This is another one of my favorite top 5 ancient coins. My photos are a little fuzzy but you get the idea. [ATTACH] [ATTACH]

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  11. DiomedesofArgos liked Cucumbor's post in the thread Well this is unique!.

    "Somewhat tooled" should specify the tag :D Q

    Apr 9, 2021 at 1:55 PM
  12. DiomedesofArgos liked Collecting Nut's post in the thread A Top 5 of My Ancient Coins.

    Not sure why but this is one of my favorite ancient coins. [ATTACH]

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  13. DiomedesofArgos liked YoloBagels's post in the thread Pocket piece advise - how to naturall wear a sestertius?.

    Since it's copper it will probably turn pink after a few days. Try to only carry it with other coins rather than keys and stuff like...

    Apr 8, 2021 at 7:29 PM
  14. DiomedesofArgos liked dougsmit's post in the thread Well this is unique!.

    My first thought would be to lay the pieces on a train track and see if the locomotive reassembled them. :banghead:

    Apr 7, 2021 at 11:37 PM
  15. DiomedesofArgos liked hotwheelsearl's post in the thread Well this is unique!.

    I mean... I guess you could glue it together haha

    Apr 7, 2021 at 10:32 PM