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  1. DonnaML liked svessien's post in the thread A hybrid Roman Republican denarius -- could it possibly be real?.

    Interesting situation, Donna. It seems like a learning situation too, now you need to figure out measuring specific gravity and all....

    Aug 7, 2020 at 8:29 PM
  2. DonnaML liked Alegandron's post in the thread A hybrid Roman Republican denarius -- could it possibly be real?.

    My thoughts: - I am anxious to see if you have a different reading with the specific gravity when you get your new scale. - I know Perry...

    Aug 7, 2020 at 8:29 PM
  3. DonnaML liked kevin McGonigal's post in the thread A hybrid Roman Republican denarius -- could it possibly be real?.

    If these Republican denarii are genuine should they not have a specific gravity closer to 10.4? Although no Roman coins could be minted...

    Aug 7, 2020 at 8:29 PM
  4. DonnaML liked Only a Poor Old Man's post in the thread A hybrid Roman Republican denarius -- could it possibly be real?.

    2 sounds like a good compromise, but if the seller doesn't like the idea then go for 1. You paid a decent amount of money and if the...

    Aug 7, 2020 at 8:29 PM
  5. DonnaML liked rrdenarius's post in the thread A hybrid Roman Republican denarius -- could it possibly be real?.

    Interesting coin and quandary. I would go with 1. I would not be surprised to find a large issue denarius with mismatched dies. Is this...

    Aug 7, 2020 at 8:29 PM
  6. DonnaML liked Al Kowsky's post in the thread A hybrid Roman Republican denarius -- could it possibly be real?.

    Donna, I enjoyed your well written article :D. You've got an interesting quandary on your hands :smuggrin:. I don't know enough about...

    Aug 7, 2020 at 9:31 AM
  7. DonnaML liked RichardT's post in the thread A hybrid Roman Republican denarius -- could it possibly be real?.

    3.44g for a RR coin in that state of preservation is suspicious to me. I'd think it is plated. Specific gravity is very hard to measure...

    Aug 7, 2020 at 9:30 AM
  8. DonnaML liked dougsmit's post in the thread A hybrid Roman Republican denarius -- could it possibly be real?.

    It should be mentioned that there are RR coins where the dies were numbered but not paired 'for life' with a broken reverse die replaced...

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  9. DonnaML liked jamesicus's post in the thread Falling off the wagon.

    I hoped I would find a fellow cricketer here, @tenbobbit! We are of slightly different generations, but the passion lives in our veins,...

    Aug 6, 2020 at 11:01 PM
  10. DonnaML liked Ocatarinetabellatchitchix's post in the thread Falling off the wagon.

    You're not the only one in this wagon @jamesicus . I tried to stop buying coins myself...just for one month...couldn't do it...certainly...

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  11. DonnaML liked Alegandron's post in the thread Falling off the wagon.

    I always like that passage! Very appropriate. It always reminded me of one if my childhood buddies that I am still very good friends....

    Aug 6, 2020 at 10:59 PM
  12. DonnaML liked spirityoda's post in the thread Falling off the wagon.

    I do not collection ancient coins yet, but I enjoyed reading your posts. Not sure I could limit my collection to 20 coins. At the...

    Aug 6, 2020 at 10:58 PM
  13. DonnaML liked Alegandron's post in the thread Falling off the wagon.

    Thank you for your contributions. It is always fantastic to read your posts and enjoy your coins. With a long history of coins, in my...

    Aug 6, 2020 at 10:58 PM
  14. DonnaML liked Bing's post in the thread Falling off the wagon.

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  15. DonnaML liked dougsmit's post in the thread Falling off the wagon.

    I believe we err whenever we make 'final' decisions when we don't have the full information. I don't count on waking up tomorrow until...

    Aug 6, 2020 at 10:56 PM