Finn235's Recent Activity

  1. Finn235 liked Orfew's post in the thread another auction win from yesterday.

    So yesterday I posted a very rare denarius that I won at auction. Well I also won another coin in the same auction. While this coin is...

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  2. Finn235 liked Roman Collector's post in the thread Ancient inspiration from this modern half dollar?.

    That's a great example of a modern coin influenced by classical numismatic designs, @larssten! I've long been fascinated by this. Here...

    Italy 1920 50c Lion Quadriga.jpg Domna MATER AVGG Cybele Lion Quadriga Denarius.jpg Liberty head nickel.jpg Feb 25, 2021 at 10:20 AM
  3. Finn235 liked larssten's post in the thread Ancient inspiration from this modern half dollar?.

    Hello, I am an avid collector of both U.S. and ancient coins and find it fascinating to see ancient symbolism on U.S. coins. Look at...

    04122r00.jpg 50c.png Feb 25, 2021 at 10:19 AM
  4. Finn235 liked Valentinian's post in the thread Same high grade coins again and again.

    Experienced ancient-coin collectors know that high-grade denarii of Septimius Severus, Severus Alexander, and others of that era are...

    Feb 24, 2021 at 3:33 PM
  5. Finn235 liked EireWeish's post in the thread Joining ancient coin gang.

    Wow! Thanks so much everyone for the replies, seems to be a really nice group of people here. @Pishpash thank you, I most certainly...

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  6. Finn235 replied to the thread Same high grade coins again and again.

    1) The denarius was being rapidly debased, and the public was likely aware. Severan denarii didn't enjoy circulating through a stable...

    Feb 23, 2021 at 10:33 AM
  7. Finn235 liked Curtis's post in the thread Joining ancient coin gang.

    All the coins pictured here cost under $100, many of them MUCH less. Some beginners have larger budgets, of course, but most want to...

    CONSERVATORI-Constantine I Captives VIRTVS EXERCITI AE3.png CONSERVATORI-Aurelian ORIENS AVG One Captive Draft 2.png CONSERVATORI-Q Titius Republican Denarius.png CONSERVATORI-Caracalla AR Denarius PART MAX Captives Ex-JJFN pre-2013 (maybe Rudi Smits RCA).png CONSERVATORI-Philip I AE Sestertius-Brightened.png CONSERVATORI-Trajan's Equus Denarius #1 (Ex-Agora, HJB).png CONSERVATORI-Philip I AR Antoninianus Wareham FELICITAS TEMP RIC 31.png Marcus Aurelius Armenia Denarius.png CONSERVATORI-Severus Alexander Tetradrachm Captives 2nd Draft Light.png CONSERVATORI-Justinian I AE Follis RY 14.png Feb 22, 2021 at 6:46 PM
  8. Finn235 liked Pishpash's post in the thread Joining ancient coin gang.

    No such thing as an unchecked lot.

    Feb 22, 2021 at 6:39 PM
  9. Finn235 attached a file to the thread What's your best bargain been?.

    Some fantastic bargains in this thread! Some favorites of mine: Kyme Aiolis AR "trihemiobol" - Common as a hemiobol but unique as a...

    Kyme Aiolis AR Trihemiobol unique.jpg Gupta2.jpg Axum AE.jpg P Quinctilius Varus AE30 Achulla Augustus Gaius Lucius.jpg 20180723_Cilicia-unknown-satrap-facing-traite-135.jpg 20180723_Cilicia-obol-unknown-satrap-SNG-Cop-537.jpg 20201211_214055.jpg 20190821_151346.jpg Feb 22, 2021 at 4:20 PM
  10. Finn235 liked Parthicus's post in the thread al-malik Ghulyam al-thani (King William II) of Sicily.

    This coin was #8 on my Top 10 list for 2020, but I haven't had the chance to give a write-up until now. [ATTACH] Normans in Sicily. AE...

    Sicily William II.jpg Feb 22, 2021 at 1:02 PM
  11. Finn235 liked medoraman's post in the thread Sasanide.

    I am not a fan of it unfortunately. The angles of the faces, the lack of any kind of detail on the Queen's head, (its supposed to be a...

    Feb 22, 2021 at 12:12 PM
  12. Finn235 liked hotwheelsearl's post in the thread What's your best bargain been?.

    I don't have any MEGA budgets that I was able to make any money off of. Here is a selection. Aelius Caesar for $40 [ATTACH] R5 Ant Pi...

    Aelius As RIC 1071v.JPG Antoninus Pius Emmet 1916 22.JPG IMG_E7044 (2020_11_18 03_38_31 UTC).JPG Constantius Gallus Nicomedia RIC VII 85 (2020_11_18 03_38_31 UTC).JPG Elagabalus Moushmov 636 (2020_11_18 03_38_31 UTC).JPG Elagabalus Mouch 636 (2020_11_18 03_38_31 UTC).JPG Leo I RIC X 701.JPG Plautilla (2020_11_18 03_38_31 UTC).JPG Feb 21, 2021 at 7:18 AM
  13. Finn235 liked Clonecommanderavgvsvs's post in the thread What's your best bargain been?.

    [ATTACH] [ATTACH]Won this pretty ugly yet very cool nummus of the vandal king Hilderic for $4 in a bid!

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  14. Finn235 liked jdmKY's post in the thread What's your best bargain been?.

    [ATTACH] [ATTACH] $12,005 in 1984 ($5 for shipping and handling)

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  15. Finn235 attached a file to the thread Worn Roman coin ID if possible.

    Helena AE follis, SECVRITAS REIPVBLICE [ATTACH]

    Helena securitas reipvblice Rome.jpg Feb 21, 2021 at 7:16 AM