Finn235's Recent Activity

  1. Finn235 liked Jochen1's post in the thread The Return of Odysseus.

    Dear Friends of ancient mythology! At first glance, this is a coin showing the return of Ulixes (Odysseus). But in fact it is about...

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  2. Finn235 liked Parthicus's post in the thread Arab Byzantine? Not so fast....

    @medoraman: What I find potentially important here is the fact that essentially the same reverse- Gopadshah facing right with...

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  3. Finn235 liked Parthicus's post in the thread Arab Byzantine? Not so fast....

    ??? I'm confused here. The last Sasanian emperor, Yazdegard III, was killed in 651. At this point, essentially all of the former...

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  4. Finn235 replied to the thread An Indian Imitation Of Sasanian Drachm from Gujarat.

    Thanks @Pellinore! My avatar comes near the beginning of the "curved head" type - my personal favorite series and IMO some of the most...

    Jul 16, 2019 at 4:12 PM
  5. Finn235 liked medoraman's post in the thread Arab Byzantine? Not so fast....

    At first glance I bought a couple of coins yesterday many would consider Arab Byzantine. Makes sense, since they imitate Byzantine coins...

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  6. Finn235 liked ominus1's post in the thread An Indian Imitation Of Sasanian Drachm from Gujarat.

    i got this one early on in my collecting. it looks to be like Finns 1.4 'later' types..[ATTACH] [ATTACH]

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  7. Finn235 liked Roman Collector's post in the thread Why do you collect Ancient coins?.

    I like holding history in my hands. My coins are coated with traces of centurion blood, gladiator sweat, pagan altar smoke and ancient...

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  8. Finn235 liked dougsmit's post in the thread The last Persian Tetradrachm.

    It is always good to see the right coin end up in the right collection. I trust this will be a coin still in your hands when you pass...

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  9. Finn235 liked medoraman's post in the thread The last Persian Tetradrachm.

    So many people know about the tetradrachms the Parthians issued for the Greek speaking population after they took over from the...

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  10. Finn235 liked Sallent's post in the thread Why do you collect Ancient coins?.

    Because women dig ancient coins. Just ask @TIF .:troll::vamp: Okay I'll be serious for a moment. I collect ancient coins because...

    Jul 15, 2019 at 8:30 PM
  11. Finn235 attached a file to the thread Why do you collect Ancient coins?.

    I collect Greek coins for the art [ATTACH] And the great rulers behind it [ATTACH] I collect Roman coins mainly for the...

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  12. Finn235 liked ancient coin hunter's post in the thread Why do you collect Ancient coins?.

    For me, it is the sense and sweep of history associated with the coins and the fact that one can handle something that existed and was...

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  13. Finn235 liked Pavlos's post in the thread 1st anniversary on cointalk.

    Yesterday I came home from my holiday in Tuscany, Italy with my wife-to-be, and I noticed I have been registered on this forum for 1...

    Jul 15, 2019 at 7:33 AM
  14. Finn235 attached a file to the thread CNG winnings... Merciless!.

    Nice scores! They usually have some great Greek material, but it also rarely goes cheap! Some of my favorite coins were CNG wins....

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  15. Finn235 liked Nathan P's post in the thread CNG winnings... Merciless!.

    I'm kind of mad I missed that one! I too am fascinated by the Mamertines. They were really horrible! I particularly like how they...

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