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  1. Finn235 liked Cucumbor's post in the thread Pupienus opinion.

    I would be worried by the apparent pitting on the reverse of the OP coin, but more than that, genuine or not, I don't like its...

    Jan 24, 2020 at 9:19 AM
  2. Finn235 attached a file to the thread Pupienus opinion.

    The apparent weakness of the strike bothers me more than anything. The mint workers at this time were among the best in the entire...

    Pupienus antoninianus caritas mvtva avgg.jpg Jan 24, 2020 at 8:25 AM
  3. Finn235 liked Fugio1's post in the thread NYINC coin #2 - Stater of Corinth [surprise].

    NYINC coin #2 - Stater of Corinth [surprise] I had no intention to buy a Greek coin at the NYINC, but this coin talked to me. I looked...

    Corinth Stater Calciati 455 8.55g Blk.jpg Jan 23, 2020 at 2:33 PM
  4. Finn235 replied to the thread Steve McBride at Incitatus coins- Snowpocalypse.

    Exactly what came to my mind, too. I was fortunate to have worked from home that day; my wife's aunt didn't get home until 13 hours...

    Jan 23, 2020 at 12:18 PM
  5. Finn235 liked Ryro's post in the thread Take me out to the cru'sades. Take me out to defend the crown....

    A quick reminder before I show off: The Crusades were a series of religious wars between Christians and Muslims started primarily to...

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  6. Finn235 liked David Atherton's post in the thread For Romans in Syria?.

    I've always wanted a nice example of this fairly common bronze As(?) struck in Syria for Vespasian. Oddly, despite the piece being a...

    RPC2009.jpg Jan 23, 2020 at 10:38 AM
  7. Finn235 liked TypeCoin971793's post in the thread Steve McBride at Incitatus coins- Snowpocalypse.

    Atlanta called it a snowpocalypse when we got 6” and caused all of Atlanta to gridlock for over 12 hours, stranding many motorists and...

    Jan 22, 2020 at 8:34 PM
  8. Finn235 liked ancient coin hunter's post in the thread Steve McBride at Incitatus coins- Snowpocalypse.

    Bud Light? Needs a heavier lager or a nice IPA.

    Jan 22, 2020 at 8:34 PM
  9. Finn235 liked Justin Lee's post in the thread Provincial from Antioch (with the SC) but not for Antioch? Philippopolis? Help!.

    With this style of the reverse motif and SC placement and style, I'm betting it's Imperial (but I'm no expert!). And I too would think...

    Jan 22, 2020 at 12:04 PM
  10. Finn235 liked Marsyas Mike's post in the thread Provincial from Antioch (with the SC) but not for Antioch? Philippopolis? Help!.

    In an undescribed lot of Roman Provincials from eBay, there was one I couldn't figure out. What is throwing me is the SC on the reverse...

    Unknow - Prov. SC lot Jan 2020 (0).jpg Jan 22, 2020 at 12:04 PM
  11. Finn235 liked Marsyas Mike's post in the thread Provincial from Antioch (with the SC) but not for Antioch? Philippopolis? Help!.

    Thanks again Justin. The more I look at these, the more I am pretty excited about having a semis from Trajan Decius. NGC has an...

    _Lot - Provincials & Traj Dec semis Jan 2020 (0).jpg Jan 22, 2020 at 12:04 PM
  12. Finn235 attached a file to the thread The Most Ironic LRB, or: How to represent the Sack of Rome in your collection.

    As promised, here is the possibly barbarous example of the type [ATTACH] It's a little clearer in hand; these tiny module AE4s are...

    Unknown vrbs roma felix.jpg Jan 22, 2020 at 9:47 AM
  13. Finn235 liked Severus Alexander's post in the thread The Most Ironic LRB, or: How to represent the Sack of Rome in your collection.

    Thanks for the continuing comments, everyone! I'm very happy the post has struck a chord. :shame: Post-408 is right. Grierson says...

    Screen Shot 2020-01-21 at 11.15.55 PM.jpg Jan 22, 2020 at 3:49 AM
  14. Finn235 liked Roman Collector's post in the thread Ancient coinage and environment.

    Here's a recycled denarius of Faustina struck over a previous issue. [IMG] Faustina Sr, AD 138-141 Roman AR denarius; 3.83 g, 18.2 mm...

    Jan 21, 2020 at 3:29 PM
  15. Finn235 liked akeady's post in the thread Ancient coinage and environment.

    Here are some Roman bronzes with somewhat recognisable Sicilian undertypes, like @SeptimusT's above: [IMG] [IMG] [IMG][IMG][IMG] [IMG]...

    Jan 21, 2020 at 3:27 PM