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  1. happy_collector liked zumbly's post in the thread Owl upgrade & my first EF ancient.

    Congrats on the excellent upgrade. The reverse is especially lovely. I put off getting one of the longest time, but when the hoard...

    ATTICA Athens - AR Tetradrachm 1st New 3111.jpg Jun 1, 2020 at 9:54 AM
  2. happy_collector liked Roman Collector's post in the thread Stages of an auction.

    Leu was NUTS this weekend. People paying more for coins that are -- quite literally -- available at full retail on V Coins for half the...

    May 31, 2020 at 11:26 AM
  3. happy_collector liked Limes's post in the thread Stages of an auction.

    That's a perfect description! Every now and then, however, there is an extra step, after the '5 minutes after auction' step. When,...

    May 31, 2020 at 11:24 AM
  4. happy_collector liked medoraman's post in the thread Stages of an auction.

    I am wondering if this sounds familiar to others: 30 days out - OMG, I am going to buy SO much. I wonder if the mailman will get a...

    May 31, 2020 at 11:23 AM
  5. happy_collector replied to the thread Help! I'm stumped! Faustina II provincial with boy/dolphin reverse.

    The "youth riding a dolphin" theme reminds me of a similar coin I see in CNG auction recently. Cute dolphin, but unfortunately the coin...

    May 31, 2020 at 11:20 AM
  6. happy_collector liked Roman Collector's post in the thread Help! I'm stumped! Faustina II provincial with boy/dolphin reverse.

    I purchased this one on eBay last night because I'd never seen anything like it. H/T to @Spaniard for informing me about it. The...

    Faustina Jr Poroselene.jpg Capture.JPG May 31, 2020 at 11:12 AM
  7. happy_collector liked lordmarcovan's post in the thread Owl upgrade & my first EF ancient.

    Hey, congrats! No Athenian owl for me yet. Just these two. Well, the first one is gone, alas. So just the second, which I intend to...

    yoH38pnEToy93wZrSDHz_01-AncientGreece-Pontos-Amisos-ARdrachm-017341-coin.jpg N4MrZFrZSua3wJa6OCPq_Taras-Calabria-drachm-050653-coin.jpg May 31, 2020 at 11:11 AM
  8. happy_collector liked Alegandron's post in the thread Owl upgrade & my first EF ancient.

    Nice upgrade @AussieCollector ! One of my earlier Ancients. Got it for a very low price, and still among my favorites - just becuz....

    upload_2020-5-31_9-8-29.png May 31, 2020 at 11:11 AM
  9. happy_collector liked Orielensis's post in the thread Owl upgrade & my first EF ancient.

    That's a beautiful reverse – I principally refuse to "grade," but it certainly is a very attractive coin. Here are my big owl......

    Magna Graecia – Attica, Athen, Hemidrachme, Athena:Eule.png Magna Graecia – Attika, Athen, AE13, Athene und zwei Eulen im Kranz.png Magna Graecia – Attica, Athen, tetradrachme.png May 31, 2020 at 11:10 AM
  10. happy_collector liked Only a Poor Old Man's post in the thread Owl upgrade & my first EF ancient.

    This is my owl. There are many like it, but this one is mine! ;) [ATTACH] @AussieCollector your upgrade is great. It is a very...

    athenscombo.jpg May 31, 2020 at 11:10 AM
  11. happy_collector liked robinjojo's post in the thread Owl upgrade & my first EF ancient.

    Okay, I decided to get on the horse and take a shot or two of another owl. I believe this coin is an Transitional Pi-Style I (Bingen Pi...

    D-Camera Athens Tetradrachm,  Early Transitional,  393- 355 BC, eBay 2019  5-31-20.jpg May 31, 2020 at 11:10 AM
  12. happy_collector liked robinjojo's post in the thread Owl upgrade & my first EF ancient.

    Maybe its old age, but I've come to like Attic tetradrachms of all periods. I used to focus on the owls of the 5th century, but I have...

    D-Camera Athens, Tetradrachm, Starr Group III, #97, Obv.  5-27-20.jpg D-Camera Athens, Tetradrachm, Starr Group III, #97, Rev.  5-27-20.jpg D-Camera Near East or Egypt imitation of Attica tetradrachm, XF, NGC, eBay purchase, 5-21-20.jpg May 31, 2020 at 11:09 AM
  13. happy_collector liked rrdenarius's post in the thread Owl upgrade & my first EF ancient.

    Congrats. I have shown my owl upgrade several times here, including in another thread today. I do have a couple of others. I bought this...

    DSCN0771.JPG DSCN0770.JPG Pergamon Owl MAShops. saeen 4.8.20 a.jpg 20181107_020357 owl.jpg May 31, 2020 at 11:08 AM
  14. happy_collector liked ominus1's post in the thread Owl upgrade & my first EF ancient.

    ..very nice AC...much better i think...i've not any owl coins..i bought a repro and sent it to a friend in merry old England cause she...

    OWL 001.JPG May 31, 2020 at 11:08 AM
  15. happy_collector liked AussieCollector's post in the thread Owl upgrade & my first EF ancient.

    I never get tired of looking at owls. Lovely owls all! @Mat - really lovely late issue (much better than mine). Is that salt water...

    May 30, 2020 at 11:28 PM