John Conduitt's Recent Activity

  1. John Conduitt liked AussieCollector's post in the thread Finally! I harpooned my white whale - John VIII Stavraton.

    I'm so happy! After getting absolutely smashed at a couple of recent auctions, I finally got my long awaited coin - a John VIII...

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  2. John Conduitt liked ominus1's post in the thread Worn..clipped..but...Portrait coin of Charles V +:D.

    ..King of the world ma!....[ATTACH]..this guy just about wuz...(@Ryro's production credit:p)..i've wanted a coin of his for quite some...

    Charles V HRE Naples mint 002.JPG Charles V HRE Naples mint 003.JPG Feb 25, 2021 at 6:55 PM
  3. John Conduitt liked +VGO.DVCKS's post in the thread Conrad and Cnut --or is that, Konrad and Knut?.

    ...Mix and match? From a medieval kind of place, it’s easy to see how people might wax nostalgic for sprawling, intercontinental...

    COINS, GERMANY, KONRAD II, DEVENTER, PORTRAIT,OBV..jpg COINS, GERMANY, KONRAD II, DEVENTER, PORTRAIT,REV. 1,.jpg COINS, ENGLAND, CNUT, HELMET, OBV..jpg COINS, ENGLAND, CNUT, HELMET, REV..jpg AEthelred_II_Lincoln_Dreng_obv.JPG AEthelred_II_Lincoln_Dreng_rev.JPG COINS,GERMANY, KONRAD II (2).jpg COINS, GERMANY, SPEYER, HEINRICH III (WITH SHIP), DENAR, OBV..jpg COINS, GERMANY, SPEYER, HEINRICH III (WITH SHIP), DENAR, REV..jpg Cnut_and_Ælfgifu.jpg Feb 25, 2021 at 6:30 PM
  4. John Conduitt liked Exodus_gear's post in the thread I would really appreciate some advice on coin scales..

    I went with a simple digital scale for my ancients. It has worked pretty well for me with no issues....

    Feb 25, 2021 at 1:41 PM
  5. John Conduitt liked willieboyd2's post in the thread Beyond the High Himalayas by William O. Douglas with Tibetan money in 1951.

    The 1954 film "Rear Window" has a scene where actress Grace Kelly is reading a book. [IMG] Grace Kelly reading book The book is...

    Feb 25, 2021 at 11:14 AM
  6. John Conduitt liked Coinsandmedals's post in the thread Old habits die hard!.

    When I first started collecting coins, I purchased whatever caught my attention with little to no discipline. As I matured, I found...

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  7. John Conduitt liked Bing's post in the thread MD..Who can it be?.

    Just a guess but Sep Sev.

    Feb 24, 2021 at 1:27 PM
  8. John Conduitt liked Valentinian's post in the thread Maximian's name, revised.

    Last month I posted a thread https://www.cointalk.com/threads/maximians-name.374016/ on the full name of Maximian (Roman emperor 286-305...

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  9. John Conduitt liked Roman Collector's post in the thread Maximian's name, revised.

    Informative post, @Valentinian, as always. Here are a couple of similar coins from the Trier mint, though not the same issue. [IMG]...

    Feb 23, 2021 at 7:28 PM
  10. John Conduitt liked Severus Alexander's post in the thread Maximian's name, revised.

    Here's an early (297) loins draped of Maximian from the London mint, the only one Hugh Cloke is aware of: [ATTACH] Apparently they...

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  11. John Conduitt attached a file to the thread Maximian's name, revised.

    This one is also an early Maximian from London, minted by Carausius (who much preferred Pax). Maximian I Antoninianus, 286-293 [ATTACH]...

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  12. John Conduitt liked Orielensis's post in the thread When you have a lot of money, but no idea what you're doing.

    I assume that in your example, someone else entered a bid that didn't exceed the previous one of bidder 6259. Therefore, they still...

    Feb 23, 2021 at 3:12 PM
  13. John Conduitt liked Roerbakmix's post in the thread Images and adds - what's going on with CT?.

    I've noticed two things recently: first, images don't load, especially in the older threads. Second, when I open a thread, I'm now...

    Feb 23, 2021 at 10:46 AM
  14. John Conduitt attached a file to the thread Same high grade coins again and again.

    You were searching for denarii - a silver coin minted from 211BC to 244AD (Gordian III), and steadily debased until replaced by the...

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  15. John Conduitt liked Mat's post in the thread Same high grade coins again and again.

    They're just common coins in the ancient coin world and most come in excellent grades at comfortable prices. As for them being slabbed,...

    Feb 23, 2021 at 10:01 AM