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  1. Johndakerftw liked Roman Collector's post in the thread Riding Backward.

    This design was used on many provincials. Here's one from my collection. It's a shame that the goddess's face was affected by some BD...

    Jun 5, 2020 at 9:08 AM
  2. Johndakerftw liked Finn235's post in the thread [Fun] How far chronologically can we get with Roman Emperors?.

    @Suarez, thanks for the clarification! And an impressive set of usurpers you have there! I have a few more up my sleeve, but I'm out...

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  3. Johndakerftw liked tartanhill's post in the thread Roman Cross.

    I don't think the XP Christogram was meant to represent a cross as much as it represented the first two letters in the name Christ. It...

    Jun 5, 2020 at 9:07 AM
  4. Johndakerftw liked Al Kowsky's post in the thread So, ... who are you?.

    Roerbamix, Congratulations on your 30th birthday :D! You are now in the prime of your life, so play your cards wisely :cool:. I'm a...

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  5. Johndakerftw liked Bing's post in the thread So, ... who are you?.

    Well, not much has changed this that thread 3 years ago, so I've copied what I posted and updated it: I retired from the Army in 2001...

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  6. Johndakerftw liked Roerbakmix's post in the thread So, ... who are you?.

    So, I'll start: the man behind the mysterious @Roerbakmix - or "stir-fry mix", which is the translation for my Dutch cointalk handle (I...

    Jun 5, 2020 at 9:06 AM
  7. Johndakerftw liked gsimonel's post in the thread Roman Cross.

    [IMG] Constantine I ("the Great") AE nummus Ticinum mint, A.D. 316 RIC 45. Obv: IMP CONSTANTINVS P F AVG Rev: SOLI INVI-C-TO COMITI -...

    Jun 5, 2020 at 8:14 AM
  8. Johndakerftw liked 7Calbrey's post in the thread Riding Backward.

    Never seen a coin with someone riding possibly a lion backward. The obverse has Emperor Volusian heading right. It weighs 10.66 g. Hope...

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  9. Johndakerftw liked Bing's post in the thread Make the Empire Pagan Again! (A quick coin).

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  10. Johndakerftw liked dougsmit's post in the thread Make the Empire Pagan Again! (A quick coin).

    What attracted me to these is the story behind their omission in RIC. When volume VI was published, the prevailing opinion was that the...

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  11. Johndakerftw liked Roman Collector's post in the thread Make the Empire Pagan Again! (A quick coin).

    Here's my Tyche of Antioch: [IMG] Anonymous issue under Maximinus II. Roman billon quarter follis, 1.35 g, 16.3 mm, 11 h. Antioch,...

    Jun 5, 2020 at 8:14 AM
  12. Johndakerftw liked Bing's post in the thread Venus and Doves.

    [ATTACH] SIKYONIA SIKYON AR Hemidrachm OBVERSE: Chimaera standing left, with heads of snake, lion & goat, raising...

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  13. Johndakerftw liked zumbly's post in the thread Venus and Doves.

    Cool quadrans. I like the denarius too. I don't have a Roman to share, but here's a double dove drachm from Sikyon below. The dove...

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  14. Johndakerftw liked Ryro's post in the thread Venus and Doves.

    Wonderful coins and write up, per Always! Love the juxtaposition of the stiff archaic, albeit perky, statue and the provocative 4th...

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  15. Johndakerftw liked Roman Collector's post in the thread Venus and Doves.

    In ancient Mesopotamia, doves were a prominent symbol of Inanna-Ishtar, the goddess of love, sexuality, and war. In classical antiquity,...

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