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  1. Julius Germanicus replied to the thread Sestertii stolen in the mail )-;.

    Thank you all for your kind words! I actually did send my coins via registered mail from Hamburg to California on April 29. Sadly the...

    May 28, 2022 at 2:58 AM
  2. Julius Germanicus posted a new thread.

    Sestertii stolen in the mail )-;

    Dear coin friends, I have just received the terrible (for me) news that an insured letter of mine on the way to certification in the...

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    Forum: Ancient Coins

    May 27, 2022 at 3:59 PM
  3. Julius Germanicus liked Al Kowsky's post in the thread First coin of 2022: Septimius Severus Sestertius - SAECVLI FELICITAS.

    J.G., It should be mentioned that collectors who can't afford the large sestertii from the Rome Mint can always hunt for medium size...

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  4. Julius Germanicus attached a file to the thread First coin of 2022: Septimius Severus Sestertius - SAECVLI FELICITAS.

    Thanks, Al! Your Sestertius is an exception to the rule because obverse and reverse are both well stricken and well centred on a full...

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  5. Julius Germanicus liked Edessa's post in the thread First coin of 2022: Septimius Severus Sestertius - SAECVLI FELICITAS.

    Septimius Severus, AD 193-211. Æ Sestertius (30mm, 18.94g, 6h). Rome mint, struck AD 195-196. Obv: [L SE]PT SEV PE-RT AVG IMP [VII];...

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  6. Julius Germanicus liked curtislclay's post in the thread First coin of 2022: Septimius Severus Sestertius - SAECVLI FELICITAS.

    Jul. Germanicus' sestertius is cat. 1137 in my thesis, dies 202/298. In 1972 I knew only one specimen, Cahn 71, Oct. 1931, lot 1714,...

    May 26, 2022 at 4:44 PM
  7. Julius Germanicus replied to the thread First coin of 2022: Septimius Severus Sestertius - SAECVLI FELICITAS.

    Thank you Curtis for the info! Yes, the coin listed in your thesis is exactly the coin Banti illustrates.

    May 26, 2022 at 4:44 PM
  8. Julius Germanicus replied to the thread First coin of 2022: Septimius Severus Sestertius - SAECVLI FELICITAS.

    This is the same emission as my coin, only from a different pair of dies. I am sure curtislclay could share interesting information...

    May 26, 2022 at 9:03 AM
  9. Julius Germanicus liked ambr0zie's post in the thread First coin of 2022: Septimius Severus Sestertius - SAECVLI FELICITAS.

    Great coin (and coins) - I need to get a few Severan bronzes too. Here is my only SAECVLI FELICITAS coin, a Maesa denarius [ATTACH]...

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  10. Julius Germanicus liked Victor_Clark's post in the thread Roman Coins: Do We Know How Long Ancient Roman Coins Circulated After Minting?.

    You have to make a distinction between continual circulation and reintroduction. The Constantine I coin below was struck in A.D. 312-...

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  11. Julius Germanicus liked octavius's post in the thread First coin of 2022: Septimius Severus Sestertius - SAECVLI FELICITAS.

    sestertius of his wife - Julia Domna... [ATTACH]

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  12. Julius Germanicus liked Al Kowsky's post in the thread First coin of 2022: Septimius Severus Sestertius - SAECVLI FELICITAS.

    J.G., Congrats on scoring a handsome sestertius, the portrait is the finest for the type :happy:! All sestertii of Severus are scarce to...

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  13. Julius Germanicus liked ancientone's post in the thread First coin of 2022: Septimius Severus Sestertius - SAECVLI FELICITAS.

    Very nice sestertius @Julius Germanicus! I have a similar but not anywhere as nice as yours. [ATTACH] Septimius Severus, Rome, AE...

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  14. Julius Germanicus posted a new thread.

    First coin of 2022: Septimius Severus Sestertius - SAECVLI FELICITAS

    I have been a lazy buyer lately because my Sestertius collection is basically complete now and the rise in prices keeps me from getting...

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    Forum: Ancient Coins

    May 25, 2022 at 6:04 PM