Justin Lee's Recent Activity

  1. Justin Lee liked Al Kowsky's post in the thread Roman Province of Antioch in Syria, Emperor by Emperor (Pile On Thread).

    Justin, Richard McAlee lists only 8 different tetradrachm types for Caligula, & they range from Rare to Extremely Rare. The last example...

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  2. Justin Lee liked Finn235's post in the thread Where to begin....

    If you search "ancient coin lot" on ebay you can find a few dozen auctions ending literally every hour, 24x7x365. Probably 90% of them are...

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  3. Justin Lee replied to the thread Follow the coin theme GAME - ancient edition - post ‘em if you got ‘em.

    Hieron II (Hiero II) was the king of Syracuse. He defeated Carthage invasion only to have to deal with the Manertinoi (265 AD). After the...

    May 24, 2019 at 8:48 AM
  4. Justin Lee liked Jwt708's post in the thread Follow the coin theme GAME - ancient edition - post ‘em if you got ‘em.

    [IMG] Lysimachus, Kingdom of Thrace, BC 323-305 AE, 5g, 17mm; 5h; BC 317-305 Obv.: laureate head of Apollo right Rev.: ΦΙΛΙ[ΠΠΟΥ];...

    May 24, 2019 at 8:36 AM
  5. Justin Lee liked Roman Collector's post in the thread Follow the coin theme GAME - ancient edition - post ‘em if you got ‘em.

    Tough one ... how about THIS one, issued by Marcus Didius Severus Julianus? [ATTACH] Manlia Scantilla, wife of Didius Julianus, Augusta,...

    Manlia Scantilla IVNO REGINA sestertius.jpg May 24, 2019 at 8:10 AM
  6. Justin Lee liked Brian Bucklan's post in the thread Justinian Carthage Decanummium Twins ... kind of.

    I posted this 16mm Justinian Ae decanummium of Carthage a while back. An interesting variety with a large christogram on his breast....

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  7. Justin Lee liked TIF's post in the thread What's the secret handshake? Another new owl tet club member.

    It seems ridiculous that I waited six years to acquire an owl tet-- arguably the most recognizable, most iconic (icoinic?) ancient coin....

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  8. Justin Lee liked KSorbo's post in the thread My First Sestertius.

    This just came in the mail today, a Hadrian sestertius that caught my eye due to having nice smooth surfaces that at least according to NGC...

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  9. Justin Lee liked Sallent's post in the thread My First Sestertius.

    I don't know if I'd say surface is 4/5 and strike is 4/5. It is missing some patina and most of the legend is missing due to weak strike on...

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  10. Justin Lee liked Jwt708's post in the thread My First Sestertius.

    Love it! You always remember your first! Here's my first: [IMG] Gordian III, AD 238-244 AE, sestertius, 25.46g, 32.5mm; 12h; Rome, AD...

    May 24, 2019 at 2:34 AM
  11. Justin Lee liked Roman Collector's post in the thread My First Sestertius.

    This was my first sestertius. I fell in love with its smooth black patina and it resulted in a lifelong Faustina fascination! [ATTACH]...

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  12. Justin Lee liked Clavdivs's post in the thread My First Sestertius.

    Excellent coin ... great first sestertius!! Here is my Hadrian sestertius.. well used and well loved. [ATTACH]

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  13. Justin Lee liked Agricantus's post in the thread My First Sestertius.

    Here’s my 2-in-1 sestertius. Hadrian is also on the reverse, facing Italia. Adventi Avg Italiae [ATTACH]

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  14. Justin Lee liked Julius Germanicus's post in the thread My First Sestertius.

    Congratulations! My first Sestertius was also a Hadrian: [ATTACH] HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS / INDVLGENTIA AVG COS III P P S C Sestertius, Rome...

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  15. Justin Lee liked dougsmit's post in the thread Sacred Apollo (anonymous civic coinage part I).

    I missed this thread series, too, and I was even mentioned in it. I have posted mine here many times but have nothing added recently. I...

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