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  1. kaparthy replied to the thread A small AE from Arados.

    Cute coins. I have had several from Arados in the past, but none now. In the first case, I think at EOT is Greek for "Year" but I do not...

    Nov 17, 2019 at 11:08 AM
  2. kaparthy liked TIF's post in the thread A small AE from Arados.

    The island of Arados is cute as a button and not much larger! An interesting provincial bought in my first months of collecting and I...

    Nov 17, 2019 at 11:02 AM
  3. kaparthy replied to the thread A small AE from Arados.

    Tyche is the goddess of fortune. She is shown with the city walls for her crown. In ancient Greek "Eutyche" (good fortune) was a common...

    Nov 17, 2019 at 10:58 AM
  4. kaparthy liked Sulla80's post in the thread A small AE from Arados.

    [ATTACH] This is a small AE coin, 10x12mm 1.15g that caught my attention with the odd looking plant on the reverse. Not having much...

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  5. kaparthy liked Yorkshire's post in the thread my smallest coin so far.

    Just won this, I have been looking around at them for awhile decided to go for it today managed to get it for a decent price. Starting...

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  6. kaparthy liked Kentucky's post in the thread Greek coin need help with identification..

    There isn't anything wrong with making money and one of the reasons the "good" teachers often don't last is because it pays badly. I...

    Nov 16, 2019 at 6:37 PM
  7. kaparthy liked Terence Cheesman's post in the thread Glory and Grandeur.

    In terms of Roman coins I always fall back to the coins of Trajan especially the sestertii. They seem to be just so relentlessly...

    trajans20.jpg Nov 12, 2019 at 10:33 PM
  8. kaparthy liked Pishpash's post in the thread Glory and Grandeur.

    [IMG] [IMG] I fell in love with the owl as a child. before I even knew it was a coin! Never thought I would own one. [IMG] [IMG]...

    Nov 12, 2019 at 10:33 PM
  9. kaparthy liked dougsmit's post in the thread Glory and Grandeur.

    I'll play. My most Archaic Greek coin is this Sybaris bull stater with the incuse reverse believed to be associated with the...

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  10. kaparthy liked kevin McGonigal's post in the thread Glory and Grandeur.

    I think most readers and posters here like to study the times of the Classical World. We are attracted to this time period for many...

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  11. kaparthy attached a file to the thread Transit of Mercury.

    Ah! I forgot about the Mercury/Prow series. Silly me... They are hard to photograph. I have another, a smaller Semi-uncia (Sydenham 87)...

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  12. kaparthy liked dougsmit's post in the thread Transit of Mercury.

    Hubble is to home telescopes (including the $multi-thousand ones) as the British Museum is to my collection 50 years ago. Sometimes I...

    Nov 11, 2019
  13. kaparthy liked ancient coin hunter's post in the thread Transit of Mercury.

    I made a camera obscura to observe. Just made out a tiny dot

    Nov 11, 2019
  14. kaparthy liked ominus1's post in the thread Transit of Mercury.

    ..i'm using an old fellow Missourian's telescope meself...Hubble...:D.....ya know, i never paid too much attention to my ancient coin...

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  15. kaparthy liked Sallent's post in the thread Transit of Mercury.

    And here's a coin of Mercury to comply with OP's request. [ATTACH] Roman Republic, Second Punic War, 215 - 212 BC AE Sextans, Sardinia...

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