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  1. Limes liked Magnus Maximus's post in the thread Prices in Seleucid Babylon.

    As collectors of ancient coins I feel that we sometimes forget that the little discs of metal we collect were used in day to day...

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  2. Limes replied to the thread Just added a hoard coin!.

    Nice catch @Orfew ! I dont have a hoard coin, as far as I am award...

    Jul 3, 2020 at 1:17 PM
  3. Limes liked DonnaML's post in the thread Just added a hoard coin!.

    @TIF, one 19th century hoard from which plenty of coins are still available is the 1887 East Harptree Hoard, which was found 16 miles...

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  4. Limes liked Bing's post in the thread Just added a hoard coin!.

    [ATTACH] QUINTILLUS AE Follis OBVERSE: IMP CM AVR CL QVINTILLVS AVG , radiate, draped, cuirassed bust right REVERSE: MARTI PACIL, Mars...

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  5. Limes liked Victor_Clark's post in the thread Just added a hoard coin!.

    Over the years I have had coins from quite a few different hoards, I currently have several from the Bishop's Wood hoard of 1895. These...

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  6. Limes liked kazuma78's post in the thread Lysimachus Tetradrachm.

    I picked up this Lysimachus Tetradrachm about a month or so ago and got it in the mail a little over a week ago. I posted it on someone...

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  7. Limes liked Orfew's post in the thread Just added a hoard coin!.

    I received an email from Silbury coins as I am a repeat customer. The email advertised the hoard described below. See their website for...

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  8. Limes liked Roman Collector's post in the thread Faustina II denarius ignored for a dozen years or more.

    I finally got around to rephotographing some of my Faustina II denarii that were struck under Marcus Aurelius. I bought this one before...

    Faustina Jr HILARITAS denarius.jpg Jul 3, 2020 at 2:35 AM
  9. Limes attached a file to the thread After buying an upgraded Vitellius, I'm contemplating trying to sell the first one.

    Similar to your situation DonnaML: First one: [ATTACH] Upgrade: [ATTACH] I tried to sell the first one, wanting to use the gains for...

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  10. Limes liked Carausius's post in the thread An Optimate and his coins: Two denarii of Q. Caecilius Metellus Pius.

    [ATTACH] Rome, The Republic. L. Cornelius Sulla, 84-83 BCE. AR Denarius (3.88g; 21mm). Military Mint. Obverse: L·SVLLA; diademed head...

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  11. Limes liked Volodya's post in the thread An Optimate and his coins: Two denarii of Q. Caecilius Metellus Pius.

    Here's one, almost certainly ex Mesagne Hoard: [ATTACH] Phil Davis

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  12. Limes liked Bing's post in the thread An Optimate and his coins: Two denarii of Q. Caecilius Metellus Pius.

    [ATTACH] Q. CAECILIUS METELLUS PIUS ROMAN REPUBLIC; GENS CAECILIA AR Denarius OBVERSE: Diademed head of Pietas right; stork standing...

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  13. Limes liked Orielensis's post in the thread An Optimate and his coins: Two denarii of Q. Caecilius Metellus Pius.

    A few days ago, I finally received a Republican denarius I had won in an Artemide auction in late March. Together with another denarius...

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  14. Limes liked ominus1's post in the thread If you could only keep one....

    ..my lastest and greatess fav..at the moment...:D...since i'd been awanting one from the 1st time i saw one..AND...one i bought...

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  15. Limes liked Aetius's post in the thread If you could only keep one....

    Because its new and my most expensive... [ATTACH]

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