Loong Siew's Recent Activity

  1. Loong Siew replied to the thread New Auction Win: Florence's First Florin!.

    Excellent.. congratulations!!

    Jan 21, 2019 at 11:44 AM
  2. Loong Siew liked TypeCoin971793's post in the thread New Auction Win: Florence's First Florin!.

    In the Aurora Numismatica auction today, I just won a coin that I was extremely excited about and had been after for several months now. It...

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  3. Loong Siew attached a file to the thread This coin could land me in Chinese prison back in the early 90s. Tiananmen Square Incident..

    I have another overstruck coin which is one of the very few of type which I actually collect. [ATTACH] This one would deter most people...

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  4. Loong Siew liked gxseries's post in the thread This coin could land me in Chinese prison back in the early 90s. Tiananmen Square Incident..

    I only collected such coins as I am an avid collector of overstruck coins. I have been looking at Chinese overstruck coins for close to a...

    Jan 21, 2019 at 6:03 AM
  5. Loong Siew liked Hookman's post in the thread This coin could land me in Chinese prison back in the early 90s. Tiananmen Square Incident..

    [ gx said : Kinda puzzled that no Japanese yen were used ] If you think about the size of those 3 coins of yours versus the size of a...

    Jan 21, 2019 at 6:03 AM
  6. Loong Siew liked Curtisimo's post in the thread [Ancients] Announcing 2019 CoinTalk Scholar Award.

    [ATTACH] Every year there are dozens of articles written for this site that are both interesting and hugely educational. CoinTalk has an...

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  7. Loong Siew replied to the thread The Coin that Killed Caesar.

    Beautiful coin with a portrait of Caesar.. Highly sought after.. Well done!!

    Jan 19, 2019 at 11:48 AM
  8. Loong Siew liked Jochen's post in the thread The Coin that Killed Caesar.

    (1) The coin Gaius Iulius Caesar, 13.6.100-15.3.44 BC, gens Iulia AR - Denarius, 3.83g, 19.7mm, 90° Rome, Febr.-March 44 BC, moneyer P....

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  9. Loong Siew replied to the thread A lost Kingdom in Yunnan, China. Dali Kingdom.

    Thanks @Al Kowsky . Yes. you are right about my primary interest over Chinese History. My primary theme has been Chinese, pre-Islamic silk...

    Jan 19, 2019 at 7:25 AM
  10. Loong Siew posted a new thread.

    A lost Kingdom in Yunnan, China. Dali Kingdom

    Dali Kingdom 大理國. Yun Nan, China. Ming dynasty period. Late 15th century. Tai Ping Xin Bao 太平信寶。AE cash. [ATTACH] An independent kingdom...

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    Forum: Ancient Coins

    Jan 17, 2019 at 10:57 AM
  11. Loong Siew liked Jay GT4's post in the thread Domitian orichalcum As.

    This rare (edit: not so rare) coin arrived today of Domitian. Minted in Rome for circulation in Syria under Vespasian, it's struck in...

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  12. Loong Siew replied to the thread Acquired a Coin I've Always Wanted.

    A great coin with excellent condition. Well worth the wait

    Jan 16, 2019
  13. Loong Siew liked TIF's post in the thread Acquired a Coin I've Always Wanted.

    It has everything you could hope for in the type: great style, centering, strike, surfaces, preservation, and toning. Congratulations!!

    Jan 16, 2019
  14. Loong Siew liked IdesOfMarch01's post in the thread Acquired a Coin I've Always Wanted.

    Ever since I started collecting ancient coins over a decade ago, I've admired the early Roman silver didrachm colloquially known as a...

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  15. Loong Siew liked Svarog's post in the thread Buy the Coin & not the Slab.

    Love these double portraits, Al , here are mine: [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH]

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