Marsman's Recent Activity

  1. Marsman liked Michael Stolt's post in the thread My top 10 of 2019 (so far)..

    I'm still awaiting a couple of great coins that definitely both would make the list, one which is the female head denarius I recently...

    Dec 7, 2019 at 5:07 AM
  2. Marsman liked Roman Collector's post in the thread Clean, leave or cry.

    There are 6 kinds of patinas that occur on copper: Equation 1: 4Cu + O2 → 2Cu2O [red to pink] Equation 2: 2Cu2O + O2 → 4CuO [black]...

    Dec 5, 2019 at 1:51 PM
  3. Marsman liked Al Kowsky's post in the thread My Five Favorite Coins for 2019.

    Attached below are my 5 favorite acquisitions for this year :D. Next year I plan on hiding the checkbook & Visa Card so I can organize...

    Athens, 454-404 BC, AR Tet. 25 mm 17.22 gm, 3h (2).jpg Prieur 383 obv..JPG Prieur 383 rev..JPG IMG_8205 (2).JPG IMG_8214 (3).JPG AV Solidus struck by Theodoric for Anastasius at the Rome Mint.jpg NGC 4790075-008 Slab Info.jpg Sear 766, Obv..JPG Sear 766, Rev..JPG Dec 5, 2019 at 1:49 PM
  4. Marsman liked kevin McGonigal's post in the thread Custodian, not Owner.

    As I was going through part of my collection today, admiring, wondering and reminiscing, I recalled something I either read or heard...

    IMG_1210[2783]conservator obv..jpg IMG_1211[2781]conservator rev..jpg Dec 4, 2019 at 3:01 PM
  5. Marsman liked Al Kowsky's post in the thread A new Hadrian.

    Parthicus Maximus, Your denarius has a handsome portrait :D. I have only one coin of Hadrian I've posted a number of times so I won't...

    Hadrian sestertius, obv.jpg Hadrian sestertius, rev..jpg Dec 4, 2019 at 12:14 PM
  6. Marsman liked Andres2's post in the thread A new Hadrian.

    Hadrian, young portrait : [ATTACH]

    P1160856hadrianadjusted.jpg Dec 4, 2019 at 12:14 PM
  7. Marsman liked Roman Collector's post in the thread A new Hadrian.

    Nice one! Here's a favorite: [ATTACH]

    Hadrian PIETAS AVGVSTI dupondius.jpg Dec 4, 2019 at 12:14 PM
  8. Marsman liked CoinBlazer's post in the thread CoinBlazers Top 5 Ancient Coins of 2019!.

    Well, I can officially make one of these considering that I own at least 5. I own 25 ancient coins! I'm shocked that it is that many. I...

    IMG-8124.JPG 5363416E-71CB-4088-BB40-4B7AAFF0255F.jpeg FF8CA042-73BF-4646-9A1F-32E9CA105B11.jpeg Probus.jpg BA850070-FD9C-4F18-A2BE-F96B299AB2B8.png 20191121_153532-1.jpg 20191121_153544-1.jpg APC_0199.jpg APC_0200.jpg Dec 3, 2019 at 3:32 PM
  9. Marsman liked Roerbakmix's post in the thread Roerbakmix's top 10 coins of 2019.

    Although I've been collecting coins since I was a kid, 2019 marks my first year as a serious collector, that is, the year I discovered...

    imgonline-com-ua-twotoone-4ECvzJZx7YFP8.jpg Philip III Arrhidaeus.jpg Trajanus fourree denarius.jpg upload_2019-12-3_13-17-52.png upload_2019-12-3_13-24-48.png Aethelred II.jpg Bernhard II.jpg upload_2019-12-3_13-38-15.png imgonline-com-ua-twotoone-iLXP9KIzAuqfFLR.jpg Ambiani AV stater.jpg Dec 3, 2019 at 1:04 PM
  10. Marsman liked Sallent's post in the thread Sallent's Top 10 of 2019 (with just the right amount of clickbait).

    It's time to reveal my top 10 purchases of 2019. But as you all know, I always like to slowly reveal the coins, as delayed gratification...

    Constantius II Campgate.jpg giphy.gif Dec 2, 2019 at 2:29 PM
  11. Marsman liked Bing's post in the thread In the Gutter.

    Having viewed and drooled over so many wonderful examples of L. Mussidius Longus denarii showing the shrine of Venus Cloacina, I had to...

    L. Mussidius Longus.png Dec 2, 2019 at 1:42 PM
  12. Marsman replied to the thread In the Gutter.

    Beautiful coin Bing. High on my wishlist. A Good candidate for your top 10 2019 list ;)

    Dec 2, 2019 at 1:41 PM
  13. Marsman liked maridvnvm's post in the thread Maximianus.

    I know that I have shared this one before but here it is again.... Maximianus Herculius - Follis...

    Dec 2, 2019 at 1:37 PM
  14. Marsman replied to the thread Are These Coins Legit ?.

    My strong believe is that people who have no knowledge about ancient coins should stay away from eBay. They are asking for problems....

    Dec 2, 2019 at 1:29 PM
  15. Marsman attached a file to the thread Maximianus.

    [ATTACH] Maximianus Herculius Maximianus Herculius, silvered antoninianus 21 mm, 3.93 g, Kyzikos. Obv. IMP C M A MAXIMIANVS AVG,...

    D3D229EF-05A9-403F-8571-EED4E1820A76.png Dec 2, 2019 at 9:35 AM