Marsyas Mike's Recent Activity

  1. Marsyas Mike liked galba68's post in the thread Md day...

    Divus Antoninus Pius, Altar, 25 gr.. [ATTACH] [ATTACH]

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  2. Marsyas Mike liked svessien's post in the thread Coin Show Republican.

    I have been looking at this today, trying to get some clues from The Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology by William...

    Aug 4, 2020 at 11:03 AM
  3. Marsyas Mike liked IdesOfMarch01's post in the thread New Republican denarius, looks undergraded.

    Until very recently (ca. 2005 and later) many catalogs contained only the description of coins and not necessarily a picture of the...

    Aug 4, 2020 at 10:49 AM
  4. Marsyas Mike liked svessien's post in the thread New Republican denarius, looks undergraded.

    The tet wasn’t sold as «the greatest die break in history», no :) If it was, I would probably have gotten suspicious. :D (I got it for...

    Aug 4, 2020 at 10:48 AM
  5. Marsyas Mike liked dougsmit's post in the thread New Republican denarius, looks undergraded.

    Was this sold as an example of what I feel is the best die break in ancient coins? Compare it to mine. Boehringer 703 (v345/r481)...

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  6. Marsyas Mike liked Sulla80's post in the thread New Republican denarius, looks undergraded.

    A beautiful coin - congrats, I also like this particular style Roma. My point of view on grading is simple: it is a very crude measure...

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  7. Marsyas Mike liked Al Kowsky's post in the thread New Republican denarius, looks undergraded.

    svessien, I agree with you, the coin looks like a solid V.F. on today's grading standards :). Without doubt, ancient coins have gone...

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  8. Marsyas Mike liked svessien's post in the thread New Republican denarius, looks undergraded.

    Thanks for sharing your thoughts:) And the pedestrian pig. I understand what you’re saying. I don’t necessarily disagree. There are many...

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  9. Marsyas Mike liked Alegandron's post in the thread New Republican denarius, looks undergraded.

    I take a little different thought process on grading. I enjoy collecting for Historical reasons. This is a hobby to me, not a commodity...

    Aug 4, 2020 at 10:47 AM
  10. Marsyas Mike liked svessien's post in the thread New Republican denarius, looks undergraded.

    Ah, great coin, thanks for showing. Here’s a third ruler from the same mint and workshop. I wouldn’t be surprised if it’s the same...

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  11. Marsyas Mike liked Roman Collector's post in the thread From the collection of Simon Bendall, coins with provenance..

    From the Henry Clay Lindgren collection -- and the Celator article about the sale in which it appeared. [ATTACH] [ATTACH]

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  12. Marsyas Mike liked VD76's post in the thread From the collection of Simon Bendall, coins with provenance..

    All of the lots that I plan to bid on was gone with prices way more than I expected. So I bid on a few random ones and was lucky to win...

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  13. Marsyas Mike liked Black Friar's post in the thread From the collection of Simon Bendall, coins with provenance..

    That last CNG auction was productive for me as well, four Andronicus II trachea. I am quite happy as I now have this type in my...

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  14. Marsyas Mike liked catadc's post in the thread From the collection of Simon Bendall, coins with provenance..

    I have a few tens of coins from the collection of Ernest J.W. Hawkins. A UK based dealer sold it last year. There were approx. 300-400...

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  15. Marsyas Mike liked BenSi's post in the thread From the collection of Simon Bendall, coins with provenance..

    Just received my solitary win from the last CNG auction. I bid on 10, won only 1. This little one has proved elusive in the past...

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