Marsyas Mike's Recent Activity

  1. Marsyas Mike liked Roman Collector's post in the thread Learning History During Quarantine.

    Very cool! And with a supernova connection, too! I've been doing background research, too. I've been learning about the city of...

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  2. Marsyas Mike liked furryfrog02's post in the thread Learning History During Quarantine.

    Today, the weather is gloomy and threatening rain so we decided to stay inside and do some history lessons. Thanks to some generous...

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  3. Marsyas Mike attached a file to the thread The Roman PILEUS.

    Antoninus Pius dupondius - Libertas is holding the pileus as if it might smell bad! She is looking away from the hat. [ATTACH]...

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  4. Marsyas Mike liked Ocatarinetabellatchitchix's post in the thread The Roman PILEUS.

    Thanks for the precision. It is in fact the truth in "modern"mythology, but it was not the case at the beginning of the legend. The...

    Apr 7, 2020 at 6:11 PM
  5. Marsyas Mike liked Gary R. Wilson's post in the thread The Roman PILEUS.

    Don't forget Caligula with his Pileus quadran. [ATTACH] Caligula (Augustus) Coin: Bronze Quadrans C CAESAR DIVI AVG PRON AVG,...

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  6. Marsyas Mike liked Alegandron's post in the thread The Roman PILEUS.

    @Ocatarinetabellatchitchix ... nice write-up! Yeah, one of those guys was immortal, but they both were buddies / half-bros, and they...

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  7. Marsyas Mike liked Shea19's post in the thread The Roman PILEUS.

    Great write-up as usual, O. Castor and Pollux with their caps: [ATTACH] MAXENTIUS, Silvered bronze Follis, (25 mm, 7.36 g), Ostia,...

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  8. Marsyas Mike liked Bing's post in the thread The Roman PILEUS.

    [ATTACH] NERVA AE Dupondius OBVERSE: IMP NERVA CAES AVG P M TR P COS III P P, radiate head right REVERSE: LIBERTAS PVBLICA S-C,...

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  9. Marsyas Mike liked Andres2's post in the thread The Roman PILEUS.

    @Ocatarine, The Dioscuri brothers shared the same mother Leda , only Pollux was inmortal because his father was Zeus, Castor' father was...

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  10. Marsyas Mike liked Roman Collector's post in the thread The Roman PILEUS.

    The pilei of the Dioscuri in the heavens as the stars Castor and Pollux: [ATTACH] Mn. Fonteius C.f., 85 BC. Roman AR Denarius, 3.97 g,...

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  11. Marsyas Mike liked Sulla80's post in the thread It was time for an upgrade.

    I don't collect these, but apparently I have upgraded - not replaced - a couple of times. Clearly another upgrade needed to one like...

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  12. Marsyas Mike liked Pishpash's post in the thread Lion Chasing His Tail?.

    [IMG] [IMG] Thrace, Chersonesos Coin: good VF Silver Hemidrachm None - Forepart of lion right, head left None - Quadripartite incuse...

    Apr 7, 2020 at 5:29 PM
  13. Marsyas Mike liked Roman Collector's post in the thread Lion Chasing His Tail?.

    I'll join the "lion looking backwards" party! [IMG] Greek Ionia, Miletos. AE Hemiobol, 3.35 g, 18.3 mm, 12 h. Aeschylinos, magistrate,...

    Apr 7, 2020 at 5:29 PM
  14. Marsyas Mike liked Bing's post in the thread Lion Chasing His Tail?.

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  15. Marsyas Mike liked Alegandron's post in the thread Lion Chasing His Tail?.

    It is clear from my coin and PROOF to the Internet that Lions had NO BUTTS in Ancient times. Having a butt and tail is only a recent...

    Chersonesos AR Hemi-Drachm - TriObol Lion X-dot amphora Seaby-Sear Vol I 1606.jpg Apr 7, 2020 at 5:29 PM