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  1. medoraman replied to the thread Oldest Coins from North America.

    I understand, but by the time these civilizations used them extensively in trade they became so small and thin as to be useless for any...

    Jun 3, 2020 at 10:48 PM
  2. medoraman liked Broucheion's post in the thread Great Lighthouse of Alexandria.

    Hi All, Sharing another of the same type. [ATTACH]

    upload_2020-6-3_18-20-18.png Jun 3, 2020 at 7:26 PM
  3. medoraman replied to the thread Oldest Coins from North America.

    Roman coins are very common in harbors in North America due to ship ballast being dumped. Much of where they dug up the ballast in...

    Jun 3, 2020 at 7:25 PM
  4. medoraman replied to the thread My first dupondius -- I couldn't resist the crocodile.

    I bet @dougsmit regrets posting his here years ago. Seems like most of the group has jumped on board with how cool they are. I don't...

    Jun 3, 2020 at 4:21 PM
  5. medoraman replied to the thread 19 then no date to follow wheat cent.

    Teens and 20s dates frequently found this way. Either last 2 dates wore badly, greased filled die, whatever. I bet you I could find a...

    Jun 3, 2020 at 4:14 PM
  6. medoraman liked Kentucky's post in the thread 19 then no date to follow wheat cent.

    Real, but I would only keep it if I found it. Either PMD or a grease filled die. From the picture looks more like damage.

    Jun 3, 2020 at 4:12 PM
  7. medoraman replied to the thread Oldest Coins from North America.

    Oh, humans were very much used in barter trades. One hoe money was equal to one slave according to some research. I didn't include...

    Jun 3, 2020 at 2:18 PM
  8. medoraman replied to the thread Oldest Coins from North America.

    Closest I am aware of are the "Hoe money" of Mexico and Ecuador. It seems Ecuador traded copper with Mexico, and when the Mexican...

    Jun 3, 2020 at 1:25 PM
  9. medoraman replied to the thread There's no crying in coin collecting!.

    I always use a different phrase. Mine is derived from Star Wars: [MEDIA] What I tell everyone is, "there is always another coin". Its...

    Jun 3, 2020 at 1:22 PM
  10. medoraman liked paddyman98's post in the thread There's no crying in coin collecting!.

    Coin collecting, it should be a fun learning experience. Many people that are just starting need to understand so much. Especially if...

    Jun 3, 2020 at 1:18 PM
  11. medoraman replied to the thread Ancient coins of Egypt..

    Wow, yours is spectacular sir, (of course most of yours are). Anyone who knows these issues recognizes how special your and @TIF coins...

    Jun 3, 2020 at 1:04 PM
  12. medoraman liked AncientJoe's post in the thread Ancient coins of Egypt..

    Wow, the detail on your sphinx head is incredible! And I agree: the resemblance to "the" Sphinx is too uncanny to not be the intended...

    Sphinx.jpg Jun 3, 2020 at 1:01 PM
  13. medoraman posted a new thread.

    Great Lighthouse of Alexandria

    One of the Seven Wonders of the world, this amazing structure was estimated over 100 meters tall. It was one of the tallest man-made...

    Pharos.jpg

    Forum: Ancient Coins

    Jun 3, 2020 at 1:01 PM
  14. medoraman attached a file to the thread Ancient coins of Egypt..

    I know its an older thread, but I just won this at CNG. I bought it due to the great details on the reverse, something rarely seen....

    Sphinx.jpg Jun 3, 2020 at 12:25 PM
  15. medoraman replied to the thread Let's go back to 1968.

    Oh course, buying in Today's dollars at 1968 prices always seems like a good deal. However, let's see what else you could have bought:...

    Jun 3, 2020 at 12:02 PM