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  1. ominus1 liked Julius Germanicus's post in the thread The Metallurgy of the Dupondius.

    As we can see from unpatinated specimens, Dupondii and Sestertii were struck in yellow orichalcum until the reign of Antoninus Pius and...

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  2. ominus1 liked zumbly's post in the thread The Metallurgy of the Dupondius.

    Dupondius of Vespasian [ATTACH] Sestertius of Hadrian [ATTACH] The topic thread highlights the dupondius, but it may be worth...

    Vespasian Dupondius new.jpg Hadrian - Sestertius Hilaritas 1114.jpg Pontos Amisos - AE28 Headless Medusa 2263.jpg Oct 21, 2019 at 1:14 PM
  3. ominus1 liked octavius's post in the thread The Metallurgy of the Dupondius.

    I think the current color or patina of most of these dupondii is more dependent on the soil or medium in which they have been buried....

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  4. ominus1 liked Alegandron's post in the thread Kios (Cius) AR Hemidrachm with Iridescent Toning.

    I believe this is the only Kios that I have. I got it because it features Mithra. [IMG] Bithynia Kios 250 BCE AE11 1.06g Obv: Laureate...

    Oct 21, 2019 at 12:47 AM
  5. ominus1 liked ancient coin hunter's post in the thread The Metallurgy of the Dupondius.

    Here is an interesting link on Orichalcum: http://numismatics.org/digitallibrary/ark:/53695/nnan11063

    Oct 20, 2019 at 11:44 PM
  6. ominus1 liked Spaniard's post in the thread The Consecration of Faustina II.

    Great mix of coins @Roman Collector I really like that veiled sestertius! Like Alegandron I only have one from the earlier...

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  7. ominus1 liked Alegandron's post in the thread The Consecration of Faustina II.

    Wow! Great arrangement of coins, @Roman Collector ! Fun to see them all... I only have ONE: [ATTACH] RI Faustina Jr 161-175 CE Ar...

    RI Faustina Jr 161-175 CE Ar Denarius m Marcus Aurelius 17.1mm 3g.jpg Oct 20, 2019 at 9:12 PM
  8. ominus1 liked Roman Collector's post in the thread The Consecration of Faustina II.

    Let's see your posthumous issues of Faustina II or anything you feel is relevant! Upon her death in the winter of AD 175-176, the...

    Faustina Jr CONSECRATIO funeral pyre sestertius Timeline.jpg Faustina Jr CONSECRATIO flying peacock sestertius.jpg Faustina Jr AETERNITAS standing sestertius 2.jpg Faustina Jr CONSECRATIO Pietas denarius.jpg Faustina Jr SIDERIBVS RECEPTA Sestertius.jpg Faustina Jr CONSECRATIO altar sestertius.jpg Faustina Jr CONSECRATIO Peacock denarius.jpg Oct 20, 2019 at 9:12 PM
  9. ominus1 liked Alegandron's post in the thread Are there any RD Roman Coins left?.

    [IMG] [IMG] Roman Republic Aes Grave Anon 280-276 BCE Triens 46mm 90.3g 9.3mm thick Thunderbolt -Dolphin Rome mint Crawford 14-3 T...

    Oct 20, 2019 at 9:10 PM
  10. ominus1 liked Orielensis's post in the thread Are there any RD Roman Coins left?.

    This depends on what you mean by "red." 1. If you are asking for a red patina, yes, these exist but are less common than, for example,...

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  11. ominus1 replied to the thread Kios (Cius) AR Hemidrachm with Iridescent Toning.

    beautiful Bing...both coin and mosaic :)

    Oct 20, 2019 at 9:08 PM
  12. ominus1 liked Bing's post in the thread Kios (Cius) AR Hemidrachm with Iridescent Toning.

    There was a myth that Hylas, one of the companions of Heracles on the voyage to Colchis, was carried off by the nymphs when he went to...

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  13. ominus1 replied to the thread The Metallurgy of the Dupondius.

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    Oct 20, 2019 at 9:05 PM
  14. ominus1 liked kevin McGonigal's post in the thread The Metallurgy of the Dupondius.

    Et ego, "haec taberna est nunc clausa".

    Oct 20, 2019 at 9:05 PM
  15. ominus1 liked Alegandron's post in the thread The Metallurgy of the Dupondius.

    Cool. I like Orichalcum... [ATTACH] RI Augustus oak crown Agrippa rostral crown L AE Dupondius 26mm 12.6g 10-14CE Nemausus chained...

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