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  1. ominus1 liked Collect89's post in the thread Mylasa (?) Lion Forepart on Chuky XF Archaic Stater.

    Wow. Thank you for providing the Heritage link before I searched for it. I bought the coin from the dealer that purchased the coin from...

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  2. ominus1 liked Bing's post in the thread Mylasa (?) Lion Forepart on Chuky XF Archaic Stater.

    [ATTACH] MYLASA, CARIA AR Tetartemorion OBVERSE: Lion's head left with reversed foreleg below REVERSE: Lion's scalp facing, flanked by...

    MYLASA, CARIA.jpg Feb 20, 2019 at 8:38 PM
  3. ominus1 liked Collect89's post in the thread Mylasa (?) Lion Forepart on Chuky XF Archaic Stater.

    Went hunting with ANoob at the Cromwell coin show this last weekend. This lion reared it’s head & I very quickly pulled the trigger. I...

    Caria Mylasa Lion Stater Obv.jpg Caria Mylasa Lion Stater Rev.jpg IMG_5399.jpg Feb 20, 2019 at 8:38 PM
  4. ominus1 liked pprp's post in the thread Mausoleum.

    @Valentinian: very nice! I love Apollo's high relief portrait in this series, hope I get one some day...For the time being I only have one...

    hecatomn.jpg Feb 20, 2019 at 8:36 PM
  5. ominus1 liked Justin Lee's post in the thread Mausoleum.

    I didn't realize the connection. Very cool. I don't have a tetradrachm, and no longer have this drachm, but was its caretaker for a short...

    CollageMaker_20180917_202124760.jpg Feb 20, 2019 at 2:35 PM
  6. ominus1 replied to the thread Mausoleum.

    very kool coin and info! :)

    Feb 20, 2019 at 1:07 PM
  7. ominus1 liked Valentinian's post in the thread Mausoleum.

    [ATTACH] Drachm. 14 mm. 3.70 grams. Persian Satrap of Caria, Mausolos, 373-353 BC. Apollo 3/4 facing right. Zeus Labraundos standing right...

    CariaMaussollos1915.jpg Maussollo.jpg Feb 20, 2019 at 1:05 PM
  8. ominus1 liked Al Kowsky's post in the thread OTD: 197 CE Septimius pulls a double cross out from under that beard of his.

    Ryro, Over the years I've been able to snag a few fine portrait coins of Septimius Severus. One of my favorites is pictured below, a Tet...

    Sept. Severus 4 drachma (2).jpg Sept. Severus 4 drachma (3).jpg Feb 20, 2019 at 1:03 PM
  9. ominus1 liked rrdenarius's post in the thread Bronze Barrel Shaped Weight with I B from Cyprus!.

    Rome based their monetary system on the As, or Roman pound. The As was divided into twelfths called VNCIA. Note Latin did not have the...

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  10. ominus1 liked Hookman's post in the thread Bronze Barrel Shaped Weight with I B from Cyprus!.

    Have ounces changed over the years? A Troy ounce is 31.103... grams, whereas an Avoirdupois ounce, the one we use everyday in the U.S., is...

    Feb 20, 2019 at 11:18 AM
  11. ominus1 liked rrdenarius's post in the thread Bronze Barrel Shaped Weight with I B from Cyprus!.

    A scale weight arrived today from an interesting selling country: Cyprus. The price was modest, so I was not too worried about it being...

    half uncia IB 2.jpg half uncia IB 3.jpg DSCN2585.JPG DSCN2588.JPG DSCN2589.JPG DSCN2590.JPG DSCN2591.JPG Feb 20, 2019 at 11:18 AM
  12. ominus1 liked Alegandron's post in the thread Love holed coins.

    This is the Ancients Forum. Your coins / tokens should be posted in the modern coins section. Ancient Coins and relics are considered...

    Feb 20, 2019 at 11:17 AM
  13. ominus1 liked Alegandron's post in the thread Love holed coins.

    HOLES [ATTACH] China ANCIENT Cowrie Currency - Shang Dynasty 1750-1150 BCE BONE 2 holes 20mm Hartill 1-2v Coole 51-66 2 Holes for...

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  14. ominus1 liked Mat's post in the thread Love holed coins.

    Possibly holed in history as a "Touch Piece", AKA a Good Luck Charm. [img] Edward VI (1547 - 1553 A.D.) AR Shilling O: (tun) ЄDWΛRD’· VI...

    Feb 20, 2019 at 11:16 AM
  15. ominus1 liked Justin Lee's post in the thread Love holed coins.

    Very cool! Yea I find it fun to imagine what the hole was for... Was the coin displayed in someone's home long ago? For how long? Did they...

    CollageMaker_20190115_070708963.jpg Feb 20, 2019 at 11:16 AM