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  1. Orfew replied to the thread 3 bargain basement pickups and one of them is not a Flavian.

    I love that Trajan. Such an interesting type. Thanks for posting yours.

    Aug 4, 2020 at 10:52 PM
  2. Orfew liked Alegandron's post in the thread Landed another whale!.

    Great coin, @Orfew ! Another super catch. Since I do not have a Captive coin, I will take a different tack. These are kinfolk of my...

    Aug 4, 2020 at 10:28 PM
  3. Orfew liked Ocatarinetabellatchitchix's post in the thread Landed another whale!.

    I don't have a Ivdea Capta to share, but I would just like to point out that this month of August is the 1950th anniversary of the...

    Aug 4, 2020 at 10:10 PM
  4. Orfew liked PeteB's post in the thread Landed another whale!.

    Orfew: Much rarer than the "usual" type below! Nice catch! [ATTACH] Vespasian. 69-79 AD. AR Denarius (19x17mm; 3.35 gm; 6h). "Judaea...

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  5. Orfew liked furryfrog02's post in the thread Landed another whale!.

    Very nice! If you keep landing all these whales there won't be any left in the ocean! :P I've shared this coin before but I really like...

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  6. Orfew attached a file to the thread An Unassuming Mystery Coin.

    I admit quite readily David that this one flew by me as well. That is a very nice catch and a just reward for the study you have...

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  7. Orfew posted a new thread.

    Landed another whale!

    While not excessively rare, this type is in high demand for the Ivdea Capta reference. I drooled over this one for a few weeks before I...

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    Forum: Ancient Coins

    Aug 4, 2020 at 9:14 PM
  8. Orfew liked bill shay's post in the thread R.I.P., John Pett.

    While I didn't know John Pett personally, I bought coins from him for many years. He was polite, friendly and honest, thus it was...

    Aug 4, 2020 at 8:56 PM
  9. Orfew liked Gavin Richardson's post in the thread R.I.P., John Pett.

    A great line from his obit: "He would help others with his opinion but he never claimed it was the ultimate truth – despite the fact...

    Aug 4, 2020 at 8:56 PM
  10. Orfew replied to the thread acsearch Premium vs. Coin Archives Pro.

    Now that sounds like a lot of fun! The only problem is I might never exit the library. LOL.

    Aug 4, 2020 at 12:14 PM
  11. Orfew liked ab initio's post in the thread acsearch Premium vs. Coin Archives Pro.

    For that you need a real library. Come over to Athens and visit the BCD library. No need to wear a protective mask, you will be all...

    Aug 4, 2020 at 12:13 PM
  12. Orfew liked jamesicus's post in the thread The Good Ole Days.

    The rough equivalent of 1pound sterling ($2.50) in 1946/1947 England just after the end of WWII would buy you a nice Julio-Claudian As...

    Aug 4, 2020 at 8:18 AM
  13. Orfew liked Ryro's post in the thread The Good Ole Days.

    Wonderful story on a beautiful coin! Here is my much more humble version, from the same time, minted under the founder of the modern...

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  14. Orfew liked Al Kowsky's post in the thread The Good Ole Days.

    Over the weekend I was able to locate the 1st Republican denarius I bought in 1966 at a coin show in Rochester, NY, for $15.00, pictured...

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  15. Orfew liked zumbly's post in the thread acsearch Premium vs. Coin Archives Pro.

    When acsearch went Premium, for a good long while I resisted paying for what had previously been given free. I made do with CNG's sale...

    Aug 4, 2020 at 12:29 AM