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  1. Orfew liked Marsyas Mike's post in the thread My First Real Slab - Severus Alexander Sestertius in NGC Plastic - VG "Polished".

    Thank you all for such interesting comments and for casting your votes - it was my first Coin Talk poll. I too find grading of...

    Apr 22, 2021 at 10:06 PM
  2. Orfew liked David Atherton's post in the thread AR Cistophoric Tetradrachm - Domitia 'The Empress'.

    What the hell, I'll show off mine too. [ATTACH]Domitia AR Cistophorus Rome mint (for Asia), 82 AD Obv: DOMITIA AVGVSTA; Bust of...

    D847.jpg Apr 22, 2021 at 10:05 PM
  3. Orfew liked benhur767's post in the thread A Triga of Quadrigae.

    A triga is a three-horse chariot, but in this case it's a three-coin thread! A quadriga is a four-horse chariot, although some coins...

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  4. Orfew liked Roman Collector's post in the thread AR Cistophoric Tetradrachm - Domitia 'The Empress'.

    The board moves pretty quickly, so we try to limit our posts to one, or occasionally two, per day so we don't bump our friends' posts to...

    Apr 22, 2021 at 5:44 PM
  5. Orfew liked ambr0zie's post in the thread My First Real Slab - Severus Alexander Sestertius in NGC Plastic - VG "Polished".

    @Marsyas Mike, a very decent sestertius. Enough details remaining to make the coin enjoyable, good colors, good centering, full legends....

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  6. Orfew liked DonnaML's post in the thread My First Real Slab - Severus Alexander Sestertius in NGC Plastic - VG "Polished".

    I think it's a great coin and agree that it's around a Fine, although, like many here, I never think about my ancient coins in terms of...

    Apr 22, 2021 at 5:42 PM
  7. Orfew liked Spaniard's post in the thread My First Real Slab - Severus Alexander Sestertius in NGC Plastic - VG "Polished".

    Hmmm....Reasonably good detail left on the coin....Personally I dont use any kind of grading for ancients except for my own eye...

    Apr 22, 2021 at 5:42 PM
  8. Orfew liked thejewk's post in the thread My First Real Slab - Severus Alexander Sestertius in NGC Plastic - VG "Polished".

    If it's VG, it's the kind of VG I'd be happy to have.

    Apr 22, 2021 at 5:42 PM
  9. Orfew replied to the thread AR Cistophoric Tetradrachm - Domitia 'The Empress'.

    Sorry, my memory is not what it was.

    Apr 22, 2021 at 1:25 PM
  10. Orfew liked Mat's post in the thread AR Cistophoric Tetradrachm - Domitia 'The Empress'.

    Thanks, I'm surprised, it's been posted many times, even in my top 2020 coin thread. :)

    Apr 22, 2021 at 1:24 PM
  11. Orfew replied to the thread My First Real Slab - Severus Alexander Sestertius in NGC Plastic - VG "Polished".

    @Marsyas Mike That is a lovely coin. The grade is immaterial to me. I look at this coin and ask if it has eye appeal. It certainly does....

    Apr 22, 2021 at 1:22 PM
  12. Orfew liked Theodosius's post in the thread My First Real Slab - Severus Alexander Sestertius in NGC Plastic - VG "Polished".

    I think most ancient collectors would give that a grade of Fine. Some maybe with a minus. Whatever the grade it is a very attractive...

    Apr 22, 2021 at 1:20 PM
  13. Orfew liked medoraman's post in the thread My First Real Slab - Severus Alexander Sestertius in NGC Plastic - VG "Polished".

    Its why I refuse to use them. One, they do not guarantee the authenticity of ancient coins, (the one real value I see modern slabs...

    Apr 22, 2021 at 1:19 PM
  14. Orfew liked Marsyas Mike's post in the thread My First Real Slab - Severus Alexander Sestertius in NGC Plastic - VG "Polished".

    Slabs are something I mostly ignore when cruising the depths of eBay - I have nothing against them in general, but they always are...

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  15. Orfew replied to the thread AR Cistophoric Tetradrachm - Domitia 'The Empress'.

    @Mat my friend, I did not realize you had one of these. A very expressive portrait. One of these is on my list.

    Apr 22, 2021 at 1:17 PM