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  1. Orfew liked rrdenarius's post in the thread New Purchases from the annual Houston Money Show.

    Coin shows are numismatic museums as well as markets. At the GHCC show I saw an excellent owl and took a pic with my phone... so the photo...

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  2. Orfew liked red_spork's post in the thread My first coin of 2019: another anonymous quinarius.

    I think this guide is well written and very valuable. As collectors of ancients, only a subset of our coins have dates and/or mintmarks on...

    Jan 21, 2019 at 1:58 PM
  3. Orfew liked ShannaS's post in the thread Horn Silver or Not.

    The horn silver is so slight on the reverse that it seems silly to even have written it on the slab. Who cares really. The iridescent...

    Jan 21, 2019 at 10:03 AM
  4. Orfew liked TIF's post in the thread The Styrax tree.

    Thanks for another fabulous writeup, Jochen! The triobol is fantastic. Styrax is still an important plant. An alcohol tincture of...

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  5. Orfew liked randygeki's post in the thread "Flyspecking" the coins of Domitian and a new addition.

    Excellent. Here's my 15 officina set from Antioch. Aside from the officina, I see 4 differences (with only 2 RIC #'s); ANZ and ANH are...

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  6. Orfew liked Sulla80's post in the thread "Flyspecking" the coins of Domitian and a new addition.

    Here's another Domitian - particularly bumpy nose, and a different Minerva from those above - shield at side. [ATTACH] Domitian AR Denarius...

    Domitian.jpg Jan 20, 2019 at 9:21 PM
  7. Orfew liked galba68's post in the thread three taverns on via appia.

    Next time in Italy, I'll have to visit this place..Long way from Rome, but.. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tre_Taverne [ATTACH] [ATTACH]...

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  8. Orfew liked Bing's post in the thread "Flyspecking" the coins of Domitian and a new addition.

    Nose differences. I suspect Domitian didn't particularly like his nose. [ATTACH] [ATTACH]

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  9. Orfew replied to the thread "Flyspecking" the coins of Domitian and a new addition.

    What great noses your coins have. Thanks for posting those.

    Jan 20, 2019 at 7:01 PM
  10. Orfew liked Andres2's post in the thread "Flyspecking" the coins of Domitian and a new addition.

    Good info Orfew , I only have a couple of common denarii of Domitianus: [ATTACH] [ATTACH]

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  11. Orfew liked David Atherton's post in the thread "Flyspecking" the coins of Domitian and a new addition.

    Your coin is the work of one particular engraver whose signature mark is that prominent nose. He also worked on Vespasian and Titus'...

    Jan 20, 2019 at 6:58 PM
  12. Orfew replied to the thread "Flyspecking" the coins of Domitian and a new addition.

    Good questions Doug. As for the nose question I have noticed that on the early coins of Domitian the nose are more veristic. The nose seems...

    Jan 20, 2019 at 5:46 PM
  13. Orfew liked Ryro's post in the thread "Flyspecking" the coins of Domitian and a new addition.

    Great Domitians! It's often the little differences that can be the most rewarding. [ATTACH] Domitian 81-96 CE. Denarius, 3.44g. (h)....

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  14. Orfew liked Marsman's post in the thread "Flyspecking" the coins of Domitian and a new addition.

    I made it to the end. Very interesting Orfew ! I went through my Domitian coins to see if I have some of the types you mention in his...

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  15. Orfew liked Finn235's post in the thread Gresham's Law - Underweight Indo Sassanian worn flat.

    @Pellinore this is sadly uncharted territory within Indian numismatics. Maheshwari's Imitations in Continuity is the only book that gives...

    Jan 20, 2019 at 2:41 PM