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  1. Parthicus liked dougsmit's post in the thread Just got another ancients fan!.

    $20k Canadian won't buy all that many coins in the big-dog coin market which I assume will appeal most to people with multi-million...

    Oct 21, 2019 at 7:09 PM
  2. Parthicus liked ancient coin hunter's post in the thread Money and Prices in the Papyri, Ptolemaic Period.

    Here is an excellent paper that summarizes the relationship between the coinage of the Ptolemies and in-kind payments and rents. It is...

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  3. Parthicus liked Pellinore's post in the thread A new avenue of collecting: China!.

    And also thanks to you, @TypeCoin971793, for your help. You know how to bestow enthusiasm. Thanks for the biscuit clarification....

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  4. Parthicus liked Pellinore's post in the thread A new avenue of collecting: China!.

    Thanks for your extensive contribution, @AnYangMan . Yes, we talked, not only about Chinese coins, I think the internet-based...

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  5. Parthicus liked TypeCoin971793's post in the thread A new avenue of collecting: China!.

    Very nice pickups! You can never go wrong with cheap, genuine ancient Chinese cash! Based on style and nature alone, these were almost...

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  6. Parthicus liked AnYangMan's post in the thread A new avenue of collecting: China!.

    It was very nice meeting you here, @Pellinore ! We had a lovely talk during lunch and it was a pleasure conversing with you. I was...

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  7. Parthicus liked Parthicus Maximus's post in the thread Glanum the lost and recovered ancient city.

    Glanum Last summer I was in the South of France. We had a good time and visited some interesting Ancient sites. Although I thought about...

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  8. Parthicus liked dadams's post in the thread A new avenue of collecting: China!.

    I'm far from knowing much about ancient Chinese coins and such but I do enjoy them - they are all quite interesting, fun to learn about,...

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  9. Parthicus replied to the thread A new avenue of collecting: China!.

    True, but the research is often the most fun part! There are a lot of resources out there on Chinese coins, and many of them are good,...

    Oct 20, 2019 at 7:18 PM
  10. Parthicus liked Al Kowsky's post in the thread Have a Laugh.

    Yesterday I stumbled on one of my early mistakes, and a very embarrassing one I might add :shame:! At the age of 17 (54 years ago), I...

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  11. Parthicus liked Sulla80's post in the thread Caracalla tetradrachm from the Prieur Collection- The meanest face in the Empire.

    @Shea19 - interesting coins to see side by side - I can see why you like the pairing. I don't have an angry or scowling Caracalla -...

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  12. Parthicus liked Alegandron's post in the thread Caracalla tetradrachm from the Prieur Collection- The meanest face in the Empire.

    Yeah, he is P.O.’d... CARACALLA [IMG] RI Caracalla 198-217 AR Denarius MONETA

    Oct 20, 2019 at 6:58 PM
  13. Parthicus liked Al Kowsky's post in the thread Caracalla tetradrachm from the Prieur Collection- The meanest face in the Empire.

    Shea19, That's a nasty looking scowl on Caracalla's face :nailbiting:! The recent Caracalla Tet I acquired doesn't look nearly as mean,...

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  14. Parthicus liked Spaniard's post in the thread Caracalla tetradrachm from the Prieur Collection- The meanest face in the Empire.

    @Shea19 ...Great portrait!...Even the eagle looks scared! Here's my one and only..[ATTACH] Caracalla. AD 198-217. AR Denarius (3,48g)....

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  15. Parthicus liked Roman Collector's post in the thread Caracalla tetradrachm from the Prieur Collection- The meanest face in the Empire.

    I love it, @Shea19 !! He really looks like a thug in that portrait! This is the meanest portrait of him that I can find among the...

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