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  1. Parthicus liked gogili1977's post in the thread My top 10 ancient coins of 2019.

    In 2019, mostly I was buying late roman and provincial bronze coins and little silver coins. Also, I enjoyed reading the various...

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  2. Parthicus liked Jwt708's post in the thread Arsakes XVI and the Third Mithridatic War.

    I know so little about these rulers and the kingdoms... I have two Parthian coins I really purchased because I didn't have any and I...

    Dec 7, 2019 at 1:39 AM
  3. Parthicus liked Bob L.'s post in the thread Arsakes XVI and the Third Mithridatic War.

    Great portrait and toning on that coin, Sulla80. To add to the confusion, Sellwood himself originally (meaning in the first edition of...

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  4. Parthicus liked dougsmit's post in the thread Arsakes XVI and the Third Mithridatic War.

    I think this sums up why I can not get into collecting these seriously. I can deal with not knowing which coins were issued by which...

    Dec 7, 2019 at 1:38 AM
  5. Parthicus liked Sulla80's post in the thread Arsakes XVI and the Third Mithridatic War.

    [ATTACH] This coin, 30.16, which Sellwood assigned to an Unknown King (II), as Shore 134 maps to Orodes I, in Sear maps to Gotares I,...

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  6. Parthicus replied to the thread Old coin.

    It's a late Roman Empire bronze coin of either Constantine the Great (307-337) or one of his three sons (who were confusingly named...

    Dec 7, 2019 at 1:32 AM
  7. Parthicus liked zumbly's post in the thread Scythian Poseidon Coins.

    I’ve always loved that scene from Jason and the Argonauts... and now really feel like watching the show again. Oh, and that Maues is...

    Dec 6, 2019 at 6:42 PM
  8. Parthicus liked Clavdivs's post in the thread 2019 - Year in Review and Top 8.

    2019 was an interesting year to say the least. This was only my second year as an Ancient Coin Collector (or collector of anything) so I...

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  9. Parthicus liked Yorkshire's post in the thread First year collecting top 10 + a new coin.

    Well I think I've done fairly well for the first year on a budget as well. I set a goal at the start to get a coin of Alexander the...

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  10. Parthicus replied to the thread Parthicus presents: Top 10 of 2019.

    As I mentioned, three of the coins are too new for me to have done full write-ups, but I have previously posted full write=ups for the...

    Dec 5, 2019 at 10:44 PM
  11. Parthicus replied to the thread Scythian Poseidon Coins.

    Very interesting, thanks for the info. Reminder to self: Gods can do more than one thing.

    Dec 5, 2019 at 9:40 PM
  12. Parthicus liked Mat's post in the thread Latest pick-up, my first Tet.

    A wonderful pick up. Here is my reclining Nilus. [img] Hadrian (117 - 138 A.D.) Egypt, Alexandria Billon Tetradrachm O: ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ ΤΡΑΙ...

    Dec 5, 2019 at 7:28 PM
  13. Parthicus liked Spaniard's post in the thread Latest pick-up, my first Tet.

    I've always admired the Tetradrachms and Drachms of Alexandria.....So it had to happen eventually that I would fall for one. This one...

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  14. Parthicus replied to the thread Scythian Poseidon Coins.

    Very nice coins! But they raise a question (at least in my mind). The Indo-Scythians, as I understand it, lived pretty far away from...

    Dec 5, 2019 at 7:23 PM
  15. Parthicus liked Orielensis's post in the thread Orielensis' Top 10 of 2019.

    It seems to be that time of year, so here are my top ten of 2019 in chronological order. Since I personally always like to hear why...

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