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  1. PeteB liked Orfew's post in the thread Best Storage for Valuable Ancients.

    I agree Donna. I buy the coins because I enjoy them. What is the use of buying them and then hiding them? I do not buy for investment...

    Mar 2, 2021 at 8:13 PM
  2. PeteB liked panzerman's post in the thread Best Storage for Valuable Ancients.

    I agree with Donna, we cannot live in fear. I love looking at my stuff. We have good alarm security system/ Rottie/ and the firepower...

    Mar 2, 2021 at 8:12 PM
  3. PeteB liked DonnaML's post in the thread Best Storage for Valuable Ancients.

    I don't want to jinx myself, but I very strongly disagree. For me, the entire purpose of buying ancient coins is to be able to see and...

    Mar 2, 2021 at 8:12 PM
  4. PeteB liked tibor's post in the thread Best Storage for Valuable Ancients.

    As you say, your ancients are valuable. Take pictures, load them on your computer. Put the coins into a safe deposit box. Don't leave...

    Mar 2, 2021 at 8:10 PM
  5. PeteB liked kirispupis's post in the thread Just started in ancient coins.

    Hello everyone! Years ago, I visited Petra in Jordan and was excited to buy some (fake) ancient coins. Since then, I've been admiring...

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  6. PeteB liked Al Kowsky's post in the thread Lions and snakes, oh my!.

    Voulgar. I enjoyed your well researched article :happy:! Both of these coins have fascinating iconography & your sharp eye did a great...

    Triton X,74000886 image.jpg 77001068, Triton XI, Lot1068.jpg CNG 464, lot 12.jpg Mar 2, 2021 at 12:36 PM
  7. PeteB liked Voulgaroktonou's post in the thread Lions and snakes, oh my!.

    As I rummaged through a seldom-visited box of coins at the bank the other day I ran across two old friends with whom I had not spent...

    Lion and Snake Theodosius.jpg Lion and Snake Valentinian.jpg Lion and Snake bis.jpg Jesus 1.jpg Mar 2, 2021 at 12:36 PM
  8. PeteB liked Volodya's post in the thread A very rare coin of Titus.

    Here's one I never honestly expected to own. Crawford 457/1, struck for Julius Caesar by A. Allienus in Sicily in 47 BC. Quite scarce...

    457.1.jpg Mar 1, 2021 at 1:38 PM
  9. PeteB liked Jay GT4's post in the thread A very rare coin of Titus.

    I know how disappointed you were when you thought you lost it. How quickly things can change! It's a fantastic coin and it may have...

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  10. PeteB liked Orfew's post in the thread A very rare coin of Titus.

    Now here is one I never thought I would get a chance to own. I only know of a few others one is in the Paris Museum and one is in the...

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  11. PeteB liked DonnaML's post in the thread Apollo rainman.

    I'm not used to seeing Apollo with short hair, but here he is, on a coin I just bought and haven't shown before: Macedon, Philip II...

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  12. PeteB liked Andres2's post in the thread Apollo rainman.

    Just bought this coin with an interesting greek cart: [ATTACH] 2 pics of carts for daily use: [ATTACH] [ATTACH] When a Krater was...

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  13. PeteB liked ambr0zie's post in the thread Marcus Aurelius Consecration denarius- the end of an era.

    I remembered this thread from last year and since I try to add coins with "uncommon" reverses, the wedding cake was on top of the list....

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  14. PeteB liked Herodotus's post in the thread The Labyrinth of Knossos: Get lost! In the house of the double axe/ Maybe I'm amazed.

    Cool type! For obvious reasons. To snag it @ opening bid is even more sweet. Congrats! Heres’ a pic of a nice little restaurant I...

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  15. PeteB liked AncientJoe's post in the thread The Labyrinth of Knossos: Get lost! In the house of the double axe/ Maybe I'm amazed.

    I've always loved the coinage of Knossos and my stater is one of my favorite coins: [ATTACH] I was fortunate to be able to visit...

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