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  1. PeteB liked hotwheelsearl's post in the thread An impulse purchase of a bucket list reverse - Three Graces.

    That is a MASSIVE coin at 37mm. Amazing. My own little guy is just 25mm, but I love the color and the quality, though the off-center...

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  2. PeteB liked Ryro's post in the thread An impulse purchase of a bucket list reverse - Three Graces.

    Oh snap! I almost bid on that my friend:nailbiting: It looks like we'll have to chat about auctions other than what we're going for in...

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  3. PeteB liked ambr0zie's post in the thread An impulse purchase of a bucket list reverse - Three Graces.

    Hello ladies and gentlemen, I was looking at an auction today and managed to get 4 coins, I consider all of them good additions...

    May 14, 2022 at 4:19 PM
  4. PeteB liked DonnaML's post in the thread When normal is strange:A rare oddity of Germanicus and Drusus made all the more odd by being normal.

    Thanks for the great write-up and interesting coin, @Ryro. You omitted to mention that Antonia -- specifically, Antonia Minor, younger...

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  5. PeteB liked Dafydd's post in the thread When normal is strange:A rare oddity of Germanicus and Drusus made all the more odd by being normal.

    Great OP ! I was incited to find something because I like the Strange Days track. Here is a Germanicus that I intended to post sometime...

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  6. PeteB liked Ryro's post in the thread When normal is strange:A rare oddity of Germanicus and Drusus made all the more odd by being normal.

    You are traveling through another dimension of coinage, a dimension not only of sight and sound but of weird countermarks. A journey...

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  7. PeteB liked DonnaML's post in the thread Antiquities Auction of Museum Collection on Tue. May 10.

    I agree that the estimates are very optimistic, but I don't think that the minimum bids are unreasonable. Compare the minimum bids for...

    May 9, 2022
  8. PeteB liked Al Kowsky's post in the thread Antiquities Auction of Museum Collection on Tue. May 10.

    Donna, despite the impressive provenance of this collection I thought the estimates were very high, & only two objects have received...

    May 9, 2022
  9. PeteB liked DonnaML's post in the thread Antiquities Auction of Museum Collection on Tue. May 10.

    For anyone interested who has money to spare, I believe there's still time to register. See the catalog at...

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  10. PeteB liked Ryan McVay's post in the thread Pays to research.

    Recently I purchased a little scruffy looking coin that I thought was Men but I couldn't find it anywhere. So I decided to look at the...

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  11. PeteB liked cmezner's post in the thread Gelon of Gela, Sicily, Tyrant of Syracuse: My new most beautiful coin, according to RC (he's right).

    @Ryro that is indeed a most beautiful Tetradrachm in your collection. Excellent choice, congrats:) On mine, Arethusa has short hair: AR...

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  12. PeteB liked Severus Alexander's post in the thread Gelon of Gela, Sicily, Tyrant of Syracuse: My new most beautiful coin, according to RC (he's right).

    Spectacular acquisition, @Ryro!! Super congrats!! I have the Hieron I version. The rare "headless horses" issue. ;) [ATTACH]

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  13. PeteB liked Alegandron's post in the thread Gelon of Gela, Sicily, Tyrant of Syracuse: My new most beautiful coin, according to RC (he's right).

    Syracuse Bull-Dolphin [IMG] Sicily Syracuse 317-289 BC AE 23 Hemilitron Agathokles Kore Bull Dolphin Left

    May 9, 2022
  14. PeteB liked robinjojo's post in the thread Gelon of Gela, Sicily, Tyrant of Syracuse: My new most beautiful coin, according to RC (he's right).

    That's a really nice coin, very high grade. I like your other Syracusan coins as well! Those are two standout coins that I never tire...

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  15. PeteB liked happy_collector's post in the thread Gelon of Gela, Sicily, Tyrant of Syracuse: My new most beautiful coin, according to RC (he's right).

    Great addition, @Ryro. The tetradrachm will surely be a centerpiece in your collection. Here is a Syracuse tetradrachm I picked up last...

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