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  1. PeteB attached a file to the thread Greek Bronze from Klazomenai.

    [ATTACH] IONIA, Klazomenai. Mid-late 4th century BC. Æ (10mm, 1.36 gm, 12h). Obv: Helmeted head of Athena right. Rev: ΚΛΑ, head of Ram,...

    Klazomenai.jpg Oct 19, 2020 at 10:39 PM
  2. PeteB liked Victor_Clark's post in the thread Constantine collects troops to fight Maxentius.

    This wavy line with dots is actually a fairly common design element on LRB's. Below are a few examples-- on the base of the campgate...

    _nicomedia_RIC_vII_158_S_2.jpg 55b.jpeg Constans FTR galley Antioch.jpg Constans Thessalonica 201.jpg VRBS Trier 561 1.9gm.JPG Crispus Trier.jpg Oct 19, 2020 at 8:18 PM
  3. PeteB liked dougsmit's post in the thread Mail call!.

    At your age, budget problems have a way of correcting themselves. Losing interest and stopping the search for knowledge will not. Some...

    Oct 19, 2020 at 12:10 PM
  4. PeteB liked TIF's post in the thread Greek Bronze from Klazomenai.

    I have a couple of tiny bronzes from Klazomenai which I also could not find. I looked through Imhoof and other public domain resources....

    Oct 19, 2020 at 12:05 PM
  5. PeteB liked Cicero12's post in the thread The Coin I Have Owned the Longest.

    [IMG] Obverse: HADRIANUS AUGUSTUS, laureate head of Hadrian right Reverse: COS III, Hadrian on horseback right,...

    Oct 18, 2020 at 9:17 PM
  6. PeteB liked Terence Cheesman's post in the thread Out of the ashes: Philip V and Perseus! The second greatest Philip and Perseus from ancient Greece.

    Philip V Ar stater 197-179 BC Obv Head right diademed Rv. Club within oak wreath HGC 1059 8.37 grms 22 mm[ATTACH]

    philipV-3.JPG Oct 18, 2020 at 12:03 AM
  7. PeteB liked Ryro's post in the thread Out of the ashes: Philip V and Perseus! The second greatest Philip and Perseus from ancient Greece.

    The Diadochi had splintered Alexander the great's empire 10 ways from Tuesday by the time Philip V [ATTACH] exploded onto the scene...

    16029537564965600288625232255314-removebg-preview.png upload_2020-10-17_11-9-7.png IMG_4212.jpg 56408587_2602744999798392_4448096198795984896_o-483x1024.jpg sevt-s.jpg tenor-19.gif 20190615_205950_271FB41D-CF08-48C7-B9AE-DA7992478FD9-3216-000003D03A1589AE.png Oct 17, 2020 at 8:25 PM
  8. PeteB replied to the thread Maximinus Daia - MARTI CONSERVATORI.

    Hotwheels, good idea! Let us know.

    Oct 16, 2020 at 7:57 PM
  9. PeteB liked maridvnvm's post in the thread Piavvonius Victorinus.

    I don't focus on the Gallic empire but I do dabble occasionally when I see something that I think is relatively interesting. I saw this...

    Oct 16, 2020 at 6:52 PM
  10. PeteB replied to the thread Maximinus Daia - MARTI CONSERVATORI.

    Hot wheels, have you tried sodium thiosulphate on copper/ bronze coins? I have tried it on silver, but not copper.

    Oct 16, 2020 at 6:47 PM
  11. PeteB liked zumbly's post in the thread Anyone have any THREEs? Ancient 3-Unit Denominations.

    [ATTACH]THESSALY, Pharsalos AE Trichalkon. 8.65g, 22.1mm. THESSALY, Pharsalos, 3rd century BC. HGC 4, 650 (R1); BCD Thessaly II 672.4....

    THESSALY Pharsalos - AE Trichalkon 3 figures ex BCD 3463.jpg Hadrian Cilicia Aegeae ex Prieur 4410318.jpg Oct 16, 2020 at 12:44 PM
  12. PeteB liked dougsmit's post in the thread Anyone have any THREEs? Ancient 3-Unit Denominations.

    I disagree here. A trias is 1/3 of the unit so that would be four onkia. Three onkia would be a tetras. Similarly, in Rome, the four...

    Oct 16, 2020 at 12:43 PM
  13. PeteB liked seth77's post in the thread Should I keep this deal (spanish shipwreck?).

    If they were advertised as "Spanish shipwreck" coins then it is false advertising. Another reason to get your money back.

    Oct 16, 2020 at 12:41 PM
  14. PeteB liked Obone's post in the thread Denarius ID Help.

    Hi Fellow CTers, I recently picked up a lot of early Roman Imperatorial denarii, as discussed here With this lot came some really nice...

    Octavian Denarius.png Oct 15, 2020 at 7:52 PM
  15. PeteB liked AncientJoe's post in the thread Anyone have any THREEs? Ancient 3-Unit Denominations.

    Here is a trihemistater (1.5 staters): [ATTACH] A cistophorus (three denarii): [ATTACH] And a trite for the opposite side of the...

    Trihemistater.jpg SphinxCistophorus.jpg StriatedTrite.jpg Oct 15, 2020 at 7:51 PM