@DonnaML , I took the liberty and adjusted the tone a bit. Is this better/different?
Just trying to be helpful :-)
I note only one is winged. Curious.
An elephant head and trunk?
Must be my ancient monitor.
@DonnaML, is the obverse really a bit purple?
Spectacular, @Michael Stolt.
I, too, think the horse’s head is tilted slightly toward the viewer.
With the thick deposits, real or fake, I doubt if a correct determination of authenticity can be made….IMHO.
To my old eyes, it looks like a helmeted head of Athena, right, on the obverse and a horse with lowered head, right, as on coins of Larissa, OR a...
An interesting provincial:
Septimius Severus. 193-211 AD. Odessos, Thrace; Æ 27. Obv: ΔΙVΩ CΕΥΗΡΩ ΠΕΙΩ (Divus Severus Pius). His bare...
Size and weight? Metal type?
Roman Provincial. Lucius Verus?
CARIA, Kindya. Circa 500 BC. AR Samian Tetrobol (11mm; 1.86 gm). Obv: Head of Ketos (sea monster) left. Rev: Stellate pattern within...
An almost perfect one sold in Nomos Auction 5 for about CHF 75,000!
A nice coin, that I, for one, would be happy to own.
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