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  1. robinjojo liked singig's post in the thread My $30 sestertius.

    nice coin with sharp details ! do you intend to clean it more ? this is my first one Claudius , AE sestertius. Lyons mint. AD 46-47....

    claudius2 .jpg Oct 25, 2020 at 2:39 AM
  2. robinjojo liked Clavdivs's post in the thread My $30 sestertius.

    Very nice... what accounts for the different photos? Cleaning or just seller VS in hand? Trying to recall - I may be wrong .. but I...

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  3. robinjojo attached a file to the thread My $30 sestertius.

    That's a nice coin for $30. A good acquisition. Sometimes a good coin comes out of a lot of sestertii. Earlier this year I purchased...

    D-Camera Faustina Junior sestertius, eBay lot.1,  8-21-20.jpg D-Camera Faustina Junior sestertius, eBay lot.2,  8-21-20.jpg Oct 25, 2020 at 2:35 AM
  4. robinjojo liked Bradley Trotter's post in the thread My $30 sestertius.

    I bought my first Sestertius a few months ago for roughly the same price you paid @hotwheelsearl. I personally wouldn't mind finding a...

    Marcus Aurelius, Sesterius 178 AD.JPG Marcus Aurelius, Sesterius 178 AD Reverse.JPG Oct 25, 2020 at 1:57 AM
  5. robinjojo liked Marsyas Mike's post in the thread My $30 sestertius.

    Nice sestertius, hotwheelsearl. I am astonished at what nice big portraits you can get for a low price. I think this is my first...

    Julia Mamaea - Sest VENVS VICTRIX Dec 2016 (0).jpg Hadrian - Sest VIRTUS Oct 23 2020 (0).jpg Oct 25, 2020 at 1:54 AM
  6. robinjojo liked hotwheelsearl's post in the thread My $30 sestertius.

    I bought my first "real" sestertius for a bit over $30. I previously had a large, sestertius-sized Vimanacium Gordie, but that didn't...

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  7. robinjojo replied to the thread Double Shekel of Tyre - Thoughts?.

    Welcome to Cointalk. I have my doubts. Your coin is similar to the shekels issued in Phoenicia in the mid 4th century BC, roughly...

    Oct 24, 2020 at 7:23 PM
  8. robinjojo liked Sulla80's post in the thread Greek portraits.

    @Valentinian - great coins & thanks for the references. Here's a cappadocian drachm of Ariarathes V Eusebes whose rule overlapped with...

    Ariarathes V.jpg Oct 24, 2020 at 6:40 PM
  9. robinjojo liked AncientJoe's post in the thread Greek portraits.

    Incidentally I just purchased an upgrade of the type yesterday. Perikles' staters are seen as the first portrait of a king on a coin...

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  10. robinjojo liked Terence Cheesman's post in the thread Greek portraits.

    Some of the Early Greek portraits have real character, Here is an image of a guy you probably would not like to meet on in a dark alley....

    Philetairos1.jpeg Oct 24, 2020 at 6:40 PM
  11. robinjojo liked Roman Collector's post in the thread Greek portraits.

    This 5 litrae coin of Syracuse antedates Philip II and has the queen's name on the reverse. [IMG] Philistis, wife of Hieron II. Greek...

    Oct 24, 2020 at 6:39 PM
  12. robinjojo liked Only a Poor Old Man's post in the thread Greek portraits.

    Alexander the Great aside, I only have one of Dimitrios I Soter. [ATTACH]

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  13. robinjojo liked Roerbakmix's post in the thread Greek portraits.

    [ATTACH] Hieronymous II of Syracuse (215-214 BC)

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  14. robinjojo liked DonnaML's post in the thread Greek portraits.

    I have only two: Egypt, Ptolemaic Kingdom, Ptolemy VI Philometor [“Mother-loving”] (First reign, 180-164 BCE), ca.180-170 BCE,...

    Ptolemy VI tetradrachm jpg version.jpg Detail Antiochos VIII tetradrachm.jpg Oct 24, 2020 at 6:39 PM
  15. robinjojo liked Alegandron's post in the thread Greek portraits.

    PTOLEMY I [IMG] Egypt Ptolemy I Soter Tet Delta bankers marks

    Oct 24, 2020 at 6:39 PM