Very nice coins and an auspicious start to 2021 for you.
This is the most recent example of a coin with a "find" patina. In reality most coins...
Very nice style and centering.
Several years ago there was an auction or sale in the US of some of Grace Kelly's possessions from her estate, mostly clothing as I...
Thank for the link.
I will see what documentation they may have.
Nice coins and writeup.
Given the linear nature of the lines or grooves, on both sides, perhaps damaged, worn dies were used? There's also some corrosion present.
Proof-like with contrasting surfaces, no question.
Back in the early 80s when I was making my conversion from US coinage to world and ancients, more the former than the latter at the time, I used...
This dative type might be a little more available.
Here's a third example from MA Shops that apparently very recently was sold:
I think that is generally the case. My experience with sea salvaged coins is that the degree of oxidation, the way the coin reacts to the...
Today I thought I would add a silver coin to this thread.
It is an Egyptian tetradrachm of Ptolemy I Soter.
Burial has given this coin a very...
This is my best silver-washed LRB, follis of Maximianus, Siscia Mint, 286-310 AD:
I don't venture into Indo Scythian coinage, except to pick the occasional coin that interests me.
Here is one that came from...
That's a very nice, well centered and struck coin.
I've seen this type in all sorts of levels in quality, and with prices and estimates all...
That's a beauty!
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