Thanks @Roman Collector for the extensive write-up! Unfortunately, just when I ID"d the coin, the seller sold it to someone else ... :grumpy:
update: well... I think I found it ;)
This coin is offered by an online seller as part of a large group of coins. I cropped out the other coins (which I have no interest in), and...
@Ryro, your post is as usual very fun to read :)
Strangely enough, Hercules is very underrepresented in my collection, this being the only one:...
The portrait of the OP is a beauty.
ROMAN IMPERIAL, Titus. Denomination: AR denarius, minted: Rome, Italy; 80 AD
Thanks all for the kind words. I've been away from CT for a while because of the COVID crisis. As a resident Internal Medicine in an academic...
Got one of those as well; used to be concave, but was flattened. I need to properly attribute it, but with COVID19, I've been delayed a bit.
The allebroges quinarius is nice as well!
Well done! Looks good.
This one was actually my first ancient coin:[ATTACH]
INDIA, WESTERN KHSATRAPAS, Bhartdaman . Denomination: AR drachm, minted: uncertain mint;...
Not my area of interest, but it does look gilded? The core metal is showing at several places (may be the photo though).
A Julia-Themed thread :)
ROMAN IMPERIAL, Julia Cornelia Salonina. Denomination: AR Antonianus, minted: Lugdunum, current France; AD 257...
Thanks. Indeed: rather complex but certainly interesting!
More or less related question: how do you distinguish between Iberian and Celtibirian coins?
I've owned a few Iberian/Celtiberians, but the...
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