Roman Collector's Recent Activity

  1. Roman Collector liked dougsmit's post in the thread OTD: 197 CE Septimius pulls a double cross out from under that beard of his.

    Braids, no. I am not all that into combs, styling, wax etc. either. Perhaps I am not a fashionista?

    Feb 19, 2019 at 7:19 PM
  2. Roman Collector liked dougsmit's post in the thread OTD: 197 CE Septimius pulls a double cross out from under that beard of his.

    My Pescennius hoard (all three) have been shown here recently but There are many early portraits of Septimius from the early period that...

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  3. Roman Collector liked TIF's post in the thread OTD: 197 CE Septimius pulls a double cross out from under that beard of his.

    This Virgin Islander seems to have been influenced by ol' Seppy: [ATTACH] I don't remember his name but I think he is a VI senator, or...

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  4. Roman Collector liked TIF's post in the thread Lions and tigers and panthers, oh my!.

    Lions and tigers and bears, oh my! [IMG] My first lion, from an early Gitbud-Naumann auction. The lion is very realistic, more so than...

    Feb 19, 2019 at 7:18 PM
  5. Roman Collector liked dougsmit's post in the thread Lions and tigers and panthers, oh my!.

    Another lion special to me is this AE4 of Leo I. [ATTACH] I have always been attracted to lion coins and have more than you want to...

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  6. Roman Collector liked dougsmit's post in the thread Lions and tigers and panthers, oh my!.

    Just looking at this AE coin of Chach, Tarnavch (late 7th-early 8th cent. AD), the obverse would seem to show a lion but the animal more...

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  7. Roman Collector liked Jochen's post in the thread Lions and tigers and panthers, oh my!.

    Thanks!

    Feb 19, 2019 at 5:53 PM
  8. Roman Collector liked TIF's post in the thread Marc Antony and Octavia.

    Excellent coins, everyone! @Jay GT4... what a marvelous summary of Juba II! Now I badly want a coin of his :).

    Feb 19, 2019 at 4:33 PM
  9. Roman Collector liked arizonarobin's post in the thread Marc Antony and Octavia.

    What a great read and Thread. Here are my two from this ancestry! [IMG] Poppaea, Nero Tetradrachm; 12.6gm;25mm POPPAIA SEBASTH Draped...

    Feb 19, 2019 at 4:33 PM
  10. Roman Collector replied to the thread Lions and tigers and panthers, oh my!.

    It's not a bear; bears have short, stubby tails. While it could be a tiger, I think it's a lioness stalking prey while in a crouching...

    Feb 19, 2019 at 4:28 PM
  11. Roman Collector liked TIF's post in the thread The Onion strikes again ;).

    U.S. Mint Introduces New Double-Stuf Quarters [IMG] https://www.theonion.com/u-s-mint-introduces-new-double-stuf-quarters-1819592058

    Feb 19, 2019 at 4:14 PM
  12. Roman Collector attached a file to the thread Murder She Collected: Numismatics in Crime Fiction.

    Caveat Emptor is one in a series of whodunnits by Ruth Downie set in the Roman Empire. Coins play a large role in this crime fiction novel:...

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  13. Roman Collector liked Ocatarinetabellatchitchix's post in the thread A Souvenir From the Colosseum?.

    I read an interesting paper by Mika Rissanen. He wrote : “The treatment given to wolves differed from the treatment meted out to other...

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  14. Roman Collector liked Neal's post in the thread A Souvenir From the Colosseum?.

    My coin is a dog when it comes to condition, but the animal is a hippo from Alexandria under Claudius, AD41-42. Bronze, 25 mm.[ATTACH]...

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  15. Roman Collector liked Gary R. Wilson's post in the thread A Souvenir From the Colosseum?.

    Here's a Titus denarius from 80 AD. It is a somewhat common coin but very popular due to the opening of the Colosseum reference. [ATTACH]...

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