Roman Collector's Recent Activity

  1. Roman Collector liked Al Kowsky's post in the thread Old Lesson from the School of Hard Knox.

    After graduating high school at the age of 18, that age when you know everything :rolleyes:, I got a job working for a meat packing...

    IMG_8845.JPG IMG_8850 (2).JPG RIC_0013a.1, Sear 7184.jpg RIC_0013a.3, Geta.jpg Heliokles I, Tet.jpg Heliokles I, c. 145 - 130 BC.jpg Heliokles I.jpg Aug 22, 2019 at 8:08 AM
  2. Roman Collector liked Terence Cheesman's post in the thread Ugly but interesting.

    Antoninus Pius & Marcus Aurelius Ar Denarius 139 A.D. RIC 411 b 3.76 grms 18mm [ATTACH]

    piusmad2.jpg Aug 21, 2019 at 11:56 PM
  3. Roman Collector liked kevin McGonigal's post in the thread Spotting fake ancients.

    I have been collecting coins since I was a kid and that was 1957. I bought my first ancient in the spring of 1961. Whenever possible I...

    Aug 21, 2019 at 11:56 PM
  4. Roman Collector liked Terence Cheesman's post in the thread Otacilia Severa Secular Games Hippo AE... As?.

    Sestertius of Otacila Severa Rv. Hippopotamus walking left. RIC 200 248 A.D. 16.54 grms 26 mm [ATTACH]

    octseveras3.jpeg Aug 21, 2019 at 11:54 PM
  5. Roman Collector liked ominus1's post in the thread Otacilia Severa Secular Games Hippo AE... As?.

    ..seems a lil low on weight, but still a crowd pleaser. :)[ATTACH] [ATTACH] .Otacila Severa/ pachyderm sestertius. 27mm, 21.13gms Rome...

    sesteterius Otacilia Severus pachyderm (hippo) 001.JPG sesteterius Otacilia Severus pachyderm (hippo) 002.JPG Aug 21, 2019 at 11:54 PM
  6. Roman Collector liked Valentinian's post in the thread Opinion on Bidding Amount.

    If you bid up to $4000 and it hammers for that, with a 20% buyer's fee that would make $4800, plus shipping would still be under $4850....

    Aug 21, 2019 at 11:00 PM
  7. Roman Collector replied to the thread Opinion on Bidding Amount.

    You don't know what the other bidder's max was. You might have lost to a $5200 bid, but it went for one increment above your bid.

    Aug 21, 2019 at 10:59 PM
  8. Roman Collector liked Marsyas Mike's post in the thread Why are so many ancients so far off center?.

    It seems to me that some types of coins are found off-center more than others. For instance, you don't see many off-center sestertii....

    Faustina I - Sest Pietas fish lips July 2019 (0).jpg Aug 21, 2019 at 10:51 PM
  9. Roman Collector liked Jwt708's post in the thread Why are so many ancients so far off center?.

    [IMG] [IMG] These sesteri I wouldn't call off-center but the flans are a little irregular. [ATTACH]

    JWT 196 Philip I LIberalitas.jpg Aug 21, 2019 at 10:51 PM
  10. Roman Collector liked Marsyas Mike's post in the thread Why are so many ancients so far off center?.

    Lots of beading showing too - shows what I know! Nice coins. I like 'em.

    Aug 21, 2019 at 10:51 PM
  11. Roman Collector liked panzerman's post in the thread Another pickup from Chris Rudd auction.

    I won this back in July e-auction.... AV Stater ND 18mm. 6.03g. struck circa 50 BC NE Coast (Regini) ABC 1719 VA 800-119 MBMC 191 (11...

    strong-north-east-coast-five-arm-5179743-S.jpg Aug 21, 2019 at 10:26 PM
  12. Roman Collector liked Marsyas Mike's post in the thread Antoninianii Lot - Has CNG gone insane?.

    Great lot of ancients. Seeing these really make me drool. On my miniscule budget, I go with small, unattributed eBay lots - the...

    Lot - Samaria, Trajan Dup, etc Aug 2019 (0).jpg Aug 21, 2019 at 10:05 PM
  13. Roman Collector liked Barry Murphy's post in the thread Antoninianii Lot - Has CNG gone insane?.

    Back in the 90’s, Stack’s was well known to bury good coins in unphotographed large lots in their Coin Gallery sales. I used to take the...

    Aug 21, 2019 at 10:04 PM
  14. Roman Collector liked dougsmit's post in the thread Antoninianii Lot - Has CNG gone insane?.

    This makes me think of the situation with the AK collection bulk lots. There were lots in that grouping that included coins worth over...

    Aug 21, 2019 at 10:04 PM
  15. Roman Collector liked Bing's post in the thread Otacilia Severa Secular Games Hippo AE... As?.

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    OTACILIA SEVERA 2.jpg Aug 21, 2019 at 10:03 PM