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  1. Ryan McVay liked DonnaML's post in the thread How were dies made.

    Fascinating! A question: I assume that your goggles have some kind of magnifier. Do you believe that the engravers of ancient coins...

    Apr 12, 2021 at 7:18 PM
  2. Ryan McVay liked Ed Snible's post in the thread How were dies made.

    It is believed that the same artists who carved gems also sunk dies. Here is a video showing how gems were carved: [MEDIA]

    Apr 12, 2021 at 7:18 PM
  3. Ryan McVay replied to the thread How were dies made.

    Having done lapidary and silver smithing work as a kid (i'm talking 8-15 yrs old)- and being pretty good at it too- it really would be...

    Apr 12, 2021 at 1:43 AM
  4. Ryan McVay replied to the thread The drunken companion.

    There are 2 of these on NN Auction 102. No bids on either!

    Apr 9, 2021 at 5:34 PM
  5. Ryan McVay attached a file to the thread The drunken companion.

    Not mine but still really cool. [ATTACH] PHRYGIA. Laodicea ad Lycum. Pseudo-autonomous. Time of Antoninus Pius (138-161). Ae. Po....

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