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  1. Sallent liked randygeki's post in the thread FOSSILS--- An Ancient Alternative.

    I believe this is my oldest: [ATTACH] Brachyaspidion microps BM92 7mm, martrix: 26mm x 43mm Cambrian Period, 500 million years old....

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  2. Sallent attached a file to the thread A humble little RR denarius: P. Servilius M.f. Rullus, 100 BCE.

    Got the coin today. No doubts about it, the ancient celator botched the nose, but thankfully it looks much better in person than it did in...

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  3. Sallent liked Parthicus's post in the thread FOSSILS--- An Ancient Alternative.

    @Carthago : Sadly you are correct, the type specimen (first one scientifically described) of Spinosaurus was destroyed in WWII when a stray...

    Edaphosaurus.jpg Edaphosaurus_pogonias.jpg Jan 17, 2017 at 8:23 PM
  4. Sallent liked TypeCoin971793's post in the thread FOSSILS--- An Ancient Alternative.

    How about old newspapers? Like this one from 1680, which is a Protestant issue that bashes all aspects of Catholicism. There is also a...

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  5. Sallent liked Mikey Zee's post in the thread FOSSILS--- An Ancient Alternative.

    That's utterly incredible. I suppose I will have to get an example or two of life that old and extending into the Cambrian explosion (541...

    Jan 17, 2017 at 6:38 PM
  6. Sallent replied to the thread FOSSILS--- An Ancient Alternative.

    Precambrian is going to be tough. Most of what you'll find from that era are so-called trace fossils (tracks from movement and burrowing...

    Jan 17, 2017 at 6:38 PM
  7. Sallent attached a file to the thread FOSSILS--- An Ancient Alternative.

    OK, since it's not a cool dinosaur and no one bit, here is the answer I gave to another forum member about this fossil. [ATTACH] Species:...

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  8. Sallent attached a file to the thread FOSSILS--- An Ancient Alternative.

    Let's play a game. Guess whether this is an animal or plant (there's two of this specimen in the matrix). Is it even a whole animal or...

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  9. Sallent liked stevex6's post in the thread FOSSILS--- An Ancient Alternative.

    wow, you guys are awesome ... super geeky, but fricken sweet (a nice mix of traits) ;) => your stuff is super cool (I'm quite jealous)

    Jan 17, 2017 at 3:27 PM
  10. Sallent replied to the thread FOSSILS--- An Ancient Alternative.

    Is that top fossil of a plant from the Green River Formation? Certainly the Matrix color and the fossil's preservation makes me think so....

    Jan 17, 2017 at 12:26 PM
  11. Sallent replied to the thread Name the Famous Coin Collectors.

    I see Thomas Jefferson and John Quincy Adams as 2nd and 3rd from the left.The bottom one is a young Franklin Delano Roosevelt. At first I...

    Jan 16, 2017 at 6:15 PM
  12. Sallent liked Mat's post in the thread FOSSILS--- An Ancient Alternative.

    LOL, it's cause of this board I got into ancients and this board I got back into dabbling into fossils. Not counting world and currency...

    Jan 16, 2017 at 3:29 PM
  13. Sallent replied to the thread FOSSILS--- An Ancient Alternative.

    That is why I ignore the paper currency section and the world coins section. I used to be a paper money, and US and foreign coin collector...

    Jan 16, 2017 at 3:25 PM
  14. Sallent liked Mikey Zee's post in the thread FOSSILS--- An Ancient Alternative.

    Well, I hate me too...... and all you guys (and gals) who posted such incredibly cool 'stuff' and have me going off into yet another...

    Jan 16, 2017 at 3:10 PM
  15. Sallent liked Johndakerftw's post in the thread FOSSILS--- An Ancient Alternative.

    I know a rockin dude who sells meteorites, Mikey. Whenever you're ready to totally space out, let me know and I'll give you his info....

    Jan 16, 2017 at 3:07 PM