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  1. SeptimusT attached a file to the thread Egyptian AE from local dealer's Junk Bin - Veiled Woman & Cornucopiae - Help!.

    I like the look of that one better, and I've seen corroded Hadrian tetradrachms that look like they have no silver content which were...

    Auth.JPG Fake.JPG Sep 18, 2019 at 2:21 PM
  2. SeptimusT replied to the thread Egyptian AE from local dealer's Junk Bin - Veiled Woman & Cornucopiae - Help!.

    The silver content on these seems pretty variable. Maybe it leeched out easily, or their quality control was just bad, so can't really...

    Sep 18, 2019 at 12:45 PM
  3. SeptimusT liked zumbly's post in the thread The white sow of Lavinium.

    Thanks for the writeup, Jochen. This A-Pi As, one of my favorite coins, depicts the white sow of Lanuvium with a few of her piglets....

    Antoninus Pius - As Pigs 103.jpg Sep 18, 2019 at 10:44 AM
  4. SeptimusT replied to the thread The white sow of Lavinium.

    Hah, need to not keep two tabs open at the same time, confused myself...

    Sep 18, 2019 at 10:44 AM
  5. SeptimusT liked zumbly's post in the thread The white sow of Lavinium.

    Thanks, that's the nicest thing anyone's said about me all day. :D

    Sep 18, 2019 at 10:44 AM
  6. SeptimusT attached a file to the thread The white sow of Lavinium.

    Here’s my less nice example of the same coin @TIF @zumbly posted. [ATTACH] And also a second century relief in the British Museum that...

    54C1AC5D-5CE1-42AB-B4E3-EBD52DAB4522.jpeg Sep 18, 2019 at 10:20 AM
  7. SeptimusT replied to the thread Egyptian AE from local dealer's Junk Bin - Veiled Woman & Cornucopiae - Help!.

    Both of the Hadrians look a little off to me, unfortunately. Compare the first one especially to some cast fakes on FORVM. Still kind of...

    Sep 17, 2019 at 10:57 AM
  8. SeptimusT replied to the thread What happened to this coin?.

    Interesting. So is the consensus that it is either horn silver or silver deposited from another source? I’m quite certain that at least...

    Sep 16, 2019 at 10:33 AM
  9. SeptimusT posted a new thread.

    What happened to this coin?

    I'm curious what caused the strange appearance of the silver on the obverse of this coin. I assume it is some type of delimitation, but...

    Forum: Ancient Coins

    Sep 15, 2019 at 9:20 PM
  10. SeptimusT replied to the thread Could this be ancient silver?.

    I think it is imitating this type, showing Libertas on the reverse: http://numismatics.org/ocre/id/ric.4.ss.133 [IMG]

    Sep 15, 2019 at 9:15 PM
  11. SeptimusT replied to the thread Could this be ancient silver?.

    As for cleaning it, I think it would be advisable not to attempt further cleaning in the current condition. Too easy to lose what...

    Sep 15, 2019 at 8:44 PM