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  1. seth77 liked galba68's post in the thread What a day,what a denarius!!!.

    The dirt slowly disappears... [ATTACH] [ATTACH]

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  2. seth77 liked galba68's post in the thread What a day,what a denarius!!!.

    S. Severus denarius, 3.oo gr...This denarius is definitely from the hoard somewhere nearby..The green patina on the silver coin...

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  3. seth77 liked Orielensis's post in the thread My first ancient gold coin: a solidus of Arcadius.

    Donna, that's a fantastic coin! I don't have any gold to show, but I own a coin sold by Kreß under the company name "Otto Helbing...

    Rom – Gordian III, Antoninian, Virtus m. Schild.png Bildschirmfoto 2021-04-14 um 13.11.06.png Apr 14, 2021 at 8:48 AM
  4. seth77 liked robinjojo's post in the thread My first ancient gold coin: a solidus of Arcadius.

    Nice solidus, Donna, an excellent type coin. Although the provenance can be traced to Kress, as long as there is no documentation of...

    D-Camera Honorius, AV solidus, Ravenna, 393-423 AD, 4.4 grams  11-20 -20.jpg Apr 14, 2021 at 8:46 AM
  5. seth77 liked BenSi's post in the thread My first ancient gold coin: a solidus of Arcadius.

    Congratulations on your new acquisition @DonnaML , it is beautiful I started a small collection of Byzantine tremisses, the average...

    anastasius.jpg Apr 14, 2021 at 8:46 AM
  6. seth77 liked panzerman's post in the thread My first ancient gold coin: a solidus of Arcadius.

    Way to go/ Donna:D Hope you will add many more to your supberb collection. I have two Arcadius solidi/ here is one to compliment...

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  7. seth77 liked ValiantKnight's post in the thread My first ancient gold coin: a solidus of Arcadius.

    My only solidus right now. My photos do not do it justice. Marcian, Eastern Roman Empire AV solidus Obv: D N MARCIA-NVS P F AVG,...

    Apr 14, 2021 at 8:40 AM
  8. seth77 liked svessien's post in the thread My first ancient gold coin: a solidus of Arcadius.

    Congratulations, Donna! Owning a Roman gold coin is quite special, I think. Sears statement regarding the first type under Arcadius is...

    Constantius solidus.jpg Honorius solidus.jpg Apr 14, 2021 at 8:40 AM
  9. seth77 liked DonnaML's post in the thread My first ancient gold coin: a solidus of Arcadius.

    Not my usual kind of lengthy write-up like the ones I do for Roman Republican coins. But still just as lengthy, somehow! A couple of...

    Arcadius solidus photo Dr. Busso Peuss jpg version from MA-Shops.jpg Arcadius Solidus 1960 Kress Auction p. 1.jpg Arcadius Solidus 1960 Kress Auction p. 2.jpg Detail - description Arcadius Solidus 1960 Kress Auction p. 2.jpg Arcadius Solidus 1960 Kress Auction p. 3.jpg Detail Arcadius Solidus 1960 Kress Auction p. 3 (photo, lot 729).jpg DOCoins Arcadius 207-217 (solidus officina 9 is 217).jpg Apr 14, 2021 at 8:39 AM
  10. seth77 replied to the thread Emperor/Despot John Comnenus Ducas - One of the Most Prolific Byzantine Minters - History + Coinage.

    I think that the imagery on your coin with the emperor under the arch would make it striking even for non-enthusiasts of the coinage of...

    Apr 14, 2021 at 8:31 AM
  11. seth77 liked JohnnyC's post in the thread Emperor/Despot John Comnenus Ducas - One of the Most Prolific Byzantine Minters - History + Coinage.

    The legend on this very rare type seems to name St Demetrius rather than the ruler (CLBC 14.31.2 - see example below from the Despot...

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  12. seth77 liked DiomedesofArgos's post in the thread Emperor/Despot John Comnenus Ducas - One of the Most Prolific Byzantine Minters - History + Coinage.

    Really awesome OP. You did a great job summarizing this emperor's coinage. I loved this line: "The history of John Comnenus Ducas...

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  13. seth77 liked Victor_Clark's post in the thread Constantinopolis coins from the Nether Compton Hoard.

    Here are three recent Constantinopolis coins pickups from the Nether Compton hoard. from CNG-- “This massive hoard of 22,670 Roman...

    'Commemorative Series_ AD 330-354_ Æ Follis (18mm, 2_51 g)_ Treveri (Trier) mint, 1st off_'.jpg 'Lot_ 673 I Commemorative Series.jpg 'Commemorative Series_ AD 330-354_ Æ Follis (16mm, 2_21 g, 6h)_ Contemporary imitation_ I_'.jpg Apr 13, 2021 at 3:38 PM
  14. seth77 attached a file to the thread Emperor/Despot John Comnenus Ducas - One of the Most Prolific Byzantine Minters - History + Coinage.

    These Series III are some of my favorites of Thessalonika. [ATTACH] [ATTACH]

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  15. seth77 liked Quant.Geek's post in the thread Emperor/Despot John Comnenus Ducas - One of the Most Prolific Byzantine Minters - History + Coinage.

    Here is one of the Anonymous coins of Thesalonika. It so-called Anonymous due to the fact that there is yet to find a coin with a clear...

    Apr 12, 2021 at 11:18 AM