Here's an interesting denomination that has been discussed before (Warren Esty has a very interesting article about the metallurgical composition...
I'm kind of upset about this that came from a British lot:
CONSTANTIUS II (337-361)
AE17mm 4.05g billon bronze maiorina/centenionalis,...
The lack of Claudius II Gothicus on this thread is disturbing. Here, for good measure:
from the SPQR series:
to the M - C...
As I understood from CDC it is very unlikely to catch the corona from mail and packages, but I get it, you can never be too careful with these things.
Hi, what covid sanitation do you use on FedEx envelopes?
And here is a beat-up argenteus of Diocletian from Rome, ca. 295-7:
Maximinus II and Licinius I:
Is it one of those great coins that Marc Walter was offering on Vcoins? 2015 was probably a peak year for the quality of his inventory.
The detail of that aegis is astounding.
It was Friday and a cold one (or ten) was waiting.
Anastasios Tzamalis, when discussing the coinage of the Frankokratia in Greece, noted the difficulties of photographing medieval coinage and why...
I have long reached the conclusion that a catalog's purpose is to give you a reference point so that other numismatists/collectors know what...
Kid's asleep, wife's asleep, cats are asleep, so I'm browsing this thread and chipping in with two of my favorite periods: the Late Empire and the...
Inspired by the very smart and inquisitive posts of @DonnaML regarding the family of Constantine the Great, I have decided to add a new thread to...
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