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  1. Spargrodan liked panzerman's post in the thread Finally won one! Steve Album event.

    Ended up getting a rare/ unknown coin.After the Gupta Empire died off/ new Dynasties took over/ one was the Ratas of Samatatas AV Stater...

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  2. Spargrodan replied to the thread Grail coin acquired!.

    Congratz Orfew! That's an awesome add and one I have been looking for and very much would like to add to my own collection. I have never...

    Jan 22, 2021 at 3:47 AM
  3. Spargrodan liked Orfew's post in the thread Grail coin acquired!.

    Now this is a hard coin to find on the market. I have seen one other sell in the last 4-5 years. This reverse also exists for Vespasian...

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  4. Spargrodan liked 1934 Wreath Crown's post in the thread Ancient Coins Price History.

    Spot on. There's always a cost to sell and if you choose the wrong auction house, make that 50%;)

    Jan 21, 2021 at 3:49 AM
  5. Spargrodan liked svessien's post in the thread A first year denarius for Domitian.

    Very nice coin, as always, Orfew. I tend to prefer the early portraits of Domitian. This is not one of them, but the toning is what you...

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  6. Spargrodan liked Andrew McCabe's post in the thread Ancient Coins Price History.

    We have decent price records since the 1500s and excellent records through frequent large auctions since 1800 or so. In the very long...

    Jan 21, 2021 at 2:35 AM
  7. Spargrodan liked panzerman's post in the thread Ancient Coins Price History.

    I believe the opposite/ prices of high quality coins will keep going up and up, as all other collectibles. Rare art/ vintage baseball...

    Jan 21, 2021 at 2:35 AM
  8. Spargrodan liked DonnaML's post in the thread Ancient Coins Price History.

    If ancient coins prices from the early 1980s don't seem very low now, even without adjusting them for inflation, then there must have...

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  9. Spargrodan liked svessien's post in the thread Ancient Coins Price History.

    Excellent post, Valentinian. This is excactly the impression I’ve got, and heard others like Doug speak of. My prediction for the...

    Jan 21, 2021 at 2:34 AM
  10. Spargrodan liked galba68's post in the thread From a few days ago...

    Caracalla, denarius , 3.3o gr.. [ATTACH] [ATTACH]

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  11. Spargrodan replied to the thread Ancient Coins Price History.

    Interesting development with the mailing increase that seems to have happened. Yeah it's easy to get carried away when you find...

    Jan 20, 2021 at 4:21 PM
  12. Spargrodan replied to the thread Ancient Coins Price History.

    Superb, thanks for the detailed answer. It seems like everybody in earlier posts pretty much agrees with what you've written. And yes I...

    Jan 20, 2021 at 4:11 PM
  13. Spargrodan liked Valentinian's post in the thread Ancient Coins Price History.

    I agree that prices have gone up since covid. I will stipulate that and write about the history of prices before 2020. I have a large...

    Jan 20, 2021 at 4:05 PM
  14. Spargrodan liked panzerman's post in the thread Ancient Coins Price History.

    I have lots of experience with coin auctions over past two decades/ one factor remains constant/ high quality gold/ silver/ copper...

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  15. Spargrodan liked ancient coin hunter's post in the thread Ancient Coins Price History.

    Seems like the high grade prices are going up, even for Roman provincials with interesting reverse designs. Good grade gold coins also...

    Jan 20, 2021 at 4:04 PM