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  1. Tejas replied to the thread Why did most ancient civilizations debase their currency over the centuries?.

    Some US coins retained a silver content into the 1970s, but that was just tradition. The US was not on the silver standard. Instead, the...

    Jun 20, 2021 at 5:46 AM
  2. Tejas replied to the thread Why did most ancient civilizations debase their currency over the centuries?.

    It is for the debasing government, its agencies and everybody close to the government. The new money disperses throughout the economy...

    Jun 20, 2021 at 5:29 AM
  3. Tejas replied to the thread Okay. We need to talk about Katz....

    Lot 180 also struck me as odd, but given the provenance to 1988, I'm inclined to think that it is just a particularly strange Lyon style...

    Jun 20, 2021 at 5:26 AM
  4. Tejas replied to the thread Why did most ancient civilizations debase their currency over the centuries?.

    Interesting discussion. I’m a central bank economist, so these questions a close to my heart. 1. Q: Why have ancient governments...

    Jun 20, 2021 at 4:55 AM
  5. Tejas replied to the thread From cgb.fr Auction yesterday.....

    It was in my watch list, but I didn't bid, because I had my eyes set on the Elagabalus Antoninian, which I showed earlier....

    Jun 18, 2021 at 4:16 PM
  6. Tejas liked panzerman's post in the thread From cgb.fr Auction yesterday.....

    Won this ..... AR Antoninianus ND Roma Mint 20mm. 3.92g. 12h. .350 obv: IMP CAE C VIB VOLVSIANO AVG Radiant bust Right/ Draped/...

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  7. Tejas liked C-B-D's post in the thread A unique ancient.

    Just acquired this. RPC online reference: 1191b. Only one known. SUPER EXCITED! [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH]

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  8. Tejas liked dougsmit's post in the thread Today’s pickup: 2 denarii :).

    Leave it in the slab. That way when you tire of ancient coins, it will not have been cleaned. Before NGC started slabbing coins and...

    Jun 18, 2021 at 2:16 PM
  9. Tejas liked Dougmeister's post in the thread Ancient Gold Coin Hoard Pinpoints Persian Destruction of Jerusalem.

    https://coinweek.com/ancient-coins/ancient-gold-coin-hoard-pinpoints-persian-destruction-of-jerusalem/ "If a hoard of 264 Byzantine...

    Jun 18, 2021 at 11:21 AM
  10. Tejas attached a file to the thread Okay. We need to talk about Katz....

    We discussed the recent Lansky auction. We concluded that the coins were on the whole genuine. However, has anybody looked the actual...

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  11. Tejas liked dougsmit's post in the thread Same type, different size.

    My largest FH is this Trier Constantius Gallus at 25mm and 5.85g. FH coins with a full circle of dots on both sides are not common....

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  12. Tejas liked Hrefn's post in the thread Leo I AV Solidus.

    Both excellent solidi above. Here are my Leo I examples. [ATTACH] [ATTACH] First is from Constantinople, the second from Thessalonika.

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  13. Tejas liked panzerman's post in the thread Leo I AV Solidus.

    I got this coin from a company (Hard Assets) Eastern Roman Empire Leo I 457-74AD AV Solidus ND Constantinople Mint 21mm. 4.49g. NGC...

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  14. Tejas replied to the thread Elagabalus Antoninian - a very special portrait.

    I think the name form “Heliogabalus” is the least preferable for Marcus Aurelius Antoninus called Elagabalus. He identified as the god...

    Jun 16, 2021 at 11:21 AM
  15. Tejas replied to the thread Elagabalus Antoninian - a very special portrait.

    Same here. I never liked the term Aurelianus. The article of 1974 by Daniel Sperber discusses an inscription that refers to the time of...

    Jun 16, 2021 at 7:51 AM