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  1. thejewk liked AncientJoe's post in the thread For the well-heeled collector.

    I've been outbid on the last few Akragas tetradrachms (I later learned it was to the same person... one of the new well-heeled buyers...

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  2. thejewk liked Terence Cheesman's post in the thread For the well-heeled collector.

    I do not have any coin from the mint of Akragas that is that special However I do have this one. Akragas Ar Tetradrachm 470-420 BC Obv...

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  3. thejewk liked Roman Collector's post in the thread My first ever aureus!.

    What I don't understand is how often this coin has been sold! I'm a hoarder when it comes to my Faustina collection. If I had this,...

    May 17, 2022 at 7:01 AM
  4. thejewk liked acsearch.info's post in the thread My first ever aureus!.

    Also ex Schulman, Auction 360 (18 October 2019), Lot 12 and Jesús Vico, Auction 153 (7 March 2019), Lot 433.

    May 17, 2022 at 7:00 AM
  5. thejewk liked AncientJoe's post in the thread My first ever aureus!.

    Congratulations! A further attribution/pedigree is: Diva Faustina Senior (AD 138-140/1). AV aureus (19mm, 6.88 gm, 11h). NGC XF 5/5 -...

    May 17, 2022 at 7:00 AM
  6. thejewk liked asheland's post in the thread My first ever aureus!.

    And likely NOT my last. [ATTACH] [ATTACH]

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  7. thejewk liked Ryro's post in the thread Antonine coins in a cool 18th century engraving!.

    None. But that is beautiful and I want to share soooo, I'll drop off my haunted Ant Pie and Zombstina l right here: [ATTACH] [ATTACH]

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  8. thejewk liked Roman Collector's post in the thread Antonine coins in a cool 18th century engraving!.

    I happened to come across a reproduction of this illustration while doing some Faustina research and think it's really cool! Do you...

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  9. thejewk liked Claudius_Gothicus's post in the thread Not your usual Gallienus: CONSERVAT PIETAT.

    The Mensch & Bauer collection that was auctioned by Leu over the space of several months featured a stunning selection of coins of...

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  10. thejewk liked Gam3rBlake's post in the thread A Denarius of Otho.

    I got Vitellius almost a week ago and so I was a bit dumbfounded that my Otho bid also managed to win. Otho is a really hard Emperor...

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  11. thejewk liked Paul Bulgerin's post in the thread A Very Strange Diocletian Abdication Follis.

    I recently purchased this abdication follis of Diocletian but it has me puzzled in a number of ways. The obverse legend reads D N...

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  12. thejewk liked kevin McGonigal's post in the thread Value of and Acceptability of Roman Provincials.

    I was going over my collection recently and noticed something I had not thought of earlier. What I noticed was that if one pairs Roman...

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  13. thejewk liked Voulgaroktonou's post in the thread New book on Diocletian’s SILVER coinage..

    Dear Donna, It reflects the historical trend of the scholarship of Classical studies in general. I buy for our library ca. 5000 books a...

    May 11, 2022
  14. thejewk liked galba68's post in the thread Bought and found....

    Two days ago I bought this beautiful antoninian, Otacila Severa, from my friend and today I found the amazing A.Severus Nikaea coin,...

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