I will post pictures when I get a chance, but overall I have been successful with most of the coins I have treated. Light, surface BD took 3 weeks...
I have been burned too many times with group lots....
A few years ago the CNG coin shop sold a group of EF tetrobols of Olynthos. They must have had 20 of them over a few months. I kept waiting for one...
As Doug has wisely pointed out before, it is smart to pick up coins you want from a new group on the market while you can because often when the...
It would be interesting to make a list of newly common coins. I remember back 20 years ago being told that Elis staters were very hard to...
That follis is awesome. I am not an expert on Byzantine but I have never seen anything like it.
There are some good threads here for learning about forged ancient coins. Maybe someone has the links to the beginner thread posted here last year?
Remember that coins that may have been rare 20, 30, 50 years ago could be much more common today with the discovery of new hoards. This happened a...
You have come a long way in your 8 years.
I like your collection focus. It is an interesting and somewhat mysterious time in history.
I think you have proven to be a serious collector and are off to a great start.
Old Frederick needs to feed his chickens more protein.
That one is a little scrawny looking.
Super glue will fix that.
Wow, a super sweet set!
I love the natural patinas.
That looks cool!
Leave it like that.
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