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  1. TIF replied to the thread Toning on ancients..

    Thank you, Ken! However, this coin spoke very loudly to me too :) If I ever sell it I'll keep you in mind though. Oh I am... I am... I...

    May 22, 2017 at 7:14 PM
  2. TIF replied to the thread Gordian III and Tranquilina.

    CoinTalk is such a great forum :) Good job, JA! Especially for being "on the fly".

    May 22, 2017 at 7:03 PM
  3. TIF liked Orfew's post in the thread How often do you interact with your ancients?.

    This is exactly the premise of Edgar Allen Poe's "The purloined letter".

    May 22, 2017 at 7:01 PM
  4. TIF liked osdet's post in the thread How often do you interact with your ancients?.

    Hey guys, let's lighten up. Here's a joke. A Roman walks into a bar and holds up two fingers and says "five beers please"

    May 22, 2017 at 7:00 PM
  5. TIF liked gregarious's post in the thread Constantine I Died on this date in AD 337....

    ..all i can say about him is... he moved the capital....and named it after himself..and i gotta find my Fausta coin! Constantine...

    constantine ae 'after death' 001.JPG constantine ae 'after death' 002.JPG May 22, 2017 at 6:59 PM
  6. TIF liked Bing's post in the thread Toning on ancients..

    You got that right.

    May 22, 2017 at 6:54 PM
  7. TIF liked icerain's post in the thread Toning on ancients..

    Not sure if its toning but this one I have is shiny black [IMG]

    May 22, 2017 at 6:53 PM
  8. TIF liked Alegandron's post in the thread Toning on ancients..

    Welcome @Johndoe2000$ ... The "Wannabe Ancient SPACE noob..." :D Toning is cool on Ancients, color varieties are rampant and fun to find....

    upload_2017-5-21_8-31-12.png upload_2017-5-21_8-33-31.png RR Makedon occupation Aesillas Quaestor AR Tet.JPG RR Anon AR Didrachm 280-275 Mars-Horse FIRST.JPG May 22, 2017 at 6:53 PM
  9. TIF liked Cucumbor's post in the thread Toning on ancients..

    A black silver as a welcome to the darkside : [IMG] Albinus Bruti F., Denarius Rome mint, 48 BC PIETAS, head of Pietas right ALBINVS...

    May 22, 2017 at 6:52 PM
  10. TIF liked stevex6's post in the thread Toning on ancients..

    Johndoe => "welcome to the dark-side", my coin-friend!! Galba, AE As [ATTACH]

    Galba.jpg May 22, 2017 at 6:52 PM
  11. TIF liked Roman Collector's post in the thread Toning on ancients..

    Bottle-green to black patinas: [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH]

    Maximinus Salus Sestertius.jpg Gordian III Apollo seated sestertius.jpg Gordian III Libertas standing sestertius.jpg Galeria Valeria VENERI VICTRICI.jpg Domna Tomis.jpg May 22, 2017 at 6:52 PM
  12. TIF liked David@PCC's post in the thread Toning on ancients..

    I find black patinas to be very stable. [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH]

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  13. TIF liked Ken Dorney's post in the thread Toning on ancients..

    Hmmm. Silver or bronze? For silver likely the patina will not be original (most will clean them to bright silver, so the original patina...

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  14. TIF replied to the thread Toning on ancients..

    In terms of reasons to buy a coin, patina or color is an unusual primary goal-- but whatever floats your boat :) Since everyone's showing...

    May 22, 2017 at 6:47 PM
  15. TIF liked gregarious's post in the thread Another Coin give away thread.

    i would say this coin IS better, but the "tribute penny" ain't nuffin to sneeze at. i just saw JA sell one for about $600.00.

    May 22, 2017 at 6:26 PM