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  1. TIF liked SeptimusT's post in the thread All Hadrian provincials coins.

    I got a couple new ones recently. I can't stop myself from buying these big (often ugly) Alexandrians... one of these is in terrible shape...

    Sphinx.png Dioscuri.png Jan 18, 2019 at 1:26 PM
  2. TIF liked zumbly's post in the thread The poet Tisias called Stesichoros.

    “Take out the flute from Phrygia”... [IMG] PHRYGIA, Apameia AE16. 3.31g, 16mm. PHRYGIA, Apameia, 133-48 BC. SNG Cop 193. O: Turreted head...

    Jan 18, 2019 at 12:43 PM
  3. TIF liked Jochen's post in the thread The poet Tisias called Stesichoros.

    Dear Friends! Because the article about Anakreon was received so well I want to post here an article about another poet, Stesichoros, a...

    sicily_thermai_himeraiai_BMC9.jpg Stesichorus.jpg papyrus Lille #1.jpg TI capitolina_#2.jpg Jan 18, 2019 at 12:43 PM
  4. TIF liked jamesicus's post in the thread Augustus denarius.

    My sole Augustus denarius: [IMG][IMG] Augustus - RIC Vol. I, 38b (17 BC) - Spain (Colonial)

    Jan 18, 2019 at 12:41 PM
  5. TIF liked zumbly's post in the thread Augustus denarius.

    Welcome to the Dark Side, @VDB! Love the anepigraphic reverse of your Augustus with those ships prows worked into the wreath. Not a type...

    Augustus - Pegasus denarius.jpg Jan 18, 2019 at 12:40 PM
  6. TIF liked Andres2's post in the thread Augustus denarius.

    What a cool design with all those prow's on the reverse , congrats VDB Mine is the same coin as Bing's , but with a left facing portrait:...

    P1190071.JPG Jan 18, 2019 at 12:40 PM
  7. TIF replied to the thread Damnatio Memoriae.

    I'm having trouble imagining what I see as damnatio defacement but regardless of that it is an above average Caligula/Vesta!

    Jan 18, 2019 at 12:35 PM
  8. TIF liked zumbly's post in the thread New York International.

    Congrats on the fruitful trip! And what an incredible Lokris stater that is. I keep looking from the obverse to the reverse and back and...

    Lokris Opuntii Stater.jpg Jan 18, 2019 at 11:28 AM
  9. TIF liked Bing's post in the thread Damnatio Memoriae.

    I'm curious. What makes these marks intentional rather than a random flaw or shovel mark?

    Jan 18, 2019 at 11:27 AM
  10. TIF liked Terence Cheesman's post in the thread New York International.

    I have just come back from the New York show and I have to say that I really enjoyed my time at this event. One can spend a full week just...

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  11. TIF liked Cucumbor's post in the thread Augustus denarius.

    @VDB, that's a nice example of a cool type I would love to add to my trays ! Some examples of mine, as Octavian and as Augustus : [IMG]...

    Jan 18, 2019 at 6:08 AM
  12. TIF liked alde's post in the thread Augustus denarius.

    Nice coin @VDB. Here's one to add to the thread. [ATTACH]

    Octavian Denarius RIC1-265.jpg Jan 18, 2019 at 6:08 AM
  13. TIF liked Al Kowsky's post in the thread Augustus denarius.

    VDB, Nice addition of the Augustus denarius ;). I've only owned 3 nice portrait coins of Augustus, & one I really regret selling 6 years...

    NGC 2420228-004 obv..jpg NGC 2420228-004 rev..jpg Jan 18, 2019 at 6:08 AM
  14. TIF liked Ancient Aussie's post in the thread Augustus denarius.

    Great coin VDB of a type you rarely see.[ATTACH] Augustus, 8-7 BC, Gaius Caesar galloping right, AR Denarius, 18mm, 3.28gm, RIC 199, Sear...

    Caias.jpg Jan 18, 2019 at 6:07 AM