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  1. TIF liked Ken Dorney's post in the thread Which Auction site would you rank #1 for Ancients?.

    Well, auction houses rarely own the coins they put up for sale. So to make a profit they need to collect those fees (ranging from 10-25%...

    Dec 10, 2017 at 1:30 PM
  2. TIF liked 7Calbrey's post in the thread Time for a Star.

    That's the newest star I could find in my recent folders. It's said to reveal the birth of Jesus and guide the Magi to the sacred cave of...

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  3. TIF replied to the thread Fantabulous way to store ancient coin collection.

    Very very cool!

    Dec 10, 2017 at 6:49 AM
  4. TIF liked Collect89's post in the thread Fantabulous way to store ancient coin collection.

    I've been having a lot of fun with a new coin storage system. Let me share some of my fun with everyone at CT. :) Preface: Historically,...

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  5. TIF liked dougsmit's post in the thread Double Feature: Two Brothers, Then One.

    Sorry, this one has been shown too often to remarket. Besides you want a head on Zeus, I hope. A nice countermark often means a nasty...

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  6. TIF liked dougsmit's post in the thread I Just Got Clio'd... and it was Actually a bit of a Relief.

    I never will experience #2 but I have been a bit offended when he did not take one I thought was special. I do not respect those who...

    Dec 10, 2017 at 6:47 AM
  7. TIF liked Valentinian's post in the thread 2017, Top 3 Potin Picks, Egypt.

    Here is a tenth anniversary tetradrachm of Gallienus: [ATTACH] 24 mm. 11.28 grams. ΔEKA/ETHPI/CKY/PIOY Dekaeteris Kyriou Decennalia of...

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  8. TIF liked dougsmit's post in the thread 2017, Top 3 Potin Picks, Egypt.

    I agree the first has modern damage and see no explanation for it. Otherwise I would love to find a coin of the type and date. Mine is a...

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  9. TIF liked Mikey Zee's post in the thread 2017, Top 3 Potin Picks, Egypt.

    Oops, I forgot to post my best of the type (and apparently still my sole example;))---Claudius Gothicus [ATTACH]

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  10. TIF liked ancient coin hunter's post in the thread 2017, Top 3 Potin Picks, Egypt.

    I have a few tets so far. This one is Diocletian, who laid siege to Alexandria in 298 due to the usurpers Domitius Domitianus and his...

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  11. TIF liked Orfew's post in the thread 2017, Top 3 Potin Picks, Egypt.

    I have 3 ex Dattari Egyptian tets. 2 are plate coins from Salvio-Dattari. They are in order: Gallienus, Vespasian, Antoninus Pius...

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  12. TIF liked TJC's post in the thread 2017, Top 3 Potin Picks, Egypt.

    2017, 3 Top Potin Picks OK, full discloser; I only purchased 3 potins this year. But stick around anyway since you have already clicked on...

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  13. TIF replied to the thread I Just Got Clio'd... and it was Actually a bit of a Relief.

    I wouldn't bet on that. His purchases range from extremely modest to extremely extreme :D ... I've been Clio'd so many times that in any...

    Dec 9, 2017 at 1:21 PM
  14. TIF liked Curtisimo's post in the thread I Just Got Clio'd... and it was Actually a bit of a Relief.

    Indeed but I would almost rather lose a coin to Clio than to anyone else. At least now I know my bid fumble didn't really make a...

    Dec 9, 2017 at 1:15 PM
  15. TIF replied to the thread Double Feature: Two Brothers, Then One.

    Two envy-inducing coins there, Z. Indeed, but we must add your name to that list :D

    Dec 9, 2017 at 1:15 PM