Very cool, Randy!
Pretty cool but at $10K and up... nope nope nope. :)
Looks like a capricorn or hippocamp to me.
If that is indeed how it was done... why??
(It makes for an interesting story though :))
What a great idea!
Recurring fantasy: a friendly home game of poker using ancient coins as chips :D
Maybe Texas Hold 'Em?
Oh man, that IS fun!!
Wow-- that's one of the nicest of its type I've seen!
I have one purchased from @Valentinian several years ago. I had purchased several coins for...
A cursory review of coins in ACsearch shows "horned" portraits of Elagabalus appearing on the denarii, dupondii, and sestertii with the "emperor...
I'm relying on a very faulty Google Translation, but it seems the author found what she feels is evidence of that. In the paper cited on page 1 of...
I've done that more times than I care to admit :oops:
What a nice drachm!!
It is listed in Emmett: 1017.16, R1
"Nilus seated left on rock, hippopotamus below"
I'm reading the article now, trying to make sense of the often nonsensical interpretation by Google Translate.
The author did (or had done) a series...
I don't believe it is just part of the laurel wreath. Embellishments of laurel wreaths were apparently not unknown. I don't yet have an opinion on...
The identity of the "horn" is unknown but in 1997 a German numismatist theorized that it was a symbol of potency (the penis of a bull), probably part...
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