Excellent! I figured you'd be a major contributor to this thread :)
Safe travels, and have fun!
Interesting, Ed. I hadn't even noticed Agrigentum on the list and didn't realize until you posted the coin that it was under Roman rule at that...
A fine coin, Smojo, but it is an Imperial issue.
Thanks for the clarification and the coin, @David Atherton :)
For clarity, is Caesarea Maritima in Samaria?
What an excellent and well-organized presentation! Thanks :)
Great start, everyone! Thanks for contributing.
As for Antioch... it is a source of confusion for me an probably for others.
I think but am not...
Do you love provincial coins? I sure do! It's a huge area ripe with interesting niches and opportunities for contribution, discovery ,and deeper...
I understand wanting your gift to go to someone who truly appreciates the coin rather than someone who will immediately list it in their eBay store...
That is just too cool! Nice impulse buy :)
I have an example of the understrike type:
AKARNANIA, Federal Coinage (Akarnanian Confederacy)...
BRUTTIUM, the Brettii
Æ quartuncia, 13.5mm, 2.06 g
Obv: head of Amphitrite left, wearing crab headdress
Rev: crab; torch...
Your coin has significant corrosion and metal loss so I don't think the size and weight difference is meaningful.
I've kept in touch with Steve by email and have been trying to help sort this out since CT administration feels they cannot answer this question due...
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