Valentinian's Recent Activity

  1. Valentinian liked TIF's post in the thread Exchanging Coins within the Forum.

    Those all fit nicely with your collection. I'd love to have a metal detectorist-found coin, especially if the detectorist was a CT member!...

    May 20, 2018 at 11:18 PM
  2. Valentinian liked Severus Alexander's post in the thread Not the most muscular member of the legion.

    Theodosius II and his pal (probably Valentinian III) look rather underfed – even skeletal – on this AE2 from Cherson. Perhaps their...

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  3. Valentinian liked Roman Collector's post in the thread Not the most muscular member of the legion.

    I must have a dozen different VIRTVS AVG types of Gallienus, but I'm showing off my favorite one. I like the military figure* on the...

    Gallienus VIRTVS AVG Mars spear and shield antoninianus.jpg May 20, 2018 at 10:56 PM
  4. Valentinian replied to the thread Help! Unknown Caesar on SECVRITAS REIPVBLICAE (?) Victory LRB from Alexandria.

    That is right. If you look at this page you can see the historical events (elevations and deaths) that are endpoints to the RIC IX time...

    May 19, 2018 at 8:30 PM
  5. Valentinian liked TIF's post in the thread Help! Unknown Caesar on SECVRITAS REIPVBLICAE (?) Victory LRB from Alexandria.

    I'm not as convinced that the obverse legend reads S NOB C. Looks like it could be just about anything to me... and I vote for PF AVG. Is...

    CT-RC-unkLRB.jpg May 19, 2018 at 8:22 PM
  6. Valentinian posted a new thread.

    WTS: Byzantine AE

    I added some Byzantine copper, including this really nice one, to my site: http://augustuscoins.com/Byzantine.html [ATTACH] Justin II and...

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    Forum: For Sale

    May 19, 2018 at 5:36 PM
  7. Valentinian replied to the thread Opinions on this Three Sisters of Caligula sestertius?.

    If you want to avoid eBay fakes, one tool is to belong to the CoinForgeryDiscussionList...

    May 19, 2018 at 2:41 PM
  8. Valentinian liked maridvnvm's post in the thread A new FTR haul.

    I have had a very dry period with buying over the last two months. The postman did finally pay me a visit yesterday with a few deliveries...

    May 19, 2018 at 2:25 PM
  9. Valentinian liked David Atherton's post in the thread Thoughts about value.

    I recently overpaid for a long sought after type and knew it was overpriced (even after a minor discount), but I badly wanted it and knew...

    May 19, 2018 at 2:12 PM
  10. Valentinian liked Marsyas Mike's post in the thread Prices of Byzantine copper.

    I really enjoy this discussion - it is good to hear more experienced collectors' opinions on the market and, especially for me, eBay, where...

    eBay Lot $6.99 BIN May 2018.jpg Diadumenian from Markianopolis maybe (2).JPG Diadumenian from Markianopolis maybe (3).JPG Tarentum & Max Thrax Mar 30 2017 (2).JPG Tarentum & Max Thrax Mar 30 2017 (6).JPG May 19, 2018 at 1:08 PM
  11. Valentinian attached a file to the thread One of four Gallienus RESTITVTOR types.

    I have this one: [ATTACH] Gallienus. 23-21 mm. 3.79 grams. RESTIT GALLIAR emperor raising kneeling female holding cornucipia RIC...

    GallienusRESTITGALLIAR8340.jpg May 19, 2018 at 12:57 AM
  12. Valentinian liked dougsmit's post in the thread Prices of Byzantine copper.

    A sales method I have not seen for quite a while was once more common at shows. The seller would have a bag of similar coins, lets say...

    May 18, 2018 at 7:17 PM
  13. Valentinian liked dougsmit's post in the thread Thoughts about value.

    Yes but that type is very important IMHO since it is the one in my collection that shows the sharing of dies between Septimius and Julia....

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  14. Valentinian posted a new thread.

    Prices of Byzantine copper

    As an observation, yesterday I took the time (a lot of it) to look at the 5500 "Byzantine" hits on US eBay. The vast majority will never...

    Forum: Ancient Coins

    May 18, 2018 at 2:36 PM
  15. Valentinian attached a file to the thread Helena style show.

    @lrbguy , I'm glad you posted this thread. From the topic, I finally figured out your username is not IRB (like "URB" as in "urban") guy,...

    HelenaFLHELENAAVGVSTA.jpg May 18, 2018 at 1:03 PM