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  1. Valentinian liked Finn235's post in the thread Antoninus Pius Dupondius - A Portrait Piece.

    Lovely dupondius! Coins of Antoninus as Caesar do show up from time to time, and often have exceptional portraiture: [ATTACH] I don't...

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  2. Valentinian liked panzerman's post in the thread One last coin for 2019 (wrestlers AR Stater).

    With me, my last addition was a German States/ Breslau AV 1/12 Dukat 1709 Emperor Josef I, before that a AV Solidus from Arcadius,...

    Dec 6, 2019 at 10:44 PM
  3. Valentinian liked Bob L.'s post in the thread Bob L.'s Top 15 Not-Coins of 2019.

    Continuing... 11. [ATTACH] AE sword Northwestern Iran, Talish area 1200-800 BC 45.5cm (18”) Cf. Muscarella (Bronze and Iron, Ancient...

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  4. Valentinian liked Bob L.'s post in the thread Bob L.'s Top 15 Not-Coins of 2019.

    Fifteen of my fave not-coins, below. (I'll attempt ten in the first post, five more after) My collecting focus took a wrong turn at...

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  5. Valentinian replied to the thread Israeli ancient from estate sale.

    It is a modern fake. The type is important and even museums have made reproductions. There are far more fakes of this type than genuine...

    Dec 6, 2019 at 10:41 PM
  6. Valentinian liked Terence Cheesman's post in the thread Terence Cheesman Top 10 Purchases 2019 Finally Done.

    The next three of each Coin No 5. Alexandrine Empire Av Double Daric 323-317 B.C. Having monograms common to silver tetradrachms of...

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  7. Valentinian liked Terence Cheesman's post in the thread Terence Cheesman Top 10 Purchases 2019 Finally Done.

    Okay I am going to start the next group Coin No 2. Kingdom of Macedon Philip II Av Stater 345-336 B.C. Le Rider 47 HGC 844 8.60 grms 17...

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  8. Valentinian liked Terence Cheesman's post in the thread Terence Cheesman Top 10 Purchases 2019 Finally Done.

    Okay I have been looking at the threads offered by a number of the members on CT and I have been impressed. However I could not respond...

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  9. Valentinian attached a file to the thread Follow the coin theme GAME - ancient edition - post ‘em if you got ‘em.

    Sear lists this one as a double victoriatus of the Thessalian League, following the victory of the Romans over Philip V of Macedon in...

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  10. Valentinian liked Volodya's post in the thread My Worst Coins of 2019.

    Clickbait! Must've worked, since here you are. For efficiency, I'll post my best coins in the same thread. Four of each. As it happens,...

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  11. Valentinian liked Clavdivs's post in the thread 2019 - Year in Review and Top 8.

    2019 was an interesting year to say the least. This was only my second year as an Ancient Coin Collector (or collector of anything) so I...

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  12. Valentinian replied to the thread Ancient Aussie's favourite ten coins 2019..

    Excellent! My favorites are #1, the Republican denarius with reverse: Temple of Venus Erycina and #7 of Septimius Severus with city...

    Dec 6, 2019 at 8:28 PM
  13. Valentinian liked Ancient Aussie's post in the thread Ancient Aussie's favourite ten coins 2019..

    It's been a good year, picked up a lot of the scarcer coins that I've been after since started collecting ancients about a decade ago...

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  14. Valentinian liked Michael Stolt's post in the thread My top 10 of 2019 (so far)..

    I'm still awaiting a couple of great coins that definitely both would make the list, one which is the female head denarius I recently...

    Dec 6, 2019 at 8:23 PM
  15. Valentinian replied to the thread A most enigmatic sestertius.

    I think it is a modern cast with a filed edge, not an ancient imitation. The surface is "soapy" like a cast. The forgers didn't control...

    Dec 6, 2019 at 8:21 PM