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  1. Valentinian replied to the thread The argenteus denomination.

    I agree entirely with your thoughts. I think your idea of a "Where Frome" thread is good. If we discuss the burial of hoards in this...

    Aug 20, 2018 at 12:02 PM
  2. Valentinian replied to the thread The argenteus denomination.

    Among 1415 argentei total the Sisak hoard had 56 of that variety for Galerius, but only 4 were pictured. I looked and yours is not one of...

    Aug 19, 2018 at 9:22 PM
  3. Valentinian liked Gavin Richardson's post in the thread Another VRBS ROMA.

    Eusebius writes that everyone who came to Constantine’s 60th birthday party got one of these. [ATTACH]

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  4. Valentinian liked Roman Collector's post in the thread Another VRBS ROMA.

    Resurrecting this zombie thread to show one I just acquired, from the Cyzicus mint, an example of which has not yet been shown in this...

    VRBS ROMA Wolf and Twins Cyzicus.jpg Aug 19, 2018 at 6:38 PM
  5. Valentinian liked TypeCoin971793's post in the thread [Poll-19] #7 BenSi vs #10 Cucumbor (Round 2) CIT 2018.

    I buy coins that tell a good story. That is why I have sole the bulk of my US coins in favor of ancient coins. (My wantlist of ancient...

    Aug 19, 2018 at 5:05 PM
  6. Valentinian liked Bart9349's post in the thread Quintillus?.

    Beautiful examples, everyone. I guess a short reign (77 days) in the depths of the "Century of Crisis" in the Roman Empire makes this coin...

    Aug 19, 2018 at 4:47 PM
  7. Valentinian replied to the thread [Poll-19] #7 BenSi vs #10 Cucumbor (Round 2) CIT 2018.

    That's a very nice 3-cent piece at a very good price (unusually low?). The history of the idea of a three-cent denomination is surely...

    Aug 19, 2018 at 3:04 PM
  8. Valentinian liked Roman Collector's post in the thread 117-138 AD Hadrian AR Denarius from Ancient Rome.

    TIF's reluctance to help you stems from the fact that many people posting here for the first time are dealers who like to use us as a free...

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  9. Valentinian replied to the thread [Poll-19] #7 BenSi vs #10 Cucumbor (Round 2) CIT 2018.

    I second the thought that they are both very good coins at very good prices. Once again we see how much history and interest can be crammed...

    Aug 19, 2018 at 1:20 PM
  10. Valentinian liked zumbly's post in the thread Quintillus?.

    Looks like you did a nice job of cleaning it! Like others have said, missing legends are typical for Quintillus. My best one is...

    Aug 18, 2018 at 11:06 PM
  11. Valentinian replied to the thread Dionysos- simply beautiful face, but then my fantasy crumbled....

    Al, is that your coin?

    Aug 18, 2018 at 11:05 PM
  12. Valentinian liked Deacon Ray's post in the thread Dionysos- simply beautiful face, but then my fantasy crumbled....

    The stylized art on many of the ancient coins is amazing! Some of them transition to an assortment of lines and geometric shapes. Many of...

    NEON.jpg Aug 18, 2018 at 11:01 PM
  13. Valentinian liked arnoldoe's post in the thread Dionysos- simply beautiful face, but then my fantasy crumbled....

    Nice, here is the coin i used to have.[ATTACH]

    DONOTCOPY.jpg Aug 18, 2018 at 11:00 PM
  14. Valentinian liked TIF's post in the thread Dionysos- simply beautiful face, but then my fantasy crumbled....

    Welcome to CoinTalk :) Many of the Greek gods looked more feminine than did the goddesses, at least by today's standards. Apollo...

    Aug 18, 2018 at 10:59 PM
  15. Valentinian liked Mat's post in the thread Not Another Fallen Horseman Thread!.

    It's been too long since a new Fallen Horseman thread was made, so I thought I would help out with a fairly new addition I picked up from...

    Aug 18, 2018 at 8:08 PM