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  1. Valentinian liked dougsmit's post in the thread Expanding the Library.

    [IMG] [IMG]Vesta Curtis, M. Askari, Elizabeth Pendleton, Richard Hodges, and Ali-Akbar Safi: Sasanian Coins in the National Museum of Iran....

    Feb 23, 2018 at 10:25 AM
  2. Valentinian liked Carausius's post in the thread Hadrian semis with Zeus Ammon.

    From my collection, here are a few slightly earlier AE Quadrantes of the Roman Republic: 1. Aes Grave Quadrans, c. 265 BC, ex Lord Colin...

    2245339l.jpg 151042538908771083813.jpg 33103.jpg Feb 22, 2018 at 8:43 PM
  3. Valentinian replied to the thread Expanding the Library.

    @ancientcoinguru showed a book by Harl. I say this about it on my web page: http://augustuscoins.com/ed/numis/learnmore.html " Many...

    Feb 22, 2018 at 4:55 PM
  4. Valentinian replied to the thread Ancient coin in auction.

    @Charles1997 , the OP coin looks very nice. You might have spurred some of us to go looking for it and bid against you!

    Feb 22, 2018 at 1:11 PM
  5. Valentinian replied to the thread Hadrian semis with Zeus Ammon.

    @Aleph , your collection is outstanding. I put a link (the first link!) to it on the "references" page:...

    Feb 22, 2018 at 11:14 AM
  6. Valentinian liked Aleph's post in the thread Hadrian semis with Zeus Ammon.

    Hi Valentinian, When I first started collecting imperil quadrans 15 years ago, I really enjoyed finding your reference site. I now have...

    Feb 22, 2018 at 11:09 AM
  7. Valentinian liked Victor_Clark's post in the thread Common Follis patina?.

    Yes, the coin is fine. Bronze coins from Lodge frequently look like this, he shoots with a pretty bright light right on the coins...you can...

    Feb 22, 2018 at 3:13 AM
  8. Valentinian liked dougsmit's post in the thread Common Follis patina?.

    Black coins are hard to photograph. If we put on enough light to see detail, some will say the photo does not represent the coin properly...

    Feb 22, 2018 at 3:13 AM
  9. Valentinian liked Victor_Clark's post in the thread What's in a "nummus"?.

    When you measure your coins and include the size, you don't really need to worry about if it is called a follis or a nummus or an AE3 etc.....

    Feb 22, 2018 at 3:12 AM
  10. Valentinian liked Severus Alexander's post in the thread What's in a "nummus"?.

    Since nobody's posted it: AE1 >25mm AE2 21-25mm AE3 17-21mm AE4 <17mm I agree with Doug that this traditional system (give or take, where...

    Feb 22, 2018 at 3:11 AM
  11. Valentinian liked dougsmit's post in the thread What's in a "nummus"?.

    I prefer the AE1 to AE4 system since you can avoid people thinking they have something different when their 17mm coin is cataloged AE16....

    Feb 22, 2018 at 3:11 AM
  12. Valentinian liked Victor_Clark's post in the thread What's in a "nummus"?.

    there is some reference to nummus in contemporary sources. Below is a reference and the coin which was reduced to half (note the right...

    ConstantineINicomedia43.jpeg Feb 22, 2018 at 3:10 AM
  13. Valentinian liked TypeCoin971793's post in the thread "Totally Does Not Look Like" thread.

    The Corpse Bride [ATTACH] Long neck [ATTACH] Lion with Trump paws and contorting in an impossible way. [ATTACH] Sir Duckalot...

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  14. Valentinian liked Eduard's post in the thread "Totally Does Not Look Like" thread.

    Excellent idea for a thread, TIF! Here a few examples from my collection of depictions that 'Totally Do Not look Like...' The portrayals...

    Quinar Tanzendes Männlein-Hessen-Rheinland-UBIER-mid 1st cent BC. Obv - 1.jpg Quinar Tanzendes Männlein-Hessen-Rheinland-UBIER-mid 1st cent BC. Rev - 1.jpg Quinar Vogelmännchen OBV-besser - 1.jpg Quinar Vogelmännchen REV-besser - 1.jpg Quinarius Hakennase OBV - 1.jpg Quinarius Hakennase REV - 1.jpg Feb 22, 2018 at 3:05 AM
  15. Valentinian liked Gary Waddingham's post in the thread Why do Byzantine seals appear in sales of Byzantine coins?.

    I have a seal with St. John Chrysostom and I think I can see a chi on yours in the same place mine is.[ATTACH]

    Chrysostum.jpg Feb 22, 2018 at 3:03 AM