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  1. Valentinian liked Finn235's post in the thread Dead languages on ancient coins.

    Nothing makes an ancient coin more fascinating than an inscription in a language that hasn't been spoken or written in over a thousand...

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  2. Valentinian liked Mike Margolis's post in the thread Unusual types.

    This one is not ancient but it is one of the latter coins, a Bavarian Taler, of the Holy Roman Empire. It is unusual I think because of the...

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  3. Valentinian liked Victor_Clark's post in the thread A Constantinian Evening.

    It was a pleasure to meet Gavin in person, but my public speaking skills need improvement. I was also concerned that I would not have...

    Nov 15, 2018 at 11:23 PM
  4. Valentinian liked FitzNigel's post in the thread Unusual types.

    Neat coin Warren! For unusual coins, here is a Mongol coin that the Genoese in Caffa countermarked with a Chi-Ro. It may well date from...

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  5. Valentinian attached a file to the thread Time for another poll, for no reason at all (L. Furius Brocchus denarii).

    For the record, the OP type is Crawford 414/1 and Sear 365, dated to 63 BC. Here is mine: [ATTACH] 19 mm. 3.92 grams.

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  6. Valentinian liked ominus1's post in the thread Unusual types.

    Tribute AR coin of Armenian King Levon (Leo, Leon, etc) lV takvorin Arabic overstrike by Al-Nasr Mohamed circa 1337[ATTACH] [ATTACH]

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  7. Valentinian replied to the thread A Constantinian Evening.

    If there are any ways to turn students on to a love of ancient coins, giving out one in the context of a talk on them must be among the...

    Nov 15, 2018 at 6:23 PM
  8. Valentinian liked TIF's post in the thread A Constantinian Evening.

    Wow! That is fantastic in so many ways! Thank you, @Gavin Richardson, his students, @Victor_Clark, @dougsmit, and @Valentinian! More...

    Nov 15, 2018 at 6:04 PM
  9. Valentinian liked Gavin Richardson's post in the thread A Constantinian Evening.

    On Monday, November 5, I was pleased to host @Victor_Clark and his wife at Union University. Victor gave a substantial illustrated lecture...

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  10. Valentinian posted a new thread.

    Unusual types

    The Crusades began in 1095 and lasted in the Holy Land until 1291. Some of their foes are called Turkomans. Some Turkoman coins are...

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    Forum: Ancient Coins

    Nov 15, 2018 at 5:14 PM
  11. Valentinian liked Nerva's post in the thread CoinTalk made me do it.

    A lot of my collection has been inspired by CT threads. Here's one I've wanted for a very long time, and just picked up at auction today....

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  12. Valentinian replied to the thread Laziest Forgers Ever.

    I wrote them about it, linked to this thread, and they wrote back that they agreed it was fake and had withdrawn it. That's good.

    Nov 15, 2018 at 11:17 AM
  13. Valentinian liked Ed Snible's post in the thread How are ancient coins dated?.

    Perhaps we can turn this into a coin thread, showing coins that lack a consensus date range. Here is a bronze of Amphipolis in Macedon:...

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  14. Valentinian liked Victor_Clark's post in the thread Laziest Forgers Ever.

    that one is also fake it was sold in 2015 on eBay by well-known fake seller victoriqn here is the 2015 picture [ATTACH] a die match...

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  15. Valentinian posted a new thread.

    WTB: Wanted to buy Aureo & Calicó S.L. Auction 319 7 Nov 2018

    I have some sale catalogs on my want list. Most collector don't want paper catalogs, but I do. If you have them and don't want them, please...

    Forum: Want Lists

    Nov 14, 2018 at 2:53 PM