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  1. Valentinian replied to the thread Getting tired of auction houses.

    Actually, my calculations shows that buyers pay less using TransferWise even while the seller gets full price. The TW fees, which are...

    Jan 22, 2020 at 10:16 PM
  2. Valentinian replied to the thread Valentinian III campgate ROMA.

    I think it is a remarkably fine and rare piece. The reverse is spectacular. It is a wonderful Valentinian II.

    Jan 22, 2020 at 10:04 PM
  3. Valentinian liked bcuda's post in the thread Valentinian III campgate ROMA.

    @Valentinian I have posted this one up on CT before just wanted to know what you think of it. [ATTACH]

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  4. Valentinian replied to the thread Valentinian III campgate ROMA.

    An interesting thought. Some Valentinian III AE4 issues have officina P, S, T, Q, E. There are siliquae of Trier with clear TRPS, so...

    Jan 22, 2020 at 4:49 PM
  5. Valentinian liked Severus Alexander's post in the thread The Most Ironic LRB, or: How to represent the Sack of Rome in your collection.

    [IMG] Alaric Enters Rome: 19th century engraving, after a drawing by Hermann Knackfuss ** This is a pretty long post, but it’s divided...

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  6. Valentinian liked seth77's post in the thread Valentinian III campgate ROMA.

    The perks of being a household name on late roman bronzes I guess.

    Jan 22, 2020 at 2:42 PM
  7. Valentinian replied to the thread Buy The Book(s)?.

    The prices are ridiculously high. Uncommon books, and many coin books are uncommon, are often priced unrealistically on Amazon (and...

    Jan 22, 2020 at 1:33 PM
  8. Valentinian liked Pellinore's post in the thread Varhran II - wanted for decades, and now I have two.

    At 16 years I started collecting Sassanian coins, and naturally, Xusro II was the first I bought, and then Shapur I, Shapur II, Kavad I,...

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  9. Valentinian posted a new thread.

    Valentinian III campgate ROMA

    As you may know, I have a web site on all the types of late Roman AE from Valentinian to Valentinian III and Theodosius II (364-450)....

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    Forum: Ancient Coins

    Jan 22, 2020 at 12:45 PM
  10. Valentinian liked dougsmit's post in the thread New Septimius Severus Sestertius: ADVENTVI AVG FELICISSIMO.

    I am embarrassed that I forgot I had this one. It shows different letter spacings and style but adds nothing to the topic except to...

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  11. Valentinian liked dadams's post in the thread Houston Money Show NEWPs.

    Got to catalogue a couple of these today and am more pleased now that I have had some time to look them over. As to the Forgers mold...

    Jan 21, 2020 at 8:28 PM
  12. Valentinian liked dadams's post in the thread Houston Money Show NEWPs.

    I’ve been working non-stop, it seems, since after thanksgiving and have generally been too tired (or lazy) when I’ve had downtime so...

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  13. Valentinian liked Alegandron's post in the thread Ancient coinage and environment.

    I went back through my Carthage coins, and realized that I have the Undertype to my Overstruck Mercernary / Libyan coin I showed...

    Jan 21, 2020 at 8:22 PM
  14. Valentinian liked otlichnik's post in the thread Ancient coinage and environment.

    For the least environmentally friendly coins I would look at anything made from Spanish silver mined from mid-1st through 2nd century...

    Jan 21, 2020 at 8:18 PM
  15. Valentinian liked Cucumbor's post in the thread The shortened King.

    Hi CT friends On that very day (21st of january) in 1793 CE was the King of France Louis XVI beheaded : [IMG] The execution of Louis...

    Jan 21, 2020 at 8:16 PM