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  1. Valentinian liked seth77's post in the thread SPES REIPVBLICE after FEL TEMP REPARATIO.

    The type seems to have been introduced in 358, possibly for Constantius II's quintricennalia, at some point towards the end of the...

    cs spes.jpg Jun 24, 2021 at 3:16 PM
  2. Valentinian liked David@PCC's post in the thread SPES REIPVBLICE after FEL TEMP REPARATIO.

    Poor photo but one none the less [ATTACH] Constantius II Mint: Nicomedia 348 to 351 AD AE 2 Obvs: DN CONSTANTIVS PF AVG, Emperor holding...

    ri191.jpg Jun 24, 2021 at 3:16 PM
  3. Valentinian liked JayAg47's post in the thread Aurelian- Oriens Aug.

    I've always wanted one of those Aurelian antoninianus with good silvering and a nice strike, and this coin happens to check that list....

    Aur SOL.jpg Jun 24, 2021 at 11:52 AM
  4. Valentinian liked Orange Julius's post in the thread SPES REIPVBLICE after FEL TEMP REPARATIO.

    These coins seem to be very common in rough shape but they’re certainly hard to find in good shape! I have probably 10 coins of this...

    ConstantiusIIRIC117.jpg Jun 24, 2021 at 11:38 AM
  5. Valentinian liked Severus Alexander's post in the thread A coin from an obscure series.

    I love this thread!! I recently bought what I think is a related coin, an AE pul from the Golden Horde or the Giray Khans. Some of...

    1905043_1620683384.jpg smast caves.jpg chach.jpg Jun 24, 2021 at 11:34 AM
  6. Valentinian attached a file to the thread SPES REIPVBLICE after FEL TEMP REPARATIO.

    Here is a Julian II as Caesar of the same type. [ATTACH] 18 mm. SMKΓ RIC VIII Cyzicus 122.

    JulianSPESREIPVBLICE9748.jpg Jun 23, 2021 at 9:12 PM
  7. Valentinian liked Finn235's post in the thread A coin from an obscure series.

    Some non-Islamic obscure series: Unknown AE11, presumed to be Kushan-related due to the style of the reverse figure's clothing. Never...

    imgonline-com-ua-twotoone-1TOCds4BDIrzlKi1 (1).jpg Tanlis Mardates with Raggodeme AR drachm.jpg Celtic AR unknown.jpg Satavahana provincial Banavasi double unit wide flan.jpg Jun 23, 2021 at 8:00 PM
  8. Valentinian liked zumbly's post in the thread Different Faces of Constantius I Chlorus.

    That's a wonderful portrait on that folles, @Al Kowsky! The one on my argenteus doesn't have quite as much character, but I do like...

    Constantius I - Argenteus Campgate.jpg Constantius I - Antoninianus Trophy.jpg Jun 23, 2021 at 6:16 PM
  9. Valentinian liked Caesar_Augustus's post in the thread Different Faces of Constantius I Chlorus.

    That Rome mint is an ex-CA :). Tom's pic is way better. [IMG] I have a real soft spot for Constantius. His nose was just so majestic....

    Jun 23, 2021 at 6:13 PM
  10. Valentinian liked Victor_Clark's post in the thread Different Faces of Constantius I Chlorus.

    the first one is not a follis-- [ATTACH] Constantius I AD 296- 298 AR Argenteus 18mm 2.7g CONSTANTIVS CAES; Laureate head right F...

    Carthage_14a.jpg 30a32a.3.jpg Jun 23, 2021 at 6:12 PM
  11. Valentinian liked Sulla80's post in the thread A coin from an obscure series.

    An interesting coin @Valentinian. I have quite a few coins that I like in the obscure category. This one perhaps obscure enough that...

    Khan Narendra AE Bracteate.jpg Jun 23, 2021 at 5:49 PM
  12. Valentinian posted a new thread.

    SPES REIPVBLICE after FEL TEMP REPARATIO

    There was a coin reform in 348 which improved the quality of the AE coins. Several new types had legends "FEL TEMP REPARATIO" (Happy...

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    Forum: Ancient Coins

    Jun 23, 2021 at 2:23 PM
  13. Valentinian replied to the thread A coin from an obscure series.

    Yes, they are pretty obscure! Coin series from central Asia are unlikely to be collected or known to US collectors. For those of us who...

    Jun 23, 2021 at 1:53 PM
  14. Valentinian liked Roman Collector's post in the thread My elephant biga arrived -- and it actually looks metallic in my photo.

    This one finally arrived from Germany in today's mail and I photographed it today. I don't claim to be a professional photographer -- I...

    C Caecilius Metellus Caprarius Elephant Biga denarius.jpg C Caecilius Metellus Caprarius Elephant Biga denarius Sonntag.jpg Jun 22, 2021 at 10:14 PM
  15. Valentinian liked Andres2's post in the thread Different Faces of Constantius I Chlorus.

    What a great collection Al, congrats [ATTACH]

    P1180760 chlorus (2).jpg Jun 22, 2021 at 5:25 PM