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  1. Valentinian liked Terence Cheesman's post in the thread Julian: The Beard and the Bull.

    This coin does present something of a puzzle as it appears to be the only overt reference to paganism on Julian's coinage. Otherwise his...

    Jun 26, 2019 at 2:53 PM
  2. Valentinian replied to the thread Question about Bertolami Auction.

    Yes, that's always a problem when bidding in auctions, especially those in Europe when shipping can be 15 GPB or 18 euros to the US on a...

    Jun 26, 2019 at 1:32 PM
  3. Valentinian liked Cucumbor's post in the thread FEL TEMP REPARATIO - hut type.

    Nice coins and interesting thread. Did we see any Constans/hut from the Rome mint ? [IMG] Constans, AE2 Rome mint, 1st officina D N...

    Jun 25, 2019 at 7:26 PM
  4. Valentinian liked Gavin Richardson's post in the thread FEL TEMP REPARATIO - hut type.

    [ATTACH] I think sometimes it’s helpful to consider later reflexes of iconography in venturing an interpretation. As I’ve said and...

    Screenshot 2016-12-23 22.21.49.png Jun 25, 2019 at 7:26 PM
  5. Valentinian liked dougsmit's post in the thread FEL TEMP REPARATIO - hut type.

    This was an interesting coverage of past theories by scholars, many of whom I doubt looked at the coins as much as they presented their...

    Jun 25, 2019 at 7:24 PM
  6. Valentinian replied to the thread Pagan coin of The Great Persecution.

    That is an interesting and useful page. I added a link and recommendation to it on my page.

    Jun 25, 2019 at 7:15 PM
  7. Valentinian liked David@PCC's post in the thread Pagan coin of The Great Persecution.

    Actually the coin below is a die match for your 2957 and DOES link it to the other APOLLOINI SANCTO's. If you haven't already I suggest...

    ri251.jpg Jun 25, 2019 at 7:02 PM
  8. Valentinian replied to the thread Ancient coins need identifying.

    @lucag123 , if you take photos of dark coins on a white background you may have difficulty getting the details of the coins to show--the...

    Jun 25, 2019 at 11:43 AM
  9. Valentinian attached a file to the thread Pagan coin of The Great Persecution.

    I have a web site on these anonymous coins: http://augustuscoins.com/ed/MaximinusII/ Here is one from my page: [ATTACH] 17 mm. No...

    MaximinusIIanonTyche.jpg Jun 25, 2019 at 11:25 AM
  10. Valentinian liked Al Kowsky's post in the thread An example of "grade-flation" lowering specific grade market values.

    johnmilton, I've made similar posts on Type III $20 gold coins & $20 Saints. It's too bad to see this happening :( but eventually the...

    Jun 25, 2019 at 11:15 AM
  11. Valentinian liked medoraman's post in the thread An example of "grade-flation" lowering specific grade market values.

    Yep. Continuing game to force people to pay them ever more money. Someday, it will come to a point where everything is overgraded, than...

    Jun 25, 2019 at 11:15 AM
  12. Valentinian liked dougsmit's post in the thread It's like old and stuff, so its worth thousands!.

    I can't help thinking I would have been better off had I told everyone lies like "fake", "ruined if cleaned" and "too rare to dream of"...

    Jun 25, 2019 at 11:10 AM
  13. Valentinian liked gsimonel's post in the thread It's like old and stuff, so its worth thousands!.

    I got into ancient coin collecting as a graduate student because US coins were too expensive! I started off as a kid picking out US...

    Jun 25, 2019 at 11:09 AM
  14. Valentinian liked Finn235's post in the thread It's like old and stuff, so its worth thousands!.

    Man, gotta love the experts in the YouTube comments section. I once shared a photo of one of my better denarii on a non-coin site to...

    Jun 25, 2019 at 11:09 AM
  15. Valentinian liked cwart's post in the thread It's like old and stuff, so its worth thousands!.

    It's the low cost or LRBs that took me from thinking ancients had to be expensive to seeing that interesting coins could definitely be...

    Jun 25, 2019 at 11:08 AM