Valentinian's Recent Activity

  1. Valentinian liked David@PCC's post in the thread The Four Sons of Constantine the Great.

    Lots of conjecture on that one. [ATTACH] Helena 318 to 319 AD Mint: Thessalonica AE Follis Obvs: HELENA N F, bare head right, waved...

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  2. Valentinian liked DonnaML's post in the thread The Four Sons of Constantine the Great.

    I recently posted my coins of Constantine I in the "Death of Constantine the Great" thread. So I thought I'd start a new thread to post...

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  3. Valentinian liked Mat's post in the thread Very Scarce Domitian Denarius.

    I recently picked up this Domitian denarius for the simple reason I liked the reverse, which is pretty uncommon for him, and it...

    May 31, 2020 at 10:19 PM
  4. Valentinian replied to the thread A numismatic dream from ancient Egypt.

    Volume 1 is the texts and their translations. You need volume 2 as well to get the commentary. Both are only about Latin or Greek texts...

    May 31, 2020 at 5:48 PM
  5. Valentinian liked jlblonde's post in the thread Protests leads to a Crown Aquisition....

    Protests on Thursday May 28th in the city of Fontana, California had me concerned for a friend who own's a coin shop just some 200 yards...

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  6. Valentinian replied to the thread Diadumenianus.

    If you get interested in provincial coins, here is my book review of Butcher's book: "Roman Provincial Coins: An Introduction to the...

    May 31, 2020 at 3:54 PM
  7. Valentinian liked DonnaML's post in the thread Diadumenianus.

    I have found and added another reference to my description of my (expected) new Diadumenian coin that I posted above in this thread....

    Diadumenian - Sear, Greek Imperial Coins 3017 (ill. p. 286).jpg May 31, 2020 at 3:45 PM
  8. Valentinian replied to the thread Stages of an auction.

    It does. It's odd, because half the time we seem to be worrying about the dearth of young collectors following behind us (The hobby is...

    May 31, 2020 at 2:27 PM
  9. Valentinian liked johnmilton's post in the thread Stages of an auction.

    With a lot of auctions, not much of anything happens until the moment the item comes up for bidding. Then the numbers go into orbit,...

    May 31, 2020 at 1:52 PM
  10. Valentinian liked dougsmit's post in the thread Stages of an auction.

    I hope you realize that the success of sales depends on many people actually thinking they will have a chance at winning a coin but...

    May 31, 2020 at 1:52 PM
  11. Valentinian liked medoraman's post in the thread Stages of an auction.

    I am wondering if this sounds familiar to others: 30 days out - OMG, I am going to buy SO much. I wonder if the mailman will get a...

    May 31, 2020 at 1:51 PM
  12. Valentinian liked Julius Germanicus's post in the thread Diadumenianus.

    I have a Roman mint bronze: [IMG] M OPEL ANTONINVS DIADVMENIANVS CAES, bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust of Diadumenian right...

    May 31, 2020 at 10:45 AM
  13. Valentinian attached a file to the thread late Roman AE4s.

    Here is an AE4 of Theodosius (379-395) of the same issue as the OP coin: [ATTACH] 13 mm. 1.24 grams. RIC Cyzicus 26b (if the mint mark...

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  14. Valentinian replied to the thread Burst my bubble.

    I come from the ancients forum. That sort of doubling is common in ancient coins and has nothing (in ancients) to do with a doubled die,...

    May 30, 2020 at 9:50 PM
  15. Valentinian liked Steelers72's post in the thread Titus Denarii Fine style designation?.

    Found a few previously sold Titus denarii that received NGC's "fine style" designation. Do you agree that they are of fine style? I...

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