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  1. +VGO.DVCKS replied to the thread Coins You Bought Unattributed.

    Wow, @Finn235. Amazing. Yep, you better believe I looked at your thread about these. Just Amazing.

    Sep 19, 2020 at 6:50 PM
  2. +VGO.DVCKS liked Finn235's post in the thread Coins You Bought Unattributed.

    About a year ago I bought two lots from CNG, the first was described as a mixed lot of antonianii, containing Magnia Urbica, Carausius,...

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  3. +VGO.DVCKS liked Ken Dorney's post in the thread Antoninianii Lot - Has CNG gone insane?.

    I was offered one this weekend, near mint state, lustrous, a really magnificent coin. I was looking very fast, too many coins and...

    Sep 19, 2020 at 6:47 PM
  4. +VGO.DVCKS liked Alegandron's post in the thread Antoninianii Lot - Has CNG gone insane?.

    This. Coin. is. BEYOND. Awesome. Really like this one. Wow.

    Sep 19, 2020 at 6:47 PM
  5. +VGO.DVCKS liked Ken Dorney's post in the thread Antoninianii Lot - Has CNG gone insane?.

    Buying group lots unseen or by simple web photos is a crap shoot. There just isn't any way to know if you will win or lose. After many...

    Sep 19, 2020 at 6:47 PM
  6. +VGO.DVCKS liked dougsmit's post in the thread Antoninianii Lot - Has CNG gone insane?.

    I forgot to mention that I bought mine in 1987 for $18. At least you can see the draco ... sort of anyway. I guess I need to redo this...

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  7. +VGO.DVCKS liked dougsmit's post in the thread Antoninianii Lot - Has CNG gone insane?.

    Good move. In case someone missed it, look at the details of the reverse top and then look at the coin illustrating Aurelia 20 and...

    Sep 19, 2020 at 6:47 PM
  8. +VGO.DVCKS liked Volodya's post in the thread Antoninianii Lot - Has CNG gone insane?.

    I bought the very first AK lot, all RR silver, for HJB stock. Really nice coins, with provenances going back to Haeberlin. The firm did...

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  9. +VGO.DVCKS liked Volodya's post in the thread Antoninianii Lot - Has CNG gone insane?.

    Superior did that too. I still have part of a hoard of 3rd century Antioch tetradrachms I bought sight unseen from them from an...

    Sep 19, 2020 at 6:46 PM
  10. +VGO.DVCKS liked Finn235's post in the thread Antoninianii Lot - Has CNG gone insane?.

    To further illustrate my point about CNG photos, here are the contents of another lot from the same auction. Description: "BI...

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  11. +VGO.DVCKS liked Dobbin's post in the thread Coins You Bought Unattributed.

    I have enjoyed the challenge of identifying Late Roman Bronzes as much as having the collection. It was an easy way to get started and...

    Sep 19, 2020 at 6:45 PM
  12. +VGO.DVCKS liked seth77's post in the thread Coins You Bought Unattributed.

    This was a good thread idea, most collections on a tight budget depend on these unidentified, misidentified and (often) undervalued...

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  13. +VGO.DVCKS liked Broucheion's post in the thread Coins You Bought Unattributed.

    Hi All, This was sold as "a 19th century imitation of a Matidia Drachm of Egypt or an imitation Paduan Æ." I didn't exactly know what...

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  14. +VGO.DVCKS liked Marsyas Mike's post in the thread Coins You Bought Unattributed.

    An interesting thread. I'd say half or more of the ancients I buy are unattributed off eBay. The challenge figuring them out, I've...

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  15. +VGO.DVCKS liked Spaniard's post in the thread Coins You Bought Unattributed.

    Nice thread and cool coins!... I picked up this little AE4 (12mm) a couple of years back for $10 with no ID. I initially thought it...

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