Sear's book isn't "Roman Republic Coins and their Value", it's "Roman Coins and their Values". Volume I covers Roman Republican coins and coins...
Here are a couple of chairs on a Cr. 434/2 denarius:
Next - another chair, but with someone sitting in it...
When I showed this to a non-coin collecting friend, he said "Who's the doll?", so I guess Ceres should be my Valentine:
(Obv. of Cr. 427/1...
With a chin like that, I'd guess Maximinus.
Looks like a spearhead? - Cr 88/3a.
Ooh, they're nice!
I will show you two coins I have a crush on.
This is a very bad photo' of a nice Syracuse tetradrachm (Tudeer 82, SNG ANS 290). I had seen it...
"A thing of beauty is a joy forever", as Keats wrote.
It's a denarius of L. Rubrius Dossenus
Obv. DOS - Veiled head of Juno right, sceptre behind
Rev. Triumphal chariot right, small Victory standing...
Somewhat better than mine! (also with Lucius, but different variety - Cr. 517/5c, HCRI 247):
That was a great buy - as I recall, it was even nicer in-hand and finding the old provenance makes it even better.
Well, this tetradrachm is from Ake-Ptolemais, Ake is the first half of my username :D
I don't think there's anything special about the number XVI - each number is known from one die, though it's of course possible that some are much...
I have a Peter Nichols Crozier and about twenty five Abafil trays (I've an idea it may be 27 trays, but I'm not certain without counting), plus an...
Here are some Roman bronzes with somewhat recognisable Sicilian undertypes, like @SeptimusT's above:
I think the title of the thread is inaccurate - the poster isn't describing attribution, but attaching the attribution information to the coin....
Here's an older and more decrepit Spes of Titus as Caesar under Vespasian.
T CAESAR IMP COS V - Laureate head right
S C - Spes advancing left,...
Good value for what seems to be a rare coin!
Nice one - I see I got mine from Roma when they were on Vcoins, back in Dec. 2010 - http://www.tantaluscoins.com/coins/38672.php - for £31.50 (I...
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