The half letters are what Barry has been referring to.
Glad to hear you are doing ok!
I am happy the coin ended up in your collection.
Really enjoy learning about medieval coins even though I have relatively few.
Medieval wildwinds sounds like a winner. If it takes 10 years who...
They are shill bidding on their own listings to drive up price of their items.
Post their name so we can avoid...
Nice circam, m'lord!
The really convincing fakes are the ones in your collection that you haven't identified yet.
100% positive feedback on eBay means nothing.
I always tell sellers I am posting their fakes here. That usually gets an immediate refund.
I would try acetone.
Soak a few minutes, dry it on a clean microfiber, repeat several times.
Sometimes it seems like fine style means weird or unusual style not necessarily more artistic or attractive.I think the first coin looks like an...
Glad you like the coin! Being an amateur archer myself I like the depiction of Artemis with her bow on the reverse.
My first ancient coin was a...
Hard red and blue deposit don't usually indicate bd. Pink crumbly deposits are often what is left behind by the bd action.
Something to remember...
Make sure you're spelling it right. It's kind of an odd word. I see multiple eBay sellers in the US today.
Cool coin, I love a mystery.
I say get it! :-)
I advise people who are not experts in ancient coins to only buy valuable coins from well-known auction houses and well-known ancient coin...
I am enjoying your story and writing style. Please continue your story the way you want to tell it.
You can meet a number of real-life treasure...
I don't know about you all but I am about ready to get my wife to take the dog clippers to my head. I was overdue for a haircut then this all...
Wow what a great coin, and a really nice photograph of it too.
That is the rare tortoise variation where he has just pulled his head into his shell.
Three super nice coins!
Broken, rusty and/or clogged die?
There is no wear on it, so the weird surfaces must have happened during striking?
Gold does not corrode to...
I think the latest scholarship believes that they were minted to supply the price of admission to adult shows.
Just kidding, that...
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