I agree, and have also bought a few plate coins from his site
Constantine I A.D. 313 – 314
AE Nummus 3.58 g. Plate coin Mint mark * PLN...
@Roman Collector - thank you for your reply - I am sure you are
probably right. A search for Domitia on RPC gave over a 100 examples,the great...
A new pseudo - autonomous acquisition :
Phrygia. Kibyra AD 81-96. high priest, Klau Bias
15 mm., 2,03 g. RPC II 1267
I think describing leopards as panthers is no more than an irritating convention.
Here is my example - the leopards have large spots on their...
Nerva's care for his people also extended to tax cuts, celebrated
on this sestertius .The type shown here ,struck on the exemption of Italy from...
An impressive collection - I am still missing several but
do have this
DIVVS PERT PIVS PATER bare head right. Rev: CONSECRATIO
@ Valentinian - my example of the same type, with a rather odd
portrait of Hadrian
@Ryro - I have come late to this thread. Your mystery coin dates
from a period when Kyzikos coins usually have a tunny fish somewhere in the...
Quite right - its one of Euainetos's unsigned dekadrachms
It would have to be lovely Arethusa
@Bing - thank you for the interesting background information.
Like, I suspect, many numismatists I think of Cleo as my muse :
Here is mine - Medusa's body is more of a lump
This obol was sold as Asia Minor unknown mint , 5th century B.C.
Facing gorgoneion within concave...
Trajan Decius's Divi issues honour 11 emperors. Mattingly suggested that
it was part of his policy of reviving old Roman virtues at a time of...
Dating : the more articles I read (several on Academia.edu) and references
I look at the more confused I become. My dates are those assigned by...
As the two varieties were issued at two different weights, perhaps one was
intended as a sestertius and the other as a dupondius ?
@medoraman - I share your interest in these early Baktrian issues .
I will attempt to answer your questions :
1. I find HGC 12 a good reference...
@DonnaML - I have always liked the Volteia issue - here is another
M. Volteius M.f. AR Denarius 78 BC. Obv. Head of Liber right,...
I find the non portrait denarii of Augustus both interesting and attractive :
Augustus AR Denarius. 27 BC - AD 14. Spanish mint (Colonia...
I have only just come across this fascinating thread.
This dupondius has the open P's you referred to .
Is there a reason for this stylistic querk...
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