Truly a wonderful example. I am absolutely jelly. I would like to call it fake and offer to dispose of it. Having seen it in person it is...
@Loong Siew an expert numismatist and my go to guy for Chinese maybe able to translate that script. Great coin BTW, me wants.
I came across one of these many moons ago.
Java, Bali and the Eastern Archipelago
Kalasan or Kelurak (Empire of the Sailendra)
AR Masa 11 mm x...
Here is a Khusro II of an interesting flavor.
AE 12 Nummi (AD 621-628)
24 mm x 14.22 grams
Obverse: Bust of...
You can't have an Indian collection without a Bimbisara karshapana. Everyone knows that. ;)
Love the Buddha!!!
Shakya Janapada AR 5-Shana 6-5th century BC
Magadha Karshapana 6-5th century BC
and a Bodi tree from...
Kanga Varma (r. AD 365-390)
Potin Unit 18 mm x 0.93 grams
Obverse: Zebu Bull right Kannada Legend around.
I am everywhere and nowhere. I just don't have the mojo or the time for that matter to post more of those "scholarly" type threads. I do enjoy the...
Not ancient but an artifact and among my most prized possessions.
Nagasa: 53.2 cm
Nakago: 14.7 cm
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Here my Gepid with some epic chips/clips.
Theodoric in the name of Anastasius (AD 491-518)
I have a little collection of this period. Excellent coins all.
Sure why not? I like my Indian coins to have a certain look. I take coins however I can get them, but I really like the super deep toning....
That lion on the reverse would have made me buy it! Lydia?
@Collect89 If I remember correctly. You have one very exceptional AP denarius with the Elephant skin/armor detailed. I would love to see it again.
The deviation from the norm is most evident in the Khusro II coinage of Alexandria. Sassanians were occupying Alexandria (Byzantine territory) and...
I have but one Domitian coin. I have no aggressive interest for Domitian coins, but this one is absolutely a favorite. A coin...
Your example is probably the best I have seen. Holy Cow!
I have had this for a while. Love it. Better than most, not as good as some.
Surely you know about this software workshop?...
I like the three periods idea.
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