The strike on this one isnt very bold, but some good shadows brings out the details.
At some point someone decided to punch two holes in it...
Hello im alive. I toned down on the coin collecting as I diverted funds toward ancient pottery, but anyway, acquired some cool stuff recently.
Got this roughed up bactrian athena owl bronze recently.
My thoughts are that its this coin:
Heres a new indogreek king for my collection. Archebios was the last indogrek king in taxilla before Maus and the indo...
Indo greek, 130-120BC
Diademed, bare-headed bust of king right, Greek legend around:
BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΔIKAIOY /...
Saw this on facebook, havent seen this kind before, any clue?
Indo greek coinage:
Dioscuri standing facing, holding spears, Greek legend around:...
Too crude to be an official issue, looks like a bactrian imitation, seller says its ~ 16g
Lots of horn silver? Patina crust on this one.
Again just like most of recent indogreek silvers, its also broken.
Heres a new addition to my Indo greek collection,
antialcidas drachm. 115-95BC
Diademed bust of king right, Greek legend around:
Who might this coin belong to.
I can make out athena on the reverse, overall the coins pretty busted. I really have started to attract broken...
Here is an interesting falus with a dragon depicted on it. Persian and Afhgan falus coins had many animals depicted on them,...
Bhonsla rajas of nagpur, katak mint, in the name of mughal emperor Ahmed Shah bahadur. 1754-84
The coin is...
I have been seeing a few strange new coins around. Heres one with a blurred out bust surrounded by some legend. The obverse has some winged...
Finally got my hands on another indo greek tetradrachm, albeit just like my philoxenos one, in incomplete form.
Heliocles II, 90-75BC...
Hello folks, its been a while since I posted here.
I was going through my collection and weighed my Indo Greek antimachus II drachm. It came up...
Got my first umayuad dirham finally and I broke it while removing it from the flip. Didnt expect it to be so brittle :((
Thank god for...
Got my second ever parthian drachm recently. Gave it a decent photoshoot today. Interestingly both my parthian drachms have a neat patina on them....
The immense variety of coins out of cebtral Asia always baffles me. Any help with identifying this? Reverse is a bit knocked up
Just added to my collection. Although not a coin, it shares great similarity in terms of the bust and some sort of legend on the side....
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