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:
At first glance it reminded me of the basilisks from Darksouls.
Very pretty coins. We have athenian owl imitations sometimes showing...
Heres a new indogreek king for my collection. Archebios was the last indogrek king in taxilla before Maus and the indo...
Still waiting to capture a zoilus II. At 2.3g @Alegandron yur example has avoided leeching aswell.
Cool lysias @Ryro . His silver drachms with...
Indo greek, 130-120BC
Diademed, bare-headed bust of king right, Greek legend around:
BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΔIKAIOY /...
Well, im glad its not mine then haha.
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
So as far as ive gathered, sodium thiosulfate is an option.
The horn silver doesnt seem to be of the host coin but due to adjacent hoard coins....
Heres my little one, just like doug, I also have not confirmed its ID. Our coins do look similar.
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:
Also, i have been trying with no luck of finding a resource to identify indogreek monograms. There seem to be different kind of monograms, but...
The reverse is the goddess athena holding a fruit basket and probably a thunderbolt in the other hand.
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...
Good observation, zarb and falus were visible yes, the rest is off flan
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