Part of this hobby of collecting is organizing. Like the old checklist in the baseball card pack.
For me I include a unique ID number and all the...
Below is a collection of August As. Beginning around 15 B.C. these became the workhouse of the new empire. The reform here is the...
I believe this to be RIC X 60,A from Constantinople. Do you agree?
16 mm, 2.50 g
The draping looks different than Wildwinds, but...
How about a siliqua of Magnus Maximus:
PRINCIPI IVVENTVTIS is 26mm 8.87g
Better call Sol I totally messed up and misattributed it is:
From the Caesar_Augustus collection RIC VII...
It’s the old “How do you get to Carnegie Hall” answer: practice. Proper lighting is really important as you indicate but exposure too. I’ve...
Happy Friday (for a few minutes here in NY!)
Augusta Treverorum, now modern Trier was a very important Roman city particular in the time of...
Monday is almost done here in New York.
Great light today had me feeling like I cracked the matrix for taking pictures of partially silvered...
There do seem to be many flaws in Commodus' era. I'd love to think debasement played a part as they experiment with formulas, but the designs...
Life has gotten extremely busy and combine that with our fiat equivalent of debasing the money supply it seems we have to work a...
It's Monday somewhere!
Coenwulf of Mercia (796-821), Tribrach type
Obv. [ ]ENVVL:F.R.EX Rev. SE / BE / RHT (HT ligated)
This is my...
Love these types, a more traditional patina:
RIC VI 43a
Good day, evening or whatever time this post finds you in,
I like collecting amongst other things, large follis from the Tetrarchy. Curious what...
Of those references, which do you prefer - is it North?
A friend of mine is reading Meditations and forwarded this quote. Encouraged me to share a thought and a recent coin...
Certainly some good fortune and luck associated with the thoughtful gift you received.
This bad boy I broke loose from a case:
Different than what I collect - I really like #1
Congrats on a good year
I think the combination of picture, description and grade, if consistent, is helpful. Pictures are not as good as examining in hand which the AH...
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