Ah, makes sense - I have a pile of CGB catalogues - the Live ones are on the top right, some of the others are Fixed Price Lists. They have many...
I don't know the differences between Live and Internet auctions - the FAQ doesn't explain the difference -...
Probably Crawford 203/1a.
This is my example - http://www.tantaluscoins.com/coins/110478.php
Some very sad news yesterday with the announcement of the death of Cathal Coughlan at 61, after a long illness. I had no idea he was ill - he...
Shouldn't there be an oficina letter in the lower centre field, between the two figures? A very unusual coin!
From the examples on CNG sold coins, I think I see the difference and it's nearly as Custis says (or exactly, maybe):
I'm not sure why people keep posting Republican denarii when the original poster refers to coins from 27 BC onwards!
Anyway, the last 20 denarii...
Ahhh, I haven't been to Paris since 2001, after seeing those photos, think it's been far too long.
Here's a sestertius of Philip II.
Obv.: IMP M IVL PHILLIPPVS AVG - Laureate, drapped and cuirassed bust right
Rev.: SAECVLARES AVGG - Elk walking...
A couple of coins came this week - this is one of them:
Moneyer: T. Vettius Sabinus
Obv.: TA / SABINVS / S·C - Head of King Tatius right
I believe Lanz sold the company a couple of years ago, though it still bears the name.
Here's a Theban stater.
Obv.: Boeotian shield
Rev.: ΑΡ-ΚΑ - Amphora, two ivy leaves on each handle
Mint: (368-264 BC)
Wt./Size/Axis: 12.26g /...
@DonnaML - thanks, it came on 11th April - it (and another coin) was in a package posted on 24th March. It's possible that export permits for...
Here's a battered Macedonian tetradrachm with Artemis.
Obv.: Diademed and draped bust of Artemis right, bow and quiver over...
Here's a recent RR arrival that I like.
Moneyer: L. Torquatus
Obv.: SIBYLLA - Head of Sibyl right, wearing ivy-wreath; border of dots
It does look quite grainy around the edges - this is normally called crystallisation and you should handle it with care as it will be brittle and...
Here's a Diana with a bow on a RR sestertius.
Moneyer: T. Carisius
Obv.: Diademed bust of Diana right, bow and quiver over shoulder
Rev.: T. CAR...
Here's mine (well, I have another halved one):
This arrived yesterday - I found it on my doorstep when I got back after Easter - delivered yesterday morning, I think.
Moneyer: C. Serveilius...
Here's a denarius of Calpurnius Piso L. f. Frugi with an F (or 3) on the reverse.
Obv.: Laureate head of Apollo right; behind, club
Separate names with a comma.