Andres Top ten 2021

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  1. Andres2

    Andres2 Well-Known Member

    My favourite and most expensive is the first coin, the cast As.
    The Galba As is an upgrade for my 12 Caesar set in bronze.
    Please tell me which one is your favorite of these 10 coins, thanks P1150665 (4) Aes grave no price.JPG Persia Sigloi (5).JPG Cleopatra I.jpg Thessaly cart Apollo.jpg JC 2  Byzantium Justinian  II &Sophia 565-578BC (2).jpg JC 3 Tiberius Constantine 574-582.jpg Galba As Ceres.jpg P1170980 best (2).JPG P1140689 best.JPG P1170772 SOL XX (2).jpg
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  3. 1934 Wreath Crown

    1934 Wreath Crown Well-Known Member

    I like the Trajan-Melqart and the Galatia Amyntas:happy:
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  4. Deacon Ray

    Deacon Ray Well-Known Member

    Great post, @Andres2 ! The Antioch Trajan with the excellent Heracles portrait on the reverse is my favorite.

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  5. ominus1

    ominus1 Supporter! Supporter

    great bunch!...i dig the wine wagon one...and i see Rudolf on one too!:) rudolf.jpg
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  6. Severus Alexander

    Severus Alexander find me at NumisForums Supporter

    Definitely the 227g As! Jealous!! :troll::D
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  7. 7Calbrey

    7Calbrey Well-Known Member

    I'll take Cleopatra. Love her coins.. Distinctive set of coins @Andres2 . Bravo.
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  8. Curtisimo

    Curtisimo the Great(ish) Supporter

    Wow what a year @Andres2 ! My favorites;
    • #1 - As Grave - No need to explain this one. It’s just a great and interesting coin!
    • #7 - Galba As - Nice upgrade! The reverse is nice.
    • #8 - Trajan tet - Excellent style on both Trajan and Melkart. Great coin. This is the type of coin that really looks great in hand. Here is mine;
  9. Cucumbor

    Cucumbor Supporter! Supporter

    I would have voted for the Aes grave As, but 227 gr is too heavy, I can't hold it :)
    Hence my choice of that one.
    A nice selection for sure

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  10. FitzNigel

    FitzNigel Medievalist

    Nice looking Caracalla Ant! Well done!
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  11. sand

    sand Well-Known Member

    Without a doubt, the Janus Aes Grave As. That's one of my dream coins. A very nice example.
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  12. Al Kowsky

    Al Kowsky Well-Known Member

    Andres, The huge Aes Grave is my favorite too :happy:. Both sides of the coin have excellent detail & an attractive patina. My 2nd favorite would be the Justin II & Sophia 40 nummi coin :D, great detail on this one too. My 3rd favorite would be the handsome double denarius of Caracalla :cool:.
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  13. Ignoramus Maximus

    Ignoramus Maximus Nomen non est omen.

    A very nice 2021 haul with great coins, @Andres.:)

    I agree; that Republican as is a great coin! Nice patina too. I also like the Trajan tet, the Krannon krater on cart...In short, I like them all!

    Happy hunting in '22!
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  14. happy_collector

    happy_collector Well-Known Member

    Your heavy Galba As is nice. Your Trajan-Melqart is also my favorite.
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  15. cmezner

    cmezner do ut des Supporter

    Impressive coins! All of them are dream coins! A really spectacular 2021.
    Congrats @Andres2
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  16. TIF

    TIF Always learning.

    A fine year! The aes grave and Amyntas are my faves :).
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  17. Shea19

    Shea19 Supporter! Supporter

    Very nice group! I especially like the Trajan tet, the late Caracalla ant., and of course the giant Aes grave.
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  18. DonnaML

    DonnaML Well-Known Member

    Wonderful coins! Hard to pick my favorites, but I'd have to say the Aes Grave, the Cleopatra, the Galba, and the Trajan/Melqart.
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  19. ambr0zie

    ambr0zie Dacian Taraboste

    Difficult to choose favorite coins with this selection. Congratulations.
    I would pick the Galba, the Trajan with his father and the Trajan with Melqart.
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  20. BenSi

    BenSi Supporter! Supporter

    Congratulations on an excellent year of collecting.
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  21. Alegandron

    Alegandron "ΤΩΙ ΚΡΑΤΙΣΤΩΙ..." ΜΕΓΑΣ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΣ, June 323 BCE

    Excellent, @Andres2 . For me, the First Four. But I also like Antioch Trajan. Generally, I have always enjoyed your coins as we have similar Ancient collecting taste.
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