Come on baby like my lyres!

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  1. ominus1

    ominus1 Well-Known Member

    ..very well could be. :)
     
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  3. lordmarcovan

    lordmarcovan Eclectic & odd Moderator

    Well, considering the Castel Sant'Angelo originally had a funerary purpose as Hadrian's mausoleum, I suppose that fits.

    :)

    (Just needed an excuse to repost my old Hadrian sestertius, which I swapped away, and sorely miss now...)

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  4. ominus1

    ominus1 Well-Known Member

    ..either way, i'd like to have a coin of each! (and they still remind me of bday cakes :p)
     
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  5. Ancient Aussie

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    That pic was a model of what Hadrian's Mausoleum looked like in ancient times, the model is actually in the Mausoleum. oC8XG6tY7dABxN4E9fDc5Zy2Tw56p2.jpeg
     
  6. lordmarcovan

    lordmarcovan Eclectic & odd Moderator

  7. Ancient Aussie

    Ancient Aussie Supporter! Supporter

    Nice coin but that's cheating posting coins you don' own anymore, that's like me posting this.......:smuggrin: 20160924_165433.jpg
     
  8. ominus1

    ominus1 Well-Known Member

    ahahaha.. ok youse guys @lordmarcovan and @Ancient Aussie ...can't we all just get along ..( you guys are crackin' me up ><..don't stop because of me:p)
     
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  9. ominus1

    ominus1 Well-Known Member

    O, i just got a prov. of him and have been bidding on more ants. also..ole young H. .....
     
  10. lordmarcovan

    lordmarcovan Eclectic & odd Moderator

    If I didn't fall back on my "bygones", I'd have practically nothing to post! I've got only 36 pieces in my primary collection as of this week! :(:rolleyes:
     
  11. ominus1

    ominus1 Well-Known Member

    well..that's 16 more than 20 :p.. O man..am i behind the times..not box o 20 eh?!) oops again:p
     
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  12. ominus1

    ominus1 Well-Known Member

    ..that ain't Herrinius Etrucus(spck) is it?!... oops..
     
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  13. Ancient Aussie

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    Okay I feel sorry for you now. ........I promise not to post any of my old Gordy pics anymore in fact I'm going to tear up the pics.
     
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  14. lordmarcovan

    lordmarcovan Eclectic & odd Moderator

    Whoops. Miscount. Technically 34 pieces in the next Eclectic Box update, which I might post this morning. Edit: it is up, now.

    Yes, the "Box of 20" concept, while it was a good game plan for me for four years, finally went out the window last spring. I'm now letting my collection grow gradually.

    The self-imposed 20-coin limit forced me to part with too many nice pieces I now sorely miss. That approach takes detachment and firm self-discipline (which is not usually my strong suit). I do not regret having played by those rules for four years, but now it's just the plain old "Eclectic Box" rather than the "Eclectic Box of 20".

    But enough about that. I'll post my own thread and stop hijacking this one.

    Now, where were we? Lyres? Pyres? Wedding cakes? Funerary monuments?
     
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  15. ominus1

    ominus1 Well-Known Member

    ...
    i am glad for you friend! :) ..where were we?.. the information superhighway with lots o banter ^^
     
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  16. ominus1

    ominus1 Well-Known Member

    Gents, i've got a pic of a Patricus's funeral pyre tonite(or anyway, what i would assume one looks like, according to hollywood anyway.:) Patricus's funeral pyre 003.JPG
     
  17. Ed Snible

    Ed Snible Well-Known Member

    I have several lyre types but you all have posted most already. Here is a lyre type that seems rare. No examples on acsearch.info and I don't think there are any examples in RPC.

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    SYRIA, Antioch. Imperial Times, I-II Century AD. AE14 (2.00 gm).
    Obv: ...NITOIN (blundered ANTIOXEWN?); Laureate head of Apollo (quiver behind?)
    Rev: A; Lyre.
    SNG Copenhagen Syria #125; Lindgren and Kovacs, 1949 var.
    ex-Agora Auctions, Auction 36, May 2015, lot 126 (unsold)

    Although Antioch was in Roman Syria it is not in modern Syria. Antioch is across the border, in Turkey.
     
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