Deacon Ray's Top 10 Backward Countdown for 2018

Discussion in 'Ancient Coins' started by Deacon Ray, Dec 15, 2018.

  1. Deacon Ray

    Deacon Ray Biblical Kingdoms Supporter

    My top ten 2018 coin favorite’s
    are displayed below in reverse order and alternating
    between Judaean and Roman.

    The coin that my Secret Saturnalia Santa sent to me...
    Whatever it may going to be my favorite coin of 2018!

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  3. Bing

    Bing Illegitimi non carborundum Supporter

    Nice! Love the Vespasian
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  4. Aethelred

    Aethelred The Old Dead King Supporter

    Great list @Deacon Ray I think I like the Nero Denarius the best.
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  5. zumbly

    zumbly Ha'ina 'ia mai ana ka puana Supporter

    Fine additions to your collection, DR. The Nero is fantastic, and my favorite, with the Vespasian denarius with porkers of various size a close second.
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  6. AncientJoe

    AncientJoe Supporter! Supporter

    The Vespasian is definitely my favorite. Congrats on a great set of additions!
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  7. TIF

    TIF Always learning. Supporter

    What a nice array! My favorites are the Vespasian, Nero, and the Hendin 1171 Two Prutot.
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  8. Multatuli

    Multatuli Homo numismaticus Supporter

    I love it! Vespasian rules (literally), but the Bar Kochba is really a masterpiece.
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  9. dougsmit

    dougsmit Member Supporter

    I don't study Judaean enough to appreciate team blue but team red is first rate. Best wishes for team yellow.
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  10. Roman Collector

    Roman Collector Supporter! Supporter

    Enviable additions to your collection! I love the Herod 8-prutot piece! It's outstandingly well-centered, well-struck and well-preserved for the issue. Same with the Bar Kochba grape leaves and palm tree.

    Of course, I drooled over the Nero portrait and the sow on the reverse of the Vespasian denarius.

    Hope 2019 is good for you both personally and numismatically.
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  11. David Atherton

    David Atherton Flavian Fanatic

    Hard to argue with the order, but great selection overall!
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  12. Justin Lee

    Justin Lee I learn by doing

    Great best-of collection, Ray! I've said it befote and I'll say it again, I love that Agrippa II w/ SC reverse... High on my must-have list lol
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  13. Mat

    Mat Ancient Coincoholic

    Nice presentation and choices. Love the Vespasian reverse. Mine of the type were always worn.
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  14. Caesar_Augustus

    Caesar_Augustus Well-Known Member

    My favourite is #1! Love them all though, Ray! :)
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  15. Alegandron

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

    They look greay @Deacon Ray ! Love em all, but you always win with animals! PIGS! Great Vespasian...
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  16. ancient coin hunter

    ancient coin hunter Redditor Lucis Aeternae

    I really like the Bar Kochba coins, they are kind of hard to find and yours is in superb condition. One day I'll pick up a Bar Kochba shekel, if I am lucky.
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  17. Mike Margolis

    Mike Margolis Well-Known Member

    Bar Kochba - pretty gentle patina and the Nerva denarius are my favorites- along with the Augustus tet- 4-3BC. Feliz Navidad Deacon Ray and congrats on your honor in the church.
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  18. Johndakerftw

    Johndakerftw Mr. Rogers is My Hero


    Meryl Streep and I have the same reaction.

    This is a fantastic top ten list, Deacon Ray.

    Of course, I’m drawn to Judaea coins, especially Bar Kochba!

    The Vespasian pig denarius is grand!

    I can’t wait to see what #1 is!

    Great work!

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  19. TheRed

    TheRed Supporter! Supporter

    Very nice coins Deacon Ray. The Augustus tetradrachm and the Vespasian denarius are my favorites. That said, they are all great coins.
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  20. Santinidollar

    Santinidollar Supporter! Supporter

    Makes me renew my vow to be an ancients collector in the next life.:woot:
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    Deacon Ray Biblical Kingdoms Supporter

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