Exciting New Discovery (Well, Maybe Not That Exciting)

Discussion in 'Ancient Coins' started by gsimonel, Sep 15, 2019.

  1. gsimonel

    gsimonel Supporter! Supporter

    I just listed a commemorative coin of Constantine I on eBay when I realized that the word "deified" is a palindrome. What a great discovery! Especially consider that we're in Day #5 of palindrome week!




    Why is everyone laughing at me?

    I'm serious. Okay, here's the coin:
    Constantine7176.jpg
     
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  3. jamesicus

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    Well I am not laughing at you @gsimonel ! I have used deified many times without realizing it is a palindrome! And, BTW, a very nice coin you posted.
     
  4. Alegandron

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

    HEY! I ask the question: why is the word “PALINDROME” not a palindrome itself??? Kinda defeats the purpose... :D

    Great CI coin, @gsimonel !


    Ok, he is not dead on my coin, (no commem / divus in my collection)

    Constantine I:

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    RI Constantine I Folles 306-337 CE Captives VOTA Banner
     
  5. Orfew

    Orfew Draco dormiens nunquam titillandus Supporter

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  6. dougsmit

    dougsmit Member Supporter

    If we could change 'Friday' to 'Myday' the days of the week would be a palindrome. SMTWTMS Enough people look forward to Friday that the proposed change should get popular support.
     
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  7. Roman Collector

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    Not deified, not rare, either.

    Constantine I VOT XX Centenionalis Aquileia.jpg
    Constantine I, AD 307-337.
    Roman Æ Centenionalis, 2.59 g, 18.4 mm.
    Aquileia, AD 321.
    Obv: CONSTAN-TINVS AVG, laureate head, right.
    Rev: D N CONSTANTINI MAX AVG, laurel wreath around VOT XX; ·AQ · below.
    Refs: RIC vii, p. 404, no. 85; RCV 16216; Cohen 123.
    Note: the officina mark, which should follow the AQ of the Aquileia mintmark, is absent, likely due to a filled die.
     
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