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  1. Roman Collector

    Roman Collector Supporter! Supporter

    S is for Sabina with Concordia seated with a statuette of Spes:

    Sabina Concordia seated with Spes denarius.jpg
     
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  3. Roman Collector

    Roman Collector Supporter! Supporter

    S is for Soaemias from Sebaste:

    Soaemias Sebaste Temple.jpg
     
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  4. Jay GT4

    Jay GT4 Well-Known Member

    Two S's in Septimius Severus

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    Septimius Severus
    SEVERVS PIVS AVG
    Laureate head of Severus right

    FVNDATOR PACIS
    Severus, togate standing left holding branch and scroll

    Rome 201 AD
    3.6g

    RIC IV: 265, Sear 6282, RSC 205

    Ex-Calgary Coins


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    SEVERVS AVG PART MAX
    Laureate head of Severus right

    PM TR P VIII COS II P P
    Victory hovering left holding open wreath with both hands over shield set on base

    Rome 200 AD
    Sear 6333
    RSC 454
    RIC 150

    ex-Calgary Coins

    2017 Forum Best of Type Winner

    Fantastic old cabinet toning, darker in hand
     
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  5. Alegandron

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

    S is for Sulla:
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    RR Manlius Torquatus L. Corn Sulla 82 BCE AR den 17mm 3.7g Mil mint w Sulla. Roma - Sulla triumpl quadriga vict wreath Cr 367-3 Syd 759 S 286
     
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  6. altaycoins

    altaycoins Junior Member

    S is for Sati Bek of Ilkhans

    Sati Bek, AR 2 Dirham, Tabriz , 739 AH. Album 2231, Diler 720.

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  7. Alegandron

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

    Well done and WELCOME (again?) @altaycoins ! I enjoy learning new coins and Historical interests! I have always had a sidelong interest in Altay (Altai?) History, and areas of some of the oldest civilizations AND habitations of Mankind... I am looking forward to your posts!

    S is for Severus Alexander:
    RI Severus Alexander 222-235 CE AR Denarius laureate Victory stndg.jpg
    RI Severus Alexander 222-235 CE AR Denarius laureate Victory stndg
     
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  8. Orfew

    Orfew Supporter! Supporter

    I agree, S is for Sulla
    Sulla denaroius new.jpeg
     
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  9. David@PCC

    David@PCC Well-Known Member

    g079.jpg
    Seleucus I
    Mint: Antioch
    312 to 280 BC
    Obvs: Apollo laureate right with long hair. Dotted border.
    Revs: BAΣIΛIEΩΣ ΣEΛEYKOY, Athena Alkidemos/Promachos in Corinthian helmet brandishing thunderbolt/spear and holding shield. Anchor to right.
    AE 22mm, 8.5g
    SC 19.15B(1)

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    Seleucus II
    Mint: Sardes
    246 to 226 BC
    Obvs: Helmeted bust of Athena right.
    Revs: BAΣIΛIEΩΣ ΣEΛEYKOY, Apollo Delphios standing right, holding arrow, leaning on tripod. Monograms to outer left and outer right
    AE 17x18mm, 4.71g
    Ref: SC 660.2c; HGC 9, 345 (C)

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    Seleucus III
    Mint: Antioch
    AR Tetradrachm
    226 to 223 BC
    Obvs: Diademed head of Seleucus III r., with long sideburn, dotted border.
    Revs: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ on r., ΣΕΛΕΥΚΟΥ on l., Apollo, slight drapery on r. thigh, seated l. on omphalos, testing arrow and resting l. hand on grounded bow. Control marks in outer left and right fields
    25mm, 16.82g
    Ref: SC 921.1

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    Seleucus IV
    Antioch
    187 to 175 BC
    AE 23, Serrate
    Obvs: Apollo right laureate.
    Revs: BAΣIΛIEΩΣ ΣEΛEYKOY, Apollo standing holding arrow in right hand and resting left elbow on tripod. AB and control mark in left field
    23mm, 9.8g
    Ref: v. SNG Isr.122.851, SC 1315.7f

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    Seleucus VI
    95 to 94 BC
    Mint: Antioch
    Obvs: Diademed and beardless right.
    Revs: BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣEΛEVKOV EΠIΦANOVE NIKATOPOΣ, Apollo resting elbow on column and testing arrow. Branch in exergue
    AE 19mm, 7.91g
    SC 2425.2a
     
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  10. 7Calbrey

    7Calbrey Well-Known Member

    Seleucus I Nicator. Silver Tet. SC 117. Seleukos DI O 1 Nicat.JPG Seleukos D SC 117.JPG
     
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  11. ancient coin hunter

    ancient coin hunter in hoc signo vinces

    S is for Severus II, AE Quarter Follis, Siscia

    severus1.jpg

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  12. Curtisimo

    Curtisimo the Great Supporter

    Serverina Augusta - possibly Rome's only female ruler!
    Severina_Aug_Antoninianus_AD_275_CSH.jpg
     
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  13. 7Calbrey

    7Calbrey Well-Known Member

    Seleucus II- Apollo. SNG Is 448v. Seleucus II        SC 702 v.JPG Seleuc II 448v  SNG Is.JPG
     
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  14. FitzNigel

    FitzNigel Medievalist Supporter

    Med-09a-Eng-1136-Stephen-D-Watford-London-Adelard-1278.jpg
    England
    Stephen, r. 1135-1154 (c. 1136-45)
    London Mint, AR Watford Type Penny, 19.17mm x 1.1 grams
    Obv.: S[TIEFNE RE]X. Bust right, crowned and diademed, holding sceptre in right hand
    Rev.: ADEL[ARD : ON : LVN]. Cross moline with fleur in each angle
    Ref. North 873, SCBC 1278, CC99 ST1D-005, De Wit 3189

    Med-13-IRom-1100-Senate-D-4733.jpg
    Italy - Rome
    Roman Senate, c. 12-13th C.
    AR Denier, 17.26 mm x 0.9 grams
    Obv.: [RO]M[A CAPVT] MV[N]. Legend beginning at 3hr. Comb center, S above with sun to left and moon to right
    Rev.: [SENATVS . P.O.R.]. Cross patee, 1st q. moon, 2nd q. pellet, 3rd q. star, 4th q. V
    Ref.: Roberts 4733 Variety
    Note: Imitative of Champagne
     
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  15. Alegandron

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

    SEVERINA
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    RI Severina Wife of Aurelian 274-275 CE BI22 Antoninianus 3.14g Rome mint Crescent Concordia RIC 317

    SEVERA
    RI Julia Aquilia Severa 220-222 CE AE 4th Wife Elagabalus.jpg

    RI Julia Aquilia Severa 220-222 CE AE 4th Wife Elagabalus
     
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  16. 7Calbrey

    7Calbrey Well-Known Member

    Septimius Severus - Temple or statue or sacred stone of ZEUS. S Sever O        Stone Zeus.JPG S Sever R         sacred Piera.JPG
     
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  17. Alegandron

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

    SELEUKUS
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    Seleukid Seleukus I 312-280 BCE AR Tet 14.46g Seleucia on Tigris. Zeus - Athena driving a quadriga of 4 horned elephants SC 130
     
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  18. Orfew

    Orfew Supporter! Supporter

    Stephen penny.jpg @FitzNigel I love that coin of Stephen. Here is mine but it is not as nice as yours.
     
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  19. altaycoins

    altaycoins Junior Member

    Thanks @Alegandron, it is nice to be back here. Unfortunately, I don't have much knowledge on Altays, except it is being my surname only :) I am collecting Ilkhan coins only and trying to specialize in that era.

    S for Suleyman Khan
    Ilkhans, Suleyman, AR 2 Dirham, Type G, Hisn, 745 AH.
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  20. Alegandron

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

    S is for SALADIN

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    AYYUBID Caliphate - Saladin al-Nasir Salah al Din Yusuf AH564-589 1169-1193 CE AR Dirham RARE mint
     
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  21. Alegandron

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

    S is for Suleiman the Magnificent

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    Ottoman Empire Suleiman the Magnificent 1520-1566 AV Sultani CE Constantinople mint 1520 19mm 3.5g
     
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