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  1. Justin Lee

    Justin Lee I learn by doing Supporter

    Divus Augustus, Ruled, 27 BC-14 AD
    AE As, Struck by Tiberius 34-37 AD, Rome

    Obverse: DIVVS AVGVSTVS PATER: Head of Augustus, radiate, left.
    Reverse: Ornate winged thunderbolt upright, S-C across fields.
    References: RIC I 83
    Size: 25mm, 8.0g

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  3. Orfew

    Orfew Draco dormiens nunquam titillandus Supporter

    Domitian RIC 101.jpg

    Domitian AR Denarius Rome mint
    82 CE (First Issue)
    18.5 mm, 3.09 g
    Obv:IMP CAES DOMITIANVS AVG P M, laureate head right
    Rev: TR P COS VIII P P, winged thunderbolt on draped table
    RIC 101; RSC 597; BMC 26.
    Purchased from Ancient Coins Canada Numismall, March 2019

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  4. Sallent

    Sallent Live long and prosper


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  5. Orfew

    Orfew Draco dormiens nunquam titillandus Supporter

    Tiberius Dattari 103.jpg
    Egypt, Alexandria. Dattari. Tiberius, 14-37 Obol circa 19-20 (year 6), Æ 20.1mm., 5.67g. Laureate head r. Rev. TIBEPIOY Hippopotamus standing r.; in exergue, L Geissen -. RPC 5087 (this coin cited). Dattari-Savio Pl. 4, 103 (this coin).
    Brown tone, About Very Fine.
    From the Dattari collection.
    Naville Numismatics Aution 43, Lot 250 September 23, 2018

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  6. randygeki

    randygeki Coin Collector

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  7. Alegandron

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

    Ex Dattari

    RI Alexandria Livia,
    wife of Augustus
    Diobol CE 1-2 Æ 23.5mm 7.46g.
    Rev. Athena holding Nike Sheild
    ex Dattari-Savio Pl. 3 60-this coin
    RPC pag. 692-5-this coin

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  8. Orfew

    Orfew Draco dormiens nunquam titillandus Supporter

    JC elephant.jpg
    Julius Caesar. Denarius mint moving with Caesar 49-48., AR (18.66 mm., 3.85g).
    Obv: Pontifical emblems: culullus, aspergillum, axe and apex.
    Rev: Elephant r., trampling dragon; in exergue, CAESAR.
    Babelon Julia 9. C 9. Sydenham 1006. Sear Imperators 9. RBW 1557. Crawford 443/1.
    SRCV I (2000) 1399, RSC 49
    Ex: E.E. Clain Stefanelli, Ex: Naville Numismatics Auction #25 Lot 378 September 25,

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  9. Andres2

    Andres2 Well-Known Member

    P1230084 aaa.jpg next: provincial coin struck under Augustus
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  10. Terence Cheesman

    Terence Cheesman Supporter! Supporter

    Augustus Drachm Lycian League Rv Two Citharea RPC 3309 Troxell 120.9 Masictus Mint 3.62 grms 19 mm lycia1.jpeg Next coin Coin from Greek city in Asia Minor
  11. Ryro

    Ryro You'll never be lovelier than you are now... Supporter


    Mysia, Lampsakos circa 390-330 BC. AR Diobol (11mm, 1.22g). Janiform female head, with circular earring / ΛΑΜ, helmeted head of Athena right .very fine SNG von Aulock 1295; Gaebler, "Die Silberprägung von Lampsakos", Nomisma XII, 52; SNG France 5, 1193. Former Kairos Numismatik

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  12. Andres2

    Andres2 Well-Known Member

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  13. zumbly

    zumbly Ha'ina 'ia mai ana ka puana Supporter

    CAMPANIA, Neapolis
    AR Didrachm. 6.87g, 19.7mm. CAMPANIA, Neapolis, circa 290-270 BC. cf. SNG France 917; cf. Sambon 490. O: Head of nymph Parthenope left, hair bound with band, wearing earring and necklace; uncertain symbol (Helle on a ram, trophy, shield?) behind. R: Man-faced bull standing right, head facing; above, Nike flying right, crowing bull; NEOΠOΛITΩN in exergue.
    Ex Cardinal Joachim Meisner Collection, acquired from Friedrich Redder, Leipzig

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  14. Terence Cheesman

    Terence Cheesman Supporter! Supporter

    Satraps of Caria Pixodaros Ar Didrachm 341-340 B.C. Obv 3/4 facing head of Apollo Rv Zeus Labraundos adv.r. Pixodaros Hoard 12f This coin pixodarus5.jpg Next coin another Greek didrachm or nomos
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  15. ValiantKnight

    ValiantKnight I AM the Senate! Supporter

    Just received today so I only have the seller’s photo: a nomos of Taras in Calabria (Magna Graecia)


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  16. Sallent

    Sallent Live long and prosper

    Istros Drachm (1).jpg
    Istros drachm

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  17. Ajax

    Ajax Well-Known Member

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  18. zumbly

    zumbly Ha'ina 'ia mai ana ka puana Supporter

    Antoninus Pius - Drachm Sarapis Dioskouroi 2669.jpg ANTONINUS PIUS
    AE Drachm. 23.36g, 34.1mm. EGYPT, Alexandria, RY 2 (AD 138/9). RPC Online Temp #14776 (6 spec.); Emmett 1652 (R5); Geissen 1299 . O: ΑVΤ Κ Τ ΑΙΛ ΑΔΡ ΑΝΤωΝΙΝΟС ƐVСƐΒ, bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust right. R: L Β, draped bust of Sarapis wearing kalathos, facing front; on either side, the Dioskuroi, each crowned with star, standing, facing, heads turned towards bust, holding spears and whips.

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  19. ValiantKnight

    ValiantKnight I AM the Senate! Supporter

    Nero, Roman Empire
    Billon tetradrachm
    Obv: ΝΕΡΩ ΚΛΑΥ ΚΑΙΣ ΣΕΒ ΓΕΡ, radiate head right
    Rev: AYTO-KPA, draped bust of Serapis right, LI ([year] 10) before
    Mint: Alexandria
    Date: 63-64 AD
    Ref: Milne 222


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  20. dougsmit

    dougsmit Member Supporter

    Nero dupondius / Victory

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  21. Shea19

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    Vespasian, Antioch, 69-79., “Dupondius”, (AE, 26 mm, 15.71 g). Laureate head of Vespasian to left. Rev. Large S C within laurel wreath. McAlee 362b. RPC II 2009.

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