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  1. Justin Lee

    Justin Lee I learn by doing Supporter

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    Zeugitania, Carthage, 175-150 BC
    BL Trishekel, Utica Mint

    Obverse: Jugate and laureate heads of the Dioscuri right; each surmounted by star.
    Reverse: Two horses advancing right. [Punic legend] above.
    References: SNG COP 428, Müller 341, MAA 109
    Size: 28mm, 12.0g
    Notes: The billon of this issue has extremely low silver content, such that nearly all examples appear to be bronze.

    Next: another coin with 2 horses on reverse
     
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  3. Alegandron

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

    LIBYA

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    LIBYAN UPRISING Mercenary War
    241-238 BCE
    AR DiShekel 7.36g
    Heracles Head in Lion's Head-
    Lion walking R
    SNG Cop 240f
    Overstrike

    Next Up: SILPHIUM ( oops, I was too late)
     
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  4. zumbly

    zumbly Ha'ina 'ia mai ana ka puana Supporter

  5. zumbly

    zumbly Ha'ina 'ia mai ana ka puana Supporter

    Thessaly Larissa - Drachm Horse Foal 2537.jpg THESSALY, Larissa
    AR Drachm. 5.86g, 19.3mm. THESSALY, Larissa, circa 380-365 BC. BCD Thessaly II 295; HGC 4, 446. O: Head of the nymph Larissa facing slightly left, with hair in circlet with grain ears above. R: API/ΣAIΩN, mare and her foal standing right.

    Next: Coin of another Thessalian city
     
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  6. Alegandron

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

    2 HORSE REVERSE

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    RR L Licinius Crassus Cn Domitius Ahenobarbus 118 BCE NARBO Serrated Attic Helmet Gallic Biga Sear 158 Craw 282-3

    Next up 3 Horse Reverse (LOL, too late AGAIN!)

    Next up: What @zumbly said!!!
     
  7. octavius

    octavius Well-Known Member

    #3 horse reverse - RR den , Albinus.

    next, coin of Imperatorial period. aX7GJ6o78bgT93WmqSR2NP5iL4eB9x.jpg
     
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  8. Orfew

    Orfew Draco dormiens nunquam titillandus Supporter

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    Next: Coin with a Hippo
     
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  9. Alegandron

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

  10. Bing

    Bing Illegitimi non carborundum Supporter

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    OTACILIA SEVERA
    Æ Sestertius
    OBVERSE: MARCIA OTACILIA SEVERA AVG, diademed and draped bust right
    REVERSE: SAECVLARES AVGG, SC in ex, Hippopotamus standing right, head raised
    Struck at Rome, 248 AD
    18.6g, 30mm
    RIC 200a, Cohen 65
    ex Warren Esty

    Next: Another Otacilia Severa
     
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  11. Alegandron

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

    Otacilia Severa
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    RI Otacilia Severa 244-249 CE w-Philip I AR Ant Pietas Augustae incense RIC IV 43

    Next Up: BCE Carthage Silver
     
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  12. Andres2

    Andres2 Well-Known Member

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    next: another Carthago coin
     
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  13. Sulla80

    Sulla80 one coin at a time Supporter

    Next: another Carthago coin
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    Carthage circa 400-350 BC, Bronze Æ
    Obv: Head of Tanit to left, wearing wreath of grain ears
    Rev: Horse standing right, palm tree in background.

    I have to add another WOW @octavius :woot:

    Next: anything with Palm tree or fronds
     
  14. Alegandron

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

    Palm Tree

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    Carthage - Zeugitana AV 1/10th Stater-Shekel 350-320 BCE 0.94g 7.5mm Palm- Horse Head

    Next Up: Achaemenid
     
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  15. dougsmit

    dougsmit Member Supporter

    Persian siglos type II - attribute it as you wish to Darius or another Persian of the same name
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    Next: another coin showing a bow being shot - not just sitting there
     
  16. Andres2

    Andres2 Well-Known Member

    Persia Elymais (2).jpg
    next: Roman coin victory over Parthia
     
  17. Ryro

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

    T-Rage fought the Parthians and won. I believe this coin Was made to commemorate that struggle:
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    Trajan
    RIC 52 Traianus (98-117 AD). AR Denarius (19 mm, 2.94 g), Roma (Rome), 101-102 AD.
    Obv. IMP CAES NERVA TRAIAN AVG GERM, laureate bust right, drapery on left shoulder.
    Rev. P M TR P COS IIII P P, Mars walking right, carrying spear and trophy.

    Next up: RR Mars
     
  18. Bing

    Bing Illegitimi non carborundum Supporter

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    TI VETURIUS ROMAN REPUBLIC; GENS VETURIA
    AR Denarius
    OBVERSE: Helmeted bust of Mars right
    REVERSE: Youth kneeling l., between two warriors who touch with their swords a pig which he holds., ROMA above
    Struck at Rome 137 BC
    3.7g, 18mm
    Cr.234/1; RSC Veturia 1

    Next: A coin reflecting a ceremony or religious theme
     
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  19. Sallent

    Sallent Live long and prosper Supporter

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    Marcus Aurelius (161 - 180 A.D.)
    AR Denarius
    O: M ANTONINVS AVG ARMENIACVS, Laureate head right.
    R: PIETAS AVG TR P XX COS III, Pietas, veiled, standing left, sacrificing out of patera over altar and holding box in left hand at side.
    Rome Mint 166 A.D.
    2.86g, 19.38mm
    RIC 148

    Next: COS III on a coin's legends.
     
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  20. Bing

    Bing Illegitimi non carborundum Supporter

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    TITUS
    Fouree Denarius
    OBVERSE: CAES VESPAS AVG TR P COS III, Laureate head right
    REVERSE: Foreparts of two capricorns springing in opposing directions, supporting round shield inscribed S C; globe below
    Struck at Rome, 80/1AD
    3.06g, 18mm
    RIC II 357 (Titus); RSC 497

    Next: Any fouree example
     
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  21. Andres2

    Andres2 Well-Known Member

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    next : another fourree
     
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