Discussion in 'Ancient Coins' started by Collect89, Jul 21, 2017.
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Next... why not another Ancient Greek Gold.
Next: I want to see something different. Show me an ancient gold coin.
AV GOLD 1/10 STATERor Trihemiobol.
350-320 BCE Carthage mint
7.50 mm, 0.94 g
Obv: Palm tree with two date-clusters
Rev: Horse’s head right
Ref:Jenkins & Lewis Group III, 138; GC.6461-Müller II,87,81; Sear 6455; SNG Cop (Nordafrika) 132, MAA 8; SNG Lloyd 1613; Pozzi 3290-1; Boston MFA 500
Comment: two small scratches on reverse (neck of horse)
Next: More Ancient Gold
Next: Byzantinian coin from the late 5th century
BZ Anastasius I 491-518 AE Post Reform Folles M monogram
CELTS IN EASTERN EUROPE
Rare. AR Tetradrachm. 13.38g, 25.2mm. Kapostal Type, circa 2nd-1st century BC. Göbl, OTA pl. 39, 484/2 var.; Kent/Mays, BMC I pl. 22. S94 var.; Lanz 771 (this coin). O: Celticised, laureate and bearded head of Zeus to right. R: Stylised rider wearing crested helmet on horseback to left; crescent before, pellet below.
Ex Hermann Lanz Collection; coin published in M. Kostial, Kelten im Osten - Gold und Silber der Kelten in Mittel- und Osteuropa - Sammlung Lanz (Staatlichen Münzsammlung München, 1997)
Next: Another depicting a horserider, but on the obverse.
3rd century B.C. AE trichalkon(18.07 mm, 4.93 g, 4 h). head of hero Gyrton right / ΓYPT/ΩИIΩN, bridled horse prancing left. BCD 83.4; Rogers 228. VF
Next up: another from Thessaly
Thessaly AR Stater Double Victoriatus 21mm 5.7g 50 BCE Zeus - Athena Itonia spear shield RR Prov. SNG Cop 299var
Next: Another Double-Victoriatus
Next coin Thessaly
next grazing horse
Time of Valerian I to Gallienus, AD 253-268.
Roman provincial Æ 20.1 mm, 4.49 g, 1 h.
Troas, Alexandria Troas, AD 253-268.
Obv: CO-L TROAD, turreted and draped bust of Tyche, right, with vexillium inscribed AV/CO over shoulder.
Rev: COL AVG, Horse grazing right, TRO in exergue.
Refs: Bellinger A486; SNG Copenhagen 108-113; SNG von Aulock 1466; SNG Tübingen 2533; BMC 48 var.
Next: Alexandria Troas with a different reverse type.
ALEXANDRIA TROAS CIVIC ISSUE
OBVERSE: CO-L TRO, draped and turreted bust of Tyche right; vexillum behind
REVERSE: CO-L AVG, TRO in exergue, eagle standing right on the forepart of a bull
Struck at Alexandria Troas, Third Century AD
SNG Cop 117
AND! All the ingrediants for a Crab Boil!
AE Onkia 16mm 3.8g
Eagle r fish, fly -
SNG ANS 1062 var
Next: Big ole CRAB
Next: Another three sided coin
India Gandahara AR Bent Bar 11.3g 650-600 BCE RARE two dots - also have on BOTH sides VERY RARE
Next up: Ancient India BCE
AR 5 Shana
ca. 600-500 B.C.
6.71 gms, 26 mm x 19.5 mm
Obv: One pellet around a central pentagon, ten secondary punches on rectangular planchet
Rev: Blank pattern from multiple anvil strikes
Grade: Essentially as made. Obverse silver is bright and beginning to re-tone.
Other: Minted & circulated by the Indian prince who is the prophet Budha.
From Warden Numismatics September 2013.
Next up: lets stay with Ancient India BCE
I’m not sure if it is the “coin” that I like or just the great photo - either way - wow!
I LIKE the way you stated: “Budha gave up Worldly items like this 5 shana silver.”
Your version is crisp and well photo’d.
India- Shakya Janapada AR 5-Shana 6th-5th C BCE Buddha Ref-Hiramo-I-8-29
Next: stay on Ancient India BCE
INDIA, Post-Mauryan (Punjab). Taxila (local coinage). Circa 185-160 BC. Æ Karshapana(18mm square, 7.21 g). Punch-mark with lion left, three-arched hill, taurine and swastika symbols / Elephant right; three-arched hill symbol above. BMC India p. 223, 73; MACW 4401. VF, dark green patina, earthen encrustation. Ex: Timeline Auction
Next up: another bronze coin from BCE India
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