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  1. Terence Cheesman

    Terence Cheesman Supporter! Supporter

    Ptolemy I Av Trichryson Sv 208 Lorber 152 After 294 B.C. 17.76 grms 25mm Sv208-3ptI.jpeg Next coin another Ancient Greek Gold
     
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  3. akeady

    akeady Well-Known Member

    Syracuse Third Democracy gold hemidrachm. 2.10g, 12mm. A bit battered, but deserves a better photo' soon.

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    Next... why not another Ancient Greek Gold.
     
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  4. Alegandron

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

    Next: I want to see something different. Show me an ancient gold coin.

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    CARTHAGE, ZEUGITANA
    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
     
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  5. Sallent

    Sallent Live long and prosper

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    Next: Byzantinian coin from the late 5th century
     
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  6. Alegandron

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

    Byzantine coin from late 5th C

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    BZ Anastasius I 491-518 AE Post Reform Folles M monogram

    Next: Celts
     
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  7. zumbly

    zumbly Ha'ina 'ia mai ana ka puana Supporter

    Celts in E Europe - Tetradrachm Kapostal 3490jpg.jpg 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.
     
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  8. Ryro

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

    Does a giant head riding the horse count?
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    Thessaly, Gyrton
    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
     
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  9. Alegandron

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

    THESSALY

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    Thessaly AR Stater Double Victoriatus 21mm 5.7g 50 BCE Zeus - Athena Itonia spear shield RR Prov. SNG Cop 299var

    Next: Another Double-Victoriatus
     
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  10. Terence Cheesman

    Terence Cheesman Supporter! Supporter

    Thesalian League Double Victoriatus Polyxenos and Eukolos Magistrates 50-30 B.C. HGC 210 5.91 grms 25 mm Ex BCD Collection thessleag7.jpg Next coin Thessaly
     
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  11. Andres2

    Andres2 Well-Known Member

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    next grazing horse
     
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  12. Roman Collector

    Roman Collector Supporter! Supporter

    Grazing ...

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    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.
     
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  13. Bing

    Bing Illegitimi non carborundum Supporter

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    ALEXANDRIA TROAS CIVIC ISSUE
    AE 19
    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
    5.06g, 19mm
    SNG Cop 117

    Next: Eagle
     
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  14. Alegandron

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

    EAGLE

    AND! All the ingrediants for a Crab Boil!

    Sicily Akragas AE Onkia 16mm 3.8g 425-406 BCE Eagle r fish fly - Crab conch SNG ANS 1062 var.JPG
    Sicily Akragas
    AE Onkia 16mm 3.8g
    425-406 BCE
    Eagle r fish, fly -
    Crab, conch
    SNG ANS 1062 var

    Next: Big ole CRAB
     
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  15. dougsmit

    dougsmit Member Supporter

    Akragas AE cast 'tooth' trias - eagle / crab / four dots (trias) c. 450 BC
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    Next: Another three sided coin
     
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  16. Alegandron

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

    Not quite 3-sided, but weird shape. However, I will call the 12-Hour Rule here, and move on.

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    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
     
  17. Collect89

    Collect89 Coin Collector

    Budha gave up Worldly items like this 5 shana silver.
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    INDIA, Shakya
    AR 5 Shana
    ca. 600-500 B.C.
    Buddha Coin

    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
     
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  18. Sulla80

    Sulla80 one coin at a time Supporter

    I’m not sure if it is the “coin” that I like or just the great photo - either way - wow!
     
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  19. Alegandron

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

    I LIKE the way you stated: “Budha gave up Worldly items like this 5 shana silver.”

    Your version is crisp and well photo’d.

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    India- Shakya Janapada AR 5-Shana 6th-5th C BCE Buddha Ref-Hiramo-I-8-29

    Next: stay on Ancient India BCE
     
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  20. Ryro

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

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    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
     
  21. Andres2

    Andres2 Well-Known Member

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