Discussion in 'Ancient Coins' started by Collect89, Jul 21, 2017.
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Next theme: Victory!
Obv. X - Helmeted head of Roma right
Rev. ROMA - The Dioscuri galloping right; behind, Victory with wreath
Mint: Central Italy (ca. 211-208 BC)
Wt./Size/Axis: 4.27g / - / -
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RR Anon AR Drachm Half Quadrigatus 225-212 BCE 3.1g 18mm Janus dotted border Jupiter in Quadriga LEFT Victory in Quadriga, ROMA below Craw 28/4 Sear 35
Obv. Helmeted head of Roma right, X behind
Rev. The Dioscuri riding right, staff below; legend in linear frame in exergue
Mint: Etruria (ca 212-195 BC)
Wt./Size/Axis: 4.19g / 20mm / 1h
RSC 20bb (Anonymous)
Next - something else weighing between 4g and 5g.
RR Hd Juno Sospita R goat skin hddrss She-wolf R placing stick on fire eagle stndng fanning flames 45 BCE 19.0mm 4.07g Cr 472-1
Next: Ancient Coin between 5 and 6 Grams
Post a post-Islamic Persian coin!
Isma'il b. Ahmad | 292 AH / 905 CE
AE Falus | 2.37 grams | 27mm
al-Shash mint in present-day Tashkent, Uzbekistan
Ref: Album #1444
Next: Anything with an Album reference number
Mamluks: Baybars (658- 676 /1260-1277). Dirham, with heraldic lion on the obverse.
Album (2nd ed, 1998) 883.
Oh, Dang, So Busted! Thank you, @Alegandron. No, Really.
...Any other dirham, from anywhere, any module, any time.
Next: A coin you regret selling/losing/etc
Northern Song Dynasty of China
Emperor Renzong | 1034-1038 CE
AE Cash | 2.97 grams | 25mm
Obv: Jing You Yuan Bao in Seal script
Ref: Hartill#16.87 Variety
Next: A nice green patina
Favorite Dynasty with wonderful Tang Horse art
China Tang Dynasty - Anon Middle Type 718-732 CE AE Cash
Next: More green patina
Next: Parent-child pair.
Constantine I. 312-313 CE. AE Follis. 23mm, 3.33g. Thessalonica mint, second officina. Obverse: IMP C CONSTANTINVS P F AVG, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Reverse: IOVI CONSERVATORI AVGG NN, Jupiter holding Victory and scepter. Eagle with wreath to left. ·TS·Β· in exergue. RIC VI Thessalonica 61b.'
Constantius II. Circa 351-355 CE. AE2. 24mm, 6.29g. Mint mark off flan but probably Thessalonica. Obverse: DN CONSTANTIVS P F AVG. Diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right. Reverse: FEL TEMP REPARATIO. Emperor in military dress standing left on a galley, holding phoenix on globe and a chi-rho standard. Victory at helm steering the ship. Γ in left field. Star above victory in right field. Mintmark star ?. Cf. RIC VIII Thessalonica 174.
Next: A coin from Thessalonica that was minted during or after the year 379 AD.
c. 300-100 BCE (?)
AE Cash | 3.61 g | 24mm
Obv: Ban Liang, no rims
Rev: Plain, no rims
Next: A coin you have had authenticity doubts about (either true or not)
Domitian. As Caesar,
AD 69-81. AR Denarius
Struck under Vespasian,
early AD 76-early AD 77.
Obv: CAESΛR AVG F • DOMITIANVS,
laureate head right.
Rev: COS IIII above, Pegasus
standing right, left foreleg
raised. RIC II 921 (Vespasian);
RSC 47; BMCRE 193-5 (Vespasian);
(18mm, 3.12 g, 7h). Rome mint.
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