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  1. Broucheion

    Broucheion Supporter! Supporter

    Ptolemaic grapes .... This is the CPE plate coin.


    NEXT: A club on the reverse of a coin.
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  3. Ryro

    Ryro They call me the 13th Caesar Supporter

    Next up: a BEEFY club
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  4. dougsmit

    dougsmit Member Supporter

    Beefy? This is my largest club.
    Trajan, as, club on lionskin

    Next: a lionskin with nothing alive in the photo
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  5. shanxi

    shanxi Well-Known Member

    I posted this not too long ago, but because of the reverse. So here it is again.
    It's not a lion's head, but the scalp of a lion:

    Asia Minor, Dynasts of Lykia
    AR Tetrobol
    Obv.: Facing scalp of lion.
    Rev.: Triskeles within incuse circle, TRBBÊNEME (in Lycian) around
    Ag, 3.12g, 17mm
    Ref.: Müseler VIII.25-7; SNG von Aulock 4215

    Next: Dynasts of Lykia
  6. Terence Cheesman

    Terence Cheesman Supporter! Supporter

    Dynasts of Lycia Khinakha? Ar Stater 470-440 BC Obv Pegasos flying left on round shield. Rv Triskeles anepigraphic Museler IV 80 9.83 grms 19 mm Photo by W. Hansen lycia1.jpeg Next coin Pegasos
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  7. Andres2

    Andres2 Well-Known Member

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    next: coin of Akarnania or Boeotia
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  8. NewStyleKing

    NewStyleKing Beware of Greeks bearing wreaths Supporter


    NEXT another Mithradatic war issue

    Whoops...a bit slow on the uptake
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  9. Roman Collector

    Roman Collector Supporter! Supporter

    Greek Æ 12.5 mm, 3.37 g, 3 h.
    Boeotia, Thespiae, late 3rd century BC?
    Obv: Female head, right, wearing kalathos and veil.
    Rev: ΘEΣΠI/EΩN either side of chelys (lyre); all within laurel wreath.
    Refs: BMC 8.92,14-22; Sear 2461; SNG Cop 406-7; BCD Boiotia 612; Head Boeotia p. 94, pl. VI, 13.

    Next: Chelys (lyre made from a turtle shell).
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  10. JayAg47

    JayAg47 Well-Known Member

    New theme,
    Kongu Cheras, 1200s-1400s. Bow and arrow, with a stylized goddess.
    Next, a tiny coin with a chunky flan (almost a sphere!)
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  11. dougsmit

    dougsmit Member Supporter

    Aegina obol 8mm diameter 4mm thick

    Next: Another reticulated silver coin
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  12. shanxi

    shanxi Well-Known Member

    Thessaly, Lamia
    AR Hemidrachm, 400-344 BC
    Obv.: Wreathed head of young Dionysos left .
    Rev.: ΛΑΜΙΕ-ΩΝ, Amphora; ivy leaf above, prochous to right.
    Ag, 2.59g, 15.9mm
    Ref.: SNG Copenhagen 77

    Next: Lamia
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  13. DonnaML

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    12 hour rule.

    Next, either (1) a Boeotian shield:

    COMBINED Boeotia 1.jpg

    or (2) an ancilia, as in this coin with Juno Sospita in a biga holding an ancilia (a/k/a Shield of the Salii priests):

    L. Procilius (Juno Sospita - Juno Sospita in biga) jpg version.jpg
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  14. Alegandron

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

    I think that is a boo-boo. I think it is a peanut.

  15. Ryro

    Ryro They call me the 13th Caesar Supporter

    Next up: more Boeotian shields
  16. DonnaML

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  17. DonnaML

    DonnaML Supporter! Supporter

    Either a peanut or a violin, I think!
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  18. panzerman

    panzerman Well-Known Member

    Or a "pickle"
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  19. zumbly

    zumbly Ha'ina 'ia mai ana ka puana Supporter

    Boeotia Thebae 1020.jpg
    BOEOTIA, Federal Coinage
    AE14. 1.71g, 13.6mm. BOEOTIA, Federal Coinage, circa 300-250 BC. SNG Cop 179. O: Boeotian shield. R: ΒΟΙΩΤΩΝ (upward on left), ornamented trident head upward, with straight crossbar; dolphin upward on right.

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  20. shanxi

    shanxi Well-Known Member

    Larissa, Thessaly
    AE Dichalkon
    Obv.: Head of nymph Larissa facing, head turned slightly to left, wreathed with grain, wearing double strand plain necklace
    Rev: ΛAPIΣAIΩN, Cavalrymen on horse prancing right, lance in right, wearing Boiotian helmet, ∆A monogram
    AE, 5.45g, 17.1mm
    Ref.: BCD Thessaly I 1171.1, BCD Thessaly II 393.3, SNG Cop 140, cf. Rogers 285

    Next: Corinthian helmet
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  21. ancient coin hunter

    ancient coin hunter Basileus Megalos

    Claudius, AE19 of Attalea, Pamphylia. 41.54 AD. 4.44 gr.

    Bare head of Claudius left / ATTAΛEωN, helmeted head of Athena right wearing crested Corinthian helmet.

    Reference: RPC I 3366; BMC 13; Baydur 157; Istanbul 7726.



    Next: Another Athena
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  22. Roman Collector

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    Gordian III, with Tranquillina
    Roman provincial Ӕ 30 Tetrassarion
    Thrace, Anchialus, AD 238-244
    Obv: AVT K M ANT ΓOPΔIANOC AVΓ CEB TPAN/KVΛΛINA, laureate and draped bust of Gordian right, facing diademed and draped bust of Tranquillina left.
    Rev: OVΛΠIANWN AΓXIAΛE/WN, Athena enthroned l., holding patera and scepter; shield at base of throne.
    Refs: AMNG II-1, 662/4, pl. VIII, no. 23 rev. = Tachev, Anchialos p. 684, pl. 157, no. 235; Moushmov 2937.

    Next: Gordian and Tranquillina.
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