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  1. Andres2

    Andres2 Well-Known Member


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  3. DonnaML

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    I happen to think this Corinth stater is beautiful:

    Corinth AR Stater jpg version.jpg
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  4. Andres2

    Andres2 Well-Known Member

    Yes Donna, , its beautiful, mine is just OK:

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    next: Boeotian shield
  5. DonnaML

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    Boeotia (Boeotian League, including Thebes), AR Stater 379-338 BC. Obv. Boeotian shield / Rev. Amphora, ΔΑ-IM (Daim-, magistrate [=Daimachus?]) across fields. BCD Boiotia 523 [Classical Numismatic Group, The BCD Collection of the Coinage of Boiotia, Triton IX Auction, Session 1, Lot 523 (not this coin) (10 Jan. 2006, New York)]; Hepworth 18 [Hepworth, R., "The 4th Century BC Magistrate Coinage of the Boiotian Confederacy" in NK 17 (Hungarian Numismatic Society, Numismatic Gazette (Budapest)) (1998)]; BMC 8 Central Greece 126 (at p. 81) [Head, B., A Catalog of the Greek Coins in the British Museum, Central Greece (Locris, Phocis, Boeotia, and Euboea) (London, 1884)]; Head, Boeotia p. 64 [Head, B.V., On the chronological sequence of the coins of Boeotia (London, 1881)]; Myron Hoard pl. D, 13 [Svoronos, J. "Θησαυρoς νoμiσματων εκ τoυ χωριoυ Mυρoυ Kαρδιτσης της Θεσσαλιας" in Arcaiologikon Deltion 2 (1916)]; SNG Copenhagen 323 [Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum, Copenhagen, The Royal Collection of Coins and Medals, Danish National Museum (Copenhagen, 1942-1979)]. 18.5 mm., 12.19 g. [Purchased from Harlan J. Berk, Ltd., 214th Buy or Bid Sale, Dec. 2020, Lot 59.]

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  6. Ryro

    Ryro The last of the Diadochi Supporter

    Next up: dark toning
  7. Roman Collector

    Roman Collector Supporter! Supporter

    Dark toning:

    Faustina II, AD 147-175.
    Roman AR denarius, 3.41 g, 18.7 mm, 11 h.
    Rome, AD 161-164.
    Obv: FAVSTINA AVGVSTA, draped bust right, wearing stephane.
    Rev: LAETITIA, Laetitia standing facing, head left, holding wreath and scepter.
    Refs: RIC 701; BMCRE 129-131; Cohen 148; RCV --; MIR 21-4/10b diad.; CRE 198.

    Next: Stephaned bust on a silver coin.
  8. Broucheion

    Broucheion Well-Known Member

    Hi All,


    Ar Dekadrachm, 32 mm, 34.35 g, Die Axis: 11:00
    OBV: Arsinoe II, wife of Ptolemy II, diademed and veiled head with ram's horn wearing stephane, facing right; lotus scepter behind head. In left field behind head: ΔΔ. Dotted border.
    REV: Double cornucopiae filled with fruit and bound with fillets. Legend: ΑΡΣIΝΟΗΣ ΦΙΛΑΔΕΛΦΟΥ. Dotted border.

    This was bought from David Hendin. It was unsold from Amphora List 87, lot 210.

    Next: Another stephane on a silver coin.

    - Broucheion
  9. Shea19

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    6F4F89D2-0BC9-4D73-BB0C-507EEE48423E.jpeg Otacilia Severa, AR Antoninianus, Rome, draped bust right, wearing stephane, set on crescent / Concordia seated left, holding patera and double cornucopia. RIC IV 125c

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  10. DonnaML

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    Severina (wife of Aurelian), billon Denarius, issue 11, early-Sep 275 AD, Rome Mint. Obv. Diademed, draped bust right, SEVERINA AVG / Rev. Venus Felix stdg. left holding apple(?) & sceptre, VENVS FELIX. In exergue: Γ [gamma] (Rome, Officina 3). RIC V-1 6, Cohen 14, Sear RCV III 11709; MER/RIC [Monnaies de l’Empire Romain/Roman Imperial Coinage] 1857 (temp.) (see http://www.ric.mom.fr/en/coin/1857) .19 mm., 2.1 g.

    Severina VENVS FELIX jpg version.jpg

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  11. JayAg47

    JayAg47 Well-Known Member

    Aurelian denarius with Victory. 273-274 AD.
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  12. Andres2

    Andres2 Well-Known Member

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  13. Roman Collector

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    Julia Domna fits the bill! And it's an excuse to show off my lion quadriga!!

    Julia Domna, AD 193-217.
    Roman AR denarius, 3.30 g, 19 mm, 6 h.
    Rome, 21st emission, AD 205.
    Obv: IVLIA AVGVSTA, bare-headed and draped bust, right.
    Rev: MATER AVGG, Julia Domna, as Cybele, seated left in quadriga of lions and holding branch in her right hand.
    Refs: RIC 562; BMCRE 48; Cohen/RSC 117; RCV 6592; Hill 759; CRE 354.

    Next: Quadriga moving right to left.
  14. Ryro

    Ryro The last of the Diadochi Supporter

    It took some searching. For a minute I wasn't sure if guadrigas went that direction!
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  15. Alegandron

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


    AR Heavy Quinarius / Half-Quadrigatus / Drachm
    216-214 BCE
    ROMA Jupiter Victory Quadriga LEFT
    Craw 29-4 Sear 35

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  16. Bing

    Bing Illegitimi non carborundum Supporter

    T CLOULIS.jpg
    AR Quinarius
    OBVERSE: Laureate head of Jupiter right
    REVERSE: T CLOVLI, Victory crowning trophy on top of Gaulish captive
    Struck at Rome 98 BC
    2.1g, 13mm
    Cr332/1, Syd 586, Cloulia 2

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  17. ambr0zie

    ambr0zie Dacian Taraboste


    2.96 g 19.4 mm
    257-258 AD
    Obverse legend: GALLIENVS PF AVG Obverse description: Radiated and armored bust of Gallienus on the left, seen from three quarters in front with shield and holding a haste on the left shoulder (F1).
    Reverse legend: GERMANICVS MAX V.Reverse description: Arms trophy with a captive on each side.Reverse translation: “Germanicus Maximus quintum”).
    RIC 18

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  18. Andres2

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  19. Ryro

    Ryro The last of the Diadochi Supporter

    Next up: more Persian coinage
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  20. akeady

    akeady Well-Known Member

    This is a bad photo' of a worn Daric.

    Time of: Darios I - Xerxes II Achaemenid
    Obv.: Persian Great King or hero, wearing kidaris and kandys, in kneeling-running attitude on exergual line to right, holding apple-tipped spear and strung bow; quiver over shoulder
    Rev.: Rectangular incuse punch
    Mint: Sardes (ca. 486-420 BC)
    Wt./Size/Axis: 8.30g / 16mm / -
    • Carradice Type IIIb, Group A/B (pl. XIII, 27)
    • BMC Arabia pl. XXIV, 26
    • Sunrise 24
    • Ex. "Private Swiss Collection"
    Acquisition: Roma Numismatics Online Auction E-Sale 58 #369 20-Jun-2019

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  21. Alegandron

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


    Carthage - Zeugitana AV 1/10th Stater-Shekel 350-320 BCE 0.94g 7.5mm Palm- Horse Head SNG COP 132

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