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  1. Terence Cheesman

    Terence Cheesman Supporter! Supporter

    Ptolemy IV ae Dichalkon Alexandria 221=214 BC Obv Head of Zeus Ammon right. Rv Eagle standing left wings folded Sv994a-3ptIV.jpg Sv 994 CPE 513 This coin illustrated 2.29 grms 15 mm Photo by W. Hansen
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  3. ancient coin hunter

    ancient coin hunter 3rd Century Usurper

    PTOLEMAIC EMPIRE

    EGYPT. ALEXANDRIA.

    Ptolemy IV 221-205 BC AE Drachma. (75.52g, 41mm, 12h)

    Obverse: Bust of Zeus Ammon right

    Reverse: ΠΤΟΛΕΜΑΙΟΥ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ, Eagle standing left on thunderbolt, cornucopiae in front, ΛΙ between legs

    Reference: SNG Cop 199.

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    Next: a coin of Berenike IV or an Arsinoe
     
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  4. Broucheion

    Broucheion Well-Known Member

    How about both on one coin?

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    Next: A Seleucid Cleopatra

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    Last edited: May 5, 2021
  5. Ryro

    Ryro The last of the Diadochi Supporter

    Here's a sweet little rarity:
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    Cleopatra Thea and Antiochos VIII Epiphanes
    125-121 BCE Ake-Ptolemaïs mint, Dated S.E. 188 (125/4 B.C.) Jugate heads of the Dioscuri right, star above each / ΒΑΣΙΛΙΣΣΗΣ ΚΛΕΟΠΑΤΠΑΣ KAI ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΝΤΙΟΧΟΥ, cornucopia. SC -; SNG Spaer -; Kadman 17. Very Rare.
    Next up: fun little rarity
     
  6. ancientone

    ancientone Well-Known Member

    A fun 13mm Apollo/Hadrian from Pednelissos.
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  7. JayAg47

    JayAg47 Well-Known Member

    Rare as in it was found among the hoards from Sri Lanka!
    Constans?
    Heraclea mint
    Alexander Fishman collections
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    Next, a coin found in a place far off from its origin.
     
  8. dougsmit

    dougsmit Member Supporter

    too late
     
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  9. Bing

    Bing Illegitimi non carborundum Supporter

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    QUINTILLUS
    AE Follis
    OBVERSE: IMP CM AVR CL QVINTILLVS AVG , radiate, draped, cuirassed bust right
    REVERSE: MARTI PACIL, Mars walking left, holding olive branch, reversed spear and shield. X in left field
    Struck at Rome, 270 AD
    2.8g, 19mm
    RIC V-1 Rome 25 corr
    Llanedeyrn Hoard (Cardiff, Wales)

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  10. octavius

    octavius Well-Known Member

    Sestertius of Alexander Severus with Mars the avenger reverse...

    next - another Mars...

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  11. JayAg47

    JayAg47 Well-Known Member

    Titus as Caesar
    COS VI
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    Next, Coin of Titus minted around the eruption of Mount Vesuvius.
     
  12. Clavdivs

    Clavdivs Supporter! Supporter

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    Mount Vesuvius as seen from the ruins of Pompeii, which was destroyed in the eruption of AD 79. The active cone is the high peak on the left side; the smaller one on the right is part of the Somma caldera wall.


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    Titus AE As. AD 80. IMP T CAES VESP AVG P M TR P COS VIII, laureate head left / PAX AVGVST S-C, Pax standing left, holding branch and caduceus.

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  13. ambr0zie

    ambr0zie Dacian Taraboste

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    24 g 33 mm Sestertius
    Obverse IMP T CAES VESP AVG P M TR P P P COS VIII
    Type: Head of Titus, laureate, right; Portrait: Titus
    Reverse Legend: FELICIT PVBLIC S C
    Type: Felicitas standing left, holding sceptre and cornucopiae
    Deity: Felicitas
    From Date: AD 80
    To Date: AD 81
    RIC 143

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  14. Roman Collector

    Roman Collector Supporter! Supporter

    1st century sestertius:

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    Agrippina I, wife of Germanicus, 14 BC - AD 33
    Roman AE Sestertius 27.92 gm, 34.8 mm, 7 h
    Rome mint. Struck under Claudius, 42-54 AD
    Obv: AGRIPPINA M F GERMANICI CAESARIS, bare-headed and draped bust right.
    Rev: TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG GERM P M TR P IMP P P around large SC.
    Refs: RIC I 102 (Claudius); BMCRE 219 (Claudius); Cohen 3.

    Next: "GERM" in the inscription.
     
  15. octavius

    octavius Well-Known Member

    Dupondius of Nero , with GERM in inscription.

    next, another 1st century dupondius...

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  16. Bing

    Bing Illegitimi non carborundum Supporter

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    AUGUSTUS
    Æ 31 Dupondius
    OBVERSE: PERMISSV CAESARIS AVGVSTI, bare head left
    REVERSE: COLONIA PATRICIA, aquila between legionary standards
    Colonia Patricia (Cordoba - spain) 15-14 BC
    18g, 31 mm
    RPC 128, SNG Cop 464

    Next: Colonia Patricia
     
  17. Alegandron

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

    1st Century Dupondius

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    RI Nerva AE Dupondius 96-98 CE LIBERTAS PVBLICA -pileus TIF


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  18. Andres2

    Andres2 Well-Known Member

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    next: first Century dupondius
     
  19. DonnaML

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    Julia Titi Flavia (daughter of Titus), AE Dupondius 80-81 AD, Rome Mint. Obv. Draped bust right with hair bundled high in front and coiled in chignon high in back, IVLIA IMP T AVG F AVGVSTA/ Rev. Vesta seated left, holding palladium in right hand and long transverse scepter in left arm, VESTA below, S C across fields. RIC II-1 398 at. p. 223 (Titus) (2007 ed.), old RIC II 180 (Titus) (1926 ed.), Sear RCV I 2617 (ill.), BMCRE Titus 257. 26 mm., 12.23 g., 6 h.

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    If it's supposed to be 1st century BCE, then this one:

    Augustus AE (Brass) Dupondius, 9-3 BCE, Colonia Augusta Nemausus [Nîmes] (Galla Narbonensis province) Mint. Obv. Heads of Agrippa left and Augustus right, back to back, with Agrippa wearing combined laurel wreath and rostral crown, and Augustus wearing oak wreath, IMP above heads and DIVI F below [Imperator Divi Filius] / Rev. Crocodile right standing on two palm branches, chained to palm-shoot standing behind it, with tip of shoot leaning to right; wreath above and to left of palm-shoot, with long ties extending behind shoot to right, COL - NEM to left and right of palm-shoot. “Type III” of Augustus & Agrippa/Crocodile coin (see https://multicollec.net/1-mo-h/1h04). RIC I 158 (p. 52), RPC I 524 (see https://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/search/browse?volume_id=1&number=524), Sear Greek Imperial Coins 157 (D. Sear, Greek Imperial Coins and their Values (1982)], Sear RCV I 1730 (ill.). [See Sear RCV I at p. 337: Commemorates conquest of Egypt in 30 BCE; influenced by Augustus’s settlement of veterans of Egyptian campaign in Nemausus after colony was founded in 27 BCE.] 28 mm., 12.09 g.

    COMBINED Augustus & Agrippa - crocodile - COL NEM dupondius.jpg

    Next: Another 1st century AD royal woman.
     
  20. Andres2

    Andres2 Well-Known Member

  21. Ryro

    Ryro The last of the Diadochi Supporter

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    Next up: another woman who died a tragic death
     
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