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  1. Alegandron

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

    Domitia

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    RProv Domitia Lydia Philadelphia AE 16Grape Bunch RPC 1336
    Ex: FSR

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  3. octavius

    octavius Well-Known Member

    Denarius of Octavian with mourning beard for Julius Caesar. Reverse Roman eagle / standard.

    next... Roman standards...

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  4. Andres2

    Andres2 Well-Known Member

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    next: more roman standards
     
  5. ambr0zie

    ambr0zie Dacian Taraboste

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    15.35 mm 0.95 g
    Delmatius, AE follis. Siscia. AD 335-337. FL DELMATIVS NOB C, laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right / GLOR-IA EXERC-ITVS, two soldiers holding spears and shields with one standard between them with O on banner. Mintmark: ASIS star. RIC VII Siscia 266; Sear 16895

    Next - Delmatius
     
  6. Orielensis

    Orielensis Supporter! Supporter

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    Delmatius, Roman Empire, AE4, 335–337 AD, Antioch mint. Obv: FL DELMATIVS NOB C; laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Delmatius r. Rev: GLORIA EXERCITVS; two soldiers standing with one standard between them; mintmark SMANΘ. 15mm, 1.36g. RIC VII Antioch 112.

    Next: another scarce or rare emperor or empress from the Constantinian dynasty
     
  7. ancient coin hunter

    ancient coin hunter 3rd Century Usurper

    Anybody have a Hannibalianus?
     
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  8. Cucumbor

    Cucumbor Dombes collector Supporter

    I purchased one once, an outstanding example which turned out to be fake a few years later when we started to know more about pressed fakes. Now, I see it as obvious but it fooled quite a bunch of folks at the time. The discussion about it is here


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  9. Ryro

    Ryro The last of the Diadochi Supporter

    I gotcha:
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    Next up: plugged hole or hole that you Unplugged
     
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  10. DonnaML

    DonnaML Supporter! Supporter

    Is "unmoderating" a hole a term of art? It's new to me!
     
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  11. Ryro

    Ryro The last of the Diadochi Supporter

    Lol! Oh, yes. All the foremost European collectors have been unmoderating coins for decades ;) No idea how autocorrect gives me words sometimes?
     
  12. Alegandron

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

    Yes:
    Hanniballianus

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    RI
    Hanniballianus Caesar
    Æ Nummus
    337BCE
    SECVRITAS PVBLICA
    Euphrates seated
    Constantinople mint, CONSS Rex Regum of Pontos
    RIC 147
    COMMENT: He was elevated by Constantine to the rank of Rex Regum of the Pontic people, but soon after killed in the family purge instigated by Constantine's sons. That's why his legend reads HANNIBALLIANO REGI

    ALSO:
    @Ryro - Next up: plugged hole or hole that you Unplugged
     
  13. akeady

    akeady Well-Known Member

    Here's a very worn and formerly holed aureus.

    Probus aureus.

    Obv.: IMP PROBVS AVG - Helmeted and cuirassed bust left, holding spear over right shoulder and shield on left
    Rev.: SOLI INVICTO COMITI AVG - Radiate and draped bust of Sol right
    Mint: Rome (281-282 AD)
    Wt./Size/Axis: 5.86g / 20mm / 12h
    References:
    • RIC 138 (Probus)
    • Calicó 4204
    • Cohen 696
    Provenances:
    • Ex. Nomos AG, obolos 12, 31 March 2019, lot 803;
    • Ex Numismatik Naumann, Auction 69, 2 September 2018, lot 423
    Acquisition: Roma Numismatics Online auction E-Sale 74 #1077 20-Aug-2020


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  14. Andres2

    Andres2 Well-Known Member

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    next: another Sol
     
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  15. Spaniard

    Spaniard Well-Known Member

    Licinius I AE Follis 20mm/3.43gr (Emperors name Misspelled)
    Obverse-IMP LICINVS PF AVG- laureate, cuirassed bust right
    Reverse-REV SOLI INVICTO COMITI- Sol standing right, looking left, chlamys across chest and over his left arm, holding globe and raising right hand. C-S across fields
    Exergue-PARL- minted 313-318AD Arles
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    Next.....One of his son.
     
  16. dougsmit

    dougsmit Member Supporter

    Licinius II Aquileia VOT XX on banner
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    Next: A coin with a dating device that refers to a different person than the person on the obverse (Here VOT XX referred to his father.)
     
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  17. Ryro

    Ryro The last of the Diadochi Supporter

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    Next up: Eagle carrying a dolphin
     
  18. Andres2

    Andres2 Well-Known Member

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    next: dioscuri brothers
     
  19. octavius

    octavius Well-Known Member

    RR denarius of Memmius with Dioscuri on reverse ; 109 BCE.

    next, another RR denarius...

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  20. ambr0zie

    ambr0zie Dacian Taraboste

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    L. Censorinus 82 BC. Rome
    Denarius AR
    17 mm., 3,73 g.
    Crawford 363/1d; Marcia 24; Sydenham 737
    Obverse Type: Laureate head of Apollo right
    Reverse Legend: L·CENSOR
    Type: Marsyas walking left, nakedwith right arm raised and holding wine-skin over left shoulder; behind, column bearing statue of Victory.


    Next - another coin with a satyr
     
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  21. akeady

    akeady Well-Known Member

    Here's another coin with a satyr.

    Silver Hemiobol of Thasos
    Obv.: Head of satyr right, with full head of hair
    Rev.: ΘΑΣΙ - Two dolphins swimming in opposite directions, legend around; all within shallow incuse square
    Mint: Thasos (ca 411-404 BC)
    Wt./Size/Axis: 0.40g / 7mm / 10h
    References:
    • Le Rider, Thasiennes 12
    Acquisition: Roma Numismatics Online Auction E-Sale 12 #894 1-Nov-2014

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