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  1. Roman Collector

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    Jovian VOT V Heraclea.jpg
    Jovian, AD 363-364.
    Roman Æ centenionalis, 3.06 g, 19.2 mm, 6 h.
    Heraclea, AD 363-364.
    Obv: D N IOVIAN-VS P F AVG, pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust, left.
    Rev: VOT / V, legend within wreath; HERACA in exergue.
    Refs: RIC viii, p. 439, 108; RCV 19218; LRBC II 1912; Cohen 32.

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  3. Andres2

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    P1220213 best.JPG

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  4. Bing

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    Philip I 8.jpg
    OBVERSE: AVTOK K M IOVLI FILIPPOC CEB, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right
    REVERSE: ANTIOCEWN MHTRO KOLWN D-E S-C, turreted & draped bust of Tyche right, ram leaping right above, star beneath
    Struck at Antioch, 244-249 AD
    30mm, 14g
    BMC 528

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  5. ambr0zie

    ambr0zie Dacian Taraboste


    Lydia. Thyateira. Trajan AD 98-117.
    Bronze Æ
    18 mm., 3,91 g.
    Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΝΕΡ ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟΝ
    Obverse design laureate head of Trajan, r.
    Reverse inscription ΘΥΑΤΕΙΡΗΝΩΝ
    Reverse design Tyche standing facing, head l., holding rudder in r. hand, cornucopia in l.

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  6. Andres2

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  7. DonnaML

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    Here's good old Melqy. He was on the Yankees for a while.

    Trajan AR Tetradrachm, 100 AD, Phoenicia, Tyre. Obv. Laureate head of Trajan right; behind, ear of grain in left field; to right, club in right field; below, eagle with folded wings standing right, ΑΥΤΟΚΡ ΚΑΙϹ ΝΕΡ ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟϹ ϹΕΒ ΓΕΡΜ / Rev. Laureate bust of Melqart (as Herakles) right, lion’s skin tied at neck, ΔΗΜΑΡΧ ΕΞ ΥΠΑΤ Γ [= COS III]. RPC [Roman Provincial Coinage] Vol. basil (2015); RPC Online at https://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/coins/3/3526; Prieur 1482 [Prieur, Michel and Karin, Syro-Phoenician Tetradrachms (London, 2000)]; McAlee 452 [McAlee, Richard, The Coins of Roman Antioch (2007)]. 27 mm., 14.25 g.

    version 1 Trajan-Melqart Tyre, Phoenicia 100 AD jpg version.jpg

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  8. Sulla80

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    Roman Macedonia AESILLAS.jpg MACEDON (Roman Province), Aesillas, Quaestor, circa 95-70 BC, AR Tetradrachm, Uncertain mint
    Obv: Head of the deified Alexander the Great right; Θ to left
    Rev: Money chest, club, and chair, AESILLAS above; all within wreath

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  10. TuckHard

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    854-1011 CE AR Damma Ahmad AS10 Z#245739 0.51g 10mm S1 Combined.png
    Amirs of Sind
    c. 854 to 1011 AD
    Issued under Ahmad
    AR Damma | 0.51 grams | 10mm
    Ref: AS10, see on Zeno.ru as Z#245739

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  11. ambr0zie

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    Caria, Kasolaba(?), c. 420-400 BC. AR Hemiobol. Ram’s head right / Youthful male head right within incuse. Konuk, Kasolaba 5; Klein 496-8 (Uncertain)
    AR 7 mm., 0,46 g.

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  12. Andres2

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    next: Ares
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  13. Alegandron

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


    The Mamertini, Sicily, c. 288 - 278 B.C.
    Mamertini or "children of Mars," was the name taken by a band of Campanian (or Samnite) freebooters who about 289 B.C. seized the Greek colony of Messana at the north-east corner of Sicily, after having been hired by Agathocles to defend it (Polyb. 1. 7. 2).
    Bronze pentonkion,
    Calciati I p. 93, 3/1; SNG ANS 402; BMC Sicily p. 109, 3; SNG Cop 434 var (on reverse Φ left), gF, some corrosion and pitting,
    Messana mint, weight 16.288g, maximum diameter27.5mm, die axis 270o, c. 288 - 278 B.C.;
    obverse APEΣ, laureate head of Ares right, Macedonian helmet behind;
    reverse MAMEPTINΩN, eagle standing left on a thunderbolt, head left, wings open

    NEXT: UNhelmeted Ares / Mars
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  14. Alegandron

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

    Wow. This must be too hard... ok. CHANGE to
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  15. Andres2

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    next: bronze from Sicily
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  16. IanG

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    Sicily, Syracuse.

    Litra, Time of Agathokles, circa 295-289 BC.

    next: lion
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  17. ambr0zie

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    Mysia. Kyzikos circa 480-400 BC.
    Hemiobol AR
    9 mm., 0,40 g.
    very fine
    Forepart of boar left, retrograde K on shoulder, to right, [tunny upward] / Head of lion left, to upper left, head of panther facing, all within incuse square.Rosen 522
    Von Fritze II 13; SNG Ashmolean 540; SNG France 386.

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  18. Roman Collector

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    Florian, AD 276.
    Roman billon Aurelianus, 3.28 g, 21.2 mm, 12 h.
    Cyzicus, officina 3; issue 1, AD 276.
    Obv: IMP FLORIANVS AVG, Bust right, radiate, cuirassed and draped with paludamentum.
    Rev: CONCORDIA MILITVM, Victory stg. r., holding wreath in r. hand and palm against l. shoulder, facing Emperor in military dress stg. l., r. hand outstretched and holding long scepter in l. hand; T in exergue.
    Refs: RIC 116; MER/RIC temp #4530; Cohen 15; CBN 1982-3; RCV 11853; Hunter 20.

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  19. octavius

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    Ae. Capua with victory crowning trophy

    next , another coin from Campania...

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  20. Alegandron

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


    Campania CAPUA
    AE 14.5mm
    216-211 BCE
    Oscan Capua, Grain ear
    Hannibal promised capital of Italia after Rome destroyed
    SNG Fr 517 SNG ANS 219 HN Italy 500
    Ex: EE Clain Stefanelli

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  21. zumbly

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    Phistelia Obol.jpg CAMPANIA, Phistelia
    AR Obol. 0.64g, 11.3mm. CAMPANIA, Phistelia (The Phistelians), circa 310-300 BC. HN Italy 619 (for type); Rutter p. 180, IV; Campana, Agg. Fistelia 15a. O: Female head slightly left, wearing necklace. R: Lion at bay, left; coiled serpent in exergue.

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