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  1. Roman Collector

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    L. Cupiennius, 147 BC.
    Roman Republican AR denarius, 3.89 g, 17.7 mm, 3 h.
    Rome, 147 BC.
    Obv: Helmeted head of Roma, right; cornucopiae behind; denominational mark X before.
    Rev: Dioscuri galloping right; L·CVP (VP ligatured) below; ROMA in exergue.
    Refs: Crawford (RRC) 218/1; RSC Cupiennia 1; Sydenham (CRR) 404; RCV 94.

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  3. Sulla80

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    C. Fonteius, AR Denarius, Rome, 114-113 BC.
    Obv: Laureate, janiform heads of the Dioscuri, V to left and mark of value to right
    Rev: Galley left with three rowers, gubernator at stern; C•FONT above, ROMA below
    Ref: Crawford 290/1

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  4. ancientone

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    Moesia Inferior, Tomis. Caracalla AE27. Dioscuri
    Obv: Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right.
    Rev: The Dioscuri reclining left, leaning upon overturned urns from which liquid flows; Δ (mark of value) to left, stars above heads.

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  5. jdmKY

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    L Servius Rufus
    41 BC
    Brutus(?)/Dioscuri standing E777E58F-04A7-4C2A-B6EA-E4152709282A.jpeg A6957CB0-ADCD-4F65-9B96-A4FDE6BA0370.jpeg

    NEXT- Another Brutus portrait (just kidding)

    Any member of a triumvirate
     
  6. octavius

    octavius Well-Known Member

    • Julius Caesar - member of first triumvirate.
    • Next, another member of any triumvirate...
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  7. TuckHard

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    12 hours

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    Tomara Dynasty of North India
    1105-1130 AD
    Issued under Mahi Pala
    AE Jital
    Ref: Tye# 39
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  8. Andres2

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  9. ambr0zie

    ambr0zie Dacian Taraboste

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    Vespasianus (69-79) Denarius

    AD 70
    Mint: Rome
    Region: Italy
    Obverse Legend: IMP CAESAR VESPASIANVS AVG
    Type: Head of Vespasian, laureate, right
    Portrait: Vespasian

    Reverse Legend: COS ITER TR POT
    Type: Pax, draped. seated left, holding branch in extended right hand and winged caduceus in left

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  10. Sulla80

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  11. Alegandron

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

    Nice coin. Well done.
     
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  12. Roman Collector

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    Here's my most photogenic Vespasian:

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    Vespasian, AD 69-79.
    Roman AR denarius, 3.18 g, 18.4 mm, 6 h.
    Rome, AD 73.
    Obv: IMP CAES VESP AVG P M COS IIII CEN, laureate head, right.
    Rev: SALVS AVG, Salus seated left, holding patera, left hand at side.
    Refs: RIC 58; RIC 2.1 522; BMCRE 87-89; Cohen/RSC 432; CBN 76; RCV 2307.

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  13. Sulla80

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    Philip I, AD 244-249, Æ Sestertius, Rome mint, AD 244-249 Obv: IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG, sporting an aquiline nose, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right
    Rev: LIBERALITAS AVGG II, S C across field, Liberalitas, draped, standing left, holding abacus in right hand and cradling cornucopia in left arm
    Ref: RIC IV 180

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  14. TuckHard

    TuckHard Well-Known Member

    Pretty poor condition but this guy has an overhanging smeller

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    Western Kshatrapas of India
    383-388 AD
    Issued under Rudrasena IV
    AR Drachm | 1.46 grams

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  15. ancientone

    ancientone Well-Known Member

    Next: fourth century (either one) non-Roman coin

    Not many Imperials in my collection but I'm diggin this one.

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    Constantius II, AE22 Centenionalis, Siscia.
    Obv: DN CONSTAN-TIVS PF AVG, rosette-diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right. A behind bust.
    Rev: CONCORDIA-MILITVM, emperor, diademed and in military dress standing facing, head left, holding standard with chi-rho banner in each hand, star above, III in left field.

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  16. Andres2

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  17. DonnaML

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    Constantius II Caesar (son of Constantine I), silvered billon centenionalis, Trier Mint (2nd Officina) 326 AD. Obv. laureate, draped and cuirassed bust left, FL IVL CONSTANTIVS NOB C / Rev. Campgate with six rows, two turrets, no door, and star between turrets; PROVIDEN-TIAE CAESS. In exergue: STR followed by pellet in crescent. RIC VII Trier 480S (p. 209), Sear RCV V 17618. 19 mm., 3.09 g.

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  18. Andres2

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  19. Clavdivs

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    AE Centenionalis AD 337-361. Constantius II bust, right. REV: soldier taking young barbarian

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  20. Clavdivs

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    Too Late: next: Gloria Excercitus
     
  21. ambr0zie

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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.

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