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  1. ambr0zie

    ambr0zie Dacian Taraboste

    I was just about to study this coin when I received the alert.


    Macedon. Neapolis circa 425-350 BC.
    Hemidrachm AR
    13 mm, 1,68 g
    Facing gorgoneion with protruding tongue. Rev. N-E-O-Π Head of the nymph of Neapolis to right, her hair coiled around her head and with a bun at the back. SNG ANS 430-454.

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  3. Orielensis

    Orielensis Well-Known Member

    Griechen – Thrakien, Apollonia Pontika, Drachme, Gorgoneion und Anker.png
    Thrace, Apollonia Pontika, AR drachm, 5th–4th century BC. Obv: Gorgoneion facing. Rev: upright anchor; crayfish to l., A to r. 13.5mm, 2.87g. Ref: Sear Greek 1655.

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  4. Andres2

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    next: Lysimachos
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  5. Ryro

    Ryro Trying to remove supporter status

    IMG_0281(1).PNG next: green patina
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  6. Roman Collector

    Roman Collector Well-Known Member

    Here's a greenie!

    Procopius, AD 365-366
    Roman Æ centenionalis, 2.70 g, 20mm.
    Constantinople, AD 365-366.
    Obv: D N PROCO-PIVS P F AVG, diademed, draped and cuirassed bust left.
    Rev: REPARATI-O FEL TEMP, Procopius standing facing, head right, holding labarum in right hand, left resting on shield set on the ground; Chi-rho in upper right field and unidentified object in left at foot; CONSЄ• in exergue.
    Refs: RIC ix 17a.7; Cohen 8; RCV 19883.

    Next: Someone holding a shield set on the ground.
  7. Andres2

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  8. Spaniard

    Spaniard Well-Known Member

    Next ...Geta bronze
  9. ancientone

    ancientone Well-Known Member

    Thrace, Byzantium. Geta AE14
    Obv: Laureate bust of Geta r., wearing paludamentum.
    Rev: Winged caduceus.
    14mm., 1.57gm.
    BMC 88.

    Next: Byzantium.
  10. Andres2

    Andres2 Well-Known Member

    Jezus Christus Byzantium Michael IV (2).jpg

    next: Christ standing
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  11. Ryro

    Ryro Trying to remove supporter status

    Next: someone else whoes hands look like Claws
  12. Ignoramus Maximus

    Ignoramus Maximus Nomen non est omen.

    Hands and feet, all claw.
    Seleukos II.jpg

    Next: Seleucid portrait.
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  13. happy_collector

    happy_collector Well-Known Member

    Seleucid Kings, Demetrios I. 162-155 BC. Antioch
    AR Tetradrachm. 30mm, 16.73g, 1h.
    Obv: Diademed head r. within wreath.
    Rev: Tyche, l., holding baton and cornucopia; winged Tritoness supporting throne, monogram in exergue.
    SC 1638.2a; HGC 9, 795f.

    Next: another Seleucid portrait.
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  14. GinoLR

    GinoLR Well-Known Member

    Antiochus Epiphane dr.jpg
    Antiochos VI Dionysos (144-142 BC), drachm, AR 3.72 g.

    Next up : Seleucid silver drachm.
  15. Ignoramus Maximus

    Ignoramus Maximus Nomen non est omen.

    Demetrios I soter, draachm.jpg.png

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  16. robinjojo

    robinjojo Well-Known Member

    Antiochus VIII Sidetes, tetradrachm, Tyre, 130-129 BC

    D-Camera Seleucid Empire, Antiochus VIII Sidetes  130-29BC Tyre 14.0g SC 2109.11b eBay 7-20-21.jpg

    Next: A large Seleucid bronze.
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  17. Andres2

    Andres2 Well-Known Member

    P1150754 (2).JPG
    next: bottle cap coin
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  18. GinoLR

    GinoLR Well-Known Member

    too late ! (but my Seleucid bronze was even larger !) grrr
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  19. TuckHard

    TuckHard Well-Known Member

    175-164 BCE AE Dichalkon Antiochus IV Epiphanes Scalloped Shape.png
    Antiochus IV
    175-164 BC
    AE Dichalkon
    Next: Another ~alternative~ coin shape
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  20. ancientone

    ancientone Well-Known Member

    Baktria, Indo-Greeks, Antialkidas. Square AE19.
    Pushkalavati mint, 145-135 BC. BASILEWS NIKHFOROU ANTIALKIDOU, draped bust of Zeus right, thunderbolt on shoulder / Karosthi legend: Maharajasa jayadhrasa Antialkidasa, Palms and pilei of the Dioscuri; Pushkalavati monogram below.

    Next: Square
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  21. TuckHard

    TuckHard Well-Known Member

    Post-Mauryan India
    c. 184-150 BC
    AE PMC | 0.98 grams | 9x10mm wide

    Next: another square
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