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  1. Andres2

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  3. Bing

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    Geta 4.jpg
    AR Denarius
    OBVERSE: GETA CAES PONT COS, draped bust right
    REVERSE: VOTA PVBLICA, Geta standing left, sacrificing out of patera over tripod & holding roll
    Struck at Rome, 205 AD
    3.18g, 18mm
    RIC IV 38b

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    Roman Republic

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  6. Andres2

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    Maximianus Herculius temple description.jpg

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  7. Roman Collector

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    Maximian, 1st Reign, AD 286-305.
    Roman billon follis, 10.96 g, 27.2 mm, 12 h.
    Trier, AD 298-99.
    Obv: IMP MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, laureate head, right.
    Rev: GENIO POP-VLI ROMANI, Genius, wearing modius, nude but for chlamys draped over left shoulder, standing left, holding patera in right hand and cornucopiae in left hand; A/*//TR.
    Refs: RIC vi, p. 186, 277b.
    Notes: Typically, the reverse legend is broken GENIO POPV-LI ROMANI.

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  8. ambr0zie

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    Tetricus II, as Caesar AD 273-274. Treveri
    Antoninianus Æ
    19 mm, 2,19 g
    RIC V Tetricus I 258
    Bust of Tetricus II, radiate, draped, right
    Pontifical implements

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  9. Dafydd

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    Roman Imperial Coinage, Commodus (as Cæsar), As, Rome, 175-6, draped bust right, rev. priestly implements, 11.08g (RIC Marcus Aurelius 1539; BMC Marcus Aurelius 1533).
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  10. Harry G

    Harry G Well-Known Member

    Here's an antoninianus of Herennius Etruscus, that I got on eBay from @maridvnvm !

    herennius etruscus antoninianus.jpg

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  11. Spaniard

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    Nerva AR Denarius. Rome, AD 97.
    Obverse..IMP NERVA CAES AVG P M TR POT, laureate head right
    Reverse..COS III PATER PATRIAE, Priestly emblems: simpulum, aspergillum, guttus, and lituus.
    RIC 24; RSC 48. 3.12g, 17mm, 6h.
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  14. Cucumbor

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    Elagabal (16/05/218-12/03/222)
    Tetradrachme de billon de l'atelier d'Antioche, 219
    AYT K M A ANTΩNEINOC CEB, Buste lauré, drapé et cuirassé à droite, vu par l'avant
    ΔHMAPX.EΞ.YΠATOC TOB (2°consulat =219). Aigle de face, ailes déployées, la tête à gauche, tenant une couronne dans son bec. Entre ses pattes une étoile. Δ | Ε dans le champ
    14,11 g
    Ref : Prieur #251, McAlee #762 (rare), Sear #3096

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  15. Curtisimo

    Curtisimo the Great(ish)

    Provincial Elagabalus

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  17. Spaniard

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    Hephthalites. Nezak Huns.. AR drachm. "Napki Malka" series. .
    Circa 515.680 A.D.
    Obverse..Bust right wearing winged-bull head-dress. Pahlavi legends nycky MLK-A
    Reverse:Fire altar with attendants, Solar wheels above.
    3.41 grams....24.64 mm.
    Vondrovec [Göbl] 198

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  18. Spaniard

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    Apologies but why does everything I copy or write come up as bold??!...I must be doing something wrong!?
  19. ambr0zie

    ambr0zie Dacian Taraboste

    Make sure this is not enabled.
    I think you pressed Ctrl+B instead of V when posting something and the setting remained.
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  20. DonnaML

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    You could just highlight what you write before posting it, and then click the Tx button up above, which removes any formatting codes that may have crept in.
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  21. TuckHard

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    This one is holding a snake, that's pretty unusual.

    265-267 CE AE Antoninianus Gallienus Rome Mint.jpg
    265-267 AD | Gallienus
    Obv: GALLIENVS AVG, radiate bust right
    Rev: SALVS AVG, XII, Salus standing right feeding serpent in arms​

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