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  1. octavius

    octavius Well-Known Member

    Denarius of Plautilla;
    next, Antoninianus of Caracalla...

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  3. Mat

    Mat Ancient Coincoholic

    ^Beautiful

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    Caracalla (198 - 217 A.D.)
    AR Antoninianus
    O: ANTONINVS PIVS AVG GERM, Radiate, bearded and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind.
    R: P M TR P XVIII COS IIII P P, Jupiter seated left, holding Nike and scepter; at feet to left, eagle standing left, head right.
    Rome Mint, 215 A.D.
    5.5g
    24mm
    RIC IV 260v; RSC 277b

    Next: Coin Depicting Ceres
     
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  4. octavius

    octavius Well-Known Member

    Dupondius of Claudius with Ceres reverse.
    next, bronze of Claudius....

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  5. Bing

    Bing Illegitimi non carborundum Supporter

    L Furius CNF Brocchus.jpg
    L FURIUS CN F BROCCHUS ROMAN REPUBLIC; GENS FURIA
    AR Denarius
    OBVERSE: Bust of Ceres right between wheat-ear and barley-corn; III VIR across field, BROCCHI below
    REVERSE: Curule chair between fasces; L. FVRI/CN. F above
    Rome 63 BC
    3.9g, 20mm
    Cr414/1; Furia 23

    Next: Curule chair

    Too late. Next: Bronze of Claudius
     
  6. The Meat man

    The Meat man Supporter! Supporter

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    Next: silver of the same Claudius (imperial preferred, but provincial will work too)
     
  7. Bing

    Bing Illegitimi non carborundum Supporter

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    CLAUDIUS
    AR Denarius
    OBVERSE: TI CLAVD CAESAR AVG P M TR P VI IMP XI, laureate head right
    REVERSE: PACI AVGVSTAE, Pax-Nemesis advancing right, drawing out fold of robe at neck, holding caduceus above serpent preceding her
    Struck at Rome, 46/7AD
    3.6g, 19mm
    RIC39, BMC40

    Next: Serpent
     
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  8. Mat

    Mat Ancient Coincoholic

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    Antoninus Pius (138 - 161 A.D.)
    AE diobol
    EGYPT, Alexandria
    O:Laureate bust r., drapery on l. shoulder.
    R: Agathodaemon erect, crowned with skhent; in field, L-IE. issued 151-2 (year 15)
    7.45g
    23mm
    RPC Online 15718 (this coin), Dattari-Savio Pl. 162, 3066 (this coin).

    From the Dattari collection.

    next: type you are drawn to collect
     
  9. octavius

    octavius Well-Known Member

    I love Aes Grave of RR. They are crude in design, but massive, heavy.

    Here is a semis , weighs 145 gms.

    next another of what draws you to collect...

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  10. Mat

    Mat Ancient Coincoholic

    Simple, history. Doesn't get more historical then this fellow.

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    Julius Caesar (February-March 44 B.C)
    AR Denarius
    Lifetime Issue
    O: Wreathed head of Caesar right; CAESAR downward to right, DICT PERPETVO upward to left.
    R: Venus Victrix standing left, holding Victory in outstretched right hand and vertical scepter in left; L • BVC[A] downwards to right. L. Aemilius Buca, moneyer.
    Rome Mint
    3.92g
    17mm
    Crawford 480/8; Alföldi Type XIV, 62–3, 67, and 69 (A13/R22); CRI 105; Sydenham 1061; RSC 23; RBW 1683.

    Next: Figure with shield
     
  11. Bing

    Bing Illegitimi non carborundum Supporter

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    CLAUDIUS
    AE As
    OBVERSE: TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG PM TR P IMP P P, bare head left.
    REVERSE: Minerva advancing right, holding shield and brandishing a javelin, S-C across fields
    Struck at Rome, 50-4AD
    10.5g, 25mm
    RIC 116

    Next: Minerva
     
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  12. Broucheion

    Broucheion Supporter! Supporter

    Hi All,

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    Next: A denarius from Alexandria.

    - Broucheion
     
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  13. robinjojo

    robinjojo Well-Known Member

    Let's try another subject.

    D-Camera Roman Rep L. Julius L.f. Caesar, Rome, 103 BC AR Den Craw 320-1 3.84g Sal 4-10-22.jpg


    Next: A coin showing a chariot or biga being pulled by anything but horses.
     
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  14. Orielensis

    Orielensis Supporter! Supporter

    How about goats?
    Römische Republik – RRC 231:1, Denar, Renius, Roma und Ziegenbiga (altes Foto).png
    Roman Republic, moneyer: Gaius Renius, AR denarius, 138 BC, Rome mint. Obv: helmeted head of Roma r.; behind, X. Rev: Juno in biga of goats r., wearing diadem and holding sceptre and reins in l. hand and whip in r. hand; below, C. REN; in exergue, ROM[A]. 16mm, 3.41g. Ref: RRC 231/1.


    Next: another chariot drawn by anything but horses
     
  15. Bing

    Bing Illegitimi non carborundum Supporter

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    M. AURELIUS COTTA
    AR Denarius
    OBVERSE: Head of Roma, COTA below, X behind
    REVERSE: Hercules holding club in biga of centaurs holding branches. M.AVRELI below, ROMA in ex
    Struck at Rome 139 BC
    4.29g, 16mm
    Aurelia 16, BMC.914, Craw.229/1
    ex. Pliego Numismatics

    Next: Centaur(s)
     
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  16. Mat

    Mat Ancient Coincoholic

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    Magnetes Thessaly (50 - 130 B.C.)
    Æ20
    O: Laureate head of Zeus left.
    B: MAGNHTWN; The Centaur Chiron advancing right and holding branch over shoulder; large star below.
    8.04g
    20mm
    Rogers 338b

    Next: Syrian provincial
     
  17. Bing

    Bing Illegitimi non carborundum Supporter

    @Mat It's been over 48 hours. Care to pick another topic?
     
  18. Mat

    Mat Ancient Coincoholic

    ? Really, not even a Syrian Tet that are common as dirt? It qualifies.

    "your most expensive coin"
     
  19. Bing

    Bing Illegitimi non carborundum Supporter

    My most expensive, between 1K and 2K

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    CALIGULA
    AR Denarius
    OBVERSE: C CAESAR AVG GERM P M TR POT, bare head right
    REVERSE: DIVVS AVG PATER PATRIAE, radiate head of Divus Augustus right
    Struck at Lugdunum, 37/8AD
    3.5g, 18mm
    RIC I 10

    Next: Divus Augustus
     
  20. Bing

    Bing Illegitimi non carborundum Supporter

    It's been almost 24 hours. Let me chane the next topic.

    Next: Augustus (any)
     
  21. JayAg47

    JayAg47 Well-Known Member

    Augustus Quinarius
    Emerita Augusta
    25-23 BC, Legate P. Carisius,
    1.9g.
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    Next, quinarius
     
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