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  1. Bing

    Bing Illegitimi non carborundum Supporter

    T CLOULIS.jpg
    AR Quinarius
    OBVERSE: Laureate head of Jupiter right
    REVERSE: T CLOVLI, Victory crowning trophy on top of Gaulish captive
    Struck at Rome 98 BC
    2.1g, 13mm
    Cr332/1, Syd 586, Cloulia 2

    Next: Jupiter
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  3. octavius

    octavius Well-Known Member

    Aes Grave semis of Roman republic, c. 225 - 217 BC with Jupiter / prow.

    next, Jupiter on reverse....

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  4. Bing

    Bing Illegitimi non carborundum Supporter

    Cn Blasio C F.jpg
    AR Denarius
    OBVERSE: Helmeted head of Scipio Africanus the Elder right., CN. BLASIO CN.F. before, palm behind
    REVERSE: Juno, Jupiter being crowned by Minerva; monogram in field, ROMA in ex
    Struck at Rome 112-111 BC
    3.8g, 18mm
    Crawford 296/1; Cornelia 19

    Next: Minerva
  5. Mat

    Mat Ancient Coincoholic

    Clodius Albinus (193 - 195 A.D.)
    AR Denarius
    O: D CL SEPT ALBIN CAES, bare head right.
    R: MINER PACIF COS II, Minerva standing front, head left, holding a spear and leaning on a shield.
    Rome Mint
    RIC 7, RSC 48, RCV 6144, BMC 98

    Next: christogram
  6. Mat

    Mat Ancient Coincoholic

    If christogram is yet another issue...:mad:

    Then chi rho symbol
  7. Bing

    Bing Illegitimi non carborundum Supporter

    Valentinian II 5.jpg
    OBVERSE: DN VALENTINIANVS PF AVG, pearl diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right
    REVERSE: SALVS REI-PVBLICAE, Victory advancing left, holding trophy on shoulder and dragging captive beheind her. Chi-Rho in left field. Mintmark CONS
    Struck at Constantinople, 388-92 AD
    0.9g, 12mm
    RIC 86a

    Next: Valentinian II
  8. Mat

    Mat Ancient Coincoholic

    Valentinian II (375 - 392 A.D.)
    O:D N VALENTINIANVS P F AVG, rosette-diademed, helmeted, draped and cuirassed bust right holding spear and shield.
    R:GLORIA ROMANORVM, Valentinian II standing facing, head right, in galley, raising right hand, Victory at helm, wreath left, T in left field, cross in right, ANT[...] in ex.
    RIC IX 59b

    Next: Hercules
  9. robinjojo

    robinjojo Well-Known Member

    Sicily, Kamarina, 425-405 BC

    D-Camera Kamarina Tetradrachm, 425-405 BC, VF, 5-12-20.jpg

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  10. Mat

    Mat Ancient Coincoholic

    Spain, Castulo Mid 2nd century B.C.
    Æ Heavy Unit
    O: Diademed male head right.
    R Sphinx right, left forepaw raised; star to right.
    ACIP 2126; SNG BM Spain 1298

    Next: One of your heaviest coin
  11. octavius

    octavius Well-Known Member

    RR Aes Grave - AS; Apollo/Apollo , c. 275BC. 289gms.
    next, another heavy coin...

  12. robinjojo

    robinjojo Well-Known Member

    This coin is nowhere near that beautiful Aes Grave, an absolutely behemoth coin!

    Ptolemy IV Philopator, 222-205 BC
    AE Drachm
    Alexandria Mint

    66.15 grams

    D-Camera PTOLEMY IV Philopator AE Drachm, Alexandria mint. 222-205 BC, 66.15  g, 10-24-20.jpg

    Next: Your heaviest Ptolemaic bronze coin.
  13. Bing

    Bing Illegitimi non carborundum Supporter

    Ptolemy IV.jpg
    OBVERSE: Diademed head of Zeus Ammon right
    REVERSE: PTOLEMIAOU BASILEWS, eagle standing left on thunderbolt, looking back at cornucopiae under right wing
    Struck at Egypt 221-205 BC
    46.4g, 36mm
    SNG Cop 221

    Next: Any Ptolemy in silver
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  14. randygeki

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  15. Mat

    Mat Ancient Coincoholic

    Julia Soaemias (219 - 222 A.D.)
    AR Denarius
    O: IVLIA SOAEMIAS AVGVSTA, draped bust right.
    R: IVNO REGINA, Juno standing right, holding scepter & palladium.
    Rome Mint
    RIC 237, RSC 3, BMC 41

    NGC Ch VF

    Next: Any Bronze Greek
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  16. Bing

    Bing Illegitimi non carborundum Supporter

    OBVERSE: Wreathed head of Dionysos right
    REVERSE: Dionysos standing naked, holding bunch of grapes and two narthex wands, monogram to lower left, Greek legend DIONYSOU SOTIROS MARONITON ("of Dionysos, saviour of the Maroneans")
    Struck at Maroneia 148 BC
    10.94g, 24mm
    Sear 1638

    Next: Dionysos
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  17. doucet

    doucet Well-Known Member

    Thrace, Kallatis Dionysos Wreath.JPG

    Thrace, Kallatis. AE Dionysos/Wreath

    Not your typical portrait of Dionysos.

    Next: Wreath on Obverse and Reverse.... or just a wreath.
  18. octavius

    octavius Well-Known Member

    Ar denarius of Titus as emperor with wreath on curule chairs.

    next, bronze of Titus...

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  19. Bing

    Bing Illegitimi non carborundum Supporter

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    TITUS as Caesar AE DupondiusOBVERSE: T CAESAR VESPASIAN IMP III PONT TR POT II COS, Radiate head of Titus right
    REVERSE: ROMA VICTRIX, Roma seated to left on cuirass, holding Victory and spear; behind, various arms; S C in exergue
    Struck at Rome, 72AD
    10.5g, 27.76mm
    RIC 633; RIC? 483 (R2)
    Ex Frank Kovacs

    Next: Any Flavian
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  20. Mat

    Mat Ancient Coincoholic

    Vespasian (69 - 79 A.D.)
    AR Denarius
    O: IMP CAES VESP AVG P M COS IIII, Laureate head right.
    R: CONCORDIA AVGVSTI, Concordia seated left on throne, holding cornucopia and patera.
    Antioch Mint, AD 72-73
    RIC² 1554 ( R2 ) , RSC 74 , 1927

    Next: Mars Standing
  21. Bing

    Bing Illegitimi non carborundum Supporter

    Trajan 10.jpg
    AR Denarius
    OBVERSE: IMP TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P COS V P P, laureate bust right with aegis
    REVERSE: SPQR OPTIMO PRINCIPI, Mars standing front with spear & shield
    Struck at Rome, 106-111 AD 3.2g, 18mm
    RIC 162, C 378

    Next: More Mars
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