Discussion in 'Ancient Coins' started by Julius Germanicus, Dec 8, 2019.
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It has the highest relief of all my ancients and exactly fit the Sestertius size of the chocolate flans, so my son and me chose this design to strike our first series of fouree gold Medallions with chocolate core for St.Nikolaus
There is a ultra rare Vabalathus Aureus in Triton XXIII!
You have now 2 choices. You turn yourself in or I’ll have to call the cops myself.
I suppose the Secret Service will have to perform taste tests on counterfeits just to make sure
Can't find any online examples of a Vabalathus aureus. Just FYI Aurelian aurei go for $45k-$75k
That is not a coin of V as Augustus. Read the legend.
All I have seen are billon. Note these solo coins also spell his name differently. VHAB....
The Usurper Vabalathus as Augustus
Sale: CNG 78, Lot: 1832. Estimate $1000.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 14 May 2008.
Sold For $1600. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Vabalathus. Usurper, AD 268-272. Antoninianus (3.36 g, 12h). Antioch mint. 2nd emission, March-May AD 272. Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Hercules standing right, holding three apples and club; star in left field. RIC V 4; BN 1265. Good VF, light roughness. Very rare.
So was I, yet here it is (32,8 mm / 24 gr):
Nice, but isn´t that much cruder in terms of style?
So would I, that´s why I couldn´t resist what looks like a medallion of 8 Aurei
I think the Aztecs were still perfecting it and hadn’t released it to the international public yet
Cortez put an end to that monopoly
this online today and thought this thread needed an update! The Maya civilization used chocolate as money!
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