Discussion in 'Ancient Coins' started by cpm9ball, Sep 20, 2020.
@galba68 on your special day.
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Have a great day!
May this year bring your wealthiest find!
@galba68! Wish I could snap my fingers and be in a field with you and a couple of metal detectors!
I thank everyone..I didn't expect this,but this is the best ancient coin forum, with good people..Thank you very much, once again..
@galba68! I will share two coins in celebration. The first, surely, from your ancestor: C. Sulpicius Galba.
C. Sulpicius C.f. Galba, AR serrate denarius, Rome, 106 BC
Obv: Jugate heads of Dei Penates left, DPP before
Rev: Two soldiers swearing oath over sow, L (control mark) above, C SVLPICI. C F in exergue
Size: 18.5mm, 3.96g
Ref: Crawford 312/1, RSC Sulpicia 1
The second, a coin from AD 248, minted in honor of the 1000th birthday of Rome.
Philip I, AR Antoninianus, Rome, AD 248
Obv: IMP PHILIPPVS AVG, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Rev: SAECULARES AVGG, thin column (cippus) inscribed COS III
@galba68! Wishing you a year of great finds!
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