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Discussion in 'Ancient Coins' started by Clonecommanderavgvsvs, Jan 22, 2021.

  1. Clonecommanderavgvsvs

    Clonecommanderavgvsvs Well-Known Member

    Been absent from the form for sometime. I’m starting to buy more ancients but take this Augustus as minted by otho on top an original Roman terracotta tile from Germania. 420FADE0-BD6C-4F3C-8093-64ECDB7827A1.jpeg 1E456367-6D9F-4D7B-BADF-8792460BA345.jpeg
     
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  3. Clonecommanderavgvsvs

    Clonecommanderavgvsvs Well-Known Member

    Oops meant for the title to be hello everyone
     
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  4. Theodosius

    Theodosius Fine Style Seeker Supporter

  5. -jeffB

    -jeffB Greshams LEO Supporter

    You can go back and edit the post, including the title, I believe. And you probably should, otherwise this thread will go in a very different direction from what you'd planned. ;)

    Welcome back!
     
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  6. Ryro

    Ryro They call me the 13th Caesar Supporter

    Well played sir
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    And Hades right back at chew;)
    Love the type! I sold mine years ago. Share the reverse and we're friends:)
    Here's my tall dark stranger:
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  7. Clonecommanderavgvsvs

    Clonecommanderavgvsvs Well-Known Member

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  8. Ryro

    Ryro They call me the 13th Caesar Supporter

    Lovely example:pompous:
    Now, do tell more about your Roman terracotta tile from Germania:wideyed:??? I've never had one of those before:shifty:
     
  9. Clonecommanderavgvsvs

    Clonecommanderavgvsvs Well-Known Member

    Not a lot I can say personally, I’ve seen some that look similar but I’m sure these tend to be pretty unique varying on the builder. Got it from a relic/artifact shop I frequent in Tennessee who have quite a lot of ancient artifacts and more modern ones! This was labeled as being part of an ex piccini collection
     
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  10. jamesicus

    jamesicus Supporter! Supporter

    Yes, but only the originator of the thread can do that: go to the first page of the thread, click on “Thread Tools” on the top right - select “Edit Title” from the drop-down menu.
     
  11. PlanoSteve

    PlanoSteve Supporter! Supporter

    Damn you!

    Oops, meant to say: Damn nice of you (to show us this cool specimen & especially the tile!):hilarious:;)
     
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  12. Ignoramus Maximus

    Ignoramus Maximus Well-Known Member

    Nice coin. Love the presentation on the tile!
    For a while I used mosaic tesserae I found in Israel as stands for some denarii.
    Looked really nice. No pics of them, I'm afraid.

    My one and only Augustus, a restoration issue under Nerva.
    No tesserae to show, but I like the portrait:
    Divus Augustus.png Aug. rev.png
    15,97 gr, 32,50 gr.
    Obv: DIVUS AUGUSTUS
    Rev: IMP NERVA IMP CAESAR AUGVSTVS REST
    RIC 135(ish)

    The seller didn't know what to make of the coin. Neither do I. Weight-wise it's in dupondius territory, but the issue only has sestertii. So it's an oddity.
     
  13. Alegandron

    Alegandron "ΤΩΙ ΚΡΑΤΙΣΤΩΙ..." ΜΕΓΑΣ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΣ, June 323 BCE Supporter

    Very cool AE and Tile, @Clonecommanderavgvsvs !

    Here is an Augustus As cut in Half for change...
    Made into a Semis or Half-As:

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    RI
    Augustus
    27 BCE-14CE
    CUT AE As or Semis (Half-As)
    Spain
    Celsa Mint
    29mm 5.0g
    Laureate Augustus -
    Bull
    RPC271
    Cut in ancient times to make change
     
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