Interesting coin of Livia ... but why do this to it?

Discussion in 'Ancient Coins' started by Brian Bucklan, Apr 14, 2019.

  1. Brian Bucklan

    Brian Bucklan Well-Known Member

    At around 9 or so I'll do a drawing for all who entered and then post the winner.
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  3. Jay GT4

    Jay GT4 Well-Known Member

    I'm in if it's not too late. I love coins like this.

    Diademed and veiled head of Concordia right

    Two hands clasped round caduceus

    Mint moving with Octavian in Gaul
    39 BC


    Crawford 529/4b. Sydenham 1195. Sear, Imperators 304

    From a very old collection
    Museum number 175 on obverse.
  4. Brian Bucklan

    Brian Bucklan Well-Known Member

    There were 12 entries:


    And the WINNER is .....


    Congratulations Bing. I think the coin found a good home. I'll contact you via private conversation.
  5. cwart

    cwart Senior Member

    Congrats Bing!!
  6. Jay GT4

    Jay GT4 Well-Known Member

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

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  9. octavius

    octavius Well-Known Member

    good home with Bing!
  10. Ryro

    Ryro Change your thoughts. Change the world. Supporter

    Coingrats Bing!
  11. Bing

    Bing Illegitimi non carborundum Supporter

    I've been reading, so I missed the initial announcement. I'm humbled that my name was drawn. Thanks a million. I've sent a PM to @Brian Bucklan.
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  13. PeteB

    PeteB Well-Known Member

    another example of a coin numbered "4" with white ink/paint. From the same collection as the one the previous page??
    Trajan Decius. 249-251 AD. Æ Sestertius (19.82 gm). Struck 249-250 AD. Obv: IMP C M Q TRAIANVS DECIVS AVG, laureate and cuirassed bust right. Rev: VICTORIA AVG, S C across field, Victory advancing left holding wreath and palm. RIC IV 126d; Cohen 117. Number 4 in white marking on obverse, apparently from an old collection.
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  15. Bing

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  16. randygeki

    randygeki Coin Collector

    Thats an interesting find!
  17. Jay GT4

    Jay GT4 Well-Known Member

    At least they didn't do this to the coin... still trying to figure it out. Plancia.jpg
  18. Cucumbor

    Cucumbor Dombes collector Supporter

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  19. Bing

    Bing Illegitimi non carborundum Supporter

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  20. Silver Eagle

    Silver Eagle Likes The Feel of Money

    @dougsmit even with the number 47 that is a nice coin. I have been looking at some pictures trying to find more information on the coin.
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