Discussion in 'Ancient Coins' started by Finn235, Sep 13, 2018.
Best. Painting. Ever.
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i'm just wowed by that Jean_Baptist dudes painting!..but mine is an original by TIF..^^
All I know is the bottom-right coin is a Chinese cash coin. I don't collect ancient coins. Yours look really neat though!
Yeah, this is a nice addition to CT's ancients community.
Since you included one and only one cash, it might be fair to ask if that is a minor, minor interest or if there was some particular reason that a 10 cash Chong Ning zhong bao was included? It happens that you started posting just as I was failing to make sense of the cash I have had for years and have two of these. A few days ago I might have asked help figuring out which minor variations I had by Hartill numbers but I have pretty well established that I am not capable of understanding these and will not be pursuing them seriously.
@Finn235 ! Man, that is a killer group of coins. Like about 1500 years of cool coin diversity!
@Ed Snible I'm using that for my new avatar!
Welcome you have some great coins I really like the large one in the top left corner
My question is this: Should I cut the tie's so to speak to make searching easier for me or leave them alone and sell as is? I suppose if I cut the ties to secure items I didn’t have, I could sell the loose ones in batches of 20 or so.
I did find a good one I didn’t have of Emp Ren Zong (1796-1820), H. 22.495/7 on pg 320. It has a largeish dot on the reverse between the Boo and Tong which I don’t have. It has been my experience that those with dots or finger nails are scarce.
Any sage advice would be appreciated.
I agree with the request for more on these. I found interest in the series in 2011 because did obtain Deyell (sent from India by slow, slow boat) and lost interest when I could find so little else that made sense to me. I posted my page then and did no more with them.
I suppose I could put up what I have, which currently is just the very earliest coins of the Gadhaiya track. Fair warning - nobody has cracked the code, and nobody probably ever will. My focus has been on closing the gaps between the various types of early Gadhaiya and the wonderfully degenerate type we all know and love. I have made a lot of progress, but there is still a long way to go...
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