Jeepers creepers... please stop looking @me with those crazy peepers! Please pile on wild eyes;)

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  1. Ryro

    Ryro They call me the 13th Caesar Supporter

    Yeah, I bought her for laughs (c'mon, the reverse is a horse's rear), the fantastic turrets coming off of Tyche and those daggers that would cut the devils diamonds coming from her eyes:eek:
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    Troas. Alexandreia. Pseudo-autonomous issue circa AD 200-300. Bronze Æ 22mm., 4,62g. CO-L TROAD, turreted and veiled bust of Tyche right, vexillum at shoulder / COL AVG TRO, horse grazing right. very fine Belinger A486. Ex: Savoca blue 2020

    But that's not the only wild eyed lunatic in my collection:
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    Please post your mad dogging, soul searching, crazy eyed, looking right through you, 1,000 yard stares!o_O
     
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  3. Alegandron

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

    THESE EYES

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    Athens Attica 454-404 BCE ARr hemidrachm 16mm 2.08g Athena frontal eye - facing Owl wings closed olive branches COP 70 SG 2528

     
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  4. Marsyas Mike

    Marsyas Mike Well-Known Member

    That is an impressive array of googly-eyed ancients! Very impressive.

    Along the same lines, I got in this Justinian I follis the other day. Although the portrait is worn, it still has some weird eyes - or he is wearing glasses, setting back the date of the invention of spectacles a few centuries?

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    Justinian I Æ Follis
    Year 30 (556-557 A.D.)
    Constantinople Mint

    [DN] IVSTINIANVS PP A[VG], helmeted, cuirassed bust facing holding cross on globe and shield; cross to right / Large M, ANNO left, cross above, XXX right, A below, CON in exergue.
    SB 163, DOC 37-61.
    (17.54 grams / 30 mm)
     
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  5. Alegandron

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

    Excellent group of cool Eyes, @Ryro ! Big FUN!

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    RR AR Quinarius 16mm 1.77g P Sabinus Rome 99 BCE Jupiter r E 3 pellets - P SABINE Q in ex Victory trophy E 3 pellets Cr 331-1


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    RR Cn Lentulus Clodianus 88 BCE AR Quinarius Jupiter Victory crowning trophy Craw 345-2 S 255


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    RR Cn Lentulus Clodianus 88 BCE AR Quinarius Jupiter Victory crowning trophy QAC S 255 Craw 345-2
     
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  6. ancientone

    ancientone Well-Known Member

    I laughed out loud on that op coin! Awesome eyedea!


    normal_ParionFounder.jpg Mysia, Parion. Bust of Parios AE22. Capricorn. Obv: Youthful male head r. of founder Parios.
    Rev: CGIHP / Capricorn r., holding globe, behind cornucopia.
    Time of Valerian (253 to 260 A.D.)



    z1.jpg Phrygia, Philomelium. Severus AlexanderAE32
    Obv: ΑΥ Κ Μ ΑΥ ϹƐΥ ΑΛƐΞΑΝΔΡΟϹ ΑΥ / Radiate head of Severus Alexander, r.
    Rev: ΦΙΛΟΜΗΛƐΩΝ ƐΠΙ Μ ΙΟΥΛ ΠΑΥΛƐΙΝΟΥ / Emperor on horseback advancing, r., wearing chlamys and holding spear.
     
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  7. Ryro

    Ryro They call me the 13th Caesar Supporter

    Class move from Gandy right here folks.
    Huge respect for throwing The Guess Who back at me after my Pyrrhus, Come Undone post!
    I had the double cassette greatest hits of theirs growing up that I played till it died.
    Never did get to see em live though (as regret seeps in)
     
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  8. Caesar_Augustus

    Caesar_Augustus Well-Known Member

  9. Roman Collector

    Roman Collector Supporter! Supporter

    Bug eyed Domna and not even from the Alexandria mint!

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    Julia Domna, AD 193-217.
    Roman AR denarius, 3.17 g, 19.3 mm, 1 h.
    Eastern mint (formerly attributed to Laodicea), AD 196-202.
    Obv: IVLIA AVGVSTA, bare-headed and draped bust, right.
    Rev: PVDICITIA, Pudicitia, veiled and draped, seated left on throne, right hand on breast, left arm at side.
    Refs: RIC 644; BMCRE 613-16; Cohen 168; RCV 6602; CRE 385.
     
  10. Terence Cheesman

    Terence Cheesman Supporter! Supporter

    I think Demeter looks a little angry. Maybe she is a little annoyed at what Kleonymous is doing to her city. Stater of Metapontion 330-290 BC obv Head of Demeter 3/4 facing right wreathed in grain. Rv, Ear of Barley Johnston Class C 2.2. HGC 1064 the coin illustrated. 7.92 grms 20mm Phot by W. Hansen metapontum26.jpg I remember when I got this coin. It was featured in the CNG Calendar for 2018 and was Miss February. I was in New York at the Triton Auction. This coin came up I put up my hand and that was it. Got it on the opening bid and basically shot my auction allowance for this event as well. However ever since I have always referred to this coin as " Calendar Girl" ( Even if she is just a little bit intimidating)
     
  11. ambr0zie

    ambr0zie Dacian Taraboste

    Antoninus Pius is disapointed and susprised
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    ... but Septimius Severus was expecting this
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    Magnentius just stares blankly
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    And Tetricus pretends he didn't know a thing
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    ..... but it's a fact, they are coming.
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  12. Spaniard

    Spaniard Well-Known Member

    @Ryro .....Wow that's a mad looking Tyche!...
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  13. Ocatarinetabellatchitchix

    Ocatarinetabellatchitchix Supporter! Supporter

    These Bulgarian's fakes were flooding the market 15 years ago. An easy way to recognized them was by their " overly circular eyes" .

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  14. DiomedesofArgos

    DiomedesofArgos Well-Known Member

    Constans II and his son Constantine IV have a lot of these. Sometimes I wonder if the emperors just had absolutely no care about how they were presented or what

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    This Constantine IV is like a proto-Picasso


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  15. AncientJoe

    AncientJoe Supporter! Supporter

    These are eyes that peer into your soul:
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  16. Bing

    Bing Illegitimi non carborundum Supporter

  17. Caesar_Augustus

    Caesar_Augustus Well-Known Member

    Maybe it was the constant shock of having just lost two-thirds of the Empire.
     
  18. Marsyas Mike

    Marsyas Mike Well-Known Member

    What an enjoyable thread this is.

    Here's another - Justin II and wife Sophia on a follis, looking pretty much like a pair of praying mantises.

    Or aliens. Were they aliens? Is this Chariots of the Gods evidence? Did Martians build the Hagia Sophia? Aliens did the Pyramids for sure ;), but what about the Walls of Constantinople, etc.? :blackalien::android::vulcan::)

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