Just in from Numismatica Genevensis

Discussion in 'Ancient Coins' started by panzerman, Nov 15, 2021.

  1. panzerman

    panzerman Well-Known Member

    Got snowed out/ so what better thing to do then go after nice coins!
    Eastern Roman Empire
    AV Tremissis ND (430-50AD) Constantinople Mint
    1.21g. 15mm.
    empress Aelia Eudocia (wife of Theodosius II (423-60AD
    Diademed/ draped bust left
    AEL EVDO CIA
    Cross within Laurel Wreath
    CONOB *
    Depeyro 72/2 MIRB 50 RIC 335 aelia-eudocia-epouse-de-theodose-7541770.jpg
     
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  3. spirityoda

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  4. Valentinian

    Valentinian Supporter! Supporter

    Time to open the snowplow business for the winter! Make money to spend on more gold coins!
     
  5. panzerman

    panzerman Well-Known Member

    Actually we had about 2 cm. It was all gone by 11:00AM. I ended up baking 90 cinnamon buns and won that coin. I managed to work rest of the day doing Fall cleanups. As for doing snow....no way. I used to do it/ hated it. Now I just work full tilt from April to end of November in lawn care. My wife lets me keep all the "overtime" $$$ (200K) for my hobbies:) Still got a coin in sight Sincona Auction.....
    John
     
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  6. lordmarcovan

    lordmarcovan Eclectic & Eccentric Moderator

    Slightly off topic in this thread about a Roman (which is awesome, BTW), but do you have any Axumite gold, @panzerman?

    I guess the cross on the reverse here made me think of that.
     
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  7. panzerman

    panzerman Well-Known Member

    Yes, three of them
    Endybis AV 1/3 Aureus/ Unit
    Aphilas AV 1/8 Aureus/ Unit
    Ebana AV 1/3 Aureus/Unit
    I got clobbered at Roma Auction/ the Axumite coins where insane.... 4950f1dfb0070d21a74c12fdaefb2af0 (1).jpg 34bce6c5878807873e98a726e4482c2c (1).jpg 7cbb9582c0ebf186918badddecf5d845.jpg
     
  8. lordmarcovan

    lordmarcovan Eclectic & Eccentric Moderator

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  9. Caesar_Augustus

    Caesar_Augustus Well-Known Member

    I really need your metabolism.

    All this gold talk... It's about time I go for gold. :)
     
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  10. panzerman

    panzerman Well-Known Member

    Good idea....you will not regret it:)
    I have four cinnamon buns for breakfast/ 365 days a year. I make mine with yeast dough/ scald 3 cups 3 1/2 % milk/ 1 pound butter/ cup sugar/ tsp. salt. 12 tsps dried brewers yeast/ let rise. Add scalded milk+ butter+sugar/salt into mixer bowl/ beat until lukewarm/ add risen yeast/ beat while adding 4 cups white flour. Change wisk beater for kneeding arm beater/ add 12 extra eggs yolks+ 4 whole eggs/ beat/ add flour until dough is solid. Let rise in a large bowl. Once risen fully/ portion dough into two equal portions. Roll flat on countertop. Will be 3ft/2ft/1/4 inch thick. Smear on 1/2 pound soft butter/ 1/2 pound golden brown sugar/ garnish with cinnamon. Bake at 350 F for 8 mins. Repeat for second load. Makes 90 buns. In past ten years I have eaten 14,600 buns. My waist is still 30/ like in highschool! But, I also walk 300+ K a week in my work. IMG_1217.JPG
     
  11. green18

    green18 Unknown member Sweet on Commemorative Coins Supporter

    Genevensis..............mis-read it as gingivitis.

    Lovely gold, John, and now I'm off to the kitchen for cinnamon rolls. Dang you.
     
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  12. panzerman

    panzerman Well-Known Member

    GOOD IDEA!!!!!!
    Love all those Swiss Auctions.....
    Nomos/ Sincona/ Hess Divo/ Munzen Online
     
  13. ominus1

    ominus1 Supporter! Supporter

    you and me both....i have nary a gold coin in me collection...but, i'm only a couple hundred grand behind Panzerman on what i can spend:smuggrin:
     
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  14. Tejas

    Tejas Well-Known Member

    Beautiful coin - Congratulations!
     
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  15. Caesar_Augustus

    Caesar_Augustus Well-Known Member

    Wow! You almost need an industrial kitchen for that. Pretty awesome stuff. That is indeed a lot of walking, I probably walk 10% of that a week.

    I'll try and get some Roman gold and report back. I bet you can't ever go wrong with Roman gold.
     
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  16. panzerman

    panzerman Well-Known Member

    I started at 9:00AM/ buns where baked and out of the oven by 11:00AM. Just normal countertop/ with Cuisinart Mixer. I ended up having 5 for a snack, then went to work, since snow had melted. In between I ended up winning my coin while wolfing down the freshly baked buns/double nice treat. I lost my Nuremburg AV 1648 MS-64 Dukat though:(
     
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  17. spirityoda

    spirityoda Coin Junky Supporter

    I'd like 2 cinnamon rolls and a large strawberry milk please. :)
     
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