Just won a really old coin from Stack's

Discussion in 'Ancient Coins' started by panzerman, Aug 17, 2019.

  1. panzerman

    panzerman Well-Known Member

    Picked up a EL Trite from Ionia struck circa 650-600BC
    I have no clue what the obverse design is suppose to be????
    With this new addition, I now have EL/AV coinage from all 28 centuries of coinage.
    The coin weighs 4.63 grams
    NGC grade MS strike 4/4 surface 5/5 uncertain-mint-5291970-S.jpg
     
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  3. Jwt708

    Jwt708 Well-Known Member

    Well done on completing 28 centuries in gold (and electrum)!
     
  4. Mat

    Mat Ancient Coincoholic

    Nice addition and great you completed a set you sought after.
     
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  5. Nicholas Molinari

    Nicholas Molinari Well-Known Member

    That is a huge accomplishment—congratulations.
     
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  6. tibor

    tibor Well-Known Member

    An amazing accomplishment. I still say you need to do a thread showing
    all of your collection. I know you are working 18+ plus hours a day at this
    time, but maybe on a rainy day you could start.
     
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  7. Heavymetal

    Heavymetal Well-Known Member

    It’s a great day on this side of the sod
     
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  8. Ryro

    Ryro You'll never be lovelier than you are now... Supporter

    WoWiE!!! Way to be. That's what I'm talking about:cigar:
    My EL from that time and place is a teeny tiny paw fouree:
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    Ionia. Ephesos
    circa 600-550 BC.
    1/48 Stater EL fourrée
    3mm., 0,15g.
    Lion's paw / Incuse punch.
    nearly very fine
    Karwiese series I / Type 1 (for prototype).
     
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  9. panzerman

    panzerman Well-Known Member

    Yeah, I was cutting a clients lawn when a thunderstorm moved in, so now I am at home! First rainy event here in 8 weeks. Worked 67 days straight (dawn too dusk) However there is still time for proxy bids on sixbid, usually just before I head to bed at 11:00PM. Always seems the same old story....so many beautifull coins....never enough $$$$$:(
    John
     
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  10. ancient coin hunter

    ancient coin hunter Tribunicia Potestas

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  11. Ancient Aussie

    Ancient Aussie Supporter! Supporter

    Very nice, congrats.
     
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  12. Curtisimo

    Curtisimo Temporarily Away Supporter

    What a great collecting milestone. Congratulations Pman!

    If you ever find yourself less busy I would love to see a thread where you post one of your favorites from each century from your collection.

    Great new addition to close out the 28 :)
     
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  13. happy_collector

    happy_collector Well-Known Member

    A very nice coin! Thanks for sharing. :happy:
     
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  14. TypeCoin971793

    TypeCoin971793 Just a random nobody...

    At least you have $$$$$, while most of us have only $$ or $$$. ;)
     
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  15. ominus1

    ominus1 Well-Known Member

    ..i can't see anything wrong with turning grass clippings into old gold...LD
     
  16. Multatuli

    Multatuli Homo numismaticus Supporter

    Great coin, as always, Panz!
    Here goes probably my oldest coin, made in electrum too:
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    Ionia, circa 650-550BC. Electrum 1/24th stater, SNGvA 1802; Rosen 370; SNG Kayhan 713, 0.527g, 5.8mm, obverse facing lion head; reverse incuse punch.
     
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  17. rrdenarius

    rrdenarius non omnibus dormio Supporter

    Interesting early coin and nice Midas tough.
    I bought my first electrum nugget this month.
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  18. Cucumbor

    Cucumbor Dombes collector Supporter

    Great acomplishment @panzerman congratulations on a major acquisition

    Q
     
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  19. Aidan_()

    Aidan_() Numismatic Contributor

    Nice nugget @panzerman how's the weather up there?
     
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  20. Nathan401

    Nathan401 Quis custodiet ipsos custodes? Supporter

    Awesome, Panzer!
     
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  21. panzerman

    panzerman Well-Known Member

    Hot/ humid not very nice to work outdoors. July/ August have been hot, very dry not much rain. Only good thing about this weather, you get a mighty fine tan:happy: and lots of yardwork done= nice coins.
    John
     
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