MD..Who can it be?

Discussion in 'Ancient Coins' started by galba68, Feb 24, 2021.

  1. galba68

    galba68 Well-Known Member

    Bronze, 17.50 gr..

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  3. Bing

    Bing Illegitimi non carborundum Supporter

    Just a guess but Sep Sev.
     
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  4. Mat

    Mat Ancient Coincoholic

    Emperor "Dirt Clump".

    Known only by the coins he left behind.
     
  5. Kentucky

    Kentucky Supporter! Supporter

    Exactly who popped into my mind...
     
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  6. galba68

    galba68 Well-Known Member

    After a little cleaning..Commodus, provincial..
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  7. Bradley Trotter

    Bradley Trotter Supporter! Supporter

    I was going to say that curly hair is quite reminiscent of one of the Antonine Dynasty emperors. Regardless, I can't wait to see what it looks like once it is cleaned up completely.
     
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  8. ominus1

    ominus1 Well-Known Member

    ..i was gonna guess Antionius Pius meself...:)..great find Galba68!
     
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  9. +VGO.DVCKS

    +VGO.DVCKS Well-Known Member

    That's exactly where I was going --but initially, a Severan could have been as likely.
    Meanwhile, Congratulations, @galba68! Looks like there's a Lot of coin under there. Looking forward to the next state.
     
  10. PeteB

    PeteB Well-Known Member

    Definitely Commodus.
    The magistrate seems to be Maternus and possibly struck at Pautalia. That’s a guess, since the legends are so spotty.
     
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  11. furryfrog02

    furryfrog02 Well-Known Member

    I was going to guess either Commodus or Marcus Aurelius based on that bit of hair that was showing.
    Great find!
     
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  12. ancient coin hunter

    ancient coin hunter Basileus Megalos

    Nice find and I'll bet it cleans up well. Plenty of distilled water and toothpicks/dental pick should do the trick. Looks like stubborn dirt rather than encrustation.
     
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