My Best Choice 2019

Discussion in 'Ancient Coins' started by 7Calbrey, Dec 5, 2019.

  1. 7Calbrey

    7Calbrey Well-Known Member

    I chose the eye-appealing coins that I liked them more. I would post half of them now, while the remaining part next week before Christmas. My hope is to acquire new coins before the end of the year 2019. Here they are..
    1-Julian II,struck at Antioch. Reverse has the sign of Tauros. Ric VII- 216 Delta
    2-Trajan, Brass As struck at Rome. Reverse has SC within wreath. RIC 647
    5Alexander Severus-Antioch. Reverse has Tyche seated on rock,crowned by Severus, with another Tyche standing before her. River god Orontes below.BMC 479.
    3Agrippa II- Judaea. Struck under Titus. Reverse has Nike walking right. Hendin 625.
    4Sidon-Phoenicia. Dichalkis (Autonomous). Reverse has galley with Greek inscription and date. Rouvier 1293.

    Bul Julian II O           Tauros.JPG BulJant Ric 8        216  D.JPG Traj Rome O  Ric 647.JPG Traj As R         Brass.JPG TitAgrip O      Hendin612.JPG Titus jude R    Agrippa2.JPG SidonGalley    Rouvier1293.JPG SidoG2BCtyc  auto2chalkis.JPG AlexSever O    Antioch.JPG AlexSev Tych  Orontes R.JPG
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  3. Ancient Aussie

    Ancient Aussie Supporter! Supporter

    Very nice coins and variety, I especially like the strong detail on the Julian II. Congrats.
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  4. Clavdivs

    Clavdivs Supporter! Supporter

    Really nice group - I enjoyed the post. I agree the Julian II is excellent and I like the provincial Severus Alexander second.
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  5. panzerman

    panzerman Well-Known Member

    Really nice examples, I love the Julian II/ esp. since I am a "Taurus". Yours could handle that Kushan Bull "Nandi" in a fight;)
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  6. Roman Collector

    Roman Collector Supporter! Supporter

    Nice additions to your collection this past year! I particularly like the Severus Alexander from Antioch.
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  7. chrsmat71

    chrsmat71 I LIKE TURTLES!

    Nice group of coins 7C, I really dig that JII bull coin and that last provincial...what a cool reverse!
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  8. Ryro

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

    Awesome! The reverse of that last coin is magnificent.
    I also purchased the similar types of your top two... Though not in as good of shape:
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  9. Alegandron

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

    Great coins, @7Calbrey ! I am partial to your JII with bull! Nice. It is the only one in your group that I share with you.

    RI Julian II The Apostate CE 360-363 AE1 maiorina Diad R - SECVRITAS REIPVB 2 stars Apis Bull stg R ANT-Gamma 2 palms ANTIOCH RIC 217 LRBC 2641
  10. octavius

    octavius Well-Known Member

    Terrific, Your Julian bronze is outstanding.
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  11. Cucumbor

    Cucumbor Dombes collector Supporter

    That Severus Alexander reverse is really something special : spectacular

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  12. gogili1977

    gogili1977 Well-Known Member

    Very interesting coins with probably intentionally leftover soil remains.
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  13. Spaniard

    Spaniard Well-Known Member

    Great Julian!...Now that's a bull!
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