My Son has Passed a Major Milestone on his Way to Becoming a Doctor: in recognition - VICTORIA

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  1. Eduard

    Eduard Supporter** Supporter

    My family and I have been holding our breath for the last 3 days while my eldest son sat for a major examination at his University School of Medicine.

    This examination, lasting 3 full days is taken after 5+ years of study in medicine, and is the last major prerequisite toward full state certification at the end of the 6th/7th year.

    We saw how hard he worked to prepare himself - the journey was on occasion quite difficult and the stress level at the end enormous - but he has succeeded, and we are enormously happy for him.

    In his honor I am posting these coins depicting VICTORIA.
    He really deserves it.

    To you, my son:

    Sestertius of Galba - Victoria advancing holding palm and wreath:
    Galba Sestertius Victoria-Obv - 1_opt.jpg Galba Sestertius Victoria-Rev - 1_opt.jpg


    As of Trajan - The emperor being crowned by Victoria:
    trajan as victoria obv1 N - 1.jpg trajan as victoria rev1 N - 1.jpg



    And, since he likes coins too (my influence, I guess), I am gifting him this United States Large Cent struck in the year 1794 - 200 years before we was born in 1994:

    1794 cent s-72 obv5 n good one - 1.jpg 1794 cent s-72 rev3 n good one - 1.jpg


    Please post your coin of Victoria.
     
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  3. Cucumbor

    Cucumbor Dombes collector Supporter

    Congrats to your son @Eduard !
    A great achievment for him, and a great pride for his parents I
    guess

    Here's a victoriatus, with its victory

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    Q
     
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  4. TIF

    TIF Always learning. Supporter

    Congratulations to your son and to his proud family!

    Here's a Greek Victory (Nike) reaching out to crown you son :)

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    PAMPHYLIA, Side
    205-100 BCE
    AR tetradrachm. 17.0 gm, 29 mm
    Obv: head of Athena right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet
    Rev: Nike advancing left holding wreath; pomegranate and CT to left
    Ref: CNG France 719
     
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  5. TheRed

    TheRed Supporter! Supporter

    Congratulations to you and your son @Eduard I can only imagine how proud you are of him. I'll toss in a couple Geeks from the Diadochi.
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  6. Seattlite86

    Seattlite86 Outspoken Member

    Congratulations to your son and to you for providing him an environment that allowed him to be so successful. I don’t have any cool ancient coins to post in your honor, but I’m happy to marvel at all the others being posted.
     
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  7. Bing

    Bing Illegitimi non carborundum Supporter

    Congratulations to your son and your family. Quite a milestone!
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    Although not the same, here is a winged caduceus for him
    M. PLAETORIUS M.F. CESTIANUS 2.jpg
    M. PLAETORIUS M.F. CESTIANUS ROMAN REPUBLIC; GENS PLAETORIA
    AR Denarius
    OBVERSE: Head of Bonus Eventus right; horse's leg behind. Argentarii mark in obverse
    REVERSE: M. PLAETORI CEST. EX. S. C, winged caduceus
    Rome 57 BC
    3.87g, 19 mm
    Cr405/5; Syd 807; Plaetoria 5
     
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  8. Roman Collector

    Roman Collector Supporter! Supporter

    Congratulations to your son, @Eduard ! I know how much work that is and a Victory celebration is indeed in order!

    This is my favorite (I have too many to post):

    Domna Tomis.jpg
    Julia Domna AD 193-217.
    Roman provincial AE triassarion, 8.75 gm, 24.4 mm, 6 h.
    Moesia Inferior, Tomis, AD 193-211.
    Obv: ΙΟVΛΙΑ ΔΟΜΝΑ CE, bare-headed and draped bust, r.
    Rev: ΜΗΤ ΠΟΝ ΤΟΜΕΩC, Nike advancing l., holding wreath and palm, retrograde Γ (=3) to left.
    Refs: Varbanov 4857; AMNG 2811.
    Notes: Die match to lot 307, A Tkalek AG Antike Numismatik Auktion 41, 24 Oct 2003, which is the coin at Wildwinds: http://www.wildwinds.com/coins/ric/julia_domna/_tomis_Varbanov_4857.jpg
     
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  9. Justin Lee

    Justin Lee Well-Known Member

    Way to go, @Eduard's son!!!

    Trajan As, Victory flying left with SPQR shield
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    Posthumous Augustus Titus restoration As, Victory flying left with shield
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    Nero As, Victory flying
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  10. ominus1

    ominus1 Well-Known Member

    very prideful thing @Eduard!:) Nero ASSES 003.JPG Nero ASSES 005.JPG Nero As Winged Victory SPQR shield reverse
     
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  11. Nicholas Molinari

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  12. Jay GT4

    Jay GT4 Well-Known Member

    Congrats! Quite the accomplishment.

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  13. Orfew

    Orfew Supporter! Supporter

    A wonderful accomplishment! Congrats to him and his family because no one does a professional degree without support.

    Julius Caesar. Venus holding victory on the reverse.
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  14. ancient coin hunter

    ancient coin hunter in hoc signo vinces

    Congrats to your son @Eduard ! Here's my Pupienus VICTORIA in his honor:

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  15. Mat

    Mat Ancient Coincoholic

    Congrats to him & love the large cent.

    My favorite Victory coins.

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    L. Valerius Flaccus, (108 - 107 B.C.)
    AR Denarius
    O: Winged and draped bust of Victory right, X below chin.
    R: LVALERI / FLACCI (downwards on left), Mars walking left, spear in right, trophy in left over shoulder, apex left, head of grain behind.
    Rome
    20.0mm
    3.89g
    SRCV I 183, Sydenham 565, Crawford 306/1, RSC I Valeria 11

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    C. Valerius Flaccus 82 B.C.
    AR Denarius
    O: Winged bust of Victory right.
    R: C VA. FLA IMPERAT / EX - S.C., Aquila between two signa inscribed H (Hastati) and P (Principes).
    Rome
    3.5g
    18.97mm
    Crawford 365/1b, Valeria 12b, Syd 747b
    Ex. Madroosi collection
    Ex. VAuctions Sale 304, Lot 280
     
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  16. Theodosius

    Theodosius Unrepentant Fine Style Freak! Supporter

    Congratulations, that is a big milestone!

    Really nice OP coins too.

    I love the large cent, what a great gift.

    John
     
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  17. zumbly

    zumbly Ha'ina 'ia mai ana ka puana Supporter

    Congrats to you and your son, Eduard. What an accomplishment! :)
     
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  18. galba68

    galba68 Well-Known Member

    Congrats to your son..!!!
     
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  19. furryfrog02

    furryfrog02 Well-Known Member

    Congrats to your son!

    Beautiful coins everyone :)
     
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  20. Multatuli

    Multatuli Vae! Puto deus fio... Supporter

    Congratulations, @Eduard!
    I know very well what means to be approved in these examinations. All of you must be very proud!
    Here, two Victories, in roman gold:
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    Honorius Solidus
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    A94153FC-C1F9-475B-BBAB-A70E2E4FD9BB.jpeg
    Zeno Tremissis
     

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  21. Santinidollar

    Santinidollar Supporter! Supporter

    Just jumping in here to congratulate your son!
     
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