Numidia: bronze Æ26 of Micipsa, ca. 188-148 BC; head of Masinissa / horse

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  1. lordmarcovan

    lordmarcovan Numismatic jack of all trades & specialist in none Moderator

    Numidia: bronze Æ26 of Micipsa, ca. 188-148 BC; head of Masinissa, horse
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    Obverse: head of Masinissa (father of Micipsa and first king of Numidia).
    Reverse: rearing horse left.

    Ca. 188-148 BC. 13.24 g. Ex-David Connors, May 2020.

    This was posted here mostly for the purpose of uploading the pictures, but feel free to comment or post your own relevant coins if you like.

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

    Yeah! Very cool, @lordmarcovan !

    Gonna dump mine here:

    MICIPSA

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    Numidia - Micipsi Left - 148-118 BCE Galloping Horse - thnner face


    MASINISSA

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    Numidia - Massinissa Left 203-148 BCE Leaping Horse - thicker face
     
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    Alegandron "ΤΩΙ ΚΡΑΤΙΣΤΩΙ..." ΜΕΓΑΣ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΣ, June 323 BCE Supporter

    Oh, BTW, @lordmarcovan , I am really enjoying your diverse and eclectic acquisitions recently.

    You are "Breaking out of the Box"!

    I like that!
     
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  5. lordmarcovan

    lordmarcovan Numismatic jack of all trades & specialist in none Moderator

    Actually, this is part of the stuff for my "Pick Bin & Giveaway Goodies" page!

    So if anybody likes the coins I post today, make sure to enter Giveaway #42, which is a "pick your prize" giveaway. This coin is one of those pickable prizes, as of this writing.

    (There is a link to the giveaway in my signature line.)
     
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