One of My Favorite Coins of MMXXI

Discussion in 'Ancient Coins' started by Aethelred, Dec 29, 2021.

  1. Aethelred

    Aethelred The Old Dead King Supporter

    This is a type that requires no introduction and little commentary. I think it is safe to say this is one of the most popular of all ancient coin types.

    Roman Republic, Julius Caesar, April-August 49 BC, issued by Caesar’s traveling military mint. SR-1399 RSC 49

    Please show your Caesar elephants.
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  3. Alegandron

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

    Nice @Aethelred !

    RR Caesar AR Denarius 49 BCE Traveling Mint Elephant-Pontificates Sear 1399 Craw 443-1
  4. jdmKY

    jdmKY Well-Known Member

    Here’s mine
  5. Aethelred

    Aethelred The Old Dead King Supporter

    Dang @jdmKY that is a stunning example!
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  6. Mammothtooth

    Mammothtooth Stand up Philosopher, Vodka Taster

    I am stunned by these…
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  7. Ryro

    Ryro Trying to remove supporter status Supporter

    Absolutely one of the most popular ancients:cigar:
    Wonderful detail A Red!
    Here's mine:
  8. Orfew

    Orfew Draco dormiens nunquam titillandus

    Wow. I just loved seeing these Elephants!
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  9. Etcherman

    Etcherman Well-Known Member

  10. spirityoda

    spirityoda Coin Junky Supporter

    I like the elephants.
  11. Tejas

    Tejas Well-Known Member

    Wonderful coins shown here. The OP coin looks like bronze. I guess that is is just the photograph

    Here is my example:

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    Obv.: CAESAR
    Rev.: --
    Mint: Military mint traveling with Caesar
    Date: BC 54-51
    Weight: 4.07g
    Crawford 443/1; HCRI 9; Sydenham 1006; RSC 49

    Extremely fine condition with attractive toning. Obverse slightly off centre.

    I noticed the dating of BC 49 in previous posts. I have BC 54-51. How are these dated?
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