Please ID this King

Discussion in 'Ancient Coins' started by 7Calbrey, Nov 14, 2019.

  1. 7Calbrey

    7Calbrey Well-Known Member

    The portrait on obverse is strange to me. That's why I bought it but shall receive it tomorrow morning. Please try to guess. Thanks. FacesBeard.JPG
     

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  3. ancient coin hunter

    ancient coin hunter Roma Invicta

    Not sure if it is Roman or Greek. Some evidence of a beard. Could it be one of the Antonines?
     
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  4. 7Calbrey

    7Calbrey Well-Known Member

    Here's the reverse (Photo by seller).
    Fantonine R.JPG
     
  5. TIF

    TIF Always learning. Supporter

    Provincial.

    Cappadocia, Caesaria.
    Marcus Aurelius or Lucius Verus.
    Mt. Argaeus reverse.
    ETΓ (or ETE... can't tell if that is a gamma or an E with the bottom indistinct), so RY 3 or 5.
     
  6. 7Calbrey

    7Calbrey Well-Known Member

    Thank you so much. I'll have better photos tomorrow, with hopefully more and more coins. Cheers..
     
  7. thejewk

    thejewk Well-Known Member

    I think it's Lucius Verus' curly bonce.
     
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  8. Paul M.

    Paul M. Well-Known Member

    My immediate thought was Marcus Aurelius or Commodus.
     
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  9. Ken Dorney

    Ken Dorney Yea, I'm Cool That Way...

    It's Verus. The goofy hairstyle is a dead give-away.
     
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