Red money

Discussion in 'Ancient Coins' started by shanxi, Feb 21, 2020.

  1. shanxi

    shanxi Well-Known Member

    After dark money and green money it's time for red money. (red cuprite patina)


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    Trajan Decius (249-251)
    Billon Tetradrachm Alexandria
    Obv.: A K Γ M K TPAIANOC ΔEKIOC , Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right
    Rev.: Serapis standing facing, head turned right, holding scepter, L-A=Year 1 (249/250)
    Billon, 11.26g, 23mm
    Ref.: Kampmann/Ganschow 79.18, G 2815


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    Claudius
    Copper As, Rome Mint
    Obv.: TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG P M TR P IMP, bare head left
    Rev.: LIBERTAS AVGVSTA S C, Libertas standing facing, head right, holding pileus and extending left arm
    AE, 10.87g, 28.9mm
    Ref.: RIC I 97, BMCRE I 145

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    Cyrenaica - Cyrene
    Æ 22, ca. 250BC
    Obv.: Diademed head of Zeus Ammon right
    Rev.: Κ-Ο/Ι-Ν/Ο-Ν Silphium plant Monogram
    Æ, 9.15g, 21.9mm
    Ref.: SNG Cop 1278 var.

    Post your red patinas here.
     
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  3. Justin Lee

    Justin Lee I learn by doing Supporter

    It's such an interesting color to find on your coins! Here's my rough and red Carthage shekel...

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    Zeugitania, Carthage, 215-201 BC
    AE Shekel, Second Punic War

    Obverse: Wreathed head of Tanit left.
    Reverse: Horse standing right, head turned left. Punic B below horse’s belly, Punic Ṣ before.
    References: SNG COP 309, Müller 211, MAA 88f
    Size: 21mm, 6.63g
     
  4. Alegandron

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

    Somthing about KYRENAICA and SILPHIUM !

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    KYRENAICA Kyrene Æ 25mm 9.6g 250 BCE Diademed Zeus-Ammon r - K-O-I-N-O-N; Silphium plant; monogram SNG Cop 1278 BMC 16-19
     
  5. Ocatarinetabellatchitchix

    Ocatarinetabellatchitchix Supporter! Supporter

    Severus Alexander Sestertius
    29mm 19.11g Rome 233 AD
    IMP ALEXANDER PIVS AVG / PM TRP XII COS III PP S-C
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    I always thought it is red because it has been soaked in Taurinius' blood...
     
  6. Orielensis

    Orielensis Well-Known Member

    Gordian III with ruddy cheeks:

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    Gordian III, Roman Emire, AE sestertius, 244 AD, Rome mint. Obv: IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG; bust of Gordian III, draped and laureate, r. Rev: VICTORIA AETERNA, Victory, winged, standing l., leaning on shield and holding palm branch, captive at feet l.; in fields flanking, SC. 32mm, 19.68g. Ref: RIC IV Gordian III 338.
     
  7. Bing

    Bing Illegitimi non carborundum Supporter

    Marcus Aurelius 3.jpg
    MARCUS AURELIUS
    AE Sestertius
    OBVERSE: M ANTONINVS AVG GERM SARMATICVS, laureate head right
    REVERSE: TR P XXIX IMP VIII COS III S-C, Annona standing left, holding corn-ears & cornucopiae; modius with two corn-ears and poppy at her feet
    Struck at Rome, 175 AD
    22.3g, 30mm
    RIC 1154
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    MAXIMIANUS
    Antoninianus
    OBVERSE: IMP C M AVR VAL MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, radiate cuirassed bust right
    REVERSE: IOV ET HERCV CONSER AVGG, Jupiter standing right holding sceptre & orb facing Hercules standing left holding Victory & club, S in lower centre, XXI dot in ex.
    Struck at Antioch 286-95 AD
    4.3g, 22mm
    RIC 622
    crescent S
     
  8. Alegandron

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

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    RI Diocletian Ӕ Quinarius 1.46g 16mm Rome AD 284-305 IOVI CONSERVAT AVGG, Jupiter stndng thunderbolt sceptre RIC 193 R


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    RI Honorius 393-343 AE3 15mm Arcadius and Honorius Stdg
     
  9. David@PCC

    David@PCC Well-Known Member

    Posted this before, this is how it looks in hand.
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    Constantine I
    Siscia mint
    321 to 324 AD
    AE 3
    Obvs: CONSTANTINVS AVG, Laur right.
    Revs: DN CONSTANTINI MAX AVD, around wreath enclosing VOT XX. ЄSIS
    19mm, 3.5g
    RIC VII 180
     
  10. Gary R. Wilson

    Gary R. Wilson ODERINT, DUM METUANT — CALIGULA

    Here's a Trajan:



    TRAJAN AE sestertius. Early issue, struck 99 AD 88.jpg

    Trajan (Augustus)
    Coin: Brass Sestertius
    IMP CAES NERVA TRAIAN AVG GERM P M - Laureate head right.
    TR POT COS II P P S C - Pax seated left holding branch & sceptre, SC in exergue.
    Exergue: SC


    Mint: Rome (98-99 AD)
    Wt./Size/Axis: 26.60g / 33.5mm / 12h
    References:
    RIC II 401
    Woytek 58a
    Banti 319
    Provenances:
    Incitatus Coins
    Acquisition/Sale: Incitatus Coins VCoins $0.00 03/19
    Notes: Mar 23, 19 - The Gary R. Wilson Collection
     
  11. Ryro

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

    Nice blood money everyone!
    Though, from me you won't get one red cent... It will be much older than that:
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  12. dadams

    dadams Supporter! Supporter

    Here is a nicely red toned silver:
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    TRAJAN, 98-117 AD. AR Denarius (3.31 gm)
     
  13. Carl Wilmont

    Carl Wilmont Supporter! Supporter

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  14. Carl Wilmont

    Carl Wilmont Supporter! Supporter

    The patina on this coin of Herod Archelaus has a hint of red in it:

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