Roma XX win

Discussion in 'Ancient Coins' started by kazuma78, Oct 29, 2020.

  1. kazuma78

    kazuma78 Supporter! Supporter

    Looks like I got 1 lot in Roma today, though I paid a bit of a premium on it. Blown away on the other. Still, this looks like a great piece for the type and I love the toning.

    Mysia, Pergamon AR Cistophoric Tetradrachm. Circa 166-67 BC. Serpent emerging from cista mystica; the whole within wreath / Two serpents entwined around bow and bowcase; monogram and KT above, civic monogram to left, serpent-entwined thyrsos to right right. Kleiner, Hoard 38; SNG Copenhagen 435; SNG France 1741. 12.44g, 27mm, 12h.

    Near Mint State.
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  3. Andres2

    Andres2 Well-Known Member

    Congrats kazuma, beautifull coin with colorfull patina !

    Here's mine:

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  4. hotwheelsearl

    hotwheelsearl Well-Known Member

    Nice snake-in-a-box
     
  5. kazuma78

    kazuma78 Supporter! Supporter

    When I look at this coin, I hear in my head the snake charmer flute song.
     
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  6. hotwheelsearl

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    Relevant...
     
  7. kazuma78

    kazuma78 Supporter! Supporter

    I was thinking of this song
     
  8. happy_collector

    happy_collector Well-Known Member

    A very nice coin, with great details.
     
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  9. happy_collector

    happy_collector Well-Known Member

    Beautiful coin, with cool patina!
     
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  10. kazuma78

    kazuma78 Supporter! Supporter

    It's well centered and extremely well struck for the type. I also love that the flan is quite large at 27mm.
     
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  11. Romancollector

    Romancollector Well-Known Member

    Gorgeous @kazuma78 .....I was very close to bidding on it, but I am prioritizing Roman coins. Yes the price was a bit high, but I think it was worth it! Congrats!
     
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  12. kazuma78

    kazuma78 Supporter! Supporter

    Thanks! I'm looking forward to seeing it in hand.
     
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  13. robinjojo

    robinjojo Supporter! Supporter

    That's a gorgeous coin.

    Congrats!
     
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  14. Alegandron

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

    CONGRATS ! @kazuma78 . Very nice Cisto

    I have one:

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    Mysia Pergamon Tetradrachm 12.4g 26mm Cisto mystica with serpents - snakes KP 85-76 BCE
     
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