Show me your Nikes (Victorias, too)!

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  1. Mikey Zee

    Mikey Zee Delenda Est Carthago

    WOW!! Fantastic posts!!
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  3. panzerman

    panzerman Well-Known Member

    I second Mikeys sentiments....wonderfull Victory/Nike coin photos/posts:cat::cat::cat::cat::cat::cat::cat::cat::cat::cat::cat::cat:
  4. Ancient Aussie

    Ancient Aussie Supporter! Supporter

    But wait there is first coin was a Gratian, Victory advancing left holding wreath and palm, I bought this coin for $20 at a flea market in the Gold coast Queensland. Had absolutely no idea what I was doing, just gob-smacked that there was such a thing as a coin 1600 years old, little did I know then that you could purchase coins 2,500 years old, any way there has to be a beginning at some stage. Gratian AE3 Minted Rome 367-375 AD, 2.1gm officina QVARTA (4th) RIC 23c, LRBC-720. 20160821_114809.jpg 20160821_114738.jpg
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  5. Volodya

    Volodya Junior Member

    A squadron of Nikes; I think these are all coins I haven't shown before:

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  6. Mikey Zee

    Mikey Zee Delenda Est Carthago

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  7. Carthago

    Carthago Does this look infected to you?

    I love that! A congress, herd, or pack is simply not properly descriptive. Though I also like a murder of Victories..
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  8. Orfew

    Orfew Draco dormiens nunquam titillandus Supporter

    Marc Antony quinarius with victory on the reverse.

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  9. maridvnvm

    maridvnvm Well-Known Member

    How about Happy Days Restored after the Emperor (standing) has been steered to glory by Victory (at Prow, steering galley) taking Christianity (Labarum) with him with happiness rising from the ashes (Phoenix)

  10. Rich Beale

    Rich Beale Active Member

    Beautiful coins. I love the Vinicia type - it always seems to me that Victoria is jubilant, throwing her head back and her arm in the air in pure delight.

    This was the best Nike/Victoria I ever had the privilege of handling: image00439.jpg
  11. Jwt708

    Jwt708 Well-Known Member

    Well...I'm going to follow up that beautiful golden Nike with a LRB that I've never posted before. I'm not too proud of the picture. I feel like I'm moving backwards with photography...sigh. Need to spend some more time on it.

  12. I_v_a_n

    I_v_a_n Well-Known Member

    Hello Dear Collegues on interests!
    This is my first post here and this an only one Nike from my collection. But a beautiful.
    AV Stater, Babylon mint, c. 311-305 BC, 8,52 g.

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  13. Alegandron

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

    Gorgeous coin Ivan! Welcome to Coin Talk Ancients.
  14. stevex6

    stevex6 Random Mayhem

    Nice!! => that's a pretty sweet entrance, Ivan ... wow, fantastic coin


  15. David@PCC

    David@PCC Well-Known Member

    Very nice coins here everyone :happy:
    Constantius II
    350 AD
    AE Centenionalis
    Mint: Siscia
    Obvs: DN CONSTANTIVS PF AVG. Diademed, draped, and cuirass bust right. * behind, H before
    Revs: HOC SIGNO VICTOR ERIS, H to left. Emperor standing left with labarum inscribed with Chi-Rho, being crowned by Victory.
    20x21mm, 5.04g
    Constantine I
    Constantinople mint
    327/328 AD
    AE Follis
    Obvs: CONSTANTINVS MAX AVG, Rosette-diadem head right.
    Revs: LIBERTAS PVBLICA, Victory on galley. Wreath in both hands, ε to left. CONS
    19x20mm, 2.95g
    Alexander I
    Antioch Mint
    AR Tetradrachm
    147 to 146 BC
    Obvs: Diademed head of Alexander right within dotted border.
    Revs: BAΣIΛEΩΣ AΛEΞANΔPOY ΘEoΠATOPoΣ EYEPГETOY, Zeus on throne holding staff and crowned by Victory. A monogram left, date below.
    26x28mm, 15.50g
    Philip I
    88 to 87 BC
    Mint: Antioch
    AR Tetradrachm
    Obvs: Diademed head of Philip right within fillet border.
    Revs: BAΣIΔEΩΣ ΦIΛIΠΠOY to right, EΠIΦANOYΣ ΦIΛAΔEΛΦOY to left. Zeus enthroned holding Nike and scepter.
    24x25mm, 15.96g
    Ariarathes V
    Mint: Eusebeia-Mazaca
    135 BC
    AR Drachm
    Obvs: Diademed head of Ariarathes right
    Revs: BAΣIΛEΩΣ APIAPAΘOV EVΣEBOYΣ, Athena holding Nike/shield. Monograms left, HK below
    19mm, 4.1g
    AE 20, Apamea
    Year 283/30 to 29 BC
    Obvs: Helmeted bust of Athena right
    20mm, 8.0g.

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  16. ruud1301

    ruud1301 Well-Known Member

  17. ruud1301

    ruud1301 Well-Known Member

    Can someone help me out on this one?Do we have here Vespasianus or Titus as?
  18. ancient coin hunter

    ancient coin hunter Tribunicia Potestas

    Here's a Pupienus Victoria type. Celebrating the victory over Maximinus Thrax.


  19. dougsmit

    dougsmit Member Supporter
    My best guess is the above. You are more likely to get a reply for a new question if you start a thread for it rather than tacking it on to a 2016 thread.
  20. ruud1301

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  21. Okidoki

    Okidoki Well-Known Member

    Hadrian, Cistophorus Uncertain mint in Asia Minor 128 AD Roma seated
    RPC III, 1445; Metcalf 95

    Bare head r., with draped l. shoulder

    Rev. COS III
    Roma seated l. on cuirass and shield holding Victory in extended r. and vertical spear in l.

    10.66 gr
    26 mm
    1124 P Hadrian RPC1445.jpg
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