Snared Coin #1 from Auction #1

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  1. Alegandron

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

    Recently @Bing generously offered several of his coins up for auction. He collects similarly as I do (Roman Republics), so much of his auction was Imperials. HOWEVER, I was able to snare a coin / type that I do no have: A SATYR !

    I wanted to capture a cool coin from Bing, just to have one from him! I know I am posting before I receive, but it is too cool to sit on, and Bing and I will be meeting sometime soon (special hand delivery!)

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    ISLAND OFF THRACE THASOS
    AR Trihemiobol
    OBVERSE: Satyr running left in three-quarter view, holding kylix
    REVERSE: ΘΑΣ − ΙΩΝ Amphora
    Struck at Thasos, 411-350BC
    0.69g, 12 mm
    SNGCop 1030

    Please post any SATYR's or any of your Bing Auction #1 coins!
     
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  3. Bing

    Bing Illegitimi non carborundum Supporter

  4. Ryro

    Ryro Change your thoughts. Change the world. Supporter

    Coingrats on the saweet Satyr coin!
    I'm a fan of the type as well (though still have yet to score one of the iconic types with amphora rev).
    I've got a couple of these nasty little dudes, one with nymph and one with his aulos in his hand;)
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  5. I_v_a_n

    I_v_a_n Well-Known Member

    Hmmmm, I have one hekte with someone very close - Silen.
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  6. panzerman

    panzerman Well-Known Member

    Lovely coin! Ivan
     
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  7. furryfrog02

    furryfrog02 Well-Known Member

    All of those are great looking coins! Thanks for sharing. I myself do not have a Satyr or a @Bing coin so I will just enjoy looking at yours haha.
     
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  8. ancient coin hunter

    ancient coin hunter Redditor Lucis Aeternae

  9. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    You ancient guys and gals sure have some sweet looking coins! I would gladly add every one posted to my collection.
     
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  10. Al Kowsky

    Al Kowsky Supporter! Supporter

    Great detail for such a tiny coin :jawdrop:! I'll bet that satyr could put down that whole amphora of wine on the reverse :hilarious:.
     
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  11. Orfew

    Orfew Supporter! Supporter

    Nice pickup Brian.
     
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  12. Ancient Aussie

    Ancient Aussie Supporter! Supporter

    Great pick up, Bing and yourself certainly have an eye for quality 2015-01-07 01.07.50-1 (550x244).jpg .Thasos AR Drachm, circa 500 BC Copenhagen 1014-16, 3.73gm.
     
  13. derkerlegand

    derkerlegand Well-Known Member

    and a bevy of nymphs!
     
  14. Justin Lee

    Justin Lee I learn by doing

    Sweet new coin! I was able to walk away with one Alexandrian tet from @Bing Auction #1:
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    AURELIAN Tetradrahm
    OBVERSE: AUT K L D AURHLIANOC CEB, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right
    REVERSE: Eagle standing left on thunderbolt, wreath in beak, D/L (year 4) left, star right
    Struck at Alexandria, Egypt, 29 Aug 272 - 28 Aug 273 A.D.
    7.73g, 21mm
    Dattari (Savio) 5470-1; Milne 4381-2; Emmett 3922
     
  15. Sallent

    Sallent Well-Known Member

    I had already shared my Bing Special, but since you asked, here she is again.

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  16. Ocatarinetabellatchitchix

    Ocatarinetabellatchitchix Well-Known Member

    I didn’t have a “Julian the apostate” in my VOT X collection. Thanks to Mr.Bing for letting it go.
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  17. zumbly

    zumbly Ha'ina 'ia mai ana ka puana Supporter

    Great choice. I want an ex Bing and was tempted by that Thasos satyr, but already have one of them. Eagerly awaiting the next sale!

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  18. ominus1

    ominus1 Well-Known Member

    ..i have neither nor..but i'm glad to see you back in action @Alegandron! :)
     
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  19. Bing

    Bing Illegitimi non carborundum Supporter

    My next auction should be in a week or so. If those on my "mailing" list wish not to participate, just let me know. I'm glad some of my coins have made it to happy homes and caretakers.
     
  20. randygeki

    randygeki Coin Collector

    Neat addition!
     
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