Starting 2022 off right

Discussion in 'Ancient Coins' started by Egry, Jan 21, 2022.

  1. Egry

    Egry Supporter! Supporter

    Well, after the ransom was paid to almighty FEDEX my coin arrived safely, it was even delivered to my house and not my neighbor's which is a refreshing change.

    What a way to start 2022, and it will be hard to top. After losing out on three separate occasions about 3 years ago on a denarius of this old man, I went in aggressive, probably too aggressive. Here it is, one to tick off the bucket list.

    Until I get an image taken of my own (early next week) I will be subjected to use the auction photo.

    Gordian I.JPG

    Gordian I Africanus Sestertius
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  3. lordmarcovan

    lordmarcovan Eclectic & Eccentric Moderator

    I was smitten by those smooth surfaces even before I realized it was Gordy the First. Wow.

    I say again: wow.
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  4. robinjojo

    robinjojo Supporter! Supporter

    Beautiful coin! That's a tough one to find in almost any condition.
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  5. ominus1

    ominus1 Supporter! Supporter

    ...WOWSER!...breathtaking & awe inspiring ...a lifetime achievement i'd think...congrats on fine, very rare emperor(coin) :)
    Last edited: Jan 21, 2022
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  6. furryfrog02

    furryfrog02 Well-Known Member

    You weren't kidding!
    2022 is going to be a banner year for you, even if this ends up being your only purchase!
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  7. GinoLR

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  8. panzerman

    panzerman Well-Known Member

    Great way to start off your year! You will never regret paying more then anticipated. in a year from now your coin will be worth 20+ percent more. I doubt if prices will ever stabilize/ too much demand/ limited supply.
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  9. Roman Collector

    Roman Collector Supporter! Supporter

    Gorgeous!!!! What a treasure to acquire for your numophylacium!
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