This is it: AMCC 3. Get ready for the fight!

Discussion in 'Ancient Coins' started by Ocatarinetabellatchitchix, Jun 29, 2021.

  1. cmezner

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  3. Ocatarinetabellatchitchix

    Ocatarinetabellatchitchix Supporter! Supporter

    Sorry if I missed some regular posters; the video was made a year ago. Nothing personal, I even forgot MY OWN NAME ! :wacky:
     
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  4. ambr0zie

    ambr0zie Dacian Taraboste

    @Ocatarinetabellatchitchix it wast just a joke, probably I wasn't even active on CT when that video was made (I know it's for the previous space auction :D)

    Again good luck for all. I quickly browsed through the coins, there are some I like and I could afford, but I am taking a break in new acquisitions :)
     
  5. Mr.Q

    Mr.Q Well-Known Member

    Nope, not me. I'm old, broke, and married. End of story, good luck everyone!
     
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  6. PlanoSteve

    PlanoSteve Supporter! Supporter

    Well, looks like I will cash out some stock to build up a war chest! :joyful::joyful::joyful:o_O
     
  7. Ocatarinetabellatchitchix

    Ocatarinetabellatchitchix Supporter! Supporter

    11:30 AM Kelowna British Columbia Canada. 105.8°F
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  8. Severus Alexander

    Severus Alexander Blame my mother. Supporter

    :hilarious:

    Currently:
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    Note the "feels like" (even though it's dry) = 118.4 degrees F! :dead:
     
  9. furryfrog02

    furryfrog02 Well-Known Member

    That is awful. It is 7:40pm here and a balmy 93*F (Feels like 98*F). It was hotter earlier today.
    Not as bad as when I was deployed to Djibouti in the summer...but still unpleasant.

    Also, I just finished scanning all the auction goodies and put a bunch on my watch list. I'm not sad to hear that a couple contenders have already tapped out. Maybe I will get 1 or 2. There are 2 especially that I have my eye on. I have a feeling they will go for much more than I can afford though.

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  10. Ignoramus Maximus

    Ignoramus Maximus Nomen non est omen.

    Make way, make way! I'm qualified to bid!

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    Some great coins. Looking forward to bid!
     
  11. romismatist

    romismatist Well-Known Member

    Looks like a most excellent auction. May the best bidder win!
     
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  12. green18

    green18 Unknown member Sweet on Commemorative Coins Supporter

  13. Gavin Richardson

    Gavin Richardson Well-Known Member

    My name is right there between Nicholas Molinari and Ed Snible. Good company.
     
  14. Stevearino

    Stevearino Supporter! Supporter

    My name wasn't up there...maybe I can fly under the radar???

    Steve
     
  15. maridvnvm

    maridvnvm Well-Known Member

    I wish everybody luck in their bidding. My collecting is on a slow down at the moment as I attempt to sort through the existing hoard to allow me to trim it down to sensible levels and to focus properly on my main collecting areas. Amongst the Jedi masters that appear in the list I feel like the only one who would be turning up with a plastic light sabre. I think I will be watching this one from the sidelines.

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  16. Caesar_Augustus

    Caesar_Augustus Well-Known Member

    Who else is so excited for AMCC 3? I haven't purchased many ancients since the pandemic started, but I think that is about to change. :) Love the selection and variety.

    By the way, AMCC 3 has the biggest number of lots out of all 3 auctions.

    Here's my latest acquisition from FORVM :D.

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    Billon follis (large), RIC VI Londinium 14a (R); SRCV IV 14034; Cohen 84; cf. Hunter V p. 34, 1 (bust style, 303 - 305 A.D.), Choice VF, well centered and struck, brown toned surfaces, green deposits, 10.319g, 28.6mm, 0o, Londinium (London, England) mint, as caesar, 300 - 303 A.D.; obverse FL VAL CONSTANTIVS NOB C, laureate and cuirassed bust right, small head on a long neck, seen from front; reverse GENIO POPVLI ROMANI (to the guardian spirit of the Roman People), Genius standing slightly left, head left, nude but for chlamys over shoulders and left arm, kalathos on head, patera in right hand, cornucopia in left hand; rare;
     
  17. maridvnvm

    maridvnvm Well-Known Member

    @Caesar_Augustus . Just FYI I can provide some previous provenance for that coin as I recognise it. It is ex-maridvnvm collection. I am glad that it found a good home.
    Regards,
    Martin
     
  18. Al Kowsky

    Al Kowsky Supporter! Supporter

    C.A., Nice score :happy:! This coin looks like an upgrade compared to the example you have in AMCC 3, with much original silvering ;).
     
  19. Orielensis

    Orielensis Supporter! Supporter

    Browsing the catalogue, I was excited to discover that this Faustina is not alone anymore:
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    Faustina “the Elder” (postumous), Roman Empire, As or Dupondius, 141 AD, Rome mint. Obv: DIVA FAVS[TINA], bust of Faustina, veiled, r. Rev: [A]VGUST[A], Vesta standing l., holding palladium and sceptre; in fields flanking, SC. 27mm, 9.05g. RIC III Antoninus Pius 1179 var. (veiled bust); Dinsdale 021525 (this coin).

    Prior to AMCC 3, mine was the only known example pairing this reverse with a veiled bust on the obverse. My coin is the one cited by Dinsdale. I had assumed that it was a singular accidental mule. Yet the fact that now finally a second example has surfaced (AMCC 3, lot 219) makes this theory appear rather unlikely. Fascinating!

    (For the moderators: I am not the consignor of the coin for sale, and since this is of special numismatic interest, I deemed it acceptable to refer to a coin currently up for auction. Please delete my post should I nonetheless have violated any forum rules.)
     
  20. Caesar_Augustus

    Caesar_Augustus Well-Known Member

    Thanks Martin, I'll send you a PM later today. :)

    Keen eye, Al Kowsky! :D Though it was not meant as an upgrade. I did want to lean down my collection as I start saving up so I consigned many high-quality coins from my collection. The one I'm really going to miss is that Alexandria follis of Constantius. Hope it finds a great new home.
     
  21. Al Kowsky

    Al Kowsky Supporter! Supporter

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    Famous psychic Alibaba sees a serious battle for that Alexandrian nummus.
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