Top 10 for 2018

Discussion in 'Ancient Coins' started by randygeki, Dec 14, 2018.

  1. randygeki

    randygeki Coin Collector

    Well, top 5 x2

    Ptolemy II
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    Athens Drachm
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    Akarnania. Leukas stater
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    Mysia. Adramytteion
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    Constantius II (Gaming Token?)
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    Fallen Horseman

    Constans Rome (not in RIC)
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    Constans Arles
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    Constantius II Amiens
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    Constantius II Alexandria - From the E.E. Clain-Stefanelli collection.
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    Constantius II RIC Aquileia 153 corrected
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  3. randygeki

    randygeki Coin Collector

    I was also able to complete 2 ses this year.

    15 officina set from Antioch
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    and a mint set of the fel temp captives

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  4. Roman Collector

    Roman Collector Supporter! Supporter

    Love that FH from Alexandria!
     
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  5. Bing

    Bing Illegitimi non carborundum Supporter

    Another niche. Fallen Horsemen and Fel Temp! It shows a strength of purpose and will. Nice collection for 2018. The Arkarnania and the gaming token are my favorites here. Congrats
     
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  6. Orange Julius

    Orange Julius Well-Known Member

    Great coins! That Ptolemy II is beautiful and the Fel Temps are impressive! I’m working toward a fallen horseman mint set and am just missing the hard two.
     
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  7. Curtisimo

    Curtisimo Temporarily Away

    Nice coin's @randygeki ! The Constantius II Alexandria - From the E.E. Clain-Stefanelli collection and the Athens Drachm are my favorites.

    Great year.
     
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  8. ominus1

    ominus1 Well-Known Member

    o wow randy..so you DO collect sumpin other than fallen horseman fel temps..very nice all! :)
     
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  9. Ancient Aussie

    Ancient Aussie Supporter! Supporter

    Those top 5 compliment your fallen horseman collection wonderfully, the Ptolemy II is totally fantastic very strong strike and the other 4 are all great coins and diverse.
     
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  10. Severus Alexander

    Severus Alexander Blame my mother. Supporter

    I love the Ptolemy II, the Athens drachm (not seen so often), the gaming token, and the hilarious Constans portrait from Arles. But the coin that really floors me in this group (and which I hadn't seen before) is the wonderful small bronze from Adramytion. What a haunting and artistic portrait of Zeus! Fantastic coin.
     
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  11. zumbly

    zumbly Ha'ina 'ia mai ana ka puana Supporter

    Very nice additions, Randy, and congrats on completing those sets! The gaming token and Adramytteion bronze are my favorites... I'd love to have those in my collection.
     
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  12. TIF

    TIF Always learning. Supporter

    Congrats on a fine year, Randy!
     
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  13. Mat

    Mat Ancient Coincoholic

    Nice choices randy, I like several of the FH and the Mysia is my favorite of them all.
     
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  14. randygeki

    randygeki Coin Collector

    Thanks all. I think Im leaning toward cracking the Ptolemy out :)

    Trier is a pain, at least for me. Good luck ^_^
     
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  15. Orange Julius

    Orange Julius Well-Known Member

    Yeah, Trier and Amiens are the two! I did just get a nice Lyons mint where the barbarian is being speared in the face... which is nice. I'll post it soon.

    Oh and yes, free Ptolemy!
     
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  16. David Atherton

    David Atherton Flavian Fanatic

    It looks like you had a great year Randy! Congrats!
     
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  17. Cucumbor

    Cucumbor Dombes collector Supporter

    Of course the FH are interesting, but those greek....

    Q
     
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