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« Reply #425 on: August 30, 2018, 08:07:12 pm »

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Ahahaha, exactly Enodia

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« Reply #426 on: August 30, 2018, 11:46:34 pm »

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« Reply #427 on: August 31, 2018, 08:13:41 am »

Today's offering ... a sweet two-bodied owl (pretty cool, eh?)


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« Reply #428 on: August 31, 2018, 08:30:18 pm »

Hey, I decided to keep this baby for myself!

Yah, I figured that I'd better keep at least one of my cool coins, eh?

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« Reply #429 on: September 01, 2018, 08:00:15 pm »

Good. And an excellent choice!
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« Reply #430 on: September 01, 2018, 08:05:35 pm »

Agreed...sweet coin!
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« Reply #431 on: September 01, 2018, 10:14:31 pm »

I'm glad you've kept one, Steve. 
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« Reply #432 on: September 02, 2018, 02:41:45 am »

very very nice indeed
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« Reply #433 on: September 02, 2018, 05:46:04 am »

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« Reply #434 on: September 02, 2018, 06:53:42 pm »

Thanks fellas ... I appreciate the coin-camaraderie

Cheers

Oh, and here is today's addition to my out-going gallery

A super cool early Sicilian cast bronze from Selinos (one of the earliest bronze coins ever minted)

Gorgon Face & Selinos leaf ... super cool coin


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« Reply #435 on: September 03, 2018, 11:42:35 pm »

Great...  Wink Thumbs Up

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« Reply #436 on: September 09, 2018, 10:59:59 pm »

It's been a few days, but here is another one ...

FYI => this is/was my only example with a "rat" on it (pretty cool coin-type)

GENS QUINCTIA. Ti Quinctius AR Denarius
112-111 bC
Diameter: 16.5 mm
Weight: 4.0 grams
Obverse: Bust of Hercules left, wearing lion's skin headdress, club over shoulder
Reverse: Desultor, on horseback, left, a second horse beside, K behind, TI Q and rat below. D dot S dot S, incuse on tablet, in exergue
Reference: Crawford 297/1b.  South of Italy mint



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« Reply #437 on: September 22, 2018, 06:15:26 pm »

Wow, it's been a while since I've posted some of my sweet coins leaving the nest ... but here are two more

JUDAEA, Neapolis. Volusian. Æ26
AD 251-253
Diameter: 26 mm
Weight: 12.25 grams
Obverse: Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right
Reverse: Eagle standing facing, head left, wtith wings spread, supporting Mt. Gerizim surmounted by temple complex
Reference: Cf. Harl 134-6 (A131/P?); Sofaer –; RPC IX 2158
From the Dr. Lawrence D. Sporty Collection, purchased from Edward Waddell

Troas, Assos
AR Obol? => Hemiobol? => Tetartemorion?
Date: 500-450 BC
Diameter: 6.92 mm
Weight: 0.23 grams
Obverse: Griffin
Reverse: Head of lion
Reference:
Other: Awesome



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« Reply #438 on: September 22, 2018, 06:55:05 pm »

Whew! Thank you. I was starting to have withdrawal symptoms!
Awesomeness of the Troas is duly noted, but I especially like the reverse on the Volusian. Excellent detail, very interesting type.
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« Reply #439 on: September 22, 2018, 07:11:01 pm »

Thanks EB ... you rock

Cheers

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Oh, and I also agree that it looks like we could scamper-up that ladder and make our way to the tree-fort on the hill, eh? (definitely a super cool reverse)
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« Reply #440 on: September 22, 2018, 08:24:31 pm »

Steve P's enthusiasm should be bottled,  or at least be a brunch option.
Why any ambitious office holder would associate with a rat is mystifying at best.
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« Reply #441 on: September 24, 2018, 05:44:40 am »

 Wink

Thanks, PMah

Oh, and here are a couple more for my gallery ...

Troas, Abydos, AR Obol
Date: 480-450 BC
Diameter: 9.56 mm
Weight: 0.52 grams
Obverse: Eagle standing left
Reverse: Gorgoneion facing
Reference:
Other: Pretty Cool

ISLANDS off TROAS, Tenedos. AR Obol
Late 5th-early 4th century BC
Diameter: 8 mm
Weight: 0.55 grams
Obverse: Janiform head of a diademed female left and laureate male right
Reverse: Labrys in linear border within shallow incuse square
Reference: SNG Ashmolean 1235; HGC 6, 387
Other: 6h … Near VF, toned


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« Reply #442 on: September 24, 2018, 12:13:24 pm »

Great obols, Steve,  Thumbs Up

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« Reply #443 on: October 03, 2018, 04:00:46 pm »

Thanks man ...

Hey, I've got a whole bunch more (I was on vacation => oh, and I bought a sweet retirement house => cha-ching!)

Here are a few more for the gallery ...


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« Reply #444 on: October 03, 2018, 04:06:28 pm »

Yah again, I was on vacation, so I have a few more that took-off during the summer/fall ...

=> wanna see 'em?



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« Reply #445 on: October 03, 2018, 04:08:54 pm »

Oh and yup => there are still more ...



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« Reply #446 on: October 03, 2018, 06:50:30 pm »

Sweet
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« Reply #447 on: October 04, 2018, 07:58:03 am »

Thanks Jay ... hey, we bought a cool retirement place in Kamloops, BC

Yup, eventually we'll be moving from frigid cold northern Manitoba to the smokin' hot interior of BC (and lovin' it)

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« Reply #448 on: October 11, 2018, 09:11:45 pm »

Two more coins ...

TROAS, Alexandria Troas Æ
Pseudo-autonomous issue
Circa mid 3rd century AD
Diameter: 21 mm
Weight: 6.01 grams
Obverse: Turreted and draped bust of Tyche right, with vexillum over shoulder
Reverese: Horse grazing right
Reference: Bellinger A486; SNG von Aulock 1466; BMC 46; SNG Copenhnagen 108
Other: 6h, Near EF, attractive brown patina, light adjustment marks. Nice surfaces


ARMENIA, Cilician Armenia. Royal. Levon I.
AR Tram (Coronation issue)

1198-1219 AD
Diameter: 22 mm
Weight: 2.75 grams
Obverse: Levon seated facing on throne decorated with lions, holding cross and lis-tipped scepter
Reverse: Two lions rampant back-to-back, each with head reverted; between, cross pattée set on spear
Reference: AC 289
Other: 5h … VF, toned
CNG 309 - Lot# 440


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« Reply #449 on: October 12, 2018, 04:49:52 am »

Steve the retire man still selling all your beauties?
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