Classical Numismatics Discussion
  Welcome Guest. Please login or register. All Items Purchased From Forum Ancient Coins Are Guaranteed Authentic For Eternity!!! Explore Our Website And Find Joy In The History, Numismatics, Art, Mythology, And Geography Of Coins!!! Expert Authentication - Accurate Descriptions - Reasonable Prices - Coins From Under $10 To Museum Quality Rarities Welcome Guest. Please login or register. Internet challenged? We Are Happy To Take Your Order Over The Phone 252-646-1958 Explore Our Website And Find Joy In The History, Numismatics, Art, Mythology, And Geography Of Coins!!! Support Our Efforts To Serve The Classical Numismatics Community - Shop At Forum Ancient Coins


FORVM`s Classical Numismatics Discussion Board  |  Resources  |  The Members' Gallery (Moderators: Robert_Brenchley, *Alex, Enodia)  |  Topic: Steve P's Sweet Gallery 0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic. « previous next »
Pages: 1 ... 24 25 26 27 28 [29] 30 31 32 33 34 Go Down Print
Author Topic: Steve P's Sweet Gallery  (Read 73288 times)
stevex6
Caesar
****
Offline Offline

Posts: 1514


« Reply #700 on: May 07, 2019, 03:35:37 pm »

Cha-fricken-ching!!

=> here is my first May-addition to my cool gallery ... please enjoy this very cool ol' Sicily Syracuse winner

SICILY, SYRACUSE Æ HEMILITRON – 6 ONKIA
DATE: 357-344 BC
SIZE: 17.2 MM
WEIGHT: 2.57 GRAMS
Obverse: Female head left (Arethusa), with hair in sphendone, olive sprig behind
Reverse: Dolphin leaping right above scallop shell, ÓYPA below dolphin
Attribution: BMC 301
Other: very cool green patina! … amazing scallop and dolphin reverse



* dolphin & scallop.jpg (31.82 KB, 600x268 - viewed 78 times.)
Logged
quadrans
Tribunus Plebis 2019
Procurator Monetae
Caesar
*****
Offline Offline

Posts: 10100


Ad perpetuam rei memoriam. Ars longa, vita brevis.


WWW
« Reply #701 on: May 07, 2019, 04:05:39 pm »

Great piece, Steve,  Thumbs Up

This is mine:

https://www.forumancientcoins.com/gallery/displayimage.php?pos=-144918

Regards

 Q.  Wink
Logged

Robin Ayers
Caesar
****
Offline Offline

Posts: 653


Ms. arizonarobin :)


« Reply #702 on: May 07, 2019, 04:36:59 pm »

Wow! That is a beautiful example! Excellent patina and gorgeous condition!
Your picture is also great! (I struggle so much with photos!)
Robin
Logged

stevex6
Caesar
****
Offline Offline

Posts: 1514


« Reply #703 on: May 10, 2019, 05:17:28 am »

 Smiley

Hi ... hey, thanks gang

Wow, Q => thanks for posting your cool example (yah, I love seeing other people's coins)

 Thumbs Up

Oh, and Robin => errr, that's merely the seller's photo, but "yes" I also struggle when I try to take my own coin photos

 Undecided

Logged
stevex6
Caesar
****
Offline Offline

Posts: 1514


« Reply #704 on: May 10, 2019, 08:25:22 pm »

Here is today's gallery addition ... a sweet, early Rhodes hemidrachm

Rhodes AR Hemidrachm
Date: 408-390 BC
Diameter: 13.0 mm
Weight: 1.7 grams
Obverse: Head of Helios facing
Reverse: Rose in incuse square
Characteristics: Rare early issue



* rhodesa.jpg (14.96 KB, 187x213 - viewed 79 times.)

* rhodesb.jpg (14.85 KB, 178x212 - viewed 78 times.)
Logged
stevex6
Caesar
****
Offline Offline

Posts: 1514


« Reply #705 on: May 11, 2019, 05:36:31 pm »

Oooow, one of my favourite coins is added today ...

=> a super cool chimaera (pretty neat example of a mythical beast)

Sikyonia. Sikyon. Ar stater
circa 335-330 BC
Diameter: 24mm
Weight: 12.03 grams
Obverse: Chimaera standing left
Reverse: Dove flying left; N before and all within wreath
Reference: SNG Spencer 164
Other: Good silver and nice tone … scarce & cool





* chimaera.jpg (39.99 KB, 635x318 - viewed 4 times.)

* Chimaera 2.jpg (141.97 KB, 984x496 - viewed 5 times.)
Logged
quadrans
Tribunus Plebis 2019
Procurator Monetae
Caesar
*****
Offline Offline

Posts: 10100


Ad perpetuam rei memoriam. Ars longa, vita brevis.


WWW
« Reply #706 on: May 11, 2019, 06:21:12 pm »

So nice, Smiley

 Thumbs Up

Q.
Logged

Potator II
Procurator Caesaris
Caesar
****
Offline Offline

Posts: 1635


Error communis facit jus


WWW
« Reply #707 on: May 11, 2019, 06:31:51 pm »

Another stunner. Hope it found a good home !

JC
Logged

okidoki
Procurator Caesaris
Caesar
****
Online Online

Posts: 4139



WWW
« Reply #708 on: May 11, 2019, 07:10:38 pm »

Good Job Steve, let them fly  Grin
Logged

All the Best,
Eric
There are no strangers, only friends you do not know yet.

https://www.forumancientcoins.com/gallery/index.php?cat=37270
stevex6
Caesar
****
Offline Offline

Posts: 1514


« Reply #709 on: May 11, 2019, 11:42:46 pm »

Thanks guys .... I always love coin-talkin' with my old buddies (cheers)

Potator => yah, A-Noob adopted the Chimaera (hopefully Noob-born doesn't swallow it, eh?!)

 Wink

Ummm wow, May has been a stellar month for this guy ... I sold 5 more coins today!! (and they're all fairly sweet ones!!)

=> here is today's first total winna-winna ... yah, these early cast-coins are among the very oldest AE coins "ever"

Enjoy this gorgeous example (I haven't seen many/any better than this ... oh, but "please" post all of your sweet examples ... I love being mistaken)

SICILY, Selinos Cast Æ Onkia (1 Onkia)
Circa 450-440 BC
Diameter: 15 mm
Weight: 4.14 grams
Obverse: Kantharos; pellet (mark of value) above
Reverse: Selinon leaf
Reference: Price, Selinus, Group IIIC; CNS 10; Puglisi 282; HGC 2, 1237
Other: 12h … gorgeous dark green patina (a very sweet example of the type)




* Sicily Selinos.jpg (62.52 KB, 800x371 - viewed 5 times.)
Logged
stevex6
Caesar
****
Offline Offline

Posts: 1514


« Reply #710 on: May 11, 2019, 11:56:00 pm »

Here is today's second entry ...

=> a gorgeous Gallienus example with a deadly counter-mark (pretty sweet style, eh?)

PAMPHYLIA, Side. Gallienus, Æ 11 Assarion
253-268 AD
Diameter: 30 mm
Weight: 14.25 grams
Obverse: Laureate and draped bust right above eagle standing right, with wings spread, holding wreath in beak; IA obliterated by c/m of Є within circular incuse
Reverse: Athena standing facing, head right, holding spear and [thunderbolt], with shield at side; pomegranate to left
Reference: SNG France –; BMC 104; for c/m: Howgego 805
Other: 6h … simply stunning example of the type ... sweet style and crisp c/m (a total winner)




* Pamphylia Gallienus.jpg (209.92 KB, 800x380 - viewed 7 times.)
Logged
stevex6
Caesar
****
Offline Offline

Posts: 1514


« Reply #711 on: May 12, 2019, 12:01:48 am »

Man, today was an awesome day ...

=> this 3rd gallery addition is another very nice coin

Trajan Æ Dupondius
98-117 AD
Rome mint
Struck circa AD 103-107
Diameter: 27 mm
Weight: 13.39 grams
Obverse: Radiate bust right, wearing aegis
Reverse: Trophy with two shields at base
Reference: RIC II 586; Woytek 196cA
Other: 6h ... beautiful green patina ... cleaning scratches on reverse
Ex Robert O. Ebert Collection





* Trajan Dupondius.jpg (180.63 KB, 800x392 - viewed 7 times.)
Logged
stevex6
Caesar
****
Offline Offline

Posts: 1514


« Reply #712 on: May 12, 2019, 12:06:07 am »

This next gallery addition also has fairly nice style ... a solid example of the type, eh?

SATRAPS of CARIA, Pixodaros, AR Trihemiobol
Circa 341/0-336/5 BC
Halikarnassos mint
Diameter: 9.5 mm
Weight: 0.82 grams
Obverse: Laureate head of Apollo facing slightly right, drapery around neck
Reverse: Starlike floral pattern
Reference: Konuk, Identities –; SNG Keckman 281; SNG Kayhan 893–5
Other: VF, find patina ... pleasant style



* Satraps of caria Pixodaros.jpg (176.91 KB, 800x387 - viewed 10 times.)
Logged
stevex6
Caesar
****
Offline Offline

Posts: 1514


« Reply #713 on: May 12, 2019, 12:12:26 am »

Oh, and here is my 5th gallery-entry for today ...

=> a nice big, robust and nicely centered AE Rhodes baby!

Yah, you've gotta love the red-eye, eh? (another very cool coin) .... I'm very sad to see them all go (*sigh*)

Hey, thanks for viewing my cool coins and helping me say "farewell" ... it's a really cool hobby (I'm sure I'll be back once again, once I regroup and get settled)

Cheers, my coin friends

Rhodes AE27
120-84 BC
Diameter: 27 mm
Weight: 18.55 grams
Obverse: Radiate head of Helios right
Reverse: Rose, cornucopiae to left and winged caduceus to the right. "P-O"
Reference: SNG Helsinki 372
Other: Big, chunky & funky ... winner




* Big Chunky Funky Rhodes.jpg (185.73 KB, 986x499 - viewed 7 times.)
Logged
Enodia
IMPERATOR
Caesar
*****
Offline Offline

Posts: 2396


~ For My Star ~


« Reply #714 on: May 12, 2019, 12:45:47 am »

Love the trihemiobol, but then I'm a sucker for facing- head coins.

- Peter
Logged

stevex6
Caesar
****
Offline Offline

Posts: 1514


« Reply #715 on: May 12, 2019, 02:37:26 am »

Thanks for the coin-comments, Enodia ... yah, I'm also a big fan of those 3/4 facing portraits (Larissa is famous for the same kinda look, eh?)

 Smiley

Cheers, coin-bro
Logged
quadrans
Tribunus Plebis 2019
Procurator Monetae
Caesar
*****
Offline Offline

Posts: 10100


Ad perpetuam rei memoriam. Ars longa, vita brevis.


WWW
« Reply #716 on: May 12, 2019, 08:15:25 pm »

Wow, so many great coins, Steve,   Wink Thumbs Up

Q.
Logged

RL
Consul
***
Offline Offline

Posts: 145


« Reply #717 on: May 13, 2019, 11:46:57 am »

Late to the party on this one but  Thumbs Up for that Gallienus. Sweet style indeed
Logged

stevex6
Caesar
****
Offline Offline

Posts: 1514


« Reply #718 on: May 13, 2019, 09:42:17 pm »

 Smiley

Thanks, gang .... yah, a few of those recent additions are winners

Cheers
Logged
stevex6
Caesar
****
Offline Offline

Posts: 1514


« Reply #719 on: May 14, 2019, 04:08:41 pm »

Cha-ching!!

=> here is today's sweet gallery addition ...

THRACE, Mesambria, Æ21
Circa 216-196/88 BC
Diameter: 21 mm
Weight: 4.82 grams
Obverse: Helmet with cheek guard right
Reverse: Inside of shield
Reference: SNG BM Black Sea 276 var. (helmet left); SNG Stancomb 229
Other: 11h … VF, green patina with light earthen deposits ... pretty cool lookin' helmet & shield



* Thrace Helmet.jpg (176.32 KB, 800x398 - viewed 5 times.)

* Thrace Mesambria Helmet.jpg (104.31 KB, 932x448 - viewed 4 times.)
Logged
quadrans
Tribunus Plebis 2019
Procurator Monetae
Caesar
*****
Offline Offline

Posts: 10100


Ad perpetuam rei memoriam. Ars longa, vita brevis.


WWW
« Reply #720 on: May 14, 2019, 06:30:18 pm »

Great helmet from MesembriaThumbs Up

Q.  Wink
Logged

okidoki
Procurator Caesaris
Caesar
****
Online Online

Posts: 4139



WWW
« Reply #721 on: May 14, 2019, 07:10:55 pm »

great example
Logged

All the Best,
Eric
There are no strangers, only friends you do not know yet.

https://www.forumancientcoins.com/gallery/index.php?cat=37270
stevex6
Caesar
****
Offline Offline

Posts: 1514


« Reply #722 on: May 15, 2019, 02:21:27 am »

 Smiley

 Greek_Tau Greek_Eta Aupsidedown Greek_Nu Greek_Kappa reversedS,    Greek_Mu Greek_Upsilon   A Greek_omega_small Greek_epsilon reversedS circlelinedot Greek_Mu Greek_epsilon    Greek_Digamma reversedR Greek_Xi_2 Greek_epsilon Nline reversedD reversedS
Logged
stevex6
Caesar
****
Offline Offline

Posts: 1514


« Reply #723 on: May 28, 2019, 01:23:07 pm »

Cha-ching!

=> here is today's gallery addition ... a sweet A-Pius Alexandrian Bi-Tet

EGYPT Alexandria Antoninus Pius
BI Tetradrachm
138-161 AD
Dated RY 5 (AD 141/2)
Diameter: 23 mm
Weight: 13.39 grams
Obverse: Laureate head right
Reverse: Poseidon standing right, foot on prow, holding trident and dolphin; date across field
Reference: Dattari 2339
Other: Well centered and nicely toned ... oh, and a pretty cool lil' dolphin & prow




* Antoninus Pius Alexandrian Neptune BI Tet.jpg (40.84 KB, 700x348 - viewed 4 times.)

* A-Pius Lil Dolphin.jpg (164.88 KB, 968x448 - viewed 3 times.)
Logged
stevex6
Caesar
****
Offline Offline

Posts: 1514


« Reply #724 on: May 31, 2019, 02:05:08 pm »

One more coin to chuck into my gallery ...

=> a wildly patina'd Alex III (lifetime)

Alexander III the Great AE19
336 - 323 BC
Diameter: 19 mm
Weight: 5.99 grams
Obverse: Head of Alexander as Herakles in Nemean lion scalp headdress to right
Reverse: Alexander between club and bow with bow case and quiver, cluster of grapes and monogram above
Other: A handsome coin, nicely centered with a pretty patina

Hmmm? ... cluster of grapes, or maybe an acorn? (what do ya think?)


* Alexander Club & Bow.jpg (43.01 KB, 597x300 - viewed 30 times.)
Logged
Pages: 1 ... 24 25 26 27 28 [29] 30 31 32 33 34 Go Up Print 
FORVM`s Classical Numismatics Discussion Board  |  Resources  |  The Members' Gallery (Moderators: Robert_Brenchley, *Alex, Enodia)  |  Topic: Steve P's Sweet Gallery « previous next »
Jump to:  

Recent Price Reductions in Forum's Shop


Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.21 | SMF © 2015, Simple Machines Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!
Page created in 2.052 seconds with 72 queries.
All coins are guaranteed for eternity
zoom.asp