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« Reply #50 on: November 23, 2017, 11:29:31 pm »

Hi Steve,

 Great coins  Thumbs Up

 I like them.. Thumbs Up Smiley

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« Reply #51 on: November 24, 2017, 10:50:47 am »

Thanks, gang

Hey, apparently I sold the angry dolphin (my favourite coin)

... was that to one of you guys?

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« Reply #52 on: November 25, 2017, 04:28:00 am »

Here is another cool coin from Alexandria ... Saloninus

I think it is sooo cool when they make the young emperor's bust look like a wee lil' baby, eh? (tucked "safely" in the bottom of the  coin's reverse) ... very sad tale associated with the little guy

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... anyway ...

This is one of my favourite Roman Coins ...

EGYPT, Alexandria. Saloninus. "As Caesar"
BI Tetradrachm

AD 258-260
Dated RY 7 of Valerian I and Gallienus (AD 259/60)
Diameter: 22 mm
Weight: 13.00 grams
Obverse: Bareheaded, draped, and cuirassed bust right
Reverse: Eagle standing left, head right, holding wreath in beak; L Z (date) across field
Reference: Köln 3005; Dattari (Savio) 5377; K&G 93.8
Other: 12h … VF, even brown surfaces. Rare
From the Robert M. Harlick Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Group Electronic Auction 281 (20 June 2012), lot 253

=> an absolutely gorgeous example of a fairly rare coin-type (total winna)



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« Reply #53 on: November 25, 2017, 04:33:02 am »

i see what you mean  Thumbs Up
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« Reply #54 on: November 25, 2017, 09:12:19 am »

Hi Steve,

this is mine but Valerian II.

https://www.forumancientcoins.com/gallery/displayimage.php?pos=-111927

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« Reply #55 on: November 26, 2017, 07:17:54 pm »

Wow, quadrans => that's an awesome Valerian-II coin (thanks for posting that baby!)

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« Reply #56 on: November 27, 2017, 04:37:46 pm »

Here are a couple of pretty cool coin-types for you guys ... Pb tesserae (yup, little lead babies)

EGYPT, Uncertain, PB Tessera
2nd-3rd centuries AD
Diameter: 15 mm
Weight: 4.82 grams
Obverse: Head of Serapis right, wearing calathus; uncertain object before
Reverse: Griffin seated right, resting right paw on wheel
Reference: Milne –; Dattari (Savio) –; Köln
Other: 5h … even gray patina with a spot of green, minor surface cracking

ASIA MINOR, Uncertain (Ionia?). PB Tessera
1st-3rd centuries AD
Diameter: 14 mm
Weight: 3.07 grams
Obverse: Ant, ΓA IOV around
Reverse: Blank
Reference: Gülbay & Kireç
Other: sweet grayish-brown surfaces

=> this is my only coin with a "blank" ... kinda cool, eh?

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« Reply #57 on: November 27, 2017, 05:52:30 pm »

Sweet!
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« Reply #58 on: November 27, 2017, 09:34:32 pm »

All great coins Steve. I do not believe I have seen a coin with an ant on it before.

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« Reply #59 on: November 28, 2017, 05:05:33 am »

Hey Jay & Peter, thanks for the consistent coin comments (I'm super glad to hear that my coins still have some cool on-lookers)

... yes, I'm fairly sure that this is my only "ant" ... I have a few bees & flies, but this is probably the only example of a mighty ant? (and luckily, it is very obviously an ant, rather than a bee or fly ... it is very cool ... if you want it, then send me an e-mail/PM and maybe we can figure-out some sort of trade?)

Oh, where are my manors? => "please" feel free to post any of your "ant" examples (of any type => I love seeing other people's coins) ... thanks again for your comments

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« Reply #60 on: November 28, 2017, 09:11:18 am »

Hi Steve,
I have been enjoying your fantastic coins quite a bit.
That ant is great! Coincidentally, this discussion appeared recently:

Small Greek Bronze Head Right / Insect 1.389g 10.5mm

https://www.forumancientcoins.com/board/index.php?topic=113447.0
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« Reply #61 on: November 30, 2017, 03:25:47 pm »

Nice to see you posting your fabulous coins, even though you apparently to, sadly, part with some of them. I particularily like the Tranquillina  Wink

To echo your Saloninus and Quadrans' post, I can toss in my Valerian II alexandrian tet too


Valerian II, Tetradrachm Alexandria mint, year 4 (AD 256-257)
TT LIK KOPOYALEPIANOS KAIE CEB, bare bust, draped and cuirassed
Eagle standing left, head right, holding wreath in beak. L delta in field
10,18 gr
Ref : Emmett # 3764/4
RCV # 10754

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« Reply #62 on: December 01, 2017, 12:12:28 am »

Great coins Steve and JC.. Thumbs Up Grin

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« Reply #63 on: December 05, 2017, 11:47:39 am »

Sweet coin, Q

Hey and thanks for scoring that sweet Tranquillina (I'm glad it went to a good home)

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« Reply #64 on: December 06, 2017, 12:07:51 am »

Hey, here is a pretty nice example of mine ... yup, I always like the Carthage horse types (very cool coin-fabric)

CARTHAGE Ć20
Circa 300-264 BC
Diameter: 20 mm
Weight: 4.79 grams
Obverse: Wreathed head of Tanit left
Reverse: Horse’s head right; palm tree before, pellet below
Reference: MAA 57m; SNG Copenhagen 175
Other: 7h … sweet patina with some light earthen deposits

=> ya gotta love the sprue, eh?


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« Reply #65 on: December 06, 2017, 01:00:02 am »

great looking coin, all and all, beautiful patina
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« Reply #66 on: December 06, 2017, 02:06:41 am »

Nice, don’t recall seeing a better one
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« Reply #67 on: December 06, 2017, 06:31:04 am »

Thanks for the coin-kudos, fellas
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« Reply #68 on: December 06, 2017, 10:07:22 am »

Nice coin Steve Smiley

This one is mine to compare Smiley  Thumbs Up

https://www.forumancientcoins.com/gallery/displayimage.php?pos=-91259

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« Reply #69 on: December 06, 2017, 01:43:26 pm »

Wow, Q => that's a mighty sweet thread addition (thanks for showing me your cool coin)

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« Reply #70 on: December 06, 2017, 01:46:21 pm »

Wow, Q => that's a mighty sweet thread addition (thanks for showing me your cool coin)

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« Reply #71 on: December 06, 2017, 06:32:24 pm »

That's a sweet sweet coin Steve!

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« Reply #72 on: December 07, 2017, 04:52:36 am »

It's time to fire-in another cool example from my remaining collection ...

AEOLIS, Gryneion. Ć11
4th century BC
Diameter: 11 mm
Weight: 1.63 grams
Obverse: Laureate head of Apollo facing slightly left
Reverse: Mussel
Reference: SNG Ashmolean 1447–8; SNG Copenhagen 205–6
Other: 2h ... black patina, a few deposits. Rare

=> yup, it's time to flex my collection's mussels!!


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« Reply #73 on: December 07, 2017, 05:57:41 am »

Speaking of seafood ...

=> here are a few more seafood winners!


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« Reply #74 on: December 07, 2017, 06:01:41 am »

Do you guys have any yummy seafood that you'd like to post and show off? (please always feel free to append my threads)

cheers

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