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« Reply #400 on: July 14, 2018, 04:13:04 pm »

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« Reply #401 on: July 18, 2018, 02:10:52 pm »

Got rid of a medieval cutie yesterday ...

France, Henri IV Huitieme d'Ecu 1599

Pretty sure somebody shaved-off a wee bit o' silver somewhere along the way, eh?




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« Reply #402 on: July 18, 2018, 08:11:17 pm »

I have another coin leaving my collection (a total winner!)

=> Perseus carrying a harpa in one hand and Medusa's severed head in the other hand (pretty cool, eh?)

Oh, and the obverse with Athena and her gryphon-adorned helmet is also pretty sweet (yup, this is one of my favourite coin-types)

AE30 ... a nice big one!



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« Reply #403 on: July 19, 2018, 01:38:41 pm »

Both the Henri IV and  Pontos Amisos are great,   Thumbs Up

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« Reply #404 on: July 20, 2018, 01:29:26 am »

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« Reply #405 on: July 20, 2018, 01:16:58 pm »

Here is a neat one from Sicily (Kainon) ... sad to see it go (I love those cool sprue-coins)



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« Reply #406 on: July 21, 2018, 04:38:56 pm »

Today's offering is this super sweet counter-marked beauty from Cilicia ... very huge and very fricken cool

CILICIA, Ninica-Claudiopolis
Severus Alexander, with Julia Maesa, Æ37
AD 222-235
Diameter: 37 mm
Weight: 17.83 grams
Obverse: , draped, and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander right; c/m’s: Nike, holding wreath, standing right within oval incuse (3) and six-pointed star
Reverse: Laureate / Draped bust of Maesa right
Reference: SNG France –; SNG Levante –; SNG Levante Supp. 167 (same obv. die); for c/m’s: Howgego 262 and 451
Other: 6h … Fine, dark green patina.Rare
From the Kelly J. Krizan, M.D. Collection
CNG 310, Lot: 274


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« Reply #407 on: July 21, 2018, 09:30:40 pm »

Two more super cool Byzantine winners out the backdoor ...

Maurice Tiberius + Heraclius counter-mark overstruck on Anastasius follis  




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« Reply #408 on: July 22, 2018, 11:39:50 pm »

Nice counter-mark on both coins,   Thumbs Up

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« Reply #409 on: July 23, 2018, 12:41:25 am »

Thanks Q

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« Reply #410 on: August 25, 2018, 09:19:23 am »

It's been a while since I've updated my outgoing coins ... I was on vacation (back to my hometown of Victoria, BC)

=> here are several updates to my gallery:



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« Reply #411 on: August 25, 2018, 09:26:21 am »

Oh, and here are a few Roman additions as well ...



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« Reply #412 on: August 26, 2018, 09:58:57 am »

Here is today's addition ... good ol' winged Perseus (Cornucopiae between pilei)



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« Reply #413 on: August 27, 2018, 06:47:54 am »

Another one bites the dust ... man, I love the Boeotia shield-coins (very cool, eh?)

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« Reply #414 on: August 28, 2018, 09:57:17 am »

A couple more beauties left the building this morning ...



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« Reply #415 on: August 28, 2018, 02:23:31 pm »

Great coins, Steve,  Thumbs Up

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« Reply #416 on: August 28, 2018, 03:34:18 pm »

Wow Steve great um.. reductions? A few posts back now but the detail on that Maxentius is awesome.
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« Reply #417 on: August 28, 2018, 06:37:11 pm »

Thanks guys ...

Yah RL, the Maxentius is quite a winner, eh? (did you happen to notice the two suckling twins on the reverse? ... super cool details)

Thanks again, my coin-friends

Cheers



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« Reply #418 on: August 28, 2018, 06:41:39 pm »

Oh, and here is another one of today's examples ...



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« Reply #419 on: August 28, 2018, 09:51:59 pm »

Sweet!
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« Reply #420 on: August 29, 2018, 04:50:06 pm »

Thanks dawg

Oh, and good luck in that other coin show-down (I have you as my dark-horse to win the competition) ... heads-up for Zumbly (but you can take him with the correct coin)

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« Reply #421 on: August 29, 2018, 06:17:14 pm »

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« Reply #422 on: August 29, 2018, 07:35:09 pm »

Hey gang, 4 more coins today ...





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« Reply #423 on: August 30, 2018, 05:40:59 pm »

Everybody loves Lesbos, right?

=> here is my latest addition ..



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« Reply #424 on: August 30, 2018, 05:54:43 pm »

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