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« on: November 05, 2009, 05:04:40 pm »

Well, these arrived today!!  I'm quite pleased, one or two should be a challenge, but the others should clean up right dandy!  Got lucky with six!!  Attribution will be a challenge with the missing mint marks, but I'll give it my best shot.  I guess I'm officially entered into the contest, but I just don't know if I'm in Round 11 or Round 12?

Well, into the swill they go!!  Grin

Rick

BEFORE




AFTER




These all cleaned up quite a bit more than is showing in the scans, but at least the green ones are still green......  Roll Eyes

Top row, left to right:

Constantius II
Mintmark: gamma S ?
Mint: Siscia
Year: 355-361 AD
Bust: pearl-diadem, draped, cuirassed
Obv: DN CONSTAN-TIVS PF AVG
Rev: SPES REI-PVBLICE
Emperor helmeted, in military dress standing left holding globe and spear
17mm

Septimius Severus
Nikopolis ad Istrum, Moesia Inferior
Year: 193 - 211 AD
Bust: laureate head right
Obv: AY K Λ CEVHPOC
Rev: ΝΙΚΟΠΟΛΙΤΩΝ ΠΡOC ICT
Snake entwined around tripod
16mm

Either Honorius or Theodosius II
Mintmark: ?
Mint: ?
Year: 408-423 AD
Bust: pearl-diadem, draped, cuirassed
Obv: ?
Rev: GLORI-A ROMA-NORVM
Two emperors standing facing, heads turned to one another, supporting a globe between them
15mm


Bottom row, left to right:

Constantius II
Mintmark: ?
Mint: Nicomedia
Year: 355-361 AD
Obv: DN CONSTAN-TIVS PF AVG
Rev: FEL TEMP RE-PARATIO
Fallen horseman, reaching, Phrygian helmet, bearded, dot S dot in left field
19mm
RIC Nicomedia 91,92

Valens
Mintmark: ? SI ?
Mint: Siscia
Year: 364-367 AD
Obv: DN VALEN-S PF AVG
Rev: SECVRITAS-REIPVBLICAE
Victory advancing left
18mm
RIC Siscia 7b

Constantius II
Mintmark: ?
Mint: ?
Year: 355-363 AD
Obv: DN CONSTAN-TIVS PF AVG
Rev: SPES REI-PVBLICE
Emperor helmeted, in military dress standing left holding globe and spear
17mm


You'll have to cut me some slack on the attributions..... I'm still new at this.   Wink

Regards,

Rick





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« Reply #1 on: November 05, 2009, 06:43:48 pm »

The top middle looks very interesting. You will be in either depending on what order everyone finishes in.
Good luck
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« Reply #2 on: November 05, 2009, 06:46:44 pm »

You are in round 11...or 12...or 13...it just depends on when you finish. There is no time limit. Take your time. Smiley Good looking lot btw.

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« Reply #3 on: November 06, 2009, 11:35:26 am »

Hi Bottleguy;
What a great green patena on the fourth coin! The second coin is very interesting as well. Good luck,
Ray
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