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« Reply #75 on: December 19, 2011, 07:31:38 am »

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« Reply #76 on: December 19, 2011, 08:50:34 am »

There's many but the Akragas dekadrachm currently for sale (the one with the 2.5 millions starting bid Shocked ) could help me wait for the others.
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« Reply #77 on: December 24, 2011, 01:03:17 pm »


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Not totally impossible-that's the beauty, but don't tell the wife!

Merry Xmas and prosperous New Year and GOOD HUNTING!

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« Reply #78 on: March 14, 2019, 04:50:25 am »

Hi everyone,
 
I was wondering what coin you would give anything for that you don't have in your collection but would dearly love to add. It could be a type or a specific coin.

Everyone has one...that one beauty that you just can't seem to ever have enough money for or is so rare that you may never come across it.

Mine is a tie between a Vespasian "Judaea Capta" sestertius (RIC 427) in VF+ or better condition or a Titus sestertius with the Flavian Amphitheater on the rev. The first choice is obtainable, the second just a dream.

What's yours?

Looking back on some of these old posts from a decade and a half ago, I cringe. I accidentally stumbled across this old forgotten one while searching for something else. 15 years later I can happily say one of my 'dream' coins was obtained within the last year. http://www.forumancientcoins.com/gallery/displayimage.php?pos=-151748 It may not be in 'VF+' condition, but it's close enough to be ticked off the list.

How many of you are still here? How many have acquired a 'dream' coin?



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« Reply #79 on: March 14, 2019, 05:45:28 am »

Somehow I missed this thread in 2004, 2005, 2007, 2011, 2014.... Grin

My dream coin has changed over the years but right now it would have to be a Bar Kochba zuz stuck overtop of a Vespasian or Titus Judea Capta denarius.

Congrats on attaining one of your dream coins David!
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« Reply #80 on: March 16, 2019, 06:21:07 am »

Somehow I missed this thread in 2004, 2005, 2007, 2011, 2014.... Grin

My dream coin has changed over the years but right now it would have to be a Bar Kochba zuz stuck overtop of a Vespasian or Titus Judea Capta denarius.

Congrats on attaining one of your dream coins David!

Thanks Jay! And good luck on your hunt!
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« Reply #81 on: March 16, 2019, 12:46:04 pm »

David, et al,

A nice Judaea Capta sestertius is also one of my dream coins.  Unfortunately, so many of them have been "improved" in the past.  I am looking for a completely original one.  They are out there, it just takes patience, and a bit of good luck to find them.


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« Reply #82 on: March 16, 2019, 03:28:26 pm »

David, et al,

A nice Judaea Capta sestertius is also one of my dream coins.  Unfortunately, so many of them have been "improved" in the past.  I am looking for a completely original one.  They are out there, it just takes patience, and a bit of good luck to find them.


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That's why the one I chose is in sub VF condition. It may not be a high grade example, but at least it isn't 'improved'!
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