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« Reply #775 on: March 08, 2019, 07:01:46 am »

A great coin Tracy- The depiction of Scylla is fantastic- I'm glad you put the larger photo in so the details could be viewed!

Robin,

Thank you for the compliment. I never considered Sextus Pompey as an area of collecting interest but that coin type just called out to me.

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« Reply #776 on: March 08, 2019, 10:21:04 am »

Here is a big one (double click on it twice)...
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« Reply #777 on: March 08, 2019, 11:21:36 am »

Spectacular!
One can even see the "human" face on Scylla.
Great catch!
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« Reply #778 on: March 08, 2019, 01:26:13 pm »

Spectacular!
One can even see the "human" face on Scylla.
Great catch!
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Thank you. I agree that it is a great catch. I don't have a premium subscription to acsearch, but when I did a quick perusal of some of the 89 examples of Crawford 511/4 I was hard pressed to find one that looks as good as this representation of Scylla.

Thank you Joe for posting the larger picture to this discussion thread.

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« Reply #779 on: March 22, 2019, 05:08:04 am »

I like that one a lot.
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« Reply #780 on: March 22, 2019, 12:06:42 pm »

Here's my first coin. Thanks Joseph! Smiley

http://www.forumancientcoins.com/catalog/roman-and-greek-coins.asp?param=&vpar=1891&zpg=95913&fld=
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« Reply #781 on: March 22, 2019, 02:08:59 pm »

A wonderful coin. I'm jealous!

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« Reply #782 on: March 22, 2019, 02:25:50 pm »

Indeed Mark, a very nice coin.

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« Reply #783 on: March 24, 2019, 04:03:34 pm »

Here is my second coin purchase. http://www.forumancientcoins.com/catalog/roman-and-greek-coins.asp?param=&vpar=1354&zpg=97175&fld=
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Leave the gun, take the Canoli!


« Reply #784 on: March 24, 2019, 05:10:11 pm »

That's a beauty Mark
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« Reply #785 on: March 24, 2019, 08:00:39 pm »

Sweet! (nice style) ... Mark, congrats on scoring that beauty (ya gotta love the prow coins, eh?)

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« Reply #786 on: March 24, 2019, 08:21:06 pm »

Yeah I’m attracted to images of war ships.
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« Reply #787 on: March 25, 2019, 02:31:48 pm »

Here is my latest purchase. http://www.forumancientcoins.com/catalog/roman-and-greek-coins.asp?param=&vpar=2681&zpg=95922&fld=
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« Reply #788 on: March 25, 2019, 03:26:19 pm »

Nice one Mark.  You should start a gallery.
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« Reply #789 on: March 25, 2019, 05:27:00 pm »

I’ll see if I can do it.
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« Reply #790 on: April 09, 2019, 01:54:35 pm »

This one just arrived fresh from Forum's sale last week!  It's a huge hunk of silver from just after Alexander's death minted in Babylon.  I love the head of Helios in the field.

http://www.forumancientcoins.com/gallery/displayimage.php?pos=-154544

Joe's coins have always surpassed expectations and this one is no exception.  Such an amazing coin in hand.  

Thanks Joe!  
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« Reply #791 on: April 09, 2019, 02:14:07 pm »

That's a great coin Jay!
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« Reply #792 on: April 09, 2019, 02:30:57 pm »

Sweet coin, Jay => man, the Helios-head & Eagle are awesome additions/symbols (congrats)

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« Reply #793 on: April 09, 2019, 02:40:16 pm »

A very sweet coin indeed.

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« Reply #794 on: April 14, 2019, 08:24:19 am »

I like the reverse side on that one.
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