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Manzikert


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Probus


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I have never been able to produce a decent photograph of a coin myself, but recently my old friend Mauseus very kindly photographed a batch for me. Looking at the results I became conscious of how mixed their conditions are, but I have decided to add them to some albums nevertheless, and this is the first. I would be grateful for any corrections/ additions to the attributions I have given.

34 files, last one added on Dec 29, 2006

Aurelian


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10 files, last one added on Dec 31, 2006

Tacitus


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4 files, last one added on Dec 31, 2006

Florian


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1 files, last one added on Dec 31, 2006

Severina


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3 files, last one added on Dec 31, 2006

Miscellaneous


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I am a very general collector, and here are examples of a few of the areas I am collecting. These are all from scans, which do not do the actual coins justice.

13 files, last one added on Jan 01, 2007

Stobi


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9 files, last one added on Jun 10, 2007

8 albums on 1 page(s)

Last additions - Manzikert's Gallery
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r1300_247 viewsAe 28 (tetrassarion)
Obv. Laur, dr + cuir bust r., IMP L SEP - SEV[...] round.
Rev. Demeter (Josifovski calls the deity Victory) stg facing, wearing radiate crown, long torch in r hand, round the bottom of which twines a snake, cornucopia in l arm, MVNICI - STOBEN round.
Moush. ---- (but see Moush. 6558 for rev type).
Josifovski 142 (V28, R28), citing one specimen in a private collection.
11.82 gm, 28 mm
2 commentsManzikertJun 10, 2007
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Elagabalus19 viewsAe 24 (diassarion)
Obv. Laur head r, M AVR ANTO-NINVS AV round
Rev. Victory advancing r., wreath in raised r hand, MVNIC S - TOBE round
6.43 gm, 24 mm
ManzikertJan 03, 2007
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Julia Domna21 viewsAe 28 (Tetrassarion)
Obv. Dr bust r, IVLIA - AVGVSTA round.
Rev. Nike walking l, palm over l shoulder, wreath in raised r hand, MVNICI - STOBE round; large centring 'dimple'.
11.79 gm, 28 mm
Cohen IV 264-265, BMCG 7, SNG Cop 333, Lingren 1146. "Apparently unlisted dies. This coin is so large that special dies must have been prepared". (see whited49's gallery on Forvm). This specimen has a different die pair, though probably by the same engraver.
ManzikertJan 03, 2007
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Elagabalus21 viewsAe 24 (diassarion)
Obv. Laur head r, AV C M AVR-ANT[ .... round
Rev. Victory advancing l, wheel at feet, wreath in raised r hand, palm over left shoulder, MVN - I - [S]TOB round
6.68 gm, 24 mm
ManzikertJan 03, 2007
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Septimius Severus76 viewsAe 28 (tetrassarion)
Obv. Laur, dr + cuir bust r., IMP L SEP - SEV[...] round.
Rev. Demeter stg facing, wearing radiate crown, long torch in r hand, round the bottom of which twine two snakes, cornucopia in l arm, MVNICI - STOBEN round.
Moush. ---- (but see Moush. 6558 for rev type).
Josifovski 142 (V28, R28), citing one specimen in a private collection.
11.82 gm, 28 mm
7 commentsManzikertJan 03, 2007
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Julia Domna19 viewsAe 21 (diassarion)
Obv. Dr bust r, IVLIA A-VGVSTA round.
Rev. Nike walking l, palm over l shoulder, wreath in raised r hand, MVNI - STOB round; centring 'dimple'.
Cohen IV 264-265; BMCG 7; SNG Cop 333; Lingren 1146; Josifovski 155, same dies (V12, R12), citing specimen in Petersburg 2950 (see whited49's gallery on Forvm)
4.83 gm, 21 mm
ManzikertJan 03, 2007
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Julia Domna20 viewsAe 24 (diassarion)
Obv. Dr bust r, IVLIA - AVGVSTA round.
Rev. Nike r, stg on globe, palm over l shoulder, wreath in raised r hand, MVNICIP - STOBE round.
Josifovski 234, same reverse die (R84)
7.68 gm, 24.5 mm
ManzikertJan 03, 2007
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Caracalla21 viewsAE 23 (diassarion)
Obv. Laur + cuir bust r, seen from rear, M AVR. -ANTONINV-AG round
Rev. Victory standing 3/4 l, wreath in raised r hand, palm over l shoulder, STOBEN MV-NICIP round
6.04 gm, 23 mm
ManzikertJan 03, 2007
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Caracalla27 viewsAe 24 (diassarion)
Obv. Laur head r, IM C M AVR-AN[TON]INV-S. round
Rev. Victory advancing l, wreath [in raised r hand] palm over l shoulder, wheel at feet, MVNI - STOBE round
Josifovski V34/R23(?)
8.2 gm, 24 mm
ManzikertJan 03, 2007
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Manuel I Commnenus41 viewsElectrum Aspron Trachy, c.1167-1180
S. 1961; DO.6b (Type E, 5th coinage?)
4.3 gm, 32 mm
ManzikertJan 01, 2007
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Sasanian occupation of Egypt43 viewsAe 12 nummia, large module
Alexandria, 618-628
S. 856; DO 192
16.37 gm, 27 mm

Struck for Khusro II, but using modified types of Heraclius. There are 2 sizes, the usual small ones (mine is 5.9 gm, 18.5 mm) and these larger module ones, about 4 times as heavy and double the diameter. How the two were valued against each other is a mystery.
ManzikertJan 01, 2007
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Cilician Armenia44 viewsTank, Levon I (1198-1219)
Bedoukian 705
6.8 gm, 28.5 mm
1 commentsManzikertJan 01, 2007
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Elymais, Kamnaskires VI (?)22 viewsBillon tetradrachm
Late 1st-early 2nd century AD
SGI. 5888
15.75 gm, 31x27 mm (oval); unusually good billon for this series
ManzikertDec 31, 2006
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Crusaders46 viewsAu bezant, imitating Fatimid dinar of al-Amir
Struck in Acre (?), c.1187-1250
Metcalf 136-139
3.86 gm, 22 mm
1 commentsManzikertDec 31, 2006
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Ardeshir III (628-30 AD)19 viewsDrachm, Nihavand mint.
Year 2 (629 AD)
Gobl 226

A coin of one of the ephemeral kings during the Moslem conquest of Persia. He was just seven when he came to the throne.
ManzikertDec 31, 2006
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Chionite Huns17 viewsDrachm (copying Peroz I)
Mitchiner ACW 1465-66
2.91 gm, 31.5 mm
ManzikertDec 31, 2006

Random files - Manzikert's Gallery
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RIC 202 var. (?)9 viewsAntoninianus
Rome Mint, 5th officina, 279
Obv. Rad bust l wearing consular robes, and holding eagle-tipped sceptre, IMP C PR-OBVS AVG round
Rev. Sol in quadriga l., SOL INVIC-TO round, R[wreath]Є in ex.
3.03 gm, 23 mm
Manzikert
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RIC 53118 viewsAntoninianus
Ticinium, 1st officina
6th emission, 279 AD
Obv. Rad & cuir bust r., IMP C PROBVS PF AVG round
Rev. Concordia 3/4 l, holding two standards, CONC-ORD-MILIT round, AXXI in ex.
3.77 gm, 22 mm
1 commentsManzikert
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RIC 1868 viewsAntoninianus
Siscia Mint, 1st officina
5th emission, 278 AD
Obv. Rad & cuir bust l., shield covered with pellets on l shoulder, spear over r shoulder, IMP C M AVR PROBVS-P AVG round
Rev. Mars walking r, trophy over l shoulder, VIRTVS P-R-OBI AVG round, XXIP in ex.
3.45 gm, 23 mm
Manzikert
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30 viewsSeverus Alexander
Nicaea, Bithynia
Obv. Laur head r., M AYP CEVH AΛЄZANΔPOC AV round.
Rev. Serpent twined round torch, NIKA-IEΩN round
5.79 gm, 21 mm
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