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Offline Tracy Aiello

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Tracy’s Relatively New Gallery
« on: April 20, 2019, 02:41:38 pm »
Hello,

I’ve had a gallery up since March and have been adding coins and write-ups to it at a somewhat sluggish pace. My most recent addition is a CONCORDIAE MILITVM type for Severina, Augusta and wife of Aurelian.

I thought that I’d finally “announce” my gallery here. Any and all comments and constructive criticisms are welcome. I hope that you enjoy what I have.

Thanks.

Tracy

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Re: Tracy’s Relatively New Gallery
« Reply #1 on: April 20, 2019, 07:06:50 pm »
Looks good  +++

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Re: Tracy’s Relatively New Gallery
« Reply #2 on: April 20, 2019, 07:33:43 pm »
Nice start

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Re: Tracy’s Relatively New Gallery
« Reply #3 on: April 20, 2019, 07:52:44 pm »
Sweet start, Tracy => I "love" the Sextus Pompey

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=> keep-up the awesome work!

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Re: Tracy’s Relatively New Gallery
« Reply #4 on: April 21, 2019, 03:24:43 am »
The Vabalathus series is also great  +++

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Re: Tracy’s Relatively New Gallery
« Reply #5 on: April 22, 2019, 09:05:22 am »
Thank you everyone for the compliments. I appreciate them. Yes, that Sextus Pompey coin really is a beauty, especially in hand.

I realize that I forgot to actually post the link to my gallery, although it is in my signature. So, here's the link: https://www.forumancientcoins.com/gallery/index.php?cat=46197

Tracy

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Re: Tracy’s Relatively New Gallery
« Reply #6 on: April 22, 2019, 09:09:02 am »
Quote from: quadrans on April 21, 2019, 03:24:43 am
The Vabalathus series is also great  +++

Q.

Quadrans, thank you for the compliment on my "Whitman Folder" of Vabalathus and Aurelian at Antioch. I find that series interesting and appealing given the historical context and the war that was brewing between Rome and Queen Zenobia.

All the best,

Tracy

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Re: Tracy’s Relatively New Gallery
« Reply #7 on: April 23, 2019, 04:17:26 pm »
Very nice! I especially like the Vabalathus ones.

Harry
Please check out my gallery: https://www.forumancientcoins.com/gallery/thumbnails.php?album=6793

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Re: Tracy’s Relatively New Gallery
« Reply #8 on: May 17, 2019, 08:32:10 am »
Very nice! I especially like the Vabalathus ones.

Harry

Thank you Harry, I appreciate it.

Tracy

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Re: Tracy’s Relatively New Gallery -- A New Addition
« Reply #9 on: May 24, 2019, 08:07:11 pm »
At the rate that I’m putting coins up this will take forever.

Nonetheless, I’ve added a wonderful companion to my beautiful Crawford 511/4, Sextus Pompey Pharos and Scylla: a Crawford 511/2, Sextus Pompey Neptune and Naval Trophy. In hand the portrait of Neptune is amazing; the photo actually doesn’t do it justice. As an added bonus, the provenance of the coin is, well, impressive. I was lucky to pick this coin up.

https://www.forumancientcoins.com/gallery/displayimage.php?album=6928&pos=0

https://www.forumancientcoins.com/gallery/displayimage.php?album=6928&pos=1

I hope that you enjoy this addition.

Tracy

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Re: Tracy’s Relatively New Gallery
« Reply #10 on: May 25, 2019, 04:04:11 pm »
Sweet!! ... wow Tracy, congrats on adding that wonderful Sextus Pompey (it's an absolute winner!)

Oh, and the cool ol' catalog is definitely icing on the cake! (congrats again)

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Wow, now you have "two" beautiful Sextus Pompey examples (your collection is starting to rock)

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Re: Tracy’s Relatively New Gallery
« Reply #11 on: May 25, 2019, 06:49:25 pm »
Sweet!! ... wow Tracy, congrats on adding that wonderful Sextus Pompey (it's an absolute winner!)

Oh, and the cool ol' catalog is definitely icing on the cake! (congrats again)

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Wow, now you have "two" beautiful Sextus Pompey examples (your collection is starting to rock)
Steve P,

Thank you very much. I appreciate it.

Tracy

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Re: Tracy’s Relatively New Gallery
« Reply #12 on: June 02, 2019, 09:51:12 am »
Hoops, great coins...

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Re: Tracy’s Relatively New Gallery
« Reply #13 on: June 04, 2019, 08:11:27 pm »
Since one cannot live on Sextus Pompey, Vabalathus and Aurelian, or Severina alone I’ve just added a Larissian bull wrestling coin. I hope that you enjoy it.

https://www.forumancientcoins.com/gallery/displayimage.php?album=7014&pos=0

Tracy

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Re: Tracy’s Relatively New Gallery
« Reply #14 on: June 05, 2019, 02:26:52 am »
Great photography technique on your Sextus Pompey and Larissa coins, good luck with your evolving gallery.

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Re: Tracy’s Relatively New Gallery
« Reply #15 on: June 05, 2019, 09:21:29 am »
Sweeeet addition ... yup, ya gotta love the animal coins!

=> congrats on adding another total winner! (you've got a killer coin-eye ... keep-up the awesome work)

Cheers

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Re: Tracy’s Relatively New Gallery
« Reply #16 on: June 06, 2019, 08:52:27 am »
Great photography technique on your Sextus Pompey and Larissa coins, good luck with your evolving gallery.

Thank you Arados. I wish that I could take credit for the photography, but I can't. The dealer's husband does all of her photography and she allowed me to use the photo. Thankfully, because I agree that it is a great photo.

Tracy

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Re: Tracy’s Relatively New Gallery
« Reply #17 on: June 06, 2019, 08:54:38 am »
Sweeeet addition ... yup, ya gotta love the animal coins!

=> congrats on adding another total winner! (you've got a killer coin-eye ... keep-up the awesome work)

Cheers

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Thank you Steve P. I am lucky that these beautiful coins keep coming my way. It is certainly a good feeling to be able to snatch one up.

Tracy

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Re: Tracy’s Relatively New Gallery
« Reply #18 on: June 06, 2019, 03:55:24 pm »
Fantastic piece!

Harry
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Re: Tracy’s Relatively New Gallery
« Reply #19 on: June 13, 2019, 07:56:36 pm »
Hello Everyone,

Here is another coin from Larissa, a facing head drachm of the nymph herself:
https://www.forumancientcoins.com/gallery/displayimage.php?album=lastup&cat=0&pos=0

I hope that you enjoy it.

Tracy

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Re: Tracy’s Relatively New Gallery
« Reply #20 on: June 13, 2019, 08:03:47 pm »
Great coin Tracy.  It was on my watch list!  Glad you got it.

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Re: Tracy’s Relatively New Gallery
« Reply #21 on: June 13, 2019, 09:23:00 pm »
Great coin Tracy.  It was on my watch list!  Glad you got it.

Thank you Jay GT4, I appreciate it.

At first I was hesitant to purchase the coin because of the scratch on the obverse, but it is far less intrusive with the coin in hand than it might appear on an enlarged photo. Besides, if the coin were “perfect” I would never be able to afford it. Thus, this coin taught me a valuable lesson about acquisition.

Tracy

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Re: Tracy’s Relatively New Gallery
« Reply #22 on: June 14, 2019, 08:06:08 pm »
This will more than likely be my last installment of the Crawford 511s in my gallery. I have just added a Crawford 511/3 with a magnificent obverse portrait of Pompey the Great. I don’t think that I’ll be getting my hands on a Crawford 511/1 anytime soon. I’ve also included the Dr. Jacob Hirsch auction catalogue from 1913, illustrating the coin’s pedigree.

https://www.forumancientcoins.com/gallery/displayimage.php?album=lastup&cat=46197&pos=0

https://www.forumancientcoins.com/gallery/displayimage.php?album=6928&pos=5

I hope that you enjoy this coin as much as I enjoyed acquiring and researching it.

Tracy

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Re: Tracy’s Relatively New Gallery
« Reply #23 on: June 15, 2019, 02:01:06 pm »
A lovely coin with a wonderful pedigree.  Congratulations!

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Re: Tracy’s Relatively New Gallery
« Reply #24 on: June 17, 2019, 08:58:09 am »
Carausius,

Thank you very much.

Tracy

 

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