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Re: Meepzorp's coin website
« Reply #675 on: October 14, 2016, 01:47:27 pm »
Hi folks,

Today, I added another page to my website:

Greek, Mysia, Part 1

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« Reply #676 on: October 15, 2016, 02:29:25 pm »
Hi folks,

Today, I added another page to my website:

Greek, Mysia, Part 2

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« Reply #677 on: October 16, 2016, 02:46:07 pm »
Hi folks,

Today, I added another page to my website:

Greek, Mysia, Part 3 (Lampsakos - Parion)

By the way, regarding the first coin in this page, does anyone have any suggestions about the reverse and/or attribution?

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Re: Meepzorp's coin website
« Reply #678 on: October 16, 2016, 07:21:48 pm »
Dear Meepzorp and Board,

Your uncertain Mysian does indeed appear to belong to Mysia, but it is likely an issue of Astyra, struck for the satrap Tissaphernes.  Two examples:

http://www.asiaminorcoins.com/gallery/displayimage.php?pid=8406
http://www.asiaminorcoins.com/gallery/displayimage.php?pid=830

You will need to rotate your reverse 90° clockwise.

Hope this helps.


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« Reply #679 on: October 17, 2016, 05:04:20 pm »
Hi Mark,

Thank you so much for the attribution assistance. Your help is invaluable. I never would have guessed that on my own.

I thought that the object at the "bottom" of the reverse of my coin was a letter "T". So, I went into Wildwinds and looked through every city that started with a letter "T". I went through page after page after page. But I couldn't find any matches.

Regarding the second example in your post, the obverse portrait is a direct match to my example. It is also the exact same size (AE 12).

I am still wondering if the reverse of my example is mis-struck or over-struck or double struck. I think it may be. On my example, the objects/material that hangs from the statue's arms doesn't appear to be parallel. The "lines" are not aligned.

Or maybe the objects/material is parallel. And maybe it isn't double struck. Since the reverse of my example has so many serious issues, it is difficult to tell.

I see what you are saying about rotating the reverse 90 degrees. The base of the statue will be at the bottom of the reverse. However, that puts the club on the left and the legend on the right. This is the exact opposite placement as the examples in your post, which have the legend on the left and the club on the right.

I'll correct the dealer error soon. It is probably going to take me about 2 hours to write up new tags and fix everything (flash drive, HTML code, etc.).

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Re: Meepzorp's coin website
« Reply #680 on: October 17, 2016, 07:21:58 pm »
Hi folks,

I corrected the dealer error. It took me about 3 hours.

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Re: Meepzorp's coin website
« Reply #681 on: October 20, 2016, 05:05:14 pm »
Hi folks,

Today, I added one coin to each of my following website pages:

Greek Italy, Bruttium, Croton
Greek Italy, Bruttium, Terina
Greek Italy, Calabria, Taras, Part 2
Greek Italy, Campania, Neapolis, Bronze, Part 4
Roman Provincial, Macedon, Part 6 (Thessalonika, Part 2)

These are new arrivals. I just received them recently.

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« Reply #682 on: October 23, 2016, 12:09:10 am »
Hi folks,

Today, I added 2 pages to my website:

Greek, Mysia, Part 4 (Pergamon)
Greek, Pamphylia

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« Reply #683 on: October 24, 2016, 03:22:51 am »
Hi folks,

Today, I added another page to my website:

Greek, Phoenicia, Part 1

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« Reply #684 on: October 25, 2016, 01:32:38 am »
Hi folks,

Today, I added another page to my website:

Greek, Phoenicia, Part 2

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« Reply #685 on: October 27, 2016, 04:26:56 am »
Hi folks,

Today, I added another page to my website:

Greek, Phoenicia, Part 3 (Sidon)

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Re: Meepzorp's coin website
« Reply #686 on: October 27, 2016, 09:22:36 am »
Quote from: Meepzorp on October 24, 2016, 03:22:51 am
Hi folks,

Today, I added another page to my website:

Greek, Phoenicia, Part 1

Meepzorp

Hi Meep,

I have really enjoyed your collection of Phoenician coins so far.  +++

I am quite confident that your Aradain coin with Zeus & triple ram is year 106 (154-153 B.C), the iconography fits in nicely with that era date.

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« Reply #687 on: October 29, 2016, 10:07:22 am »
Hi folks,

Today, I added 2 pages to my website:

Greek, Phokis
Greek, Phrygia

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Re: Meepzorp's coin website
« Reply #688 on: October 29, 2016, 10:10:07 am »
Quote from: Martin Rowe on October 27, 2016, 09:22:36 am
Quote from: Meepzorp on October 24, 2016, 03:22:51 am
Hi folks,

Today, I added another page to my website:

Greek, Phoenicia, Part 1

Meepzorp

Hi Meep,

I have really enjoyed your collection of Phoenician coins so far.  +++

I am quite confident that your Aradain coin with Zeus & triple ram is year 106 (154-153 B.C), the iconography fits in nicely with that era date.


Hi MR,

Thank you for your advice. I edited that page. :)

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Re: Meepzorp's coin website
« Reply #689 on: October 30, 2016, 01:25:53 pm »
Hi folks,

Today, I added another page to my website:

Greek, Pisidia

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Re: Meepzorp's coin website
« Reply #690 on: October 30, 2016, 01:38:58 pm »

Your 3rd coin of Pamphylia, Side seems to me more like
Ilon, Troas.

Similar to: https://www.acsearch.info/search.html?id=2593885

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« Reply #691 on: October 31, 2016, 07:16:56 am »

Your 3rd coin of Pamphylia, Side seems to me more like
Ilon, Troas.

Similar to: https://www.acsearch.info/search.html?id=2593885

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Hi Pekka,

Thank you so much for pointing that out to me. That coin was driving me crazy. I couldn't figure out what it was.

I knew that the reverse legend didn't match Pamphylia, Side. But I couldn't quite make out what it was. I thought that the second letter was an "A". It turns out that it is actually a  :Greek_Lambda:. And the reverse legend actually reads: I :Greek_Lambda: I.

When I was doing a search in acsearch, I kept entering "Athena pomegranate" in the search box, because I though that the object Athena is holding in her left hand is a pomegranate. That's why I wasn't being directed to Troas, Ilion.

According to the acsearch entry, the object that Athena is holding in her left hand is actually a distaff. However, I am still not convinced. Whatever it is, it has a round, bulbous head. To me, it looks much more like a pomegranate or a poppy than a distaff.

My example is a pedigreed coin from the Lindgren collection. I purchased it from Mr. Lindgren just before he passed away. I guess he mis-attributed it.

I'll correct this situation soon.

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« Reply #692 on: October 31, 2016, 02:09:43 pm »
Hi folks,

Today, I added another page to my website:

Greek, Pontus

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« Reply #693 on: November 01, 2016, 09:20:49 pm »
Hi folks,

Today, I added another page to my website:

Greek, Sikyonia

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« Reply #694 on: November 02, 2016, 09:36:20 pm »
Hi folks,

Today, I added another page to my website:

Greek, Spain, Part 1

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« Reply #695 on: November 06, 2016, 05:39:18 pm »
Hi folks,

Today, I added another page to my website:

Greek, Spain, Part 2

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« Reply #696 on: November 07, 2016, 01:17:24 am »
Hi folks,

I just added another page to my website:

Greek, Spain, Part 3

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« Reply #697 on: November 08, 2016, 06:04:17 pm »
Hi folks,

I just edited my Greek, Spain, Part 3 page.

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« Reply #698 on: November 08, 2016, 11:25:59 pm »
Hi folks,

Today, I added another page to my website:

Greek, Syria, Seleucid, Part 1

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« Reply #699 on: November 11, 2016, 07:44:19 pm »
Hi folks,

Today, I added another page to my website:

Greek, Syria, Seleucid, Part 2

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