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Online Jay GT4

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Let's play a game based on Reference numbers
« on: September 04, 2019, 10:24:50 pm »
I was thinking of a way to draw attention to the amazing coins in the members galleries.  Let's base this one on RIC and see if we can go in order, but not necessarily by ruler but by number.  

So for example I will start with a Vespasian RIC 2 ( because i don't have a RIC 1).  The next person will post RIC 3, but it doesn't have to be of Vespasian, it can be any Emperor as long as the attribution is RIC 3.  Next person will post a RIC 4 and so on...  if we're in a bind use any reference number (RSC, HNItaly, CR, Syn, Hendin, RRC, BMC)  as long as it's the next in line.

Post a pic of the coin along with attribution and a link to the gallery.

IMP CAESAR VESPASIANVS AVG
Laur. head of Vespasian right

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Judaea as mourning captive seated right on ground at foot of trophy.

Celebrating the success of Vespasian and Titus in quelling the first Jewish Revolt. Portrait looks like a cross between Otho and Vitellius

Rome 69-70 AD

RIC 2 (C2); Sear 2296

3.285g

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Re: Let's play a game based on RIC numbers
« Reply #1 on: September 04, 2019, 10:52:18 pm »
This should be interesting to watch Jay. Can I break the rules and post an RIC 1? It just doesn’t feel right otherwise! ;D

Vitellius (69 AD). AR Denarius, 18 mm, 2.51 g. Rome mint. Struck late April to December 20, 69.
O: A VITELLIVS GERM IMP AVG TR P, laureate head right.
R: L VITELLIVS COS III CENSOR, L. Vitellius seated left on curule chair, holding branch and eagle-tipped sceptre.
RIC I, 97 (R); Cohen 55 (40 Francs).

Lucius Vitellius the elder, the father of the emperor of the same name, had an impressive career under Tiberius, Caligula and Claudius. He achieved the highest honors attainable by a private man at Rome under the Empire: consul for the third time and censor. He held these offices during the reign of Claudius, being a close friend of the emperor and the most influential Roman senator.

Vitellius died unexpectedly from a paralytic stroke in 51 and received a statue on the speaker's platform on the Roman Forum, with the inscription 'Of unwavering loyalty to the emperor'.

The year 36 saw an incident which deserves mentioning. In Judaea, a Samaritan, claiming to be Moses reincarnate, gathered an armed following. The prefect of Judaea, Pontius Pilate, intervened immediately, dispersed the crowd, and had the ringleaders executed. The Samaritans considered his violence excessive and appealed to the Syrian governor. Vitellius heard their complaints, sent Pilate back to Italy and appointed Marcellus. Pilate's co-ruler in Judaea, the high priest Joseph Caiaphas, was replaced by his brother-in-law Jonathan.

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Re: Let's play a game based on RIC numbers
« Reply #2 on: September 04, 2019, 10:58:32 pm »
Excellent Nemo!  So next would be RIC 3

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Re: Let's play a game based on RIC numbers
« Reply #3 on: September 04, 2019, 11:34:01 pm »
Domitian RIC 3



Next: RIC 4

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Re: Let's play a game based on RIC numbers
« Reply #4 on: September 05, 2019, 09:45:33 am »
I'll be out until we get into the teens...

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Re: Let's play a game based on RIC numbers
« Reply #5 on: September 05, 2019, 10:00:39 am »
A little  "creative interpretation" of the rule:

This is RIC 4, 363a  ;D


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Re: Let's play a game based on Reference numbers
« Reply #6 on: September 05, 2019, 09:55:57 pm »
 ;D

We'll take it!

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Re: Let's play a game based on Reference numbers
« Reply #7 on: September 06, 2019, 04:16:49 pm »
Gordian III, RIC 6

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Re: Let's play a game based on Reference numbers
« Reply #8 on: September 06, 2019, 04:18:57 pm »
Clodius Albinus, RIC 7

Now I need a RIC 8 for my Quietus RIC 9

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Re: Let's play a game based on Reference numbers
« Reply #9 on: September 06, 2019, 08:46:05 pm »

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Re: Let's play a game based on Reference numbers
« Reply #10 on: September 08, 2019, 01:14:44 pm »
Jochen, we await your Quietus

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Re: Let's play a game based on Reference numbers
« Reply #11 on: September 08, 2019, 02:52:12 pm »
Here it is: Quietus, RIC 9

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Re: Let's play a game based on Reference numbers
« Reply #12 on: September 08, 2019, 03:00:08 pm »
Wonderful!

Here's RSC Cassia 10

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Veiled and diad. head of Vesta left, two-handled cup behind, control letter "A" before

LONGIN III V
Togate citizen standing left depositing ballot inscribed V in voting box

Rome 63 BC
3.75 g

Sear 364, RRC 413/1, RSC Cassia 10

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On the obverse below the chin of Vesta is a control letter. The only letters employed on this issue are L, C, A, S, S (inverted) and I. If you collect enough coins of this moneyer, you can spell the moneyer's name in full: L. CASSI


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Re: Let's play a game based on Reference numbers
« Reply #13 on: September 08, 2019, 03:27:57 pm »
RSC Porcia 11

 
M. Porcius Cato, gens Porcia
AR - Quinarius, 13.8mm, 1.95g
Utica/North Africa, 47/46 BC
obv. M.CATO.PRO.PR
Youthful head of Bacchus, wearing ivy wreath, r.
rev. Victory, std. r., holding patera and palm-branch
in ex. VICTRIX (TR as monogram)
Crawford 462/2; Sydenham 1054a; Porcia 11

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Re: Let's play a game based on Reference numbers
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Re: Let's play a game based on Reference numbers
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Re: Let's play a game based on Reference numbers
« Reply #16 on: September 09, 2019, 03:04:25 am »
Valentinianus, RIC 14



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Re: Let's play a game based on Reference numbers
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Re: Let's play a game based on Reference numbers
« Reply #18 on: September 09, 2019, 04:13:15 am »
Maxentius, Ostia RIC 16

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Re: Let's play a game based on Reference numbers
« Reply #19 on: September 09, 2019, 04:15:10 am »
Marius, RIC 17

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Re: Let's play a game based on Reference numbers
« Reply #21 on: September 09, 2019, 02:31:55 pm »
Now we're on a roll!

IMP TITVS CAES VESPASIAN AVG PM
Laureate head of Titus right

TR P VIIII IMP XIIII COS VII P P
Capricorn left, globe below

Reverse based on the coinage of Augustus

Rome 79 AD
RSC 280
RIC 19 (C)

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Re: Let's play a game based on Reference numbers
« Reply #22 on: September 09, 2019, 03:46:05 pm »
Commemorative issue, RIC Constantinopolis 21

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Re: Let's play a game based on Reference numbers
« Reply #23 on: September 09, 2019, 04:35:47 pm »
Great coin I have never seen before!  I located it in your gallery and added my 5 / 5 vote.  Thanks, again to Jay GT4 for starting this topic.

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Re: Let's play a game based on Reference numbers
« Reply #24 on: September 09, 2019, 04:45:50 pm »
Great coins everyone!  Let's not  forget to put a link to the coin in the gallery so we can leave comments and then explore other coins.

But we missed #20!

 

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