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« Reply #625 on: February 17, 2019, 03:49:53 am »

 ;) +++

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« Reply #626 on: February 24, 2019, 11:18:52 am »

Hi guys ... I was gone for a week, but now I'm back from my lung-biopsy in the big city of Winnipeg (no results yet, TBD)

anyway

=> ummm, I have two more recent gallery-additions (wanna see 'em?)

MEGARIS, Megara Dichalkon
Circa 275-250 BC
Diameter: 15 mm
Weight: 1.89 grams
Obverse: Prow of galley left
Reverse: Tripod flanked by dolphins upward
Reference: BCD Peloponnesos 17; Kroll 644a
Other: 12h gotta love the prow coins, eh?
From the BCD Collection (not in previous BCD sales)
CNG 305, Lot #99


Cilicia, Aigeai AE22
1st century BC
Diameter: 22 mm
Weight: 6.26 grams
Obverse: Turreted and veiled bust of Tyche right
Reverse: Horse's head left, ethnic above, monogram to right
Reference: Ex: Vecchi 14, lot 647
Other: Nice large flan ... a cool green-patina specimen with sweet eye appeal




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« Reply #627 on: February 24, 2019, 11:51:09 am »

Hi Steve, nice to hear from you again...:)

Both of your coins are great... ;) +++

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« Reply #628 on: February 25, 2019, 09:24:14 am »

Thanks Q

 :)

Hey, here is today's gallery addition ... a pretty sweet example of the coin-type

Allectus. Romano-British Emperor, AE Quinarius
C mint
AD 293-296
Diameter: 19 mm
Weight: 2.72 grams
Obverse: Radiate and cuirassed bust right
Reverse: Galley left, with mast; waves below; QC
Reference: RIC V 124; Rogiet 1027; Burnett, Coinage 1027
Other: 6h minor deposits ... superb example
CNG-313, Lot #318




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« Reply #629 on: February 25, 2019, 10:53:24 am »

Wow!  :o Stunning example!

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« Reply #630 on: February 25, 2019, 12:41:32 pm »

Hi Steve, Great Allectus quinarius with the excellent bust and very nice reverse... ;) +++

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« Reply #631 on: February 25, 2019, 02:25:40 pm »

Tough saying goodbye to such lovely coins, Steve!  I hope the biopsy results are good.
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« Reply #632 on: February 25, 2019, 02:36:08 pm »

Thanks for the coin-comments, gang ...  :)

Carausius => thanks for the health-concerns (yah, it's been a pretty lousy year, health-wise)


Oh well ... on the brighter-side

=> my dog (Larry) managed to locate, eat and then destroy an opened tin of dog-food that I'd accidentally left on the kitchen counter (she's soooo fricken bad ... but man, she makes me smile)

NOTE => somehow she did "not" cut her paws or her mouth! (yup, she's an amazing dog!)


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« Reply #633 on: March 01, 2019, 08:31:43 am »

Today's gallery addition ... a cool A-Pius drachm

Antoninus Pius drachm Roman Egypt (Alexandria)
138-161 AD
Year 14
Diameter: 34 mm
Weight: 17.34 grams
Obverse: Laureate and draped bust right
Reverse: Triptolemos in biga drawn by two winged serpents right
Reference: L IΔ (date) above. Kln 1662-1663? - Dattari (Savio) 2905/2908/3210?; K&G (37.45/35.514/35.517?)
Other: cool reverse-type ... minor smoothing

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« Reply #634 on: March 01, 2019, 11:02:39 am »

 +++ :zig: :Greek_omega_small: :GreeK_Sigma: :Greek_epsilon: :Tcircle_dot:
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« Reply #635 on: March 01, 2019, 01:22:39 pm »

Love the serpents, would be an interesting method of transport though.
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« Reply #636 on: March 01, 2019, 05:22:54 pm »

Again a great coin,  ;) +++

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« Reply #637 on: March 01, 2019, 05:52:21 pm »

 :)

Thanks for the coin-comments, gang ...

=> oh and yah, it would be a pretty cool mode of transport, eh?

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« Reply #638 on: March 01, 2019, 06:10:46 pm »

Wow,   ;D ;D  +++

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« Reply #639 on: March 02, 2019, 03:15:30 am »

Lol you just made my night
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« Reply #640 on: March 02, 2019, 12:06:48 pm »

I don't know how your dog did not get hurt mangling that can! Very talented!

I love the snake driven biga! great addition  +++
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« Reply #641 on: March 02, 2019, 07:31:50 pm »

Thanks for the good times, my awesome coin-homies

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« Reply #642 on: March 02, 2019, 11:03:51 pm »

Dog picture!

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« Reply #643 on: March 03, 2019, 09:04:23 am »

Okay, Enodia ...

=> here is a recent photo of Larry with her Hawaiian lai (you can also see Buster in the background)

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« Reply #644 on: March 05, 2019, 06:18:06 pm »

Crispus is in the house ...

Crispus AE3 Follis
Date: 320 AD
Siscia mint
Diameter: 19.4 mm
Weight: 3.2 grams
Obverse: IVL CRISPVS NOB C - Laureate and cuirassed bust of Crispus, holding spear and shield
Reverse: VIRTVS EXERCIT - Two captives at base of Vexillum inscribed VOT X; S / F / HL at sides. ASIS* in exergue
References: RIC 123 (r2)
Other: sweet example of the type (great facial expressions on the captives)

=> "please" feel free to show-off your Crispus and/or your captive examples (I love seeing other people's coin-stuff)
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« Reply #645 on: March 05, 2019, 10:49:21 pm »

Okay, Enodia ...

=> here is a recent photo of Larry with her Hawaiian lai (you can also see Buster in the background)

Ahhh, what a sweetheart! And I'm sure she's even nicer 'in hand'.    :)

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« Reply #646 on: March 06, 2019, 01:09:51 am »

Nice Crispus, Steve,   ;) +++

I like this type of avers, you can find some in my Crispus Gallery:

https://www.forumancientcoins.com/gallery/thumbnails.php?album=6512

Regards  :)

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« Reply #647 on: March 06, 2019, 09:08:52 am »

Wow, quadrans => man, you have "7" of these cool coin-types! ... yes, I also like this type of portrait (very cool)

Thanks for posting your great stuff ... you really have an amazing collection (congrats)

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Enodia => yes, Larry is even better in hand (she's a rascal, but she is super soft and super lovable)

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« Reply #648 on: March 06, 2019, 03:06:07 pm »

Thanks Q

 :)

Hey, here is today's gallery addition ... a pretty sweet example of the coin-type

Allectus. Romano-British Emperor, AE Quinarius
C mint
AD 293-296
Diameter: 19 mm
Weight: 2.72 grams
Obverse: Radiate and cuirassed bust right
Reverse: Galley left, with mast; waves below; QC
Reference: RIC V 124; Rogiet 1027; Burnett, Coinage 1027
Other: 6h minor deposits ... superb example
CNG-313, Lot #318




great coin, one of your best
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« Reply #649 on: March 06, 2019, 06:45:34 pm »

Thanks Oki

Cheers, my ol' coin-friend

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