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Indo Greek, Menander Soter 1, 160-145 BC, AR drachm45 views Obv. Diademed, bare-headed bust of king left, seen from behind, holding spear in right hand,
     discontinuous Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHPOΣ / MENANΔPOY
Rev. Seen from behind, Athena Alkidemos standing left, holding horizontal shield
     on outstretched left arm, hurling thunderbolt with right hand,
     monogram at right,
     discontinuous Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa tratarasa / menamdrasa
MAW 1789 VOL2#224e
2 commentsSkylerJun 09, 2016
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IndoParthen Gondophares-Sases AD35 AE Drachm Pathenkot 12 viewsObv. King mounted with whip right. Greek legend “BACIΛEWC BACIΛEWN MEΓAΛOY VNΔOΦEPPOY”.

Rev. Zeus standing right holding long scepter. Kharosthi legend “Maharajasa mahatasa tratarasa Devavratasa Guduvharasa Sasasa”
senior 246.7


SkylerJun 09, 2016
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Elagabalus, denarius, 218-22222 viewsObv. IMP ANTONINUS AVG bust of Elagabalus right
Rev. PM TRPIII COSIII PP
1 commentsSkylerMay 26, 2015
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Scythian kingdom, Azes, AR drachm 20-1 BC14 viewsObv. King on Horseback right holding up hand
Rev. Pallas standing right holding shield and spear
Mitchiner MAW 2353 Volume 6 # 847e; Senior 98.207;
1.86 gr. 14 mm.
SkylerMay 26, 2015
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Indo Scythian, Aspavarma,Son of Indravarma 5-35AD23 viewsObv. King on horseback right holding up hand
Rev. Pallas standing right holding shield
Mitchiner MAW 2489, Volume 7#8987i ; Senior 183.613
9.93 gr. 19 mm.
SkylerMay 26, 2015
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Lead Tessaria16 viewsObv. Bust of ? right? N before, ? after
Rev. Heracles leaning on club?
SkylerMay 26, 2015
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Caracalla, limes denarius15 viewsObv. ANTONINUS PIUS AVG BRIT, Caracalla bust right
Rev. PMTR[xx]III CO[SI]IIPP Victory walking right holding labarum
SkylerMay 26, 2015
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Kingdom of Macedon, Phillip II, AE 359-330 BC19 viewsObv. Head of Apollo right bound with tainia
Rev. Youth on horseback right
monogram below
SkylerMay 26, 2015
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Italian States, Venice, Antonio Venier as Doge 1382-1400, Grosso, Type Three, Full Weight, 1394-1399, Venice Mint45 views Obv. ANTO . VENERIO-. S . M . VENETI .
St. Mark and the Doge standing facing, holding pendant flag between them, D / V / X in center field
* | * across fields
Rev. . + . TIBI . LAVS-. 7 . GLORIA .Christ, nimbate, enthroned facing, holding book of Gospels
Plain Edge
22mm
1.90g
2 commentsSkylerJul 23, 2014
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Caracalla AR Denarius Mars48 views Obv. ANTONINVS PIVS AVG BRIT, laureate head right
Rev. MARTI PROPVGNATORI, Mars walking left, holding spear and trophy
RIC 223
2 commentsSkylerMay 08, 2014
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Diocletian, AE folis, Ticinum 40 views Obv. IMP C DIOCLETIANVS PF AVG, laureate head right
Rev. SACRA MONET AVGG ET CAESS NOSTR, Moneta standing left holding scales and cornucopiae
STdot in exergue, RIC 45A, S
1 commentsSkylerFeb 10, 2014
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Caracalla Stobe21 views Obv. AV MAUR ANTONINUS Laureate and draped and cuirassed bust right
Rev. MVNICI STOBEN Nike/Nemisis advancing left with wreath and palmSkyler
SkylerJan 20, 2014
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Diocletian 284-305, AE Follis Sisca27 views Obv. IMP DIOCLETIANVS PF AVG Laureate head right
Rev. SACRA MONET AVGG ET CAESS NOSTR, Moneta standing left, holding scales & cornucopia.
SIS in exergue
1 commentsSkylerJan 16, 2014
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Italy AR Denaro 1139-1339 Genoa 26 views Obv. •IA•NU•A• Stylized castle gateway
Rev. CVNRADI REX Cross within circle
1 commentsSkylerJan 16, 2014
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Septimius Severus denarius20 views Obv. SEPT SEV PERT AVG IMP VIII, Laureate head right
Rev. MVNIFICENTIA (AVG) Elephant advancing right
SkylerJan 16, 2014
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Maxentius AE Follis, Ostia21 views Obv. IMP C MAXENTIVS P F AVG, laureate head right
Rev. AETE-RNITAS AVGN, Castor and Pollux standing facing each other, each leaning on sceptre and holding bridled horse
NOSTS in exergue
1 commentsSkylerJan 16, 2014
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Bactrian and Indo-Scythian Kingdoms, Apollodotos II (c.80-65 BC`13 views Obv. BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHPOΣ KAI ΦIΛOΠATOPOΣ / AΠOΛΛOΔOTOY
Diademed, draped bust right
Rev. Kharoshthi script (Maharajasa tratarasa / Apaladatasa)
Athena Alkidemos standing left, wearing aegis, seen from behind, shield on outstretched left arm, hurling thunderbolt with right hand
Tau-rho monogram in left fieldm
SkylerDec 31, 2013
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India Chalukyas of Gujarat AR drachm (gadhaiya paisa)55 views Obv. Degenerate style Sassanian bust right
Rev. stylized stepped and pelleted fire altar, above: left Sun (consisting of rosette of pellets),right crescent moon
2 commentsSkylerDec 27, 2013
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Trajan 114-117 AD. AR Denarius12 views Obv. IMP CAES NERV TRAIAN AVG GER DAC, Bust right laeurate and draped
Rev. PARTHICO P M TR P COS VI PP SPRQ, Fortuna seated left holding cornucopiae and rudder
FORT RED in extruge
1 commentsSkylerDec 27, 2013
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Valentinian II Thessalonica25 views Obv. DN VALENTINIANVS PF AVG, Helmeted (with pearl diadem) , draped and cuirassed, right, holding spear and shield in front
Rev. GLORIARO-MANORUM, Emperor standing left with head right on ship raising right arm, victory seated at helm, wreath in left field
•TESA in extruge
2 commentsSkylerDec 23, 2013
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Quintillus Antoninianus34 viewsObv. IMP C M AVR CL QUINTILLUS AVG. Radiate, Draped and Cuirassed bust of Quintillus right
Rev. ViCTORIA AVG. Victory walking right holding wreath and palm branch.
2 commentsSkylerDec 04, 2013
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Philip II Macedonia (359-336BC), Posthumus issue 323-316BC, 1/5 Tetradrachm12 viewsOBV. Head of Apollo right, hair bound, surrounded by a border of pellets
Rev. Youth on horseback right ΦIΛIΠΠOY above, A within wreath below
SkylerNov 19, 2013
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Maxentius AE13 viewsObv. IMP C MAXENTIVS PF AVG, laureate head right
Rev. CONSERV VRB SVAE, Roma seated facing within hexastyle temple
RBS in exergue
SkylerNov 12, 2013
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Hadrian Syria, Seleucis & Pieria Antioch ad Orontem 117-138 A.D.13 views Obv. Laureate head right
Rev. SC with B below all within wreath
SkylerOct 23, 2013
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Seleucid Demitrios I Soter 6 views Obv. Horse head left surrounded by pellets
Rev. BASILEWS above elephant head DHMHTPIOY below
SkylerOct 23, 2013
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Carissa, Hispania31 views Obv. Male head right
Rev. Horseman galloping left with large shield
SkylerAug 02, 2012
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Germany, 5Mark 193524 views PAUL VON HINDENBURG2 commentsSkylerAug 01, 2012
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Limes Falsum Septimius Severus27 views Obv. SEVERUS? Bust of Septimius Severus right
Rev. Hercules? right holding club and lionskin
SkylerJul 24, 2012
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Licinius, Arles, AE331 views Obv. IMP LICINIVS AVG, laureate head right
Rev. D N LICINI AVGVSTI around VOT dot XX.
S star-in-crescent A in exergue
2 commentsSkylerJul 20, 2012
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Fouree M Furius Lf Philus Denarius, 119 BC24 views Obv. Laureate head of Janus; M FOVRI L F around
Rev. Roma standing left erecting trophy, gallic arms around, ROMA to right, PHLI in ex
1 commentsSkylerJul 18, 2012
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Limes Falsum, Gordian III23 views Obv. IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG Laureate head right
Rev. SALVS AVGVSTI Salvs right holding snake
Copying RIC 129a
SkylerJul 13, 2012
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Pantikapaion, Thrace, Black sea area, AE 32 views Obv. Head of pan left
Rev. PAN below Bow and Arrow
1 commentsSkylerJul 13, 2012
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fouree antoninus26 views Obv. Laureate head right, legend ending with XI=147-148AD
Rev. ? holding caduceus and cornucopiae
1 commentsSkylerJul 04, 2012
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Fouree Augustus41 views Obv. Laureate head of Augustus right
Rev. AVGVSTVS below two laurel trees
1 commentsSkylerJul 04, 2012
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Septimius Severus, Anchialus, Thrace, 4 assarion24 views Obv: AV K Λ CЄΠT CEVHPOC, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.

Rev: OYΛΠIANΩN AГXIAΛEΩN, Hermes, naked, seated left on a rock, holding a caduceus in his right hand, his left is resting on the rock behind

Varbanov II 254
SkylerJul 01, 2012
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Septimius Severus, Legate Iulius Faustinianus, Marcianopolis, 4 assarion20 views Obv. AV L CEPTI - CEVHROC Laureate curaissed bust right
Rev. V I FAVCTINIANO - V MARKIANOPOLITW Kybele with kalathos between two lions first enthroned, in right hand extended a shell, left arm resting on tympanum
Hristova/Jekov (2011) 6.14.31.13; AMNG I/1, 565 var Special thanks to Helacaraxe and Jochen for attribution
SkylerJun 30, 2012
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Odessos, Thrace, Civic issue19 views Obv. Laureate head of Apollo right
Rev. River god reclining ALPHA in field
SkylerJun 30, 2012
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Islamic, Ayyubid, Al A'ziz Uthman, AE Fals 1193-1198 (AH 589-595)16 views Islamic legend , Special thanks to Bakkar for identificationSkylerJun 30, 2012
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CAPPADOCIAN KINGDOM. Ariarathes X (42–36 BC). AR drachm 18 views Obv. Diademed head of Ariarathes X right
Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΡΙΑΡΑΘΟΥ ΕΥΣΕΒΟΥΣ ΚΑΙ ΦΙΛΑΔΕΛΦΟΥ (of king Ariarathes, Pious and Philadelphos), Athena Nicephorus standing left, trophy in inner left field, ΠΑΜΟ monogram above date E (regnal year 5 = 38 BC) in inner right field.
Simonetta 2, Special thanks to Rover1.3 for attribution
1 commentsSkylerJun 30, 2012
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Carteia, Hispania18 views Obv. [CARTEIA] turreted head of city goddess right
Rev. Winged Genius riding dolphin right. EX D dot D in exergue
Sear 68
SkylerJun 30, 2012
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J.F.K. Commemorative 33 views3d image of John F. Kennedy stamped into half dollar.1 commentsSkylerJun 27, 2012
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Fouree C. Servilius M.f. Denarius. 136 BC60 views Obv. Winged, helmeted head of Roma right, surmounted by head of an eagle, wreath & * behind, ROMA below Rev. the Dioscuri galloping in opposite directions, C SERVEILI M F in ex. Syd 525, Cr239/1. 2 commentsSkylerJun 22, 2012
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Philip II Brockage28 views 1 commentsSkylerJun 22, 2012
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Irippo, (area of Seville),Hispania. AE Semis, 30 BC55 views Obv. IRIPPO, before bare head of Augustus (Octavian) right
Rev. female seated left holding pine cone and cornucopiae
1 commentsSkylerJun 19, 2012
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Castulo, Hispania, AE 34 views Obv. Diademed male head right
Rev. Helmeted sphinx walking right before eight rays star
Burgos 545
2 commentsSkylerJun 19, 2012
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Hadrian AE As Galley9 views Obv. HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS, laureate head right
Rev. COS III, galley with rowers & pilot right, SC below.
RIC 673
SkylerJun 19, 2012
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Obulco-Ibolka, (Porcuna/Jaen), Hispania, AE Semis, 1st century BC30 views Obv. laureate head right
Rev. Bull standing right, crescent above
SkylerJun 19, 2012
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Valentinian II, AE2, 378-383, Arles18 views Obv. DN VALENTINIANVS IVN P F AVG, pearl diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right
Rev. REPARATIO REIPVB, Emperor standing facing, raising kneeling turreted woman & holding Victory on globe
1 commentsSkylerJun 19, 2012
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Galerius Sisca AE Follis 300 A.D.9 views Obv. MAXIMIANVS NOB CAES, laureate bust right
Rev. SACRA MONET AVGG ET CAESS NOSTR, Moneta holding patera and cornucopiae.
star in left field,
starSIS in extruge, Gamma in right field, RIC 135b-G
SkylerJun 18, 2012
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Septimius Severus Pautalia, Thrace 23 views Obv. AVK A CEPTI CEVHROC Bust right
Rev. OVLPILAC PAVTALIAC Nike with wreath and palm branch.
Ruzicka, Pautalia 340 var, Varbanov 4783
SkylerJun 17, 2012
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Hadrian AE Alexandria 126-127 AD10 views Obv. (AVT KAI_TPAI AΔPIA CEB) laureate head right
Rev. L IA (year eleven of reign) two cornucopiaes
Milne 1237; SNG Cop. 337 Thanks to Pekka K for identification
SkylerJun 15, 2012
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Kushan, Vasu Deva, AE Tetradrachm6 views Obv. King standing left, holding trident
Rev. Shiva standing facing, bull standing left behind him, tamgra to right
SkylerJun 13, 2012
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Kushan, Vasu Deva, AE Tetradrachm17 views Obv. King standing left, holding trident
Rev. Siva standing facing, bull standing left behind him, tamgra to right
1 commentsSkylerJun 13, 2012
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Kushan, Vasu Deva, AE Tetradrachm10 views Obv. King standing left, holding trident
Rev. Shiva standing facing, bull standing left behind him, tamgra to right
SkylerJun 13, 2012
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Honorius AE3 Antioch19 views Obv. DN HONORI-VS PF AVG, pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right
Rev. VIRTVS EXERCITI, emperor standing left, head right, holding spear and resting left hand on shield. Victory, standing beside him crowns him with a wreath in her right hand
ANTB in exergue
1 commentsSkylerJun 12, 2012
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Mesembria, Thrace, Black Sea Area6 views Obv. Diademed female head right
Rev. METAM-BRIANWN, Athena advancing left, brandishing a spear and holding shield.
SkylerJun 12, 2012
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INDIA, CHALUKYAS of GUJARAT, Anonymous Silver drachm (gadhaiya paisa)53 views Obv. Degenerate Indo-Sasanian style bust right, crescent moon and star above
Rev. Stylized stepped and pelleted fire altar, sun (consisting of rosette of pellets) above left, crescent moon above right
4 commentsSkylerJun 12, 2012
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Galerius, Cyzicus, AE Follis, 297-299 AD16 views Obv. GAL VAL MAXIMIANVS NOB CAES, laureate head right
Rev. GENIO AVGG ET-CAESARVM NN, Genius standing left, modius on head, naked except for chlamys over left shoulder (falls low), holding patera from which liquid flows and cornucopiae.
KA in exergue
1 commentsSkylerJun 09, 2012
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Maxentius AE Follis4 views Obv. IMP C MAXENTIVS PF AVG, laureate head right
Rev. CONSERV VRB SVAE, Roma seated facing within hexastyle temple
RTB in exergue
SkylerJun 07, 2012
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Diocletian Silvered AE Follis. 12 views Obv. IMP C C VAL DIOCLETIANVS P F AVG, laureate head right
Rev. GENIO POPVLI ROMANI, Genus standing left pouring libation from a patera & holding cornucopiae,
HTB in exergue
SkylerJun 07, 2012
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Tacitus, AE silvered antoninianus, Lyons25 views Obv. IMP CM CL TACITVS AVG, radiate, draped, cuirassed bust right
Rev. FIDES MILITVM, Fides standing left, holding two standards
2 commentsSkylerJun 07, 2012
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Septimius Severus Denarius23 views Obv. L SEPT SEV PART AVG IMP X, laureate head right
Rev. ANNONAE AVGG, Annona standing left with corn ears & cornucopia, right foot on prow of galley

Special thanks To Forum for authentication
1 commentsSkylerJun 04, 2012
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Azes I, Indo-Scythians, AE Tetradrachm. 57-12 BC41 views Obv. BASLIEWS BASILEWN MEGALOU AZOU, zebu (humped bull) standing right, Kh monogram to right
Rev. MAHARAJASA RAJARAJASA MAHATASA AYASA, in Karosthi, lion or leopard standing right (B in square) above
SkylerJun 03, 2012
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Panama Medio Balboa 196249 views Obv. MEDIO BALBOA Bust of Balboa with Morion helmet
Rev. REPUBLICA DE PANAMA Panama coat of arms
1 commentsSkylerJun 02, 2012
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Santo Domingo 4 Maravedis 1542-155622 views Obv. Two crowned pillars, S on left, P on right
Rev. Stylized Y, assayer mark F on left, IIII on right


First copper coin for the Americas and first copper type minted in the New world. After a small shipment of these stuck in Burgos did not satisfy the need for its denomination type they were then minted in Santo Domingo of the New World.
SkylerJun 02, 2012
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France feudal Le Puy13 views Obv. Knobbed cross, dot between two arms
Rev. Six arm knobbed cross

Crude but a great elephant in the room
SkylerMay 09, 2012
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Postumus Ar antoninianus Moneta Avg Cologne12 views Obv. IMP C POSTVMVS P F AVG, radiate, draped & cuirassed bust right
Rev. MONETA AVG, Moneta standing left with scales & cornucopiae
SkylerMay 08, 2012
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Gades, Hispania, Quarter calco, 2nd century bc33 views Obv. Face of helios
Rev. Two tunny swimming left
3 commentsSkylerMay 07, 2012
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Pisidia, Selge, AE14 28 views Obv. Laureate head of Herakles right, club over shoulder
Rev. S-E to left and right of winged thunderbolt, bow to right
2 commentsSkylerMay 06, 2012
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Gallienus AE Antoninianus10 views Obv. GALLIENUS AVG, radiate head right
Rev. VBERITAS AVG, Uberitas standing left holding purse & cornucopia; epsilon to right
SkylerMay 05, 2012
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Maximinus II as Caesar Ae Follis Thessalonika9 views Obv. GAL VAL MAXIMINUS NOB CAES Laureate head Right
Rev. VIRTVTI E-XERCITVS, Mars advancing right carrying spear, shield and trophy
SMNGamma in exergue
SkylerMay 04, 2012
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Maximinus II as Caesar AE Follis Heraclea37 views Obv. GAL VAL MAXIMINVS NOB CAES, laureate head right
Rev. GENIO CAESARIS, Genius standing left, modius on head, naked but for chlamys across left shoulder, holding patera & cornucopiae
.HTB. in exergue RIC 36B
2 commentsSkylerMay 04, 2012
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Persia Sassanian Khusro II Ar Drachm54 views Obv. GDH ARZWT HWSLWY (glory increase Khusro) Khusro II bust right wearing winged crown surmounted by star and crescent
Rev Fire altar with two attendants star and crescent above
1 commentsSkylerMay 04, 2012
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India Delhi Sultanate, Fath Khan, 1358-1388 Billon Tanka6 views Obv. Fi zaman al-Imam/Amir al-mominin abi/Abdullah khaldat/khilafatahu
Rev. Shah/Fath Khan Firuz/Jalla Allah zalal/Jalalahu

Special Thanks to Rick2 and Jim Roberts for Identification
SkylerMay 04, 2012
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India Kashmir, Didda Rani, 979-1003 Ae stater24 views Obv. Enthroned Ardoxsho facing, Nagari legend: "Shri-Di-[da]"
Rev. Queen Didda Rani standing facing
1 commentsSkylerMay 04, 2012
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Kujula Kadphises 8 views Obv. Bare head of Kujula right
Rev. Herakles standing left holding club and lionskin
SkylerMay 04, 2012
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JULIA MAESA, grandmother of Elagabalus, AR denarius, 218-222 AD, Rome10 views Obv: IVLIA MAESA AVG, diademed and draped bust right
Rev: PVDICITIA, Pudicitia seated left, drawing out
veil from shoulder with right hand and holding
sceptre in left
SkylerMay 04, 2012
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Constantius II as Caesar AE3 Thessalonica10 views Obv. FL IVL CONSTANTIVS NOB C laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right
Rev. GLORIA EXERCITVS, two soldiers standing facing ,each holding spear with outer arm & holding shield on ground with inner arm, turning heads in towards two standards
SMTSGamma in exergue
SkylerMay 04, 2012
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Severus Alexander Denarius23 views Obv. IMP C M AVR SEV ALEXAND AVG, laureate draped bust right
Rev. ANNONA AVG, Annona standing left with corn-ears and cornucopia, modius at foot

Entertaining buildup resembles a pimple, fitting for his young age.
2 commentsSkylerMay 03, 2012
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Michael IV Class C Follis. 1034-1041 AD15 views Obv. EMMA NOVHL around, IC-XC to right and left of Christ, with nimbate cross behind head, three-quarter length figure standing, raising right hand, holding book of gospels in left
Rev. IC-XC/NI-KA in the angles of a jewelled cross with dot at each end

Special thanks to Posa for noticing it was a Romanus III class B follis overstrike
SkylerMay 03, 2012
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Alexius III angelus-Comnenus. 1195-1203 AD. AE Trachy. Constantinople32 views Obv. IC-XC to left and right of nimbate bust of Christ facing, right hand raised, holding scroll in left
Rev. Alexius, crowned, and St Constantine, nimbate, Alexius with five jeweled diagonal cross waist piece, each wearing three jeweled loros between six jeweled collar and waist piece , both standing facing, each holding a labarum and the two holding a cross on globe between them
SkylerMay 03, 2012
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Manuel I Comnenus, Constantinople, Billon Aspron Trachy29 views Obv. IC-XC to left and right of Christ bearded and nimbate, wearing tunic and kolobion, seated upon throne without back, holds Gospels in left hand. Dot in each limb of nimbus cross. No stars
Rev. MANUHL DECP, Manuel on the left, holding labarum and cross on globe, being crowned by Mary, both standing facing; M between their heads. One jewel on emperor's loros between waist and collar piece. Loros waist has 5 pellets in diagonal cross. Collar has 3 jewels.
1 commentsSkylerMay 02, 2012
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Gades, Hispania, AE 22 viewsObv. Head of young Herakles left, wearing lionskin
Rev. Punic legends, 2 tunny fish swimming left. Unknown countermark Ivy leaf?
SkylerMay 02, 2012
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Illyria, Dyrrhachium AR Drachm. After 229 BC. MENISKOS19 viewsObv MENISKOS, cow standing right, looking back at calf which it suckles
Rev. DUR DIONUSIOU, square containing double stellate pattern
SkylerMay 02, 2012
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M Plaetorius M.F. Cestianus, 57 BC, Denarius.18 viewsObv. M. Plaetorius M.f. Cestianus. Head of Bonus Eventus right; grain ear behind
Rev. M. PLAETORI CEST. EX. S. C, winged caduceus
1 commentsSkylerMay 02, 2012
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Antonia Mother of Claudius, Dupondius6 viewsObv. ANTONIA AVGVSTA bare head right
Rev. TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG P M TR P IMP PP SC Claudius, togate, standing left with simpulum
SkylerApr 30, 2012
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Sri Vakka Deva Copper Unit, c.870-1008 AD, Shahi State, Kabul52 viewsObv. Elephant walking left, inscription above
Rev. Lion seated right with paw raised

Special thanks to Steve E for character identification
1 commentsSkylerApr 28, 2012
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Anastasius follis of Constantinople 7 views Obv. DN ANASTASIVS P P AVG, pearl diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right
Rev. Large M, star to left, cross above, star to right, officina letter below,
SkylerApr 27, 2012
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Issac II billon aspron trachy12 views Obv. MP-theta V to left and right of Mary, nimbate, seated facing, holding before her the nimbate head of infant Christ
Rev. I CAA KI OC to left, DEC PO TH C to right, Isaac, standing facing
SkylerApr 27, 2012
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Castulo, Hispania, AE22 viewsObv. Laureate head of young male right
Rev. Helmeted Sphinx walking right
33 mm
31.7 gr.
1 commentsSkylerApr 24, 2012
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This wolf is allowed in a zoo, see... she is good with kids!166 viewsShe wolf suckling Romulus and Remus2 commentsSkylerApr 12, 2012
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Antiochus VIII and Cleopatra Thea 125-121 B.C.21 viewsObv. Radiate head of Antiochos right
Rev. BASILISSHS KLEOPATRAS KAI BASILEWS ANTIOXOY, owl standing facing on amphora
SkylerApr 11, 2012
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Osca, Hispania, AE, 180 to 20 BC46 views Obv. young male hd. r. wearing beard (its very short, mainly on cheek), dolphin behind.
Rev. *rMAN(legend below) horseman galloping r. carrying lance, star above
Lindgren II 57, Bolskan (Bolscan, Osca)
1 commentsSkylerApr 10, 2012
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Constans Securitas reip31 viewsObv. D N FL CONSTANS AVG, pearl diademed, draped & cuirassed bust right
Rev. SECVRITAS REIP, Securitas facing leaning on column, left leg crossed in front of right, holding scepter
SkylerApr 10, 2012
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Commemorative 23 viewsObv. VRBS ROMA helmeted bust of Roma left in imperial mantle
Rev. She-wolf standing left suckling Romulus & Remus, 2 stars above
1 commentsSkylerApr 10, 2012
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Thrace, Perinthos. Under Roman Rule. Circa 1st-2nd Century AD32 views Æ 24.5mm (8.4 gr gm).
Obv. Laureate head of Herakles left
Rev. PERIN-QIWN, Zeus seated left, holding patera and
sceptre; eagle at feet

Thank you to Akropolis for identification
1 commentsSkylerApr 07, 2012
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Persia Sassanian, Peroz Ar Drachm24 viewsObv. Bust of king right wearing single turreted and pearled tiara
Rev. Fire altar and two attendants / star and crescent above
1 commentsSkylerApr 07, 2012
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Cilicia Adana9 viewsObv. Veiled head of Demeter right
Rev. Zeus enthroned left, holding Nike and sceptre;
SkylerApr 06, 2012
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Elagabalus, Marcianopolis, 4 assarion21 viewsMarkianopolis. Elagabalus. 4 Assaria. A.D. 218-222.
Obv. AVTKMAVPH ANT W NEINOC . Laureate bust right.
Rev. V P CEP G TITIANOVMAPKIANO POLITWN. Homonoia standing left, holding
patera and cornucopia.
SkylerApr 06, 2012
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Nabatea Arabia, Aretas IV and Shugailat16 viewsObv. Jugate heads of Aretas IV and Shiliquat right
Rev. Double cornucopia crossed
1 commentsSkylerApr 06, 2012
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Scythian kingdom of Pakistan, Azez, billon drachm 47 viewsObv. BASILEWS BASILEON MEGALOU AZOU King on horseback right raising right hand
Rev. Zeus Nikephoros standing left holding wreath bearing Nike and a sceptre / monogram to right
SkylerApr 06, 2012
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Septimius Severus Emisa19 viewsObv: IMP CAE L SEP SEV PERT VG COS II - Laureate head right
Rev: VICT AVG - Victory advancing left, holding palm and wreath.
Emesa mint: AD 194-195
1 commentsSkylerApr 06, 2012
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Trebonianus Gallus Sestertius12 viewsObv. IMP CAES C VIBIUS TREBONIANUS GALLUS AUG laureate head right
Rev. PIETAS AUGG SC Pietas standing facing with both arms raised
R.I.C. 116a
SkylerApr 05, 2012
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Licinius Genio Augusti22 viewsObv. IMP LICLICINIUS AUG Laureate head right
Rev. GENIO AUGUSTI Genius standing left, modius on head, naked but for chlamys over left shoulder (falls low), holding patera and cornucopiae; flaming altar to left
2 commentsSkylerApr 05, 2012
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Aurelian Iovi conser24 viewsObv. IMP AURELIANUS AUG Radiate bust right
Rev. IOVI CONSER Jupiter standing left presenting globe to Aurelian standing right
R.I.C. 129
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