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Forum: Site Announcements Aug 18, 2013, 03:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 15,897
Posted By Jotapian
Site Announcement - Image Transfer / Upload

Bill,
Thank you for your efforts in returning the images to registered users. I appreciate the hard work you've had to put in to correct these issues. Glad to be able to re-connect with my...
Forum: Site Suggestions Jul 22, 2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 125,401
Posted By Jotapian
Barry et al, Thanks for responses I was...

Barry et al,

Thanks for responses I was beginning to think it was just me. Re change of server + vacation effect was what I suspected had happened. So hopefully all will be restored in the...
Forum: Site Suggestions Jul 19, 2013, 03:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 125,401
Posted By Jotapian
Disappearing Thumbnail Images

I have posted a number of requests to the administrator to seek a resolution on this issue - the only response so far has been a deafening silence. What on earth is going on?

Are we the only ones...
Forum: Roman Provincial Feb 14, 2010, 07:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,160
Posted By Jotapian
Unusual Provincial Medallion

John,
Although I can't help on the identification of this medallion I would speculate that the identity of the Emperor is most likely to be Commodus which leads to the reason for the...
Forum: Medieval Feb 7, 2010, 05:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,480
Posted By Jotapian
Found Coins

Hammy,
My pleasure.

Jotapian
Forum: Medieval Feb 2, 2010, 02:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 8,110
Posted By Jotapian
Unrecorded Series E/D Mule Penny of Edward III

Some time ago I postulated that the coin illustrated above was an otherwise unrecorded Series E/D Mule Penny of Edward III. I was mistaken. Further study revealed that it was in fact Series Gb Penny...
Forum: Attribution Help Jan 27, 2010, 04:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,607
Posted By Jotapian
Need Help In Identifying Coin???

Hi,
Your coin is an Antoninianus of Diocletian from the Mint at Antioch:-

Obverse:- Radiate,draped & cuirassed bust right
IMP C C VAL DIOCLETIANVS P F AVG
Rev:- Jupiter stg right, holding globe...
Forum: Medieval Jan 23, 2010, 09:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,480
Posted By Jotapian
Found Coins

Hammy,
Just to add that in the Standard Catalogue of British Coins (SCBC) I notice that WILLELM is the recognised Moneyer for Chichester rather than WILLEM - I presume that since...
Forum: Medieval Jan 23, 2010, 07:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,480
Posted By Jotapian
Found Coins

Hello,

Your penny appears to be a Short Cross penny of King John (Younger Brother of Richard I & son of Henry II). It belongs to the Class 5 Sub type b - See English Hammered Coinage Vol I by JJ...
Forum: Roman Dec 20, 2009, 12:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,315
Posted By Jotapian
"The Coinage of Carausius and his Colleagues" -Spink's Numismatic Circular

Lee,
Yes a very useful contribution/addition to the study of the Carausian Coinage. But in addition to this as I opened the Circular I was pleasantly surprised to see a coin I recognised -...
Forum: Attribution Help Nov 28, 2009, 06:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,227
Posted By Jotapian
Hello, Your coin looks like an AE4 of...

Hello,
Your coin looks like an AE4 of Helena wife of Constantius I Chlorus & mother of Constantine I the Great.

Obv: Diademed, draped bust right
FL IVL HELENAE AVG
...
Forum: Attribution Help Jun 22, 2009, 04:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,266
Posted By Jotapian
The coin in question is a Republican Denarius of...

The coin in question is a Republican Denarius of T Carisius (Circa 45 BC).
Obverse:- Head of Juno Moneta right., MONETA behind
Reverse:- Carisius above cap of Vulcan over anvil between tongs &...
Forum: Coin of the Day Mar 14, 2009, 03:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 10,351
Posted By Jotapian
A new "AVGGG" variety of Carausius

Hi Mauseus,

See page 2 of my Photogallery for an example of a Carausian AVGGG coin with C mintmark. It also has an unusual feature in the right field lettering - possible letter C erased &...
Forum: Attribution Help Aug 13, 2008, 04:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,192
Posted By Jotapian
Looks like Gallienus Antoninianus with Pax stg...

Looks like Gallienus Antoninianus with Pax stg left with resverse legend (PAX A)ETERNA(AVG) - RIC Vol V Part I No 252/3.
Regards
Duncan Russell aka Jotapian
Forum: Attribution Help Feb 21, 2008, 06:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,680
Posted By Jotapian
Help with Aurelian

I do not believe that there is any easy answer to this when the author of RIC Vol V states on page 255 "The same marks coupled with a star, as P* and *P and so on, are typical of Siscia, but the...
Forum: Authenticity Jul 27, 2007, 05:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,394
Posted By Jotapian
Carausius - Fake

Marc,
I am afraid you are completely correct this is almost a parody of RIC 1 in AE not AV. Its' style is so wrong it is hard to know where to begin. The PP in the obverse legend derives...
Forum: Roman Oct 26, 2006, 05:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,361
Posted By Jotapian
Sorry the link didn't work - if interested see...

Sorry the link didn't work - if interested see this Siliqua in Jotapian's Ancient Coin Album.
Forum: Roman Oct 26, 2006, 05:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,361
Posted By Jotapian
http://www.ancients.info/gallery/showphoto.php/pho...

http://www.ancients.info/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/2342/cat/3012

Here's a Siliqua of Arcadius from the Holway Hoard, Taunton Somerset - found in 1821. I acquired it from Seaby's many years ago. It...
Forum: Coin of the Day Jun 24, 2006, 05:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,741
Posted By Jotapian
www.ancients.info/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/2504...

www.ancients.info/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/2504/cat/3012

Battered but unique Solidus of Constans from Heraclea

Obv:- FL IVL CON - STANS PF AVG. Draped & cuirassed (?) bust right wearing...
Forum: Roman Jun 21, 2006, 04:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,189
Posted By Jotapian
As this hoard has been found during the course of...

As this hoard has been found during the course of an Archaeological Excavation the coins will be treated as contextual artifacts. The hoard will in the normal course of events be subject to...
Forum: Coin of the Day Mar 11, 2006, 08:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,207
Posted By Jotapian
Steve, This mis-match of the Tiberian...

Steve,
This mis-match of the Tiberian obverse with Augustan reverse is quite a conundrum. The only reasonable explanation must be that indeed it was / is the result of the wrong die being...
Forum: Coin of the Day Mar 10, 2006, 06:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,886
Posted By Jotapian
The evidence of both the obverse & reverse...

The evidence of both the obverse & reverse legends would suggest that this coin is a copy; in all likelihood a barbarous ancient rather than a modern copy.
The style of the bust seems authentic...
Forum: Archeology Feb 8, 2006, 07:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,361
Posted By Jotapian
A fascinating story. As stated the placing of a...

A fascinating story. As stated the placing of a coin within a ship's structure has an ancient pedigree. I am reminded of the As of Domitian with Fortuna in the reverse placed in the mast step of a...
Forum: Roman Feb 25, 2004, 04:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,978
Posted By Jotapian
Confirmation of Gallic Emperor

A second example of an Antoninianus of the Gallic Usurper Domitianus has turned up in an Oxfordshire field. See the attached link for the story:- ...
Forum: Roman Feb 22, 2004, 03:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,843
Posted By Jotapian
Bruce, You will find that the female figure...

Bruce,
You will find that the female figure represented by this type is most probably ROMA or a City Goddess (Tyche) wearing a mural crown or as stated in RIC Vol IX for this type a "Turreted...
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