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Forum: Roman Sep 7, 2007, 11:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,417
Posted By ancientcoins
If this is a fake, it really is...

If this is a fake, it really is unfortunate.

What I wonder about stories like this, though, is how did the modern fake get into the ground? Was it planted by a troublemaker one day?

If we know for...
Forum: Beginning Collectors Sep 7, 2007, 11:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,105
Posted By ancientcoins
I was also about 12 when I started collecting...

I was also about 12 when I started collecting back around 2003-2004. My greatest advice is to look at all the different facets of collecting, and see what you like (looks like you're already...
Forum: Contests Jul 16, 2007, 09:59 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 273,669
Posted By ancientcoins
Congratulations Mike! Andrew

Congratulations Mike!

Andrew
Forum: Roman Jul 9, 2007, 09:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,290
Posted By ancientcoins
Wow! Those coins are fantastic! I can't even...

Wow! Those coins are fantastic! I can't even imagine having 8,655 coins which could clean up like this:rolleyes:

Andrew
Forum: Contests Jul 7, 2007, 11:04 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 273,669
Posted By ancientcoins
I'll take a guess and say...

I'll take a guess and say http://www.ancients.info/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/4856 for..... $9,000? I have no clue what coins like these go for:)...
Forum: Coin of the Day Mar 28, 2007, 03:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 10,492
Posted By ancientcoins
That is a beautiful coin; you're right about the...

That is a beautiful coin; you're right about the fine quality of the dies!!!!

Andrew
Forum: Roman Mar 20, 2007, 04:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,525
Posted By ancientcoins
Galienus P M TR P XV COS VII

Hello all, last night I purchased this antoninianus of Gallienus on eBay, as it was a type I certainly did not have, let alone seen (although that's not too uncommon:) ).

I know nothing more about...
Forum: Roman Feb 21, 2007, 08:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,769
Posted By ancientcoins
Ah, I can see it now! Thanks, Curtis. Andrew

Ah, I can see it now! Thanks, Curtis.

Andrew
Forum: Roman Feb 20, 2007, 09:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,769
Posted By ancientcoins
What is Annona Holding? (Antoninus Pius Denarius)

Hello all, I just have a quick question.... What is Annona holding in her left hand on this denarius? It almost looks like scales suspened on some sort of pole??? I looked around at a few examples...
Forum: Attribution Help Feb 11, 2007, 07:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,371
Posted By ancientcoins
I think it would prove pretty difficult to...

I think it would prove pretty difficult to corrode and age the coin like that. I am inclined to think that this coin is authentic, but as to why it is how it is, I do not know.:)
Forum: Roman Jan 20, 2007, 10:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,482
Posted By ancientcoins
The denarius looks perfectly fine to me. And...

The denarius looks perfectly fine to me. And yes, I have read that it is difficult/impossible to tool silver without disastrous results.'

Andrew
Forum: Roman Dec 27, 2006, 01:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,887
Posted By ancientcoins
I have never seen a countermark like that,...

I have never seen a countermark like that, although it's not like I have seen many countermarks:o . It looks strange even as the countermark itself, and in its physical appearance on the coin. It...
Forum: Antiquities Dec 26, 2006, 08:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 3,702
Posted By ancientcoins
Interesting Little Ring

Hello all, I recently purchased this ring off eBay; it is described as Roman and a size 2 ring.

I was wondering if anyone has any ideas about what the design of the ring is supposed to be? I am...
Forum: Off-topic Conversations Dec 24, 2006, 06:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,102
Posted By ancientcoins
I am sorry to hear that.... my thoughts are with...

I am sorry to hear that.... my thoughts are with Steve and his family. It is tough for this to happen at this time of year..

Andrew
Forum: Roman Dec 15, 2006, 06:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,388
Posted By ancientcoins
The seller described it as a "limes...

The seller described it as a "limes denarius;" I do not have the coin in hand yet.

Andrew
Forum: Roman Dec 14, 2006, 08:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,388
Posted By ancientcoins
Interesting Vespasian

Hello all, I recently purchased this Vespasian denarius, and a few interesting questions have been raised after talking to a few people.

I would like to hear your opinions on this coin.... is it...
Forum: Antiquities Nov 30, 2006, 07:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,391
Posted By ancientcoins
Interesting, as my Latin teacher brought that...

Interesting, as my Latin teacher brought that exact page up at the end of class and talked about it a bit.:)

Andrew
Forum: Roman Nov 24, 2006, 02:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,790
Posted By ancientcoins
It looks like a Delta to me?:D Andrew

It looks like a Delta to me?:D

Andrew
Forum: Roman Nov 23, 2006, 09:46 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 3,176
Posted By ancientcoins
Gallienus ROMAE AETERNAE!

Hello all, I just picked up this coin off Ebay. It is a Gallienus ROMAE AETERNAE, and I have a few questions about it.

1) What exactly would "Romae Aeternae" translate to? My guess would be "Of...
Forum: Online Sales Nov 21, 2006, 08:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,169
Posted By ancientcoins
I am watching those 10 coin Greek lots. Those...

I am watching those 10 coin Greek lots. Those are BEAUTIFUL coins!

Andrew
Forum: Education Nov 21, 2006, 05:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,537
Posted By ancientcoins
Allright, Barry, I see where this is going. Just...

Allright, Barry, I see where this is going. Just because I'm from Boston, I'm supposed to say "cah." Classy, Barry, classy:p

Seriously though, I understand what you are saying:)

Andrew
Forum: Education Nov 20, 2006, 08:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,537
Posted By ancientcoins
Andrew's Spectacular Latin Thread!

Hello all, I am taking Latin I as a course at high school. Throughout the year, I may have many questions that I will ask you Latin scholars;) . Well, here we go...

1) How much of how the Romans...
Forum: Greek Nov 20, 2006, 07:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,027
Posted By ancientcoins
Seleucid Bottlecap Bronze Coins

Hello all, just a quick question: Are the Seleucid "bottlecap" bronze coins made like that so that one cannot chip off the bronze? But if it is, then I am confused. I thought that coins were...
Forum: Shows Nov 16, 2006, 06:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 6,660
Posted By ancientcoins
Bay State Coin Show

December 1-3, 2006
Boston, MA
Bay State Coin Show

Will anyone else be attending? I can usually only go on Sunday because that's my father's day off, but I will be there. I will see if there is a...
Forum: Online Sales Oct 22, 2006, 03:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,056
Posted By ancientcoins
Nice coins, I will keep an eye out.... my...

Nice coins, I will keep an eye out.... my username is jimma77:)


Andrew
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