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Forum: Coin of the Day Sep 10, 2010, 03:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 10,207
Posted By dlyumkis
Constantine II, as Caesar AE3

something about this coin that always strikes me. It's remarkably well struck and has great eye appeal.

Constantine II as Caesar
317 CE
AE 3 (20.36 mm) 3.43 gms
Trier mint
Obv: FL CL CONSTANTINVS...
Forum: Attribution Help Oct 30, 2009, 01:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,101
Posted By dlyumkis
what problem did you face, exactly?

what problem did you face, exactly?
Forum: Off-topic Conversations Sep 14, 2009, 10:33 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 27,982
Posted By dlyumkis
Here's my personal, very subjective, take on the...

Here's my personal, very subjective, take on the matter (I would stress the "subjective" part, as my arguments are coming from purely personal experience). I have dealt with Rob Freeman (and the rest...
Forum: Forgery Alerts Aug 21, 2009, 12:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 52,989
Posted By dlyumkis
in fact, every coin from the banner is a direct...

in fact, every coin from the banner is a direct copy from the Forum catalog. ...
Forum: Attribution Help Jul 4, 2009, 08:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,630
Posted By dlyumkis
The obverse design looks like some sort of horse...

The obverse design looks like some sort of horse prancing left. The reverse design is of a rooster. You can do a search on coinarchives.com for the combination of the two. In terms of denomination, I...
Forum: Greek Jun 5, 2009, 01:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 9,333
Posted By dlyumkis
Mark consigned it to Zach in part because he...

Mark consigned it to Zach in part because he wanted the smaller dealers to make a little bit of profit rather than consigning it with the big guns like CNG or HJB who get these pedigree coins on a...
Forum: Roman Apr 18, 2009, 01:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,281
Posted By dlyumkis
Ok, Ok, all that show without any tell? You...

Ok, Ok, all that show without any tell?

You have to fill us in on the secret. What'd you do? ... and how long did it all take?

Dmitry
Forum: Forgery Alerts Apr 14, 2009, 10:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 36,618
Posted By dlyumkis
Man ... I must have really gotten up on the wrong...

Man ... I must have really gotten up on the wrong side of the bed not to realize that you were joking :confused: ... but seriously, I would highly prefer that all fakes were like the Honorius (not...
Forum: Forgery Alerts Apr 13, 2009, 03:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 36,618
Posted By dlyumkis
It's Gladiator, Richard :D ... one of my favorite...

It's Gladiator, Richard :D ... one of my favorite movies (I'm putting aside the historical inaccuracy, since as far as I'm concerned, it was not meant to recreate history, but rather tell a fictional...
Forum: Roman Mar 26, 2009, 06:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,748
Posted By dlyumkis
1st one is an antoninianus of Philip I, 244-249...

1st one is an antoninianus of Philip I, 244-249 AD
2nd one is an AE coin of Antiochos ___. I'm not sure which one, or which date, but it has a tripod on the reverse
3rd one looks either like a valens...
Forum: Greek Mar 26, 2009, 06:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,481
Posted By dlyumkis
looks genuine to me, my price guesstimate would...

looks genuine to me, my price guesstimate would be in the $50 range. And don't be fooled into thinking that all auctioneers have to indicate whether what they sell is fake or not, especially if...
Forum: Off-topic Conversations Feb 25, 2009, 04:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,419
Posted By dlyumkis
Saflips are much better for your coins. Barry...

Saflips are much better for your coins. Barry Murphy has them for sale here:

http://www.vcoins.com/ancient/bpmurphy/store/viewItem.asp?idProduct=4655

Dmitry
Forum: Greek Feb 21, 2009, 09:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,548
Posted By dlyumkis
I could have sworn that I've seen this piece...

I could have sworn that I've seen this piece recently. ... Is this, by chance, from Jencek?
Forum: Authenticity Feb 21, 2009, 05:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 13,266
Posted By dlyumkis
If you're looking for a nice issue of a Derrones...

If you're looking for a nice issue of a Derrones dodecadrachm, I would suggest staying away from Ebay. It's a much safer bet to pay "the right price" for a nice coin such as this.
Forum: Off-topic Conversations Feb 15, 2009, 11:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 10,131
Posted By dlyumkis
I don't necessarily think that this is the case....

I don't necessarily think that this is the case. Personally, a large portion of my collection consists of pieces that I value for their artistic beauty. I have acquired pieces from a number of...
Forum: Uncleaned Feb 2, 2009, 10:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 8,831
Posted By dlyumkis
Jeff, if you get a chance, please post the...

Jeff,

if you get a chance, please post the after-cleaning photo. I would be very interested to know how this one turned out. It looks like there are a lot of details beneath that layer of dirt....
Forum: Roman Provincial Jan 29, 2009, 11:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,991
Posted By dlyumkis
The coin is from Alexandria, Egypt. It is a...

The coin is from Alexandria, Egypt. It is a billon tetradrachm. I'm thinking Gallienus?

Dmitry
Forum: Attribution Help Jan 21, 2009, 07:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,196
Posted By dlyumkis
The first sort of looks like an Antoninus Pius to...

The first sort of looks like an Antoninus Pius to me with some sort of modius-like object, and the second one like an Elagabalus. The crab and crescent motif of the second coin seems to be found on...
Forum: Publications Jan 13, 2009, 07:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,245
Posted By dlyumkis
If I am not mistaken, there was an Athenian...

If I am not mistaken, there was an Athenian decadrachm at Gemini III, 2 years ago. Did that coin make it into the discussion section of this book, and if so, into which section (i.e. genuine or...
Forum: Online Sales Dec 6, 2008, 02:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,553
Posted By dlyumkis
I'd like to remind everyone that my sale is...

I'd like to remind everyone that my sale is ending tomorrow. At the current moment all of the coins are far below my own price.

Best regards,
Dmitry
Forum: Off-topic Conversations Dec 2, 2008, 07:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 15,773
Posted By dlyumkis
Here's what the auction house says about the...

Here's what the auction house says about the coin:

Exemplaire provenant des collections Sy Weintraub et Nelson Bunker Hunt, vente Sotheby’s New York, 19.06.1990, 134 et de la
vente MM 52...
Forum: Online Sales Nov 30, 2008, 05:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,553
Posted By dlyumkis
Greek silver for sale

I have put up a few more nice Greek silver coins for sale on ebay. You can find them at this link:
http://shop.ebay.com/merchant/demitrakis

The coins that are listed are:

Macedonian LIFETIME...
Forum: Forgery Alerts Nov 22, 2008, 11:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,771
Posted By dlyumkis
CFDL calls this guy bestfakes4u :D Dmitry

CFDL calls this guy bestfakes4u :D

Dmitry
Forum: Online Sales Nov 22, 2008, 10:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,476
Posted By dlyumkis
I want to remind everyone that the sale above is...

I want to remind everyone that the sale above is ending tomorrow. There are some really nice coins for sale, both for beginning and advanced collectors.

Best regards,
Dmitry
Forum: Greek Nov 16, 2008, 12:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 13,557
Posted By dlyumkis
This is a real shame. I had always thought that...

This is a real shame. I had always thought that these guys were respectable dealers!

Dmitry
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