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Forum: Unlisted Coins Jul 7, 2010, 09:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,774
Posted By rol69
Thanks

Great ! thank you for confirming that it is unlisted. and as you said , it makes sense.
and nice examples of each bust types.
Here are 3 more examples of busts of Constantine I of the Lugdunum mint...
Forum: Unlisted Coins Jul 6, 2010, 01:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,774
Posted By rol69
Constantine I Lugdunum ; not in RIC ??

Obv:– IMP C CONSTANTINVS P F AVG

Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right

Rev:– GENIO POP ROM // - N

Genius standing facing, modius on head left, loins draped, patera in right hand over lighted...
Forum: Roman Jun 26, 2010, 06:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,403
Posted By rol69
Thank you James for opening this thread that...

Thank you James for opening this thread that honors the memory of Pierre Bastien.

His work concerning the Lugdunum mint is and will remain incomparable; and his books are indispensable for those who...
Forum: Barbarous Jun 22, 2010, 11:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,098
Posted By rol69
Hi François, I would say an imitation, based on...

Hi François,
I would say an imitation, based on the bust.
but clearly a high quality imitation.
I hope that you will have more opinions to confirm or not.
Best,
Roland
Forum: Roman Apr 26, 2010, 11:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,246
Posted By rol69
Hi, I have sent a picture of a similar coin in a...

Hi, I have sent a picture of a similar coin in a previous message in april last year and Congius gave us back the information ; here is Ben's reply and the (poor quality) picture of this coin:

It's...
Forum: Attribution Help Apr 25, 2010, 12:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,576
Posted By rol69
another example from Trier

this reverse is from another example from the Trier mint ; it is the first time that I have seen such a reverse for Trier and I was wondering how rare this type is for this particular mint ? any idea...
Forum: Lost or Stolen Coins Mar 24, 2010, 09:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 12,176
Posted By rol69
Another story: 2 roman coins were lost / stolen...

Another story: 2 roman coins were lost / stolen from mail between England and Seattle (WA) ! In fact, since last january, it took 4 weeks for several registred letters from England or Spain to arrive...
Forum: Authenticity Mar 24, 2010, 08:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 7,696
Posted By rol69
great style

Thanks François, for your comment; unfortunately, I will have to buy the coin in order to have it in hand; still don't know ....

and thanks for the picture of your imitation ; what a coin !...
Forum: Authenticity Mar 23, 2010, 04:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 7,696
Posted By rol69
contemporary or modern imitation ? any opinion ?

Dear fellow collectors,

I am collecting coins from the Lugdunum mint and also (especially) their imitations; I just found this one for sale; very interesting coin but I have some doubts about it ;...
Forum: Coin of the Day Mar 4, 2010, 02:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 12,674
Posted By rol69
another example

Dear Fellow collectors,

I am very happy to read your discussion, since I was very surprise (and may be a little bit jealous) that this coin reach this value; but your interesting comments show that...
Forum: Resources Feb 24, 2010, 04:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 170,469
Posted By rol69
what is that ??

Hi everyone,

I have seen that for sell on ebayUK and it looks weird, isn't it ?

here are the comment of the seller:

This is for a job lot of copy Roman coins.
Total coins - 30 coins (60...
Forum: Lost or Stolen Coins Feb 2, 2010, 12:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,145
Posted By rol69
Angry Lost/stolen in transit from Switzerland

Hello,

This imitation of Julian II has been lost/stolen in the mail between Switzerland and US; it was sent in october 2009 and has never arrived.

It is not a high quality coin but like any...
Forum: Forgery Alerts Oct 10, 2009, 03:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,355
Posted By rol69
Splendid ! !!!!!! what a coin ! (the genuine one...

Splendid ! !!!!!!

what a coin ! (the genuine one from CNG).

http://www.acsearch.info/search.html...=1&fr=1&it=1#2

The picture is great and the history behind the coin very interesting: a good...
Forum: Forgery Alerts Oct 9, 2009, 11:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,355
Posted By rol69
three emperors

Hi,

I have seen this coin on ebay UK today and I found it enough unusual to present it to you.

bronze, 8.1 gr, 23 mm

That is the first roman coin with three busts side by side that I have ever...
Forum: Roman Sep 16, 2009, 02:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,077
Posted By rol69
Hi, I gave a look to the coins offered right now...

Hi, I gave a look to the coins offered right now by this seller on ebay Spain, and I believe that most of his coins are not fake (but poor quality coins). am I wrong ?? I bought 2 bronze roman coins...
Forum: Attribution Help Sep 8, 2009, 10:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,804
Posted By rol69
thanks

Thank you Ben,
C3 ..... well, I thought it could be a rare coin, just because I have never seen one like this, even after 15 years of collecting roman coins. .... I have seen several type with a palm...
Forum: Attribution Help Sep 8, 2009, 02:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,804
Posted By rol69
star above standards

Hello everyone,
I found this coin interesting because of the star above the standards; does anyone has some reference ? is it rare ?
Thank you,
Best,
Roland
Forum: Attribution Help Apr 12, 2009, 01:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,976
Posted By rol69
Thank you Ben for this rapid and accurate...

Thank you Ben for this rapid and accurate response (I checked on Cohen that is online on a french site). Since it is (unfortunately) from the Trier mint, I will not bid on this coin ; if someone is...
Forum: Attribution Help Apr 11, 2009, 02:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,976
Posted By rol69
Constantine trier mint ?

Hi,

I have found this coin for sale (sorry for the poor picture, it is the one of the seller) and I was wondering if it is from the Trier or the Lugdunum mint ? I would say probably Trier mint but...
Forum: Roman Mar 29, 2009, 05:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,571
Posted By rol69
Interesting comments. So it is pretty common ; OK...

Interesting comments. So it is pretty common ; OK .

Jesse is right, we are talking about the same seller and the same hoard; unfortunately, I have no idea about how many coins there was in this...
Forum: Roman Mar 22, 2009, 05:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,571
Posted By rol69
Identical roman coins

Hi everyone,

When I began to collect roman coins, I learned that it is very rare to find two coins that are identical (made from the same die) ; I recently bought coins from a large hoard of...
Forum: Attribution Help Nov 6, 2008, 01:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,576
Posted By rol69
London mint

Hello ,

That was a very interesting subject of discussion.

I have just seen a similar coin from the London mint on sale on ebay UK.

Since it is a rare type, it may interest some of you.

Here is...
Forum: Roman Oct 21, 2008, 01:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,091
Posted By rol69
thanks

Thank you Brian and Barry,
I did check under the microscope and you are right Barry (unfortunately for me), it is indeed PCON , so the mint is Arles and not Lyon,
missa est !
It was right there in...
Forum: Roman Oct 18, 2008, 05:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,091
Posted By rol69
Mint for this coin of Valens ?

Hi everyone !
I believe that this bronze of Valens is from the mint of Lyon/Lugdunum; some rare coins from Valens and Valentinianus I are described in the book of Pierre Bastien (Bastien vol XVI...
Forum: Barbarous Jun 13, 2008, 05:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,446
Posted By rol69
Thank you Alfred for the comment, and sorry for...

Thank you Alfred for the comment, and sorry for the poor quality of the picture. I have not a better one (that is the one from the seller) and I can't take a new one right now, since the coin is in...
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