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Forum: Roman Mar 29, 2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 1
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Posted By vozmozhno
Great lecture. Thanks for the link. I think his...

Great lecture. Thanks for the link. I think his point about inflation leading to the end of independent coinage in the Eastern empire needs to be developed a bit more. He cites the debasement of the...
Forum: Off-topic Conversations Mar 26, 2013, 08:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 100,027
Posted By vozmozhno
That's probably the quickest way to kill this...

That's probably the quickest way to kill this site permanently, esp. seeing as how dead it is already.
Forum: Attribution Help Oct 4, 2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,380
Posted By vozmozhno
:D heheh very clever sir.

:D heheh very clever sir.
Forum: Off-topic Conversations Oct 4, 2012, 11:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 98,174
Posted By vozmozhno
In fairness to her she more or less (mostly less)...

In fairness to her she more or less (mostly less) explained it in the message which preceded the article. Obviously she put the best possible spin on it from the magazine's perspective. I personally...
Forum: Off-topic Conversations Oct 3, 2012, 04:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 98,174
Posted By vozmozhno
The article is available...

The article is available here:

http://www.scribd.com/doc/106755887/Caveat-Emptor-Arnold-Peter-Weiss-on-the-trade-in-ancient-coins
Forum: Off-topic Conversations Oct 3, 2012, 04:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 98,174
Posted By vozmozhno
The very notion of a court-mandated...

The very notion of a court-mandated "article" is a farce. It smacks of communist re-education camp tactics and I'm amazed that something like that is even allowed under American justice. Any...
Forum: Authenticity Sep 30, 2012, 09:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,299
Posted By vozmozhno
Interesting website. Thanks for sharing.

Interesting website. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Archeology Sep 9, 2012, 09:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 9,574
Posted By vozmozhno
EGYPT: MSA aborted two foiled smuggling attempts of authentic coins

http://english.ahram.org.eg/Media/News/2012/9/6/2012-634825391133876015-387.jpg

Today, the Antiquities Unite at Borg Al-Arab airport in Alexandria succeeded to abort two smuggling attempts of a...
Forum: Attribution Help Jul 31, 2012, 05:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,768
Posted By vozmozhno
The top coin appears to be Augustus and...

The top coin appears to be Augustus and Rhoimetalkes. The obverse portrait looks like Augustus and the inscription reads KAISAROS SEBASTOU which is Greek for "of Caesar Augustus". The reverse is a...
Forum: Greek Jul 4, 2012, 12:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,651
Posted By vozmozhno
First of all I would like to know if there are...

First of all I would like to know if there are any photos of the fake coins and whether they are die matches to decadrachms sold by major dealers/auction houses.

Secondly, the idea of forcing...
Forum: Antiquities Feb 20, 2012, 06:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 5,772
Posted By vozmozhno
Egypt begins restoring ancient boat near pyramids

Some good news from Egypt for a change:

http://news.yahoo.com/egypt-begins-restoring-ancient-boat-near-pyramids-190120451.html
Forum: Antiquities Feb 20, 2012, 01:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 6,072
Posted By vozmozhno
Berkeley’s Artwork Loss Is a Museum’s Gain

An incredible story of institutional incompetence. My alma mater as a matter of fact. In their defense I know they take very good care of many of their collections. This however is a story worth...
Forum: Antiquities Feb 17, 2012, 10:29 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 5,674
Posted By vozmozhno
Museum Robbed at Greece's Ancient Olympia

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Two masked gunmen stormed into a small museum at the birthplace of the ancient Olympics in southern Greece on Friday, smashing display cases with hammers and making off...
Forum: Archeology Jan 29, 2012, 07:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 8,044
Posted By vozmozhno
Custer dealer seeks return of seized artifacts

http://news.yahoo.com/custer-dealer-seeks-return-seized-artifacts-160134284.html
Forum: Archeology Nov 12, 2011, 06:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 6,978
Posted By vozmozhno
Leptis Magna

This site in Libya looks incredible.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-14998085
Forum: Attribution Help Oct 10, 2011, 04:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,294
Posted By vozmozhno
This discussion roused my curiosity enough to do...

This discussion roused my curiosity enough to do a bit of digging. I found the following in Thomas R. Martin, "Coins, Mints, and the Polis" HfM 72 (1995) 266:

The most common legend on Greek coins...
Forum: Attribution Help Oct 10, 2011, 11:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,294
Posted By vozmozhno
Hi Dave, I've heard of this theory, but a simple...

Hi Dave,

I've heard of this theory, but a simple genitive of possession or source would make more sense in my mind than a genitive absolute, which by definition involves the use of a participle.

Voz
Forum: Attribution Help Sep 17, 2011, 02:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,294
Posted By vozmozhno
The Greek inscription reads: "Of the great...

The Greek inscription reads: "Of the great king Eukratides."
Forum: Off-topic Conversations Aug 29, 2011, 12:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 98,649
Posted By vozmozhno
Rare find discovered amid town's Old West kitsch

This piece is not about coins but it does include some interesting back and forth regarding the museum vs. private collection...
Forum: Archeology Aug 13, 2011, 02:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 9,800
Posted By vozmozhno
"They decided to hide the treasure on the...

"They decided to hide the treasure on the bottom of the sea, in relatively low waters, in the hope to recover it later. Indeed, near the coins we found a large stone anchor," Abelli said.

Why...
Forum: Unlisted Coins Aug 12, 2011, 11:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 26,828
Posted By vozmozhno
Neat stuff. Of course, it could be an error, but...

Neat stuff. Of course, it could be an error, but I always like to open my mind to the possibility that there is something we don't know which may explain it. So often what we assume was a mistake...
Forum: Commercial Sales May 4, 2011, 01:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,646
Posted By vozmozhno
Is he not only merely dead, but really most...

Is he not only merely dead, but really most sincerely dead? :D
Forum: Archeology Apr 2, 2011, 07:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 9,000
Posted By vozmozhno
Colossus of Constantine was originally Hadrian statue?

Listened to an interesting lecture this evening by Prof. Eric R. Varner regarding the reuse and repurposing of imperial images. He documented many examples of imperial portraits that upon closer...
Forum: Archeology Nov 6, 2010, 04:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 8,932
Posted By vozmozhno
Ancient Pompeii gladiator house collapses

ROME — The 2,000-year-old "House of the Gladiators" in the ruins of ancient Pompeii collapsed on Saturday, officials said...

...Art historians and residents for years have complained that the...
Forum: Archeology Aug 19, 2010, 12:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 20,786
Posted By vozmozhno
Interesting. I suppose this is an example of why...

Interesting. I suppose this is an example of why context matters--even within the contents of a hoard itself.

Voz
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