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Forum: Off-topic Conversations Jun 26, 2015, 03:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 51,150
Posted By Malcolius
Looking for John Hayes of Corinthstaters

Hi Mark,

I am still out and about! The Corinth Staters web site has been incorporated into the Wildwinds directory as it was taken over by Time Line and the curator of that site. I passed it over as...
Forum: Unlisted Coins May 12, 2013, 10:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 114,388
Posted By Malcolius
Guesswork

Not my field of expertise. However as a guess I would place it as a Celtic Gaul.

John
:confused:
Forum: Lost or Stolen Coins Mar 1, 2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 136,975
Posted By Malcolius
Great News

Hi Mark,

That is FANTASTIC news. I only hope that the miscreant who robbed you will be identified and suffer "in extremis"!

Now let us hope the others turn up.

BR

John.
Forum: Lost or Stolen Coins Dec 2, 2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 136,975
Posted By Malcolius
Exclamation Bad News and Good News

Dear Mark,

I have only just caught up with reading the forum and, just like you, I am devastated.

I am going to England for Christmas and was just going to leave my coin collection locked up in my...
Forum: Publications Apr 13, 2012, 10:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 49,896
Posted By Malcolius
Change of plan

Hi all,

When I first posted this plea back in July 2010 I was all for Tarentum.

However, my collection direction veered off at a tangent and I am now all for Corinth Colts. The combination of...
Forum: Greek Jul 17, 2011, 10:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 25,400
Posted By Malcolius
Translation

FYI ran this through BabelFish and got :-

I need aid with this piece coined in the city of Kyme in Aeolis, weight 0' 17 grams and measure 6 millimeters, material silver, nonencounter reference of...
Forum: Roman Apr 21, 2011, 10:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,928
Posted By Malcolius
Well, I stand corrected by The Master! However,...

Well, I stand corrected by The Master!

However, I am sure that I read somewhere that the acid on one's skin can damage coins but I am prepared to accept this advice.

But, I also like to keep a...
Forum: Roman Apr 21, 2011, 04:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,928
Posted By Malcolius
Thumbs down Why?

Far be it for me to criticize but why oh why do some coin dealers insist on displaying their coins on their bare hands?

I have always understood that at the very least a pair of cotton jeweler's...
Forum: Uncleaned Mar 31, 2011, 08:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 25,276
Posted By Malcolius
Water Plus

I cleaned a couple of extremely caked Corinth Staters, which I bought from an Italian Auction site, by putting them into an ultrasonic jewelry cleaner in warm, distilled water. This cleaner is a...
Forum: Lost or Stolen Coins Mar 13, 2011, 05:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 29,004
Posted By Malcolius
Thumbs up FaceBook Revisited

P.S.

However, he does get a mention at the following URL which gives a validation to the Pottstown address. I missed this the first time,...
Forum: Lost or Stolen Coins Mar 13, 2011, 05:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 29,004
Posted By Malcolius
Thumbs down FaceBook

Just thought I would let you know, there is no Ron Saxanoff on FaceBook.
BR
John
Forum: Greek Feb 17, 2011, 05:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 18,589
Posted By Malcolius
So, if not the Bosporus then where? Who else did...

So, if not the Bosporus then where? Who else did radiant star countermarks.

Regards, John.
Forum: Greek Feb 12, 2011, 07:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 18,589
Posted By Malcolius
Hi, I am reliably informed that the star on...

Hi,

I am reliably informed that the star on Athena's helmet is, possibly, a Black Sea counter-mark. I cannot find anything that verifies this but maybe you can remember from whence you obtained it &...
Forum: Greek Feb 11, 2011, 01:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 18,589
Posted By Malcolius
Thumbs up Thanks to you also.

Hi Ed,

The link does still work, I must admit that reading this page of yours was what originally sent me off on this current quest. That is why I quoted you on the first page as a reference, I had...
Forum: Greek Feb 11, 2011, 01:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 18,589
Posted By Malcolius
Smile Thanks

Hi Mac,

If it's not too much trouble I would appreciate it all. Calciati's Pegasi is the priority, the Ravel can wait as long as you need! I don't want you burning midnight oil on my behalf, I feel...
Forum: Greek Feb 10, 2011, 06:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 18,589
Posted By Malcolius
Interesting Stater

Hi George,

That is a very interesting stater! The basic coin is from Akarnania, Thyrrheion noted by "theta" under Pegasus.

The reverse is interesting with a Y and pendant earring behind Athena, it...
Forum: Greek Feb 4, 2011, 10:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 18,589
Posted By Malcolius
Thumbs up Now that's what I call co-operation!

Mac, I am speechless.

Your offers are just the sort of assistance that I am looking for but to hit a double in one is more that I could ever have hoped for.

Loading them onto a disk would be the...
Forum: Greek Feb 4, 2011, 12:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 18,589
Posted By Malcolius
Thumbs up More on the Staters

Hi All,

Mac, it is not given unto all of us to be the owners of these ancient tomes that coin specialists love quoting as references. I have only ever seen one Calciati Pegasi sold at auction and it...
Forum: Greek Jan 28, 2011, 01:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 18,589
Posted By Malcolius
Growing but slowly!

Hello to all collectors of Greek coins (and others!).

This effort of mine to catalog Corinth staters has become a bit of a driving force in my life. From a slow but humble beginning it has now...
Forum: Off-topic Conversations Dec 29, 2010, 10:34 PM
Replies: 0
Wow
Views: 94,927
Posted By Malcolius
Angry Wow

Hi,

I am definitely collecting the wrong things! Take a look at this & then check your...
Forum: Off-topic Conversations Dec 24, 2010, 04:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 98,290
Posted By Malcolius
Thumbs up Happy Christmas

A Very Happy Christmas to all who read these pages, I have, currently, nothing to identify, nothing to sell and very little to say but just to wish all a Happy Holiday..

However, I do have one...
Forum: Greek Nov 30, 2010, 12:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 18,589
Posted By Malcolius
Thumbs up Corinth Staters

Colleagues,

Thank you for the responses so far, it is uplifting to know that all of this effort won't be wasted!

Paul, I have the BMC PDF that you linked to; in fact the images on the listing that...
Forum: Greek Nov 28, 2010, 08:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 18,589
Posted By Malcolius
Post Staters of Corinth

Hi,

I have recently developed a deep and meaningful addiction to the AR Staters of Corinth and, to the annihilation of my budget, even purchased a few!

What I have found though is that there are...
Forum: Publications Aug 3, 2010, 06:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 49,896
Posted By Malcolius
Thumbs up Great!

It would be FANTASTIC if you do have a copy that you are willing to dispose of. I would be ETERNALLY grateful!

Regards, John.

:) :) :)
Forum: Advanced Topics Aug 1, 2010, 09:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,600
Posted By Malcolius
From Google Books

Hi,

I did a search of "A Deo Nobis Benefit" and got several responses from Latin text books.

A screen dump of 2 of them follows :-

http://www.bungaroo.com.au/DeoNobis/DeoNobis.jpg

and
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