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Forum: Attribution Help Oct 22, 2013, 05:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 37,666
Posted By BeastCoins
Thanks, Paul! I'll be more active after I catch...

Thanks, Paul! I'll be more active after I catch up with a lot of other loose ends first.
Forum: Attribution Help Oct 22, 2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 37,666
Posted By BeastCoins
It doesn't look or sound like it, but that would...

It doesn't look or sound like it, but that would be one explanation for the piece.
Forum: Attribution Help Oct 7, 2013, 03:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 37,666
Posted By BeastCoins
Licinius I - "Silver" Post Reform Radiate

Hello Folks!

What? You thought I was devoured by a black hole or something since I haven't posted in years? No - just busy with a whole ton of stuff in life. But, I'm back in the ancient coin world...
Forum: Site Announcements Sep 11, 2013, 11:44 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 121,913
Posted By BeastCoins
New members at ancients.info

Hello folks,

Just a quick announcement here. Since I'm doing the new user moderating, and there are literally hundreds (and up to 1000) spam new users requests daily, I ask that if you are approved...
Forum: Off-topic Conversations Aug 21, 2013, 03:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 99,807
Posted By BeastCoins
Thanks! In theory, yes. I'm back, but as a...

Thanks! In theory, yes. I'm back, but as a moderator. When I get caught up enough to actually have time to think, then I plan to actually participate in coin conversations again. :)
Forum: Off-topic Conversations Aug 19, 2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 99,807
Posted By BeastCoins
New registrations

Hello folks,

Bill added me as moderator to ancients.info so I will check the queue periodically throughout the day for new registrations and delete or approve as necessary.

Enjoy the site!

--Zach...
Forum: Roman Jan 22, 2011, 12:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 17,109
Posted By BeastCoins
Thanks for the information, Dirk and now that I...

Thanks for the information, Dirk and now that I have the reference in hand, it appears to be similar to Cayon 4.:

"Las Mondeas Espanolas. Del Tremis al Euro del 411 a Nuestros Dias" by Adolfo,...
Forum: Coin of the Day Sep 6, 2010, 12:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 10,321
Posted By BeastCoins
Nice! I love those early Miletus pieces. --Beast

Nice! I love those early Miletus pieces.

--Beast
Forum: Forgery Alerts Sep 2, 2010, 09:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 19,915
Posted By BeastCoins
I forgot to mention - note the obverse legend is...

I forgot to mention - note the obverse legend is also quite different than my hat example. The fakes are:

D N CONS_TANTI_NVS PE PT AVG

mine is:

IMP CON_STANT_INVS PERT AVG

--Beast
Forum: Forgery Alerts Sep 2, 2010, 09:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 19,915
Posted By BeastCoins
Yes, I saw it. Marc Breitsprecher sent me the...

Yes, I saw it. Marc Breitsprecher sent me the link a number of days ago. Pegai had one in their last auction as well (but withdrew it when I pointed it out to Eldert and...
Forum: Publications Aug 3, 2010, 12:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 50,702
Posted By BeastCoins
Mac, Do you have the actual title of the...

Mac,

Do you have the actual title of the Fischer-Bossert reference? The only thing I can find so far is "The Athenian Decadrachm (Numismatic Notes and Monographs)".

Thanks!

--Beast
Forum: Publications Aug 2, 2010, 01:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 50,702
Posted By BeastCoins
John, I looked around at all of the contact...

John,

I looked around at all of the contact sites I know of for books and couldn't find a copy. I don't even have one myself, unfortunately. Since this is a book you will really want for your new...
Forum: Barbarous May 2, 2010, 11:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 8,010
Posted By BeastCoins
Hello Doug, Thanks for sharing your great...

Hello Doug,

Thanks for sharing your great Gallienus imitation! I've never seen one like it. Great coin!

Best regards,

--Beast
Forum: Barbarous May 1, 2010, 11:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 8,010
Posted By BeastCoins
Imitative Gallienus Antoninianus

Occasionally one acquires an ancient coin where when you have it in hand, you just think...
Forum: Roman Apr 28, 2010, 03:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,572
Posted By BeastCoins
Hello Kenneth, Neat coin! I don't recall ever...

Hello Kenneth,

Neat coin! I don't recall ever seeing one before. RIC lists it as "rare" and I would certainly agree it is market rare at the very least. RIC doesn't plate an example and I cannot...
Forum: Unlisted Coins Apr 1, 2010, 08:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 7,368
Posted By BeastCoins
Gallienus Ant - Local Imitation?

Dear fellow collectors,

Here's a most unusual Gallienus antoninianus for your enjoyment:

http://beastcoins.com/RomanImperial/V-I/Gallienus/Gallienus-AVGGM-Spes.jpg

Gallienus, AE Antoninianus,...
Forum: Beginning Collectors Mar 27, 2010, 09:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 8,556
Posted By BeastCoins
Nathan, If you want to come over some time, just...

Nathan,

If you want to come over some time, just let me know. I'm in New Berlin, just west of you and have specialized in LRB for more than 10 years. I can let you see my library and lots of coins...
Forum: Authenticity Mar 21, 2010, 01:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 36,999
Posted By BeastCoins
Thank you wartax for your comments and for the...

Thank you wartax for your comments and for the attribution of europa's ducat! No wonder I could not figure it out - Paolucci has a page for it (p.42) but no descriptions or any information about the...
Forum: Byzantine Mar 5, 2010, 02:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 8,323
Posted By BeastCoins
Marc, I believe this is SB...

Marc,

I believe this is SB 1551.

http://www.acsearch.info/images/17/162226.jpg

Constantine V, Copronymus, with Leo IV, the Khazar. 741-775. AV Solidus (4.38 g, 6h). Constantinople mint. Struck...
Forum: Unlisted Coins Mar 5, 2010, 12:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 8,216
Posted By BeastCoins
Constantine II, AE3 - Eros exergual series

Dear fellow LRB enthusiasts,

Is a pellet with the Eros exergual series attesetd and I'm simply overlooking it...
Forum: Coin of the Day Mar 4, 2010, 01:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 13,555
Posted By BeastCoins
Mac, And, well, yes, that can also happen. I...

Mac,

And, well, yes, that can also happen. I should think that since the advent of hidden IDs, it isn't so much, since you don't know if you are directly competing against your nemeses on any given...
Forum: Coin of the Day Mar 4, 2010, 01:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 13,555
Posted By BeastCoins
Jérôme, Market rarity is extremely rare. I've...

Jérôme,

Market rarity is extremely rare. I've been specializing in Tetrarchic and LRB for 10 years and have never seen one for sale. Not that I've looked for one, but I've never run across it for...
Forum: Forgery Alerts Mar 4, 2010, 01:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 19,915
Posted By BeastCoins
Areich, If you would, please explain why you...

Areich,

If you would, please explain why you think the Pegasi specimen looks more convincingly ancient than mine and I will explain why I think the Pegasi piece is false. I need to understand what...
Forum: Coin of the Day Mar 4, 2010, 07:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 13,555
Posted By BeastCoins
WOW! What a wonderful coin! I've never seen an...

WOW! What a wonderful coin! I've never seen an example of this type for sale. I'm not the least bit surprised by the results and would be even less surprised to find out the highest bidders end up...
Forum: Forgery Alerts Mar 3, 2010, 11:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 19,915
Posted By BeastCoins
areich, Please give your input as to why you...

areich,

Please give your input as to why you believe the Pegasi specimen may be real and is more convincing than my example, and I will give my reasons for believing it to be a modern...
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