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Forum: Archeology Oct 26, 2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 27,628
Posted By 4to2centophilia
Grave of ‘Griffin Warrior’ at Pylos Could Be a Gateway to Civilizations

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/10/27/science/a-warriors-grave-at-pylos-greece-could-be-a-gateway-to-civilizations.html?hp&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&module=mini-moth&region=top-stories-below&WT.nav=top...
Forum: Coin of the Day Oct 20, 2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 36,302
Posted By 4to2centophilia
I was completely unaware of this coin til your...

I was completely unaware of this coin til your post. Very interesting, beautiful and if I were a wealthy man I would buy it.

Alas I am not, so I must limit myself to lesser wonders. While I dream...
Forum: Archeology Oct 12, 2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 6,352
Posted By 4to2centophilia
Huge tomb of Celtic prince unearthed in France March 2015

I missed this earlier this year. Fantastic discovery with a lot of good...
Forum: Education Sep 28, 2015, 06:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 46,773
Posted By 4to2centophilia
Works fine for me. I am thumbing thru Naville...

Works fine for me. I am thumbing thru Naville now. Very handy.
Forum: Off-topic Conversations Jun 30, 2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 50,868
Posted By 4to2centophilia
Hello John There you are :D I had all but...

Hello John

There you are :D

I had all but given up. You had successfully vanished. I will send you a PM when I get more than a few minutes to think. I'm glad you stumbled across this post. A...
Forum: Off-topic Conversations May 17, 2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 50,868
Posted By 4to2centophilia
Looking for John Hayes of Corinthstaters

I am looking for John M Hayes of corinthstaters.com

He is a member here from Australia who has not logged in since last June and his website has gone offline. I am trying to check in with him and...
Forum: Archeology May 15, 2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 13,822
Posted By 4to2centophilia
Ancient Palmyra At Risk

FYI

http://www.wsj.com/articles/ancient-palmyra-site-in-syria-at-risk-from-fighting-between-islamic-state-and-regime-1431700409
Forum: Off-topic Conversations May 2, 2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 53,581
Posted By 4to2centophilia
Since reading years ago about his involvement...

Since reading years ago about his involvement with the Sevso (Seuso) hoard, I have assumed he got many of his gems from the same sources. His vanishing without notice does not really surprise me....
Forum: Off-topic Conversations Apr 28, 2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 53,581
Posted By 4to2centophilia
Can't find anything anywhere. Vanished.

Can't find anything anywhere. Vanished.
Forum: Greek Jan 24, 2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 98,850
Posted By 4to2centophilia
yes. and every year. for the last 10 years, the...

yes. and every year. for the last 10 years, the prices have gone higher.
Forum: Greek Jan 11, 2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 98,850
Posted By 4to2centophilia
Yes, I watched the bidding. Most likely a lot of...

Yes, I watched the bidding. Most likely a lot of year end bonus money and those flush with stock profits. Prices too high for me to comfortably chase. Fridays Stack-Bower Auction was similar. One...
Forum: Greek Jan 5, 2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 98,850
Posted By 4to2centophilia
I went at this coin til I hit $3,250 and it got...

I went at this coin til I hit $3,250 and it got trumped. Of course, it could be the consignor bidding up the coin (as this is an allowed practice)

http://cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=272601

That...
Forum: Greek Nov 27, 2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 98,850
Posted By 4to2centophilia
I completely agree. Many ordinary coins with...

I completely agree. Many ordinary coins with extraordinary estimates. Anything extraordinary is priced obscenely. Apparently many people are willing to chase anything at any price. I'm not one of...
Forum: Archeology Sep 26, 2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 44,540
Posted By 4to2centophilia
The Amphipolis Tomb website

Great site following the discoveries at the tomb in Amphipolis. Numerous photos.

http://www.theamphipolistomb.com/
Forum: Antiquities Sep 23, 2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 42,862
Posted By 4to2centophilia
New translation of greek vases.

Interesting Nat Geo article on previously undecipherable

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2014/09/140923-amazon-greek-vase-translations-science/

Thought it was worth sharing.

Mark
Forum: Archeology Sep 4, 2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 9,468
Posted By 4to2centophilia
Forum: Want Lists Jun 29, 2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 17,944
Posted By 4to2centophilia
I can't help you, but I distinctly remember your...

I can't help you, but I distinctly remember your original post..............and now I feel old. :(
Forum: Greek Jun 1, 2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 10,278
Posted By 4to2centophilia
I agree. Identical obv and rev dies. One coin has...

I agree. Identical obv and rev dies. One coin has a smaller flan but other than that, the coins look identical to my eye.

While the strike is arguably better than Paul's coin, Pauls coin has a...
Forum: Commercial Sales Mar 18, 2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 10,595
Posted By 4to2centophilia
Ok Thanks. I thought it was ridiculous.

Ok Thanks. I thought it was ridiculous.
Forum: Commercial Sales Mar 14, 2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 10,595
Posted By 4to2centophilia
Can someone explain to me

why the estimate on this Lysi tet is $30k?

What am I missing?

http://coins.ha.com/c/item.zx?saleNo=3032&lotNo=23154#Photo
Forum: Conferences, Symposiums, Exhibits, and Collections Mar 10, 2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 94,396
Posted By 4to2centophilia
Wish I knew of this this earlier. How often do...

Wish I knew of this this earlier. How often do they have these?
Forum: Conferences, Symposiums, Exhibits, and Collections Nov 12, 2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 27,235
Posted By 4to2centophilia
Wonderful photo gallery. Some great Asian art...

Wonderful photo gallery. Some great Asian art amongst the collections.
Forum: Off-topic Conversations Aug 20, 2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 98,748
Posted By 4to2centophilia
Hurray! Welcome back. The bear is out of...

Hurray!

Welcome back. The bear is out of hibernation ;)
Forum: Greek Jun 4, 2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,861
Posted By 4to2centophilia
The reverse resembles a caduceus. Similar to...

The reverse resembles a caduceus. Similar to those on the reveres elephant bronzes of Demetrios I Aniketos. I am not suggesting it is from that reign, but the image looks like a crude version of a...
Forum: Lost or Stolen Coins Mar 4, 2013, 06:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 136,659
Posted By 4to2centophilia
Thanks John. Yes, now that the police have a...

Thanks John.

Yes, now that the police have a lead, hopefully they can track down a few more coins. I desperately want my Ptolemy back.

BTW Glad to see you resurfaced. I was getting a wee bit...
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