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Old Oct 15, 2015, 07:58 PM   #1
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Hi Everyone,

I was thinking (probably a bad idea) about the one coin I would trade my whole coin collection for. That one coin that you only dream about buying but probably will never get the chance to own.

What is your dream coin?

Paul


This is my dream coin, well as least one of them:

http://www.sixbid.com/browse.html?au...15&lot=1680943

Here is another one (well at least I can dream)
http://www.sixbid.com/browse.html?au...146&lot=925308

And why not dream big?
http://www.sixbid.com/browse.html?au...357&lot=485197

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Old Oct 18, 2015, 06:33 AM   #2
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And this would be my dream coin....the Aetna Tetradrachm

https://www.google.com/search?q=aetn...2BwF0RG1doE%3D
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Old Oct 20, 2015, 06:02 AM   #3
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And this would be my dream coin....the Aetna Tetradrachm

https://www.google.com/search?q=aetn...2BwF0RG1doE%3D
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 of Ferrari, I drive Audi.

Oh well.
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Old Oct 21, 2015, 01:04 PM   #4
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Alas, indeed.....this magnificent coin is in the Royal Coin Cabinet in Brussels....and is one of a kind.

I was graciously allowed to see it and it took my breath away.

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Old Oct 23, 2015, 08:21 AM   #5
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Mary,

Go big or go home. Nice choice.

And it's not Seleukid?

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Old Oct 23, 2015, 04:11 PM   #6
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I would make a one-time exception for this

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Old Oct 23, 2015, 06:43 PM   #7
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That is a truly amazing coin. I have never seen this one before.

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Old Oct 24, 2015, 08:09 AM   #8
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It is part of the de Hirsch collection, and is kept - by itself - in an enormous safe!

https://www.academia.edu/344950/The_...n_in_the_world

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