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Old 05-05-18, 02:00 PM
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Very interesting items all. Had to stare at the last seal a bit to make everything out.
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Registered letter sent from Malta 21-April-1916 with passed by censor stamp.
Received in London 1-May-1916, opened under martial law lable resealed with a VR crest wax seal, forwarded to C/O 1st BW.

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Old 21-05-18, 12:10 PM
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Block of 4 high value stamps issued for the 1951 Festival of Britain.
In 1951 the average weekly wage was 8-10s.
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Old 28-05-18, 10:16 AM
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Leo V & Constantine.
Follis of Syracuse 813-820 AD.
Two examples shown one holed, facing bust of Leo wearing Loros holding spear one showing a Cross Potent. Reverse has both Leo & Constantine facing busts and Constantine on his own. Leo's reign was characterised by religious controversy he was assasinated in Haigia Sofia on Christmas day, 820.


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Province of Cilicia city of Ninica-Claudiopolis 193-211 AD.
AE 32 26.2g of Septimus Severus.
OB: Laurate draped and cuiriassed bust right, with Nike countermark.
Fine portrait showing Severus's African heritage.
Rev: Draped bust of Iulia Domna right. I DOM in left field.

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You've got some lovely items.
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Old 06-06-18, 02:38 AM
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Wonderful, as usual.
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Province of Egypt.
City of Alexandria AE Drachm 35mm 21gm.
Ob: Laurate bust of Trajan right. AVT KAIC TPAIAN [OC]
Rev: The river god Nilus reclining holding palm branch in right hand, cornucopia in left hand, gaping crocodile below. LIH in left field = 115/6 AD.


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Roman lead seal.
Eros emerging from the sea riding a dolphin looking back over his shoulder. A portrayal often seen on Roman tombs.
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Items sent by Peggy from Greenock 7.30 am 28th August 1918.
To Pte 310108 John Henry 'F' Coy room 35 4th (Res) Bn Black Watch.
The Castle Edinburgh.
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Old 21-06-18, 09:22 AM
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Marcus Postumus, Gallic Emporer 259-268 AD
Silvered Antoninus of Cologne struck 266 AD.
OB: Draped and cuirassed bust right wearing radiate crown.
IMP C POSTVMVS P F AVG.
REV: Diana standing right quiver over her shoulder wearing diaphanous tunic holding long transverse torch with both hands.
DIANAE LVCIFERAE
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