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Old 27-02-17, 09:38 AM
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Silver tetartemorion of Mylasa in Caria. 550-500 BC.
5mm x 6mm x 0.15gms = 1/96th stater Lydo-Milesian standard.
Roaring lion facing left/ bird between two pellets within an incuse square.
How the engraver managed to get clear detail on such a small die surface I cant imagine.


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Old 05-03-17, 11:10 AM
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Magnus Magnentius usurper emporer 350-353 AD.
Billon heavy maiorina 22mm x 4.25 gms Ambianum mint (France).
D N MAGNENTIVS P F AVG, bare-headed draped and curiassed bust right, 'A' behind.
VICTORIAE D D N N AVG ET CAE, two victories standing confronted holding wreath inscribed VOT / V / MVT / X , staurogram above.
AMB & cresent in exurge [off flan].

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Old 10-03-17, 04:10 PM
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Naga warrior Assam Burma border, picture taken by my father December 1944.
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Old 13-03-17, 04:56 PM
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H.M.S. Victorious 1895 Majestic class battleship.
4x12" inch, 12x6"inch quick firing, 16x12 pounder 12x3 pounder and 5 18 inch torpedos.
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Old 08-05-17, 03:28 PM
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Carinus. 283-285 AD.
Potin tetradrachm of Alexandria. 19.5mm 10.2 gms.
Bust of Carinus right. AKMA KAPINOC CEB.
Eagle standing wreath in beak. L B = 284 AD.
After a short reign of 20 months assasinated by one of his officers , whose wife he had seduced.

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Old 12-06-17, 10:58 AM
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Danubian Celts 2nd Century BC.
Silver tetradrachm 28mm x 13'5 gms.
In imitation of Phillip of Macedonia, struck from worn dies.
Head of Hercules wearing lion skin, Zeus enthroned with outstretched arm holding eagle.
The example below sold recently for 7.841.

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Scissors army issue boxer card 1913.
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Old 15-06-17, 09:08 AM
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Silk card issued by My Weekly magazine 1916.
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Old 20-06-17, 02:07 PM
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Anyone care to translate?

In their patriotic impulse.
Our girls are good;
As shown in this typical group,
So pleasant in their lighthearted abandon.

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Old 20-06-17, 03:14 PM
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Anyone care to translate?

In their patriotic impulse.
Our girls are good;
As shown in this typical group,
So pleasant in their lighthearted abandon.

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No one attacks me with impurity
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Old 20-06-17, 08:23 PM
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Do you perhaps mean impunity?

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Old 20-06-17, 08:43 PM
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Ha ha! Well spotted sir...indeed it should read 'impunity'.......it certainly does make a difference to the meaning of the motto!.......I hate this predictive text!!!! Lol.
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Old 17-07-17, 10:42 AM
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George 11 Lima shilling 1745.
Made from treasure captured by the English privateers Captains Morecock and Talbot, when they took the French ships the Louis Erasmus & the Marquis d'Antin. As well as the gold silver & plate they also recovered 800 tons of cocoa.
The reverse with its enigmatic legend.
M.B.F. ET.H.REX.FD.B.ET.LD.SRI.AT.ET.E.
MAGNAE BRITANNIAE, FRANCIE ET HIBERNIAE REX FIDE DEFENSOR, BRUNSVICIENSIS ET LUNEBURGENSIS DUX, SACRI ROMANI IMPERRI
ARCH-THESAURIUS ET ELECTOR.

KING AND DEFENDER OF THE FAITH OF GREAT BRITAIN FRANCE AND IRELAND. DUKE OF BRUNSWICK AND LUNEBERG, CHIEF TREASURUER AND ELECTOR OF THE HOLY ROMAN EMPIRE.

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Old 19-07-17, 12:42 PM
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Seem's strange to me that on a badge site my coins get a bigger rate of views than my badges?

Indo-Greek Kings (Bactrian)
Appollodotos 11 80-65 BC Taxilla mint (Punjab).
Anepighaphic AE14 1.4gms.
Humped bull standing right within pelleted border.
Sacrificial tripod within in pelleted border.

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Old 20-07-17, 08:16 AM
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Seem's strange to me that on a badge site my coins get a bigger rate of views than my badges?...............
Could be because we don't know what's coming - somebody's coins, cigarette cards, Bunnikins collection, could be anything
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