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Old 14-05-20, 10:42 AM
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Parthian Kingdom.
Sinatruces 77-70 BC.
Ae dichalkon 16mm 3.9gm Rhagae mint. (Nr Terhran)
Ob: Bearded bust left wearing tiara.
Rev: Pegasus prancing right six line inscription around.
BASILLEOS MEGAALOY APSAKOY EYERGETOY EPITHANOYS PHILELLHNOS. The great king Arsaces benifactor illustrious friend of the Greeks.
Sellwood 34.9


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Old 15-05-20, 09:14 AM
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Julian 11 360-363 AD.
Ae 17mm of Siscia (Sisak Croatia)
Ob: Bare headed and draped bust right. D N IVLIANVS NO C.
Rev: Soldier spearing fallen horseman wearing Phrygian cap.
FEL TEMP REPARATIO. D SIS mintmark.
RIC V111 363.
At the battle of Samarra Julian rushed into the fray without his armour and was pierced through the liver by a Persian spear. So the exact opposite of the portrayal of the image on the coin.

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Old 16-05-20, 08:22 AM
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Indo-Scythians.
Silver drachm of Azes 11 circa 30BC.
Ob: King mounted on horseback holding whip. BASILEWE BASILEWN MEGALOU AZOU.
Rev: Zeus Nikephorus standing left holding winged Nike and long sceptre.
Monograms in left and right fields. MAHARAJASA RAJADIRATASA MAHATASA AYASA.
Both the Greek and Karoshti legends translates as. Of the great king of kings Azes.
Senior 105 (type).

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Old 17-05-20, 09:11 AM
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Septimus Severus 193-211 AD.
Ae15 of Nicea Bithynia (Iznik)
Ob: Laurate bust right C CEVAPOC AVCOV.
Rev: Bull walking right NIKAIEWN.
Reg gen 348.
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Old 18-05-20, 09:35 AM
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Barbarous imitation of a Carausius ant of London circa 290AD.
Ae 16. Ob: Radiate bust left IMP C CARAVSIVS PF AVG.
Rev: Pax standing left holding olive branch and sceptre. PAX AVG.
Nice style for a copy.
Imitating RIC 98.
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Old 18-05-20, 11:11 AM
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5th Volunteer Battalion, Black Watch, judging by his sporran. Nice card.
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Old 18-05-20, 11:14 AM
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Mauritius 1893 one cent overprint on two cent violet. Unmounted mint block of 30 stamps all perforations intact all with original gum.
Early British and Empire-Commonwealth stamps are works of art, excellent post.
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Old 18-05-20, 11:17 AM
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Scarce card issued by the Wholesale Tobacco Co 1902.
Armies of the World.

5th Volunteer Battalion, Black Watch, judging by his sporran, nice card.
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Old 19-05-20, 09:59 AM
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Kingdom of Edessa Agbar X Phrahates.
Ae 24 8.60gm struck at Edessa during the reign of Gordian 111 242-244 AD.
Ob: Laurate draped & cuiriassed bust right star before. AVTOK K M ANT GORDIANVS CEB.
Rev: Draped bust of bearded Agbar wearing Parthian style diademed tiara star behind. ABGAPOC BACILEVS.
BMC 158.

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Old 20-05-20, 08:26 AM
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Secessionist Gallic Empire.
Tetricus 1 270-273 AD.
Ae ant of southern mint 273AD.
Ob: Radiate and draped bust right. IMP C TETRICVS PF AVG.
Rev: Soldier standing left holding shield and spear. VIRTVS AVG.
RIC V 148.
Deposed by Aurliean pardoned and given government post in southern Italy.
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Old 21-05-20, 09:12 AM
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Give coins a rest for the moment still more to come though.

1927 Grey/red on yellow paper 2/6 mm Specimen overprint S.G. 109.
1922-37 Grey/brown 1s mm Specimen overprint S.G. 106.
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HMS Essex Monmouth class armoured cruiser 1904.
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Old 23-05-20, 07:30 AM
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Rare 1915 card based on Pipe Major Thomas Clark.
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Old 24-05-20, 09:19 AM
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From a collection written up by my uncle in the 1950s. The stamp is KEDV11 1908-1912 5 cent dull purple SG 290.
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Old 25-05-20, 09:28 AM
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HMS Submarine A X1 1905-20.
Top submerged speed 7mph.
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