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Old 05-02-21, 12:30 PM
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Imgur seems to have lost my pic on post 449.

Roman lead bulla, crouching firure head turned right standing on raised platform.
Could be a hunter firing a bow?
18mm 6gms.
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Old 05-02-21, 12:38 PM
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Cased bronze rifle prize.
Verso inscribed, "Bn rifle meeting 1953 inter-coy falling plate winners".
Roman warrior defending mother and child. Latin motto For King Home And Country.
Believed to be Middlesex Territorial item.

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Old 17-02-21, 11:54 AM
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Large Victorian scrap 12" high.
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Old 26-02-21, 11:40 AM
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Default Yogi

Yogi running headlong into a wooden table.
Picture taken by my father Gulcinche Camp Poona Jan 1943.
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Old 04-03-21, 11:25 AM
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Kander s/steel divers watch 5 ATM automatic calibre 758 25 jewels 1972.
Two tone grey/silver dial all lume present & day/date window.
Missing rotating bezel and one strap pin. Keeps perfect time and has never been serviced, worth restoring I think.
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Old 11-03-21, 01:48 PM
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Anonymous Greek City State of Gargara from Troad region of Anatolia (Koca Kaya Turkey). The City was a member of the Koinon of Athena Ilias and former member of the Delian League.
Ae 8.5mm 0.53gms. 400-284 BC.
Obverse: Laureate head of Appolo.
Rev: GAP above horse galloping right.
SNG COP 326
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Old 14-03-21, 10:41 AM
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Bought this coin about 30 years ago have yet to discover a quotable reference.
You can forget about the wishful price quoted.
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Old 16-03-21, 02:41 PM
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Romano-Ptolemaic apotropaic stone amulet of a clenched fist.
Shaped filed and pierced for suspension. 10mm x 17mm x 3.5gm.
The tradition carried on well into the Victorian era, see pic below.
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Old 22-03-21, 04:00 PM
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Four glass beads circa 3rd-1st Century BC.
Globular polychrome glass beads the largest being 9mm.
The two outer being Phoenician swirls and the inner ones Rhodian eye beads.
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Old 25-03-21, 12:17 PM
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Ancient bead date and origin unknown.
Spherical blue glass bead fused with a copper wire wrapped around that appears to have flecks of gold within. There are seven blue and white appendages measuring 9mm at the widest piont. The bead is held on a dental burr the head of which is 1mm.
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Old 31-03-21, 12:06 PM
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Hekatomnos Satrap of Caria 395-377 BC.
Silver trihemiobol? 0.98gm x 8mm Attic or Cyprotic standard?
Ob: Head of roaring lion left forepart of leg below.
Rev: Ornamental star/stellate pattern within an incuse square.
Cf SNG Kayan 864.
He was the first non-Persian to be appointed Satrap, and acted as Admiral of the Persian fleet against Evagoras of Cyprus. Also father to Mausolos famous for his tomb The Mausoleum.
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That spot of sunshine yesterday bought my Rajastan sand viper out of hibernation. Fully articulated made of 163 separate segments 44 inches long keeps the rats away.
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Old 08-04-21, 09:17 AM
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Ancient bead.
Doughnut shaped opaic glass bead with white line wrap around enclosing six purple/brown protuberances. 16mm x 8.4mm the central aperture 4.53 mm.
Generally the larger the hole the older the bead but date unknown.
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Ancient bead.
Sperical glass bead 10.6mm with 2.5mm hole. Green matrix with white streaks and four polychrome canes to give the appearence of eyes.
Possible Islamic?
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Old 15-04-21, 10:38 AM
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Ancient bead.
Barrel shaped opalescent bead 17 x 10.5mm 2.2mm aperture.
Bead has green red and blue inclusions.
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