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Gold Tilla from Bukhara

Gold Tilla from Bukhara

ISLAMIC, Persia (Post-Mongol). Manghits (Khanate of Bukhara). Sayyid Haydar Tora. AH 1215-1242 / AD 1800-1826. AV Tilla (23mm, 4.59 g,…
The Fire of Vesta

The Fire of Vesta

Neil Macgregor talks of the fire of Vesta in ancient Rome. excerpt from Fire and State Thank you  BBC podcast:…
Eukratides I himself

Eukratides I himself

In the up-and-coming Nomos Auction 15  22 Oct 2017: Baktria. Greco-Baktrian Kingdom. Eukratides I, circa 170-145 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 33 mm,…
Eastern Celtic Schnabelpferd

Eastern Celtic Schnabelpferd

AR-Tetradrachme, Typ Schnabelpferd, 2./1. Jahrhundert v. Chr.; 8.96 g. Stilisierter Kopf r.//Pferd l. Dembski 1246 ff.; Göbl, Ostkelten 330; Kostial…
Dancing Man from Germania

Dancing Man from Germania

GERMANIA. ANONYM. AR-Quinar, 65/40 v. Chr.; 1,47 g. "Tanzendes Männlein" mit Torques und Schlange// Pferd r., Kopf zurückgewandt. Schulze-Forster Gruppe…
CLAVDIVS: a denarius DE BRITANN

CLAVDIVS: a denarius DE BRITANN

ANCIENT COINS, Claudius, Denarius, Rome, 46-7, laureate bust right, rev. triumphal arch surmounted by equestrian statue between two trophies, DE BRITANN on…
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Tiberius Spanish Bull

Tiberius Spanish Bull

A charismatic bull from the Celsa mint showing the power of the Emperor Tiberius and his Duoviri, Baggius Fronto and…
King Sam Pentagram

King Sam Pentagram

"This excessively rare tribal coin (only one other recorded) forms a crucial link in the chain that ties King Sam…
Cow bone hoard

Cow bone hoard

Cow bone hoard Lynn Museum-60/-1 32 Gallo-Belgic E gold staters  "This Iron Age hoard of 32 Gallo-Belgic E gold coins,…
Selsey Uniface

Selsey Uniface

Dr Philip de Jersey says: “By far the most influential coinage in the south was the triple-tailed horse stater (British…
Dolphin Curls

Dolphin Curls

  Dolphin Curls. c.50-30 BC. Silver unit. 14mm. 1.15g. Head left, thick crescents for hair./ Triple-tailed horse right, floral sun…
South Ferriby Shrimp

South Ferriby Shrimp

  South Ferriby Shrimp. Rich Type 24a (this coin illustrated fig.11). c.55-45 BC. Silver unit. 15mm. 1.12g. Simplified boar right,…
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