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Transylvanian Horse

Transylvanian Horse

Look at this pronounced 'S' shaped horse from Transylvania"   350, Lot: 303. Estimate $150. EASTERN EUROPE, Imitations of Philip…
Double Leopard of King Edward III, 1344

Double Leopard of King Edward III, 1344

The Fitzwilliam museum has a fascinating page on the elegant and extremely rare Double Leopard of Edward III. http://www.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/dept/coins/exhibitions/CoinoftheMoment/doubleleopard/ Fitzwilliam >…
The Mythic Celtic Horse

The Mythic Celtic Horse

I'm tracing the evolution of the iconic Celtic horse coin of Iron Age Britain. Note these are just my general impressions…
Shapur The Great

Shapur The Great

Shapur The Great, King of Kings, son of Ardashir I , defeated the Roman Emperor Valerian at the Battle of Edessa in…
Hera Lakinia

Hera Lakinia

  Roma Numismatica Auction this coming 22 March 2015. The depiction of Hera on the reverse is that of a…
Commodus the God

Commodus the God

Emperor from 177 to 192 (15 years) Natural son of Marcus Aurelius. Joint Emperor from 177 AD and sole Emperor on…
Septimius Severus

Septimius Severus

Septimius Severus 193 to 211 AD (17 Years and 10 months) After the death of Pertinax the Pannonian Legions declared Septimius…
Apollo, God of Light

Apollo, God of Light

Apollo ΘΕΟΔΟΤΟΣ / ΕΠΟΕΙ. Swan ΠΥΘ-ΕΟΣ - [KΛ]-A. Silver Tetradrachm Minted Klazomenai, Ionia ca. 375-360 BCE http://ww2.smb.museum/ikmk/object.php?id=18216496
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