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Forum: Roman Jun 5, 2007, 03:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,921
Posted By Flavian
Thanks for all the replies and thanks for making...

Thanks for all the replies and thanks for making me realize just how uneducated I am:o
Actually, your answers make perfect sence........I think.

On a side note I find it interesting that the...
Forum: Roman Jun 4, 2007, 08:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,921
Posted By Flavian
Thank you. Dave

Thank you.

Dave
Forum: Roman Jun 4, 2007, 07:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,921
Posted By Flavian
Meaning of S-C

I have been under the impression that coins with S-C on the reverse mean that the issue has been approved by the senate. If I'm wrong please correct me.
Also, can someone please tell me exactly the...
Forum: Off-topic Conversations Apr 12, 2007, 07:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,611
Posted By Flavian
Your very welcome, I'd like to read it when it's...

Your very welcome, I'd like to read it when it's done. Actually, even though I started this thread it has really got me to thinking about the topic and many of the possibilities posted here. Since...
Forum: Education Apr 8, 2007, 09:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 6,334
Posted By Flavian
I didn't know Caracalla or any emperor for that...

I didn't know Caracalla or any emperor for that matter wore pants. I wonder if they were Dockers Stain Master. :D

Dave
Forum: Off-topic Conversations Mar 30, 2007, 10:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,578
Posted By Flavian
Thanks Bill. A listing by country would be great....

Thanks Bill.
A listing by country would be great. All things equal most people would probably like to buy from their home country. That said, exchange rates being quite different from country to...
Forum: Greek Mar 30, 2007, 08:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,017
Posted By Flavian
Thanks Mark for the heads up, I'll check to see...

Thanks Mark for the heads up, I'll check to see if it's on in my area.


Dave
Forum: Off-topic Conversations Mar 30, 2007, 08:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,578
Posted By Flavian
List of Vcoins Canadian stores.

I'd like to know which Vcoins stores are located in Canada. Presently I am aware of the following;

-Incitatus
-Holyland
-WCNC
-Ancient Coins Canada
-Calgary Coin

Are there any that you know of...
Forum: Greek Mar 29, 2007, 05:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,233
Posted By Flavian
:eek: ............speachless. Dave

:eek: ............speachless.

Dave
Forum: Off-topic Conversations Mar 22, 2007, 03:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,611
Posted By Flavian
Yes I hear you. Good thing they don't work well...

Yes I hear you. Good thing they don't work well in slot machines:p

Dave
Forum: Off-topic Conversations Mar 22, 2007, 07:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,611
Posted By Flavian
What will happen with your collection when your gone?

I was having a conversation yesterday with my two sons, 19 & 24, when the subject of my ancient coin collection came up. I have noticed that when a new acquisition arrives at my house and I...
Forum: Coin Photography Mar 18, 2007, 11:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 17,394
Posted By Flavian
I usually try to take my own pictures however on...

I usually try to take my own pictures however on a few occasions I have used the dealer picture when it was better than I could take, and had a white background which is what I use. I never really...
Forum: Greek Mar 12, 2007, 09:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,017
Posted By Flavian
Jeff, that was exactly what I was going to say:D...

Jeff, that was exactly what I was going to say:D

Honestly that was a great review and I agree 98%, although I could not have said it with such eloquent vigor. Thank you.

Dave
Forum: Greek Mar 12, 2007, 06:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,017
Posted By Flavian
I also liked the movie, very entertaining. I did...

I also liked the movie, very entertaining. I did some reading on Leonidas and the battle of Thermopylae before I saw the movie to give myself some background because I know how historical movies can...
Forum: Greek Mar 11, 2007, 10:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,017
Posted By Flavian
Thank you Lars. So what did they use for...

Thank you Lars. So what did they use for commerce?

Dave
Forum: Greek Mar 11, 2007, 08:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,017
Posted By Flavian
Leonidas, Sparta, and the 300

Well I just saw the movie 300 and when I got home I went looking for any examples of coinage from Sparta struck under Leonidas. I haven't found any. I thought I read somewhere that Spartans were...
Forum: Lost or Stolen Coins Mar 4, 2007, 01:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,294
Posted By Flavian
Very sorry to hear this Breck. People that steal...

Very sorry to hear this Breck. People that steal other peoples property makes my blood boil, and I can't say that I could control my actions if I ever caught red handed someone stealing my...
Forum: Roman Feb 23, 2007, 12:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,098
Posted By Flavian
Hi Breck, In my opinion this coin looks great as...

Hi Breck,
In my opinion this coin looks great as is and any more attempts to further clean it are not only unnecessary but would rick damaging the patina. Nice coin.

Dave
Forum: Off-topic Conversations Feb 22, 2007, 08:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,464
Posted By Flavian
A big thanks to all for the welcomes.:D...

A big thanks to all for the welcomes.:D
......and thanks David. Long live the Flavian dynasty! Oops, just 1,911 years too late. Story of my life.

Dave
Forum: Coin Photography Feb 19, 2007, 09:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 13,150
Posted By Flavian
I just use a relatively inexpensive Canon...

I just use a relatively inexpensive Canon PowerShot A530 with 5.0 mega pixels. Cost is around $250 canadian. I use no other equipment.
I just put the coin on a piece of white paper, set the camera...
Forum: Coin Photography Feb 19, 2007, 09:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 13,150
Posted By Flavian
I just use a relatively inexpensive Canon...

I just use a relatively inexpensive Canon PowerShot A530 with 5.0 mega pixels. Cost is around $250 canadian. I use no other equipment.
I just put the coin on a piece of white paper, set the camera...
Forum: Beginning Collectors Feb 18, 2007, 08:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 12,007
Posted By Flavian
Hi Greg, I agree with you 100%. There is not...

Hi Greg,
I agree with you 100%. There is not much use in collecting unless you collect what you like. I have seen many worn coins with strange patinas that interest me much more than pristine...
Forum: Off-topic Conversations Feb 16, 2007, 07:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,464
Posted By Flavian
Thanks Steve, there are a few rather expensive...

Thanks Steve, there are a few rather expensive sestertius types I want with the beautiful Mars reverse but I may contact you later on when I have the resources to purchase.
Thanks for the...
Forum: Off-topic Conversations Feb 16, 2007, 06:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,464
Posted By Flavian
Just arrived.....hi all!

I guess I'm the newest member at the moment and just wanted to say hi. I've been collection ancient roman coins for about two years now and I have a relatively narrow field of interest. I only...
Forum: Off-topic Conversations Feb 16, 2007, 06:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,592
Posted By Flavian
Hi Steve, I'm very sorry about your dad, it...

Hi Steve, I'm very sorry about your dad, it sounds like he was a remarkable man. My dad was also diagnosed with cancer 8 months ago and I've found it changes everything. Take care.

Dave
Ontario,...
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