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Forum: Site Suggestions Mar 30, 2010, 12:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 15,418
Posted By Spradling
Forvm Ancient Coins (forumancientcoins.com), just...

Forvm Ancient Coins (forumancientcoins.com), just like V Coins here, hosts a discussion site (and much, much more). The focus is much broader than Ancients.info, and there are many more...
Forum: Roman Jan 16, 2010, 01:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,395
Posted By Spradling
Mr. Garcia is convinced that most, if not all,...

Mr. Garcia is convinced that most, if not all, Roman and Iberian coins have Hebrew legends, the resemblance to Latin and Iberian being, I guess, fortuitous. I know, I know. He is very polite and...
Forum: Roman Nov 19, 2009, 12:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,366
Posted By Spradling
But this one is so gloriously public and silly! ...

But this one is so gloriously public and silly! George Spradling
Forum: Forgery Alerts Oct 9, 2009, 11:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 8,525
Posted By Spradling
A famous type, a total fake. George Spradling

A famous type, a total fake. George Spradling
Forum: Eastern/Oriental Sep 9, 2009, 07:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 9,025
Posted By Spradling
A wild guess: the compressed ashes of a holy...

A wild guess: the compressed ashes of a holy man's funeral pyre? I once had a small bronze (7") Buddha figure from Thailand which was filled with compressed funeral ashes. Ah, Berkeley in the '60's....
Forum: Forgery Alerts May 8, 2009, 04:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 10,436
Posted By Spradling
SIX months for an unemployed rustic! Scares the...

SIX months for an unemployed rustic! Scares the devil out of me. Cheers, George Spradling
Forum: Roman Provincial Jan 29, 2009, 03:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 8,409
Posted By Spradling
Try Alexandria, Egypt. George Spradling

Try Alexandria, Egypt. George Spradling
Forum: Publications Jan 21, 2009, 03:47 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 37,180
Posted By Spradling
Use it in good health! George S.

Use it in good health! George S.
Forum: Publications Jan 21, 2009, 12:31 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 37,180
Posted By Spradling
Barry's post exactly characterizes the usual...

Barry's post exactly characterizes the usual level of discussion on this list. With half the effort expended in these bloviations, you could learn enough French and/or German (or any other Western...
Forum: Online Sales Dec 19, 2008, 08:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,669
Posted By Spradling
At least the description of the reverse of the...

At least the description of the reverse of the Bruttium piece has been corrected! @ Cogito: Amen, I share your pain. George Spradling
Forum: Greek May 19, 2008, 11:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,132
Posted By Spradling
Looks fine as it is. George Spradling

Looks fine as it is. George Spradling
Forum: Forgery Alerts Apr 20, 2008, 05:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 19,723
Posted By Spradling
I agree with Roma_Orbis that the Lucius Verus...

I agree with Roma_Orbis that the Lucius Verus coin is ancient. Regards, George Spradling
Forum: Attribution Help Apr 4, 2008, 02:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,621
Posted By Spradling
Looks more like a coin of Domitian to me. RPC I...

Looks more like a coin of Domitian to me. RPC I 2028, year 132 (on obverse, beta lambda rho, AD 84/5), SNG Cop. 341, etc., etc. I have one in my hand. Cheers, George Spradling
Forum: Unlisted Coins Mar 8, 2008, 12:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,607
Posted By Spradling
What am I missing? The description of this coin...

What am I missing? The description of this coin (now mine) clearly states RIC VII 35, so RIC apparently does list this reverse type for the second issue (if I read you correctly). Thanks, George...
Forum: Unlisted Coins Mar 5, 2008, 09:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,607
Posted By Spradling
That is quite a nice and interesting coin and an...

That is quite a nice and interesting coin and an imperial issue that I would be happy to own! Cheers, George Spradling
Forum: Roman Jan 14, 2008, 08:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,076
Posted By Spradling
I agree. George S.

I agree. George S.
Forum: Roman Jan 11, 2008, 08:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,076
Posted By Spradling
I wouldn't be in any hurry; these are as common...

I wouldn't be in any hurry; these are as common as fleas. Cheers, George Spradling
Forum: Roman Provincial Jan 9, 2008, 10:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,068
Posted By Spradling
I just googled RPC Online Coin database. Lucky...

I just googled RPC Online Coin database. Lucky you! Cheers, Geo. S.
Forum: Roman Provincial Jan 8, 2008, 10:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,068
Posted By Spradling
No dealer (in coins, but I sell rare books of...

No dealer (in coins, but I sell rare books of literature), just enthusiastic collector of the coins of faraway places in the middle of nowhere in the dark backward and abysm of time. It seems Derbe...
Forum: Roman Provincial Jan 8, 2008, 06:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,068
Posted By Spradling
Absolutely none. Lots with that kind of thing,...

Absolutely none. Lots with that kind of thing, however, and always on the lookout for coins of central Anatolia. I just checked, and I have a few of Parlais, Barata, Isaura. Never seen Derbe...
Forum: Roman Provincial Jan 7, 2008, 09:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,068
Posted By Spradling
On a fixed price list, I would gladly pay $300...

On a fixed price list, I would gladly pay $300 for this! I would expect it to go for a little more here. If three people want it, who knows? In 2003 a variant (the RPC plate coin) brought $375. ...
Forum: Advanced Topics Nov 18, 2007, 03:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 24,464
Posted By Spradling
Ah, the cat fight between the philologist and the...

Ah, the cat fight between the philologist and the linguist, between proscriptive rules and actual usage. I was not trying to correct your grammar because of a final preposition (a perfectly natural...
Forum: Advanced Topics Nov 17, 2007, 11:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 24,464
Posted By Spradling
Wink No need to seek absolution from me, of all...

No need to seek absolution from me, of all people! I have pretty much eliminated academic jargon from my jottings (though I still think in it, and for good reason), and it is obvious that my...
Forum: Advanced Topics Nov 17, 2007, 08:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 24,464
Posted By Spradling
The use of terms such a "rare" is...

The use of terms such a "rare" is typically sales hype. Sometimes it is the considered opinion of a dealer who has years of experience, and this should carry a great deal of weight, especially if he...
Forum: Authenticity Nov 17, 2007, 08:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,378
Posted By Spradling
For heaven's sake! Many (doubtless most) of...

For heaven's sake! Many (doubtless most) of unsold coins just didn't sell! Probably for the reasons you list (especially overpricing). Of course, as far as auctions go, I mostly deal with CNG now,...
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