11 Dec 2018

Nero Dupondius

Ancient Coins | user_47175

Hello, I recently won an auction for this cool coin. It's a Nero Dupondius from 65 AD. I think it's so amazing to have a piece of history from 2000 years ago.

05 Dec 2018

LIBERATORI/RESTITVTORI VRBIS SVAE or the entrance of the city of Rome in the orbit of Constantine. Ist Part.

Ancient Coins | Aeternitas Numismatics

Milvian Bridge battle took place october 28th of A.D. 312. very close to the southern abutment of that bridge which, saving the Tiber current, provided continuity to the Via Flaminia to the heart of the crowded streets of Rome.

01 Dec 2018

Troas Neandria

Ancient Coins | user_47175

This is a pretty cool coin I have. I think it is a Neandrian Troas from the greek city state of Neandria. It features the head of Apollo facing right, and a horse grazing on the obverse. The letters NEAN are visible above the horse. A similar coin I found online is this one. I will show you the pictures of the coin, and the coin I found online. The first 2 are the ones I have, and the second two are the other one. If anyone has any more information about this coin, please tell me. Thanks everyone.

16 Nov 2018

Who is on this coin?

Ancient Coins | user_47175

Hello, I recently got this ancient roman coin, and am currently soaking it in distilled water. I am trying to identify the emperor, but no matter what website I go to I can't identify him. The coin is most likely from the Constantine/Post Constantine era, but I can't pinpoint who is on it. Anyone with an idea of who it could be?

08 Nov 2018

The bridge of Antiochia ad Maeandrum in the coinage of the city.

Ancient Coins | Aeternitas Numismatics

The ancient Carian city of Antioch of the Meander owed large part of its prosperity to certain bridge over the River Meander built in its vicinity, widely used during the long centuries it was standing and which attracted to the city all manner of merchants, Imperial officials, military, craftsmen and other users.

27 Oct 2018

The great temple of Hadrian in Cyzicus, Turkey.

Ancient Coins | Aeternitas Numismatics

In December of 2015 we had the opportunity to visit the ruins of the ancient Cyzicus, in Turkey, and there we found the vestiges of what was its most precious jewel: the Temple of Hadrian. This is the account of what we saw there:

19 Oct 2018

INDVLGENTIA AVGG IN CARTH. Septimius Severus and Africa.

Ancient Coins | Aeternitas Numismatics

One of the most popular issues of Septimius Severus, which implies an optimum combination of numismatic attractive and relative abundance - at least as far as denarius refers - is the one that carries the reverse INDVLGENTIA AVGG IN CARTH. We will dedicate this post to know it a little more.

10 Jul 2018

Need help identifying ancient coin

Ancient Coins | BossX

I picked up this ancient coin today at my local coin dealership and since I do not collect ancients I have no clue where or when it is from.

30 Mar 2018

A Happy Easter And Passover

Ancient Coins | Mike

I just want to take a minute to wish everyone on the site a very Happy Easter and Passover epically safe one. These dates and celebrations influenced many coins. There is a book coins from the Bible. So you see all parts of world history influences coinage. I have seen some of these coins there beautiful. Many have special meaning to us. As St. John Paul the Second called the Jewish People our older brothers that could not be a truer statement. We are all brothers and sisters. So enjoy the days with your family and let's all get along. Thanks. Mike.

14 Jan 2018

Hercules Coins in Burnham's Celestial Handbook

Ancient Coins | Michael Marotta

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