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« on: September 30, 2009, 07:03:16 PM »

pete
long shot i suppose but any chance of an id on this sestertius?
( found by beachboy) reverse is shot though.
thanks
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« Reply #1 on: September 30, 2009, 07:10:00 PM »

my gess is sepumas severus what you think pete Huh
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« Reply #2 on: September 30, 2009, 07:40:06 PM »

Looks like Antoninus Pius, nice coin , good to see a reasonable portrait.
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« Reply #3 on: September 30, 2009, 07:54:50 PM »

These all look the same to me. I was thinking Marcus Aurelius, but only a guess.
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« Reply #4 on: September 30, 2009, 07:57:27 PM »

thanks for your thoughts guys i thought it was a bit of a long shot.
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« Reply #5 on: September 30, 2009, 08:13:57 PM »

yep its an Antoninus Pius in very good nick, well done
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« Reply #6 on: September 30, 2009, 09:16:45 PM »

WELL DONE KEV  BUD   LOVELY COIN  AND  LOOKS TO BE IN GOOD  CONDITION AS WELL   Grin Grin Grin
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« Reply #7 on: October 01, 2009, 12:36:15 AM »

well done on the find mate
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« Reply #8 on: October 01, 2009, 06:35:58 AM »

Peter is right for a change  Grin  have a look at the link, it's definitely Marcus Aurelius.
http://images.google.co.uk/imgres?imgurl=http://www.stoa.org/albums/lehman/M_Aurelius.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.stoa.org/gallery/lehman/M_Aurelius&usg=__zBNdCWWBoHTD0EDRQWOf4F33Eg4=&h=452&w=480&sz=73&hl=en&start=1&tbnid=h545Fcz4J4tU-M:&tbnh=121&tbnw=129&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dsestertius%2Bmarcus%2Baurelius%26gbv%3D2%26hl%3Den
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« Reply #9 on: October 01, 2009, 05:08:22 PM »

just had th coin I.D'd by Rod Blunt as a sestertius of Marcus Aurelius.
so that settles it then thanks guys for all your help.
shame about the reverse though...shot to bits.
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« Reply #10 on: October 01, 2009, 05:15:06 PM »

Good coin Viv , glad Z managed to get it Id'd for you fella.
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« Reply #11 on: October 01, 2009, 05:23:22 PM »

rob i was chuffed to bits for the "old fella" ( if my mother reads this she'll give me what for  Wink )
see you sunday mate. hope a few of us pick up some more of these .
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 seems Marcus aurelius was a wise old man
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« Reply #12 on: October 01, 2009, 05:42:42 PM »

great coin BEACHBOY well done to you m8 Wink
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« Reply #13 on: October 01, 2009, 06:30:48 PM »

thanks kev, you know me and computers it would take me a month of sundays to sort out (viv)
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« Reply #14 on: October 01, 2009, 06:36:28 PM »

no probs dont let mam see the "old fella" bit or she'll be at me with a tee towel  Cheesy
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