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Offline Finn235

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Fun degraded Cross AE4
« on: July 07, 2017, 03:30:27 PM »
Sometimes it's hard to tell between official, Vandal, or anonymous barbaric with these dumpy cross nummi.

This one is clearly just barbarian gibberish.

Scratchy bust right with degraded legend / Cross potent in wreath of lines.
About 9mm and .4g

I wish I knew the provenance. I got about 17 similar coins in 5 lots from the same seller. All had this blue/gray patina, and all were cross or monograms, ranging from Arcadius to Leo.

Offline Victor

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Re: Fun degraded Cross AE4
« Reply #1 on: July 07, 2017, 04:05:41 PM »
yes, it's a nice example. I like my barbs on either end of the scale- very crude or very good style, though I am more drawn to very crude examples.