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Late Roman Bronze coins / Re: Interesting campgate variation
« Last post by Corduba on September 20, 2017, 03:48:35 AM »
It´s a really nice find.

Looks like more an altar than a campgate to me.

Best regards, Ignacio.
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Late Roman Bronze coins / Re: Interesting campgate variation
« Last post by tjaart on September 19, 2017, 12:45:07 PM »
Congrats! If you plan to sell it, please let me know. I am interested in it.

Tjaart
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Late Roman Bronze coins / Re: Interesting campgate variation
« Last post by Victor on September 18, 2017, 06:46:49 PM »
I was the high bidder on this interesting campgate. I will post better pictures when it arrives. This one also has dots...above and below each segment of the curve.


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Late Roman Bronze coins / Interesting campgate variation
« Last post by tjaart on September 18, 2017, 04:17:51 PM »
Hi all,

I missed out on another interesting campgate yesterday. This one has a nice, wave-like decoration in the top layer. So far I've only seen dots in the top layer.

Seems to be a variant of RIC VII Constantinople 27. If anyone has an example such as this, I would be interested in it.

Tjaart
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Unlisted / Constantine I SOL from Arles with G5 left bust
« Last post by Victor on September 16, 2017, 02:17:26 PM »
This coin is not in RIC (though this type is mentioned in footnote 144) and just sold for $293.64. Despite the seller’s claim that it is “unpublished” several examples are known- https://www.forumancientcoins.com/notinric/7arl-146.html


Constantine I
A.D. 317- 318
21mm    3.4gm
IMP CONSTANTINVS AVG; bust l., laureate and cuirassed, spear across r. shoulder, shield on l. arm.
SOLIINV-I-CTO COMITI; Sol stg. l., chlamys across l. shoulder, globe in l. hand, raising r. C/S in fields.
In ex. QARL
RIC VII Arles –
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Unlisted / Re: Constantius II campgate from Nicomedia with bare-headed bust
« Last post by Lech Stępniewski on September 16, 2017, 02:04:37 PM »
I should provide a better photo...

It would be great. Thanks in advance.

Lech
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Unlisted / Re: Constantius II campgate from Nicomedia with bare-headed bust
« Last post by Joshmaggosh on September 16, 2017, 02:29:20 AM »
Hey that's cool, it's my rough campmate linked third on that "Not in RIC" page. I should provide a better photo... in any case it's 3.63 grams, bought from eBay 2/12/16 for about $3.50 with shipping... lucky buy!

Josh
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I was anticipating a high price, but still a little surprised.
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That is a very nice example! Unfortunately it just went a bit too high for me.
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Unofficial coinage / Constantine I campgate from Arles with four turrets and open doors
« Last post by Victor on September 14, 2017, 02:22:12 PM »
here is a pretty neat unofficial issue from Arles  17mm  2.1gm

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