Roman for id please

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Roman for id please

Post by charlie123 » Wed Dec 06, 2017 9:13 pm

Hi all, out today for a few hours with the deus, not to much to report apart from this little bronze measuring 17mm.

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Re: Roman for id please

Post by Allectus » Wed Dec 06, 2017 9:17 pm

Caracalla Denarius. ::g

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Re: Roman for id please

Post by Allectus » Wed Dec 06, 2017 9:19 pm

" not to much to report apart from this little bronze measuring 17mm."

It's silver. ::g
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Re: Roman for id please

Post by charlie123 » Wed Dec 06, 2017 9:22 pm

Thanks allectus I honestly thought it was bronze rl;

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Post by charlie123 » Wed Dec 06, 2017 9:30 pm

Would this be a candidate for a zapping or it the black colour normal for old silver?
Other denari I have found have been much more silver in colour

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Re: Roman for id please

Post by Allectus » Wed Dec 06, 2017 9:30 pm

Caracalla Denarius. 213-217 AD. ANTONINVS PIVS AVG GERM, laureate head right / VENVS VIC-TRIX, Venus standing left, holding helmet and sceptre, leaning on shield; captive seated either side. RSC 613. ::g
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Re: Roman for id please

Post by Allectus » Wed Dec 06, 2017 9:32 pm

charlie123 wrote:
Wed Dec 06, 2017 9:30 pm
Would this be a candidate for a zapping or it the black colour normal for old silver?
Other denari I have found have been much more silver in colour
It's just tarnished that's all...no need for electrocution! :D ::g
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Re: Roman for id please

Post by charlie123 » Wed Dec 06, 2017 9:43 pm

Ok thanks for that, and the extra info on the coin, its made my evening ::g

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Re: Roman for id please

Post by coal digger » Wed Dec 06, 2017 10:24 pm

charlie123 wrote:
Wed Dec 06, 2017 9:22 pm
Thanks allectus I honestly thought it was bronze rl;
A nice suprise for you the,cd :D
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