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Balbinus, unlisted bust

 In a few days, my work on Balbinus' coins should appear on the website. If you read this article later after its release, you will be able to see this work. In the meantime, I have just listed a new bust (obviously, it may be that someone, somewhere has already listed ... in any case this is not known to the general public). EDIT: Curtis Clay informed me that in 2013, he had listed this bust, link to the topic: https://www.forumancientcoins.com/board/index.php?topic=93213.0.

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Commodus, new dating on the aureii

During other research, I noticed a small detail: an obverse die link between coins, the first of which is not dated precisely. I do not know if this link has already been noted somewhere and if I am the first discoverer.

   In 2016, were sold at Numismatica Ars Classica, a unique Commode Aureus. The type of reverse is: FORTVNA MANENTI. The coin is dated between 186 and 189. As Numismatica Ars Classica points out, the reverse is known on very rare denari (RIC 191 a). Total description of the coin:

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10 Centime 1900 Dupuis blank very thick

Here is today a new coin that I present to you and which still comes from the collection of Mr. Sylvain D. The coin that we will discover is a 10 cents of the year 1900, type Dupuis. Let's analyze together this coin and the research path before reaching a conclusion.

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Discovery of the dots on the 1/10 ecu of Louis XVI (obverse of 1/2 gold Louis)

Nous le savons, une seule série d'une monnaie royale couvrant 10 ans de frappe, peut avoir plus de 50 lignes. Les ateliers; les points indiquant les semestre, variantes de poids, variantes de légende... Heureusement, c'est sur une série pauvre en variante, que j'ai trouvé quelque chose pouvant amuser les collectionneurs.

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