Monday, May 29, 2017

SEA & WATER Themed Ancient Greek & Roman Coin Collecting Guide

SEA & WATER Themed Ancient Greek & Roman Coin Collecting Guide

The ancients were a well-traveled people. They built ships for travel and trade and connected vast parts of the world together. They worshipped gods that were connected to the ocean, placed them on their coins and anything else that they found particularly fascinating was placed on their coins. Just as modern-man fishes, enjoys going to the beach, looking at dolphins and traveling by sea, we are a just continuing a long tradition that stretch the millennia. Below find ancient coins that depict the water theme very well. Click on the pictures and links of the coins to see what is available in my eBay online coin shop. Enjoy!


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Ancient Coins of BIBLICAL JERUSALEM Collecting Guide

Ancient Coins of Biblical Jerusalem Collecting Guide

Collection of ancient coins of the bible depicting the types that were struck in Jerusalem from the times of the bible

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This guide is designed to teach people a lot more about ancient biblical coins. Some of the coins explored in this guide are those of John Hyrcanus I, Alexander Jannaeus, Herod the Great, Herod Archelaus, Pontius Pilate and the Roman prefects procurators of Judaea area.  The best reference work on the subject is Guide to Biblical Coins by David Hendin. This book goes deep in to the subject and history of the many coins of Jerusalem and coins dealing with the Holy Land, including the towns around Jerusalem. This guide would be interesting for people of both the Jewish and the Christian faith, and for those that would like to study historical ancient coins.

WIDOW's MITE Ancient Biblical Jerusalem John Hyrcanus I Coin Cornucopias i36721

John Hyrcanus I (Yehohanan) King of Judaea 134-104 B.C.E Bronze 'Prutah' 15mm (2.13 grams) Jerusalem mint 134-104 B.C. Reference: Hendin 455 Hebrew (Yehohanan the High Priest and the Council of the Jews) surrounded by wreath. 2 Cornucopias, pomegranate between horns, border of dots.* Numismatic Note: Authentic ancient biblical coin, referred to in the Gospels as the Widow's Mite.

WIDOW's MITE Ancient Biblical Jerusalem Jesus Christ Era Coin Anchor Star i49750

Alexander Jannaeus (Yehonatan) - Jewish King of the Hosmonean Kingdom 103-76 B.C.E. - Bronze 'Prutah' 15mm (1.01 grams) mint of Jerusalem 103-76 B.C. Reference: Hendin 469 Anchor, ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ (of King Alexander). Star of eight rays surrounded by diadem, between the rays, (Yehonatan the King).* Numismatic Note: This type of coin is known to bible history as the " Widow's Mite".

ALEXANDER JANNAEUS Lily Jewish Biblical Jerusalem Ancient Greek Coin i41565

Alexander Jannaeaus (Yehonatan)    King of Judaea 103-76 B.C. Bronze 'Prutah' 15mm (2.79 grams) Struck in the mint of Jerusalem Reference: Hendin 467 (3rd edition); Hendin 1148 (5th edition) Lily flanked by paleo-Hebrew (Yehonatan the King), border of dots. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ AΛEΞANΔΡOY (of King Alexander); inverted anchor within circle.

WIDOW's MITE Ancient Biblical Jerusalem King Alexander Yehonatan Coin i36727

Alexander Jannaeus (Yehonatan) King of Judaea 103-76 B.C. Bronze 'Prutah' 14mm (1.73 grams) Struck in the mint of Jerusalem Reference: Hendin 473 Hebrew inscription (Yehonatan the High Priest and the Council of the Jews) surrounded by wreath. Double cornucopiae adorned with ribbons; pomegranate between horns

Mattathias Antigonus JEWISH KING 40BCE Jerusalem Ancient Coin Prosperity i16296

Hosmonean King of Judaea Mattathias Antigonus (Mattatayah), 40 to 37 B.C.E. Bronze 23mm (14.32 grams) Struck at Jerusalem: 40-37 B.C. Reference: Hendin 481; AJC I, Group U Double cornucopia with Hebrew (Mattatayah the high priest and council of the Jews), around and between horns. Ivy wreath tied at top with ribbons handing down, BACIΛEΩC ANTIГONY (of King Antigonus).

Herod I the Great Jesus Christ Birth King Judaea Jerusalem Biblical Coin i44096

Kingdom of Judaea Herod I, the Great - King: 40 B.C. - 4 A.D. Bronze Prutah 14mm (1.29 grams) Struck circa 40 B.C.- 4 A.D. at the mint of Jerusalem Reference: Hendin 500 (3rd Edition); Hendin 1188 (5th Edition) Anchor; HPΩΔ BACI around. Double cornucopia with caduceus between, dots above.

Herod Archelaus son of the Great Jewish Biblical Jerusalem Ancient Coin i36297

Herod Archelaus - Ethnarch over Judaea, Samaria and Idumaea: 4 B.C. - 6 A.D. Bronze Prutah 16mm (1.30 grams) Jerusalem mint: 4 B.C. - 6 A.D. Reference: Hendin 505; AJC II, 241,6 Bunch of grapes on vine with small leaf on left; above HPΩΔOY (Herod). Tall helmet with crest and cheek straps, viewed from front, caduceus below left; below, ЄΘNAPXO. 

Coponius Jerusalem Biblical Jesus Time 5AD Roman Coin Under Augustus i37900

Coponius prefect under Augustus 6 - 9 A.D. Bronze Prutah 17mm (1.41 grams) from the mint of Jerusalem 5/6 A.D. Reference: Hendin 1328 (5th Edition) KAICAPOC (of Caesar), ear of grain curved to right. LΛϛ (year 36 = 5/6 A.D.) in fields; eight-branched palm tree bearing two bunches of dates.The ϛ sometimes looks like a Γ.

15AD VALERIUS GRATUS Tiberius Livia Ancient Biblical Roman Jerusalem Coin i45296

Coin of Biblical Jerusalem, Lifetime of Jesus Christ under  Tiberius - Roman Emperor: 14-37 A.D. - by  Valerius Gratus, Procurator of Judaea 15-26 possibly 15-18 A.D. Bronze Prutah 17mm (1.65 grams) Jerusalem mint, Year 2 of Reign of Tiberius, 15/16 A.D. Reference: Hendin 1333 IOY ΛΙA (Julia - Julia Livia, mother of Tiberius) within wreath. LB (year 2 = 15/16 A.D.) flank upright palm branch.* Numismatic Note: This coin with the name Julia is in honor of the mother of Tiberius, Livia, whom was the wife of first Roman emperor Augustus. Tiberius was the adopted son of Augustus, being the son of Livia from her first marriage. Augustus and Livia never had children together. The Procurators of the province of Judaea under the Romans were  CoponiusMarcus AmbibulusValerius GratusAntonius Felix and  Porcius Festus.

17AD VALERIUS GRATUS Tiberius Livia Ancient Biblical Roman Jerusalem Coin i45095

Coin of Biblical Jerusalem, Lifetime of Jesus Christ under Tiberius - Roman Emperor: 14-37 A.D. - by Valerius Gratus, Procurator of Judaea 15-26 possibly 15-18 A.D. Bronze Prutah 16mm (1.82 grams) Jerusalem mint, circa 15-18 or 15-26 A.D. Reference: Hendin 1335 IOY ΛΙA (Julia) within wreath. LΓ (year 3 = 16/17 A.D.) flank three lilies in bloom.

PONTIUS PILATE Ancient Biblical Roman Jerusalem Coin JESUS CHRIST Time i36583

Pontius Pilate - (chiefly known for crucifixion of Jesus) ruled 26-36 A.D. Procurator of Judaea under Emperor Tiberius, Roman Emperor: 14-37 A.D. Bronze Prutah 16mm (2.39 grams) Struck at the mint of Jerusalem 29 A.D. Reference: Hendin 648 Three bound ears of barley, the outer two ears droop, surrounded by IOYΛIA KAICAPOC. Libation ladle (simpulum) surrounded by TIBEPIOY KAICAPOC (of Tiberius Caesar) and date LIC (Year 16).* Numismatic Note: Authentic ancient biblical coin, issued by the Roman procurator whom had Jesus Christ crucified. Very rare, unique piece of ancient history.

PONTIUS PILATE Ancient Biblical Roman Jerusalem Coin JESUS CHRIST Time i36579

Pontius Pilate - (chiefly known for crucifixion of Jesus) ruled 26-36 A.D. Procurator of Judaea under Emperor Tiberius, Roman Emperor: 14-37 A.D. Bronze Prutah 14mm (2.03 grams) Jerusalaem 30-31 A.D. Reference: Hendin 1342. Lituus, surrounded by TIBEPIOY KAICAPOC. Date LIZ (= year 18 = 31 C.E.) within wreath.* Numismatic Note: Authentic ancient biblical coin, issued by the Roman procurator whom had Jesus Christ crucified. Very rare, unique piece of ancient history.

Agrippa I King of Judaea 41AD Ancient Biblical Roman Jerusalem Coin i36590

Agrippa I - King of Judaea: 37-44 A.D.  Bronze 'Prutah' 18mm (3.42 grams) Struck in the Jerusalem mint Year 6, 41/42 A.D. during the time of Emperor Claudius Reference: Hendin 553 3 ears of barley. (Symbol of fertility of the land.) Umbrella-like canopy with fringes, Greek legend "of King Agrippa". (The Umbrella like canopy is attributed as being a symbol of power.)

Britannicus & Nero 54AD Jerusalem Roman Coin of Claudius Antonius Felix i44947

Antonius Felix  prefect under Claudius 52-60 A.D. Bronze Prutah 17mm (1.86 grams) from the mint of Jerusalem 54 A.D. Reference: Hendin 1348 (5th Edition) NEPW KΛAY KAICAP (Nero Claudius Caesar - son of Claudius); two oblong shields and spears crossed. BPIT (Britannicus - younger son of Claudius) above; LIΔ KAI (year 14 of Caesar = 54 A.D.) in fields; six-branched palm tree bearing two bunches of dates.* Numismatic Note: This is a rare type bearing the name of Britannicus, son of Claudius. Nero also has his name on it. Nero was the adopted son of Claudius by his marriage to Agrippina Jr. Rare and desirable type.

Porcius Festus Jerusalem Nero Ancient Greek / Roman Coin Palm branch i36709

Nero - Roman Emperor: 54-68 A.D. - Procurator Porcius Festus under Roman Emperor Nero Bronze 'Prutah' 16mm (2.45 grams) of the Jerusalem mint 58 A.D. Reference: Hendin 653 Obverse: Greek letters NEP WNO C (Nero) in wreath tied at the bottom with an X. Reverse: Greek letters KAICAPOC (Caesar) and date LE (year 5 = 58/59 A.D), palm branch.

Jewish Freedom War with Romans Ancient JERUSALEM Coin YEAR3 Amphora Leaf i36695

First Jewish-Roman War "Great Revolt" Bronze Prutah 18mm (2.58 grams) Year II of the Jewish War  Jerusalem mint: 67-68 A.D. Reference: Hendin 661 Amphora with broad rim and two handles; around Hebrew inscription for Year 2. Vine leaf on a branch and the Hebrew inscription: 'The Freedom of Zion'.* Reference: You are bidding on an authentic coin struck by the Jews revolting in Jerusalem, which led to the sacking and destruction of the Second Temple.

Jewish Freedom War with Romans Ancient JERUSALEM Coin YEAR3 Amphora Leaf i36596

First Jewish-Roman War "Great Revolt" Bronze Prutah 16mm (2.29 grams) Year III of the Jewish War  Jerusalem mint: 69-70 A.D. Reference: Hendin 664 Amphora with lid and two handles; around Hebrew inscription for Year 3. Vine leaf on a branch and the Hebrew inscription: 'The Freedom of Zion'.* Reference: You are bidding on an authentic coin struck by the Jews revolting in Jerusalem, which led to the sacking and destruction of the Second Temple. The year III coin is much more rare than the year II, which was possibly struck even within months of the end of the war.

HADRIAN Aelia Capitolina (Jerusalem) Ancient Roman Coin RARE i21770

Hadrian - Roman Emperor: 117-138 A.D. - Bronze 22mm (9.19 grams) of Aelia Capitolina circa 130-138 A.D. Laureate head right. Tyche seated left, holding phiale & cornucopiae.* Numismatic Note: This interpretation that this coin is from Aelia Capitolina (Jersualem) is due to the several letters on the reverse in the field to left which I understand as AEL. The style of this type also has lead me to this interpretation. Very rare and highly coveted type.

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Coins of NERO the Infamous Ancient Roman Emperor

NERO Ancient Coins of the Infamous Roman Emperor Guide and best place for Sale

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Emperor Nero was emperor from 54-68 A.D. Nero is infamous for having watched Rome burn while he fiddled as the story goes. He is also known to Christian biblical historians as someone who persecuted the early Christians, blaming them for the fire in Rome. This guide is designed to show some authentic ancient Roman coins that Nero had along with telling you a little bit ofhistory about them. Towards the end of the video, Ilya Zlobin shares where the emperors ancient coins can be foudn for sale in his eBay shop, along with some of the best coin and historical books on the subject.

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Nero 68AD Ancient Very rare Silver Roman Coin Jupiter Zeus Cult RARE i28495

Nero - Roman Emperor: 54-68 A.D. Silver Denarius (19mm, 3.29 gm.), Rome, 68 A.D. Reference: RIC 69, BMC 80, BN 239, C 123 IMP NERO CAESAR AVG PP - Laureate head of Nero right. IVPPITER CVSTOS - Jupiter seated left, holding thunderbolt and scepter.
Nero - Roman Emperor: 54-68 A.D. Nero & Statilia Messalina Bronze 25mm (8.32 grams) of Hypaepa in Lydia 66-68 A.D. Reference:  SGI 666; RPC 2545; B.M.C. 22.111,21 NEPΩN MECCAΛEI,  Laureate head of Nero left facing draped bust of Statilia Messalina right. VΠA. / IOY. ΓP. / HΓHCIΠΠ / OC, Clutus-statue of Artemis Anaitis facing, wearing long veil.

NERO Arch Chariot & Mars 65AD Lugdunum Ancient Roman Coin Architecture i36665

Nero - Roman Emperor: 54-68 A.D. -  Bronze Sestertius 36mm (25.42 grams) Lugdunum mint: 65 A.D. Reference: RIC 393; Cohen 306; BMCRE 330; BN 69; WCN 414; F.S. Kleiner, The Arch of Nero in Rome. A study of the Roman honorary arch before and under Nero, Archaeologica 52 (Rome, 1985), 51aNERO CLAVD CAESAR AVG GER P M TR P IMP P P, laureate head left, globe at point of bust. S C across field, Triumphal arch, hung with wreath across front and left side; above, Nero in facing quadriga escorted on right by Victory holding wreath and palm and on left by Pax holding caduceus and cornucopiae; just below the quadriga on extreme left and right, two small figures of soldiers; on left side of arch in niche, figure of Mars standing facing, holding spear and round shield; ornamental reliefs on the faces and plinths of the arch.

Nero and wife Poppaea 63AD Rare Alexandria Large Ancient Roman Coin i42112

Nero - Roman Emperor:  54-68 A.D. -  Nero and Poppaea Billon Silver Tetradrachm 24mm (11.40 grams) Struck at Alexandria, Egypt Year 10 = 63/64 A.D. Reference: Milne 217 NEPΩ KΛAV KAIΣ ΣEB ΓEP AV - radiate head right. ΠΟΠΠΑΙΑ ΣEBAΣTH, draped bust of Poppaea right, LI to right.

NERO closes Doors to TEMPLE of JANUS for PEACE 65AD Ancient Roman Coin i44127

Nero - Roman Emperor:  54-68 A.D. -  Bronze As 29mm (9.98 grams) Struck 65 A.D. at the mint of Rome Reference: RIC I 306; WCN 288 NERO CAESAR AVG GERM IMP, Laureate head right. PACE P R VBIQ PARTA IANVM CLVSIT / SC, Three-quarter view of the  Temple of  Janus, window to left and garland hung across double doors to right.* Numismatic Note: This coin has the Temple of Janus with the doors closed, signifying peace in the Roman empire as that was the only time that the doors of the temple were closed.

NERO 63AD Serapis Alexandria Egypt Tetradrachm Ancient Silver Roman Coin i46361

Nero - Roman Emperor:  54-68 A.D. -  Billon Silver Tetradrachm 25mm (12.31 grams) of Alexandria in Egypt Year 10 = 63/64 A.D. Reference: Milne 222; Koln 160; RPC 5274; Sear 5 #2001; Dattari 251 NEPΩ KΛAV KAIΣ ΣEB ΓEP, radiate head right. AYTO KPA, draped bust of Serapis right, LI before.

Nero 65AD Seleucis and Pieria HUGE Silver Ancient Coin EAGLE i32373

Nero - Roman Emperor: 54-68 A.D. -  Silver Tetradrachm 26mm (13.55 grams) Mint of  Seleucis and Pieria Dated Year 114 of the Caesarian era;  65/66 A.D. Reference: McAlee 266; RPC 4191; Prieur 91 ΝΕΡΩΝ ΚΑΙCΑΡ CΕΒΑCΤΟC, Laureate head left, wearing aegis. ETOYC . ΔIP, Eagle standing left on thunderbolt, wings spread; balm-branch before.

NERO 66AD Alexandria Egypt Tetradrachm Ancient Roman Coin Galley Ship i43282

Nero - Roman Emperor:  54-68 A.D. -  Silver Tetradrachm 23mm (12.52 grams) Struck at city of Alexandria in Egypt Year 13 = 66/67 A.D Reference: Köln 184; Dattari 263; Milne 273; Emmett 121 NEPΩ KΛAV KAIΣ ΣEB ΓEP AV, Radiate bust left, wearing aegis; L IΓ (date) left ΣΕΒΑΣΤΟΦΟΡΟΣ, galley under sail to right.

NERO 65AD Sestertius JANUS TEMPLE Gaming Token Ancient Roman Coin RARE i25127

Nero - Roman Emperor: 54-68 A.D. -  Bronze Sestertius 'Game Token' 34mm (19.84 grams) Rome mint: 65 A.D. Reference: C 146. BMC 319. RIC 438. CBN 73 NERO CLAVD CAESAR AVG GER P M TR P IMP P P Laureate head right, with globe at point of bust. PACE P R TERRA MARIQ PARTA IANVM CLVSIT S – C View of the temple of Janus, door to right, decorated with garland.* Numismatic Note: This coin has been cut in half practically to turn it into a type of token, likely for gaming. Quality authentic ancient coin with fantastic portrait and the most important parts of the temple visible. 

NERO Alexandria Egypt Billon Silver Tetradrachm ROMA Ancient Roman Coin i49072

Nero - Roman Emperor:  54-68 A.D. -  Billon Silver Tetradrachm 23mm (12.44 grams) of Alexandria in Egypt, dated regnal year 5, 58/59 A.D. Reference:  Dattari 249; Geissen 141; RPC I, 5239 NEPΩ KΛAV KAIΣ ΣEB ΓEP AYTO, laureate head right. PWMN, Roma seated left, holding victory and parazonium; date LE in field to right.

Nero as Apollo 54AD Perinthus Large Very rare Ancient Roman Coin Lyre i30606

Nero - Roman Emperor: 54-68 A.D. -  Bronze 25mm (10.33 grams) of Perinthus in Thrace circa 54-68 A.D. Reference: RPC I 1752; Schönert, Perinthos 249-252; c/m: Howgego 526; Moushmov 4419 NЄPΩN KAIΣAP ΣEBACTOΣ, Laureate head right. ΠЄΡΙΝΘΙΩΝ, Emperor, as Apollo Citharoedus, advacing right, holding lyre.

Porcius Festus Jerusalem Nero Ancient Greek / Roman Coin Palm branch i36709

Nero - Roman Emperor: 54-68 A.D. -  Procurator Porcius Festus under Roman Emperor Nero Bronze 'Prutah' 16mm (2.45 grams) of the Jerusalem mint 58 A.D. Reference: Hendin 653 Obverse: Greek letters NEP WNO C (Nero) in wreath tied at the bottom with an X. Reverse: Greek letters KAICAPOC (Caesar) and date LE (year 5 = 58/59 A.D), palm branch.

Britannicus & Nero 54AD Jerusalem Roman Coin of Claudius Antonius Felix i44947

Antonius Felix  prefect under Claudius 52-60 A.D. Bronze Prutah 17mm (1.86 grams) from the mint of Jerusalem 54 A.D. Reference: Hendin 1348 (5th Edition) NEPW KΛAY KAICAP (Nero Claudius Caesar - son of Claudius); two oblong shields and spears crossed. BPIT (Britannicus - younger son of Claudius) above; LIΔ KAI (year 14 of Caesar = 54 A.D.) in fields; six-branched palm tree bearing two bunches of dates.* Numismatic Note: This is a rare type bearing the name of Britannicus, son of Claudius. Nero also has his name on it. Nero was the adopted son of Claudius by his marriage to Agrippina Jr. Rare and desirable type.

CIVIL WARS 68AD Silver Roman Coin after NERO time of VINDEX GALBA i28728

CIVIL WARS. 68-69 A.D. after Nero Silver Denarius 18mm (3.09 gm) Gallic mint: 68-69 A.D. Reference: RIC 118; AM 3; BMCRE 61; RSC 359; C Galba 359; BMC 61; Martin 3 FIDES / EXERCITVVM, clasped hands. CONCORDIA PRAETORIANORVM, Concordia standing left, holding branch and cornucopiae.

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Sunday, May 28, 2017

Most Famous Ancient Coin Collectors and Investors

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Roman Emperor Augustus, Emperor 27 B.C. - 14 A.D. Thomas Jefferson President of the United States 1801-1805 John Quincy Adams President 1821-1825 Franklin Delano Roosevelt President 1933-1945 Tony Blair United Kingdom Prime Minister 1997-2007 James Earl Jones famous for doing Star Wars Movie voice for Darth Vader Wayne Gretzky Hockey Champion who invests in to coins Buddy Ebsen famous actor for Beverly Hillbillies television show Penny Marshall actress from famous show Laverne & Shirley Nelson Bunker Hunt Billionaire Oil Tycoon and Investor famously tied in with cornering the silver Market in the 1980's and had to sell his coin collection through Sotheby's in 1990 He was also the proud owner of the most famous ancient Roman coin of them all associated with the assassination of Julius Caesar for the sake of "liberty" by his most famous assassin Brutus Peter Weller an actor in the Robocop movies actually owned the famous Brutus coin at one point from the Nelson Bunker Hunt collector. Another probable owner of that coin was the late Jerry Weintraub, a famous Hollywood producer. King Farouk of Egypt who ruled 1936-1952 owned on the most expensive American Gold Double Eagle coin ever sold for over seven million dollars. Nicole Kidman has been rumored to collect coins, perhaps we'll find out more one day. Andre Dawson Baseball Hall of Fame Star Paul McCartney of the Beatles King Louis XIV 'Sun King" builder of Palace of Versailles had a fantastic con collection King Victor Emmanuel II of Italy who ruled 1900-1946 had the best coin collection John Larroquette Emmy award winning actor Bruce Williams popular talk show host, second after Rush Limbaugh collects coins Dennis Rodman Bulls Basketball Champion collects coins Mayer Amschel Rothschild founder of the Rothschild dynasty collected coins and amassed a fortune Jackie Onassis had an amazing gold coin collection JP Morgan Family had an amazing coin collection and donated pieces to the Metropolitan Museum of Art Kellan Lutz actor and model, played in a movie called Hercules Charlie Bodin actor said on twitter he is a coin collector Medici family, known to be patrons of the arts collected coins Allessandro Farnese who was grandson of Pope Paul III, both of whom collected coins put together one of the finest collections of coins, sculpture and artifacts from ancient Greek and Roman times. King George III of England made the first ancient coin museum in England To see the most amazing selection of ancient Greek, Roman, Biblical and world coins visit: http://www.trustedcoins.com You will also find amazing articles there, many with video, discussing the subjects of numismatic coin collecting. Most Famous Ancient Greek and Roman Coin Collectors and Investors Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_OghpYB823Q http://bit.ly/famouscoincollectors Also see the article: http://www.trustedcoins.com/most_famous_ancient_greek_roman_coin_collectors_and_investors.html http://bit.ly/coincollectorsarticle

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