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  1. #16
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    TOM

    Dec 2012
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    1970 COMPASS- WHITES SILVER EAGLE- FISHER F POINT- WHITES DFX, 4X6DD COIL, 6X8DD COIL, 950 COIL, 10X12SEF COIL- GARRETT PRO POINTER, GARRETT AT PRO
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    DIG ON !!
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  2. #17

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    Awesome and Banner from a collector of ancients!
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  3. #18

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    Outstanding find. Congratulations.

    Sent from my iPad using TreasureNet
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  4. #19
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    Nice coin, what time frame is it from?
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    Banner nomination sent! Congratulations on a BEAUTIFUL find!
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  6. #21

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    Quote Originally Posted by stewielouie View Post
    Nice coin, what time frame is it from?
    Agrippina Maior was Caligula mothers.
    it's a posthumus sestertius cca. 42-54 AD. near 2000 years old.
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  7. #22
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    Beautiful coin Taranis that was a crazy mixed-up family lol i think they created the word incest ,Agrippina Minor or Agrippina the Younger, very rare coin i vote Banner for sure . !! Jim

    Agrippina's Lovers

    • Gaius or Caligula- Agrippina's brother (Dio.)
    • Marcus Aemilius Lepidus -her sister Drusilla's husband (Tac. Suet. Dio)
    • Tigellinus- later prefect of the guard under Nero (Dio)
    • Lucius Annaeus Seneca -Nero’s tutor (Dio.Tac)
    • Claudius -her uncle before their marriage (Tac. Suet. Dio)
    • Rufus -later prefect of the guard (Tac)
    • Marcus Antonius Pallas -Claudius’ freedmen (Tac. Dio.)
    • Aulus Plautius -young nobleman (Suet.)
    • Rubellius Plautus- son of Julia, granddaughter of Tiberius (Tac.)
    • Nero -her son (Tac. Suet. Dio)



    Agrippina the Younger - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
    Last edited by Deepdiger60; Dec 23, 2012 at 04:59 AM.
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    If Mother Earth give,s us precious metals like gold silver copper and iron why leave them in the ground to disappear forever , dig them out and save History !!

    4-12-2011 Retired from the Rat Race by Choice

  8. #23

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    Really it was an interesting family, but this coin is an Agrippina Maior.
    She was a mother of Agrippina junior and Caligulas.
    I love this era of history, wars, scientists, and incests ...

  9. #24
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    Excellent find !!
    AGRIPPINA SENIOR Commemorative issue struck under Claudius A.D. 41-54. AE Sestertius, Rome Mint, Circa A.D. 50.
    RIC (Claudius)-102. Head of Agrippina Senior, right; Reverse: Large SC, legend around. Well centered, evenly struck and nicely defined. This similar coin is being auctioned by Stack's Bowers and Ponterio at their sale #173 NYINC Auction on 12 Jan. 2013. They (very conservatively, in my opinion) gave a pre-auction estimate of $1,000. I expect it will go much higher.


    Don...
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  10. #25

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    I expect it will go much higher.
    Thank you Don!
    This sestertius is
    the gem of my collection.

  11. #26
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    real pirate

    May 2011
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    very unique find and in great shape...... Happy Holidays
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  12. #27
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    Wow on 2000 years old!! Banner would be nice!!
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  13. #28
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    Dennis

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    Absolutely awesome find! Banner Find!
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  14. #29
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    Andre

    Nov 2012
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    Cool find
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    Ad Majorum Dei Gloriam

  15. #30
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    Quote Originally Posted by Taranis View Post
    I expect it will go much higher.
    Thank you Don!
    This sestertius is
    the gem of my collection.

    I would have to think a coin like this in that condition at nearly 2000 years old.... would be the center piece in any collection. Amazing find.
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