ValiantKnight Posted May 29, 2022 · Member Share Posted May 29, 2022 I was thinking those coins lost to us during their journey to our collections deserve some recognition as well. Here’s a couple of mine (or rather, would have been mine): Neapolis, CampaniaAR nomosObv: Head of nymph right, wearing broad headband, triple-pendant earring, and pearl necklaceRev: Man-headed bull walking right, head facing; above, Nike flying right, placing wreath on bull's head; NEOΠOΛITΩN in exergueMint: NeapolisDate: Mid-late 4th century BC (lost at the beginning of 2017) Justinian I, Byzantine EmpireAE follisObv: D N IVSTINI-ANVS P P AVG, diademed, helmeted, cuirassed bust facing, holding globus cruciger and shield, cross to rightRev. Large M, cross above, officina letter S below, ANNO to left, XIIIto right, mintmark CAR in exMint: CarthageDate: 539/540 AD (year 13)Ref: SB 261Size: 21.9 gr., 39 mm (lost in Oct 2021) 8 4 Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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