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Al Kowsky
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I'm sure there are fellow members of NVMIS FORVMS who have served in the military as I did & some who are still serving today ☺️. Veterans should never be forgotten 😉. I served in the U.S. Army for 3 years, from January of 1967 to January of 1970, including a combat tour in Viet Nam. Fellow website members are welcome to post any coins relating to the military 😃. I'll start the ball rolling.

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Gloria Exercitus! A big shout-out to all who served.

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Delmatius, as Caesar, AD 335-337.
Roman billon reduced centenionalis, 1.47g, 16.4 mm, 1 h.
Siscia, AD 336-337.
Obv: FL DELMATIVS NOB C, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Rev: GLOR-IA EXERC-ITVS, two soldiers standing facing each other, each resting on on spear and shield, one standard between them; BSIS in exergue.
Refs: RIC vii, p. 458, 256; LRBC 758; Cohen 4; RCV 16894.
 

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9 years in the British military and I echo the above post

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Constantine II. AE 3, Antioch AD 330-335, under Constantine I
OBV: CONSTANTIUS IVN NOBC
Laureate and cuirassed, right
REV: GLOR IAEXERC ITVS
Two soldiers, each with spear and shield, flanking two standards. Dots within both banners.
SMANS in exergue.
16.8mm, 2.72g.
Ric VII Antioch 87,s
Purchased from Castellet Classical Numismatics
 

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6 hours ago, expat said:

9 years in the British military and I echo the above post

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Constantine II. AE 3, Antioch AD 330-335, under Constantine I
OBV: CONSTANTIUS IVN NOBC
Laureate and cuirassed, right
REV: GLOR IAEXERC ITVS
Two soldiers, each with spear and shield, flanking two standards. Dots within both banners.
SMANS in exergue.
16.8mm, 2.72g.
Ric VII Antioch 87,s
Purchased from Castellet Classical Numismatics
 

expat, Nine years is a long commitment 😲. Congrats to you ☺️.

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A shout out to everyone who served!

My father was a Green Beret in Vietnam.
My grandfather was in the Signal Corps in WWII and filmed + photographed many of the images we see today.
My 2nd great grandfather, Emerson Remington, served in the American Civil War (Union side)
One of my 4th great grandfathers (still researching which one) served in Napoleon's invasion of Russia, and returned
My 5th great grandfather, William Hill, served in the American Revolution.

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Mysia. Pergamon / Trophy
Circa 133-27 BCE 21.76mm 7.50g
Obverse: Helmeted head of Athena right
Reverse: ΑΘΗΝΑΣ - ΝΙΚΗΦΟΡΟΥ, trophy of armor
SNG France 1893
Ex Marc Breitsprecher

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33 minutes ago, kirispupis said:

A shout out to everyone who served!

My father was a Green Beret in Vietnam.
My grandfather was in the Signal Corps in WWII and filmed + photographed many of the images we see today.
My 2nd great grandfather, Emerson Remington, served in the American Civil War (Union side)
One of my 4th great grandfathers (still researching which one) served in Napoleon's invasion of Russia, and returned
My 5th great grandfather, William Hill, served in the American Revolution.

pergamon_trophy.jpg.55c4b9bbbb172204385aeef8e74d9d55.jpg

Mysia. Pergamon / Trophy
Circa 133-27 BCE 21.76mm 7.50g
Obverse: Helmeted head of Athena right
Reverse: ΑΘΗΝΑΣ - ΝΙΚΗΦΟΡΟΥ, trophy of armor
SNG France 1893
Ex Marc Breitsprecher

kirispupis. It looks like military service goes back many generations in your family ☺️. Both sides of my family served too 😊.

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