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No idea who this could be

#1 Unread post by RomanGreekCoins » Tue Mar 13, 2018 11:26 pm

any help would be appreciated.ty
13.82gm
27mm

Gordian III perhaps?
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#2 Unread post by mhonzell » Wed Mar 14, 2018 2:02 pm

So, here is what I'm looking at...

Obverse:
Bust right, laureate wreath has tie loops behind head
Reverse:
God/dess seated left, arm positions, two distinct letters: DV.

Those letters only appear with Fortuna, or Indulgentia seated left. Only Indulgentia has these in the position shown.

But, it looks like a C, not L, follows the DV. Not finding that combination.

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#3 Unread post by mhonzell » Wed Mar 14, 2018 2:04 pm

In hand, I could manipulate the coin under a magnifying glass and pull out more letters.

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#4 Unread post by mhonzell » Wed Mar 14, 2018 8:27 pm

I'm pretty sure the reverse says: AVΓOVCTHC TPAIANHC

I can make out the: ΓOVCH CTPA from your images.

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#5 Unread post by RomanGreekCoins » Fri Mar 16, 2018 8:39 am

Could it be this one?

Septimius Severus
Roman Provincial

Thrace

Augusta Traiana, Part 2

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#6 Unread post by mhonzell » Fri Mar 16, 2018 8:54 pm

Septimius Severus has a rough beard which is not obvious on your coin.
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So, I'm going to recommend we get some help. For the two coins unidentified, try posting them in the discussion board on FORVM ancient coins. There are a lot better experts there. Some of them may glance at your coin and just know.

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