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Help for a batch of Roman and Ottoman coins

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SStefanov
Joined: 4-Jul-2017
Posts: 127
Dear folks,

Since I'm not a roman specialist, I need your help yet again for these coins. Unfortunately for me, my scale is broken and I have to buy a new one, not much time lately to do that, because I have a baby. I hope that the good quality pictures might be ok for you to see and read the inscriptions and letters. I will upload the whole picture, so I have only one request, please if you identify a coin, number it from 1,2,3 starting from first row - left to right. I hope this makes sense. The coins were found in a house. Some of them I think are in bad shape so do your best... There is one big with a countermark, is it recognizable for some of you ? I cannot thank you enough... in advance !



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druzhynets Numista team
Joined: 30-Jun-2014
Posts: 2799
It would be better to have more close up photos of the coins.
ROMA AETERNA
SStefanov
Joined: 4-Jul-2017
Posts: 127
I forgot to tell you, you can download them and then you can definitely see very clearly when zooming. That's because they are made via scanner, not phone or something like that. Thanks in advance!
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cro321
Joined: 25-Mar-2016
Posts: 489
I took a quick look, the entire first row seems to be late empire, era of Constantine the Great and his sons or later. A few of them are in my opinion in too rough shape to identify but the ones that still have a obverse text left should be easy, just write the obverse text into http://www.wildwinds.com/ to find the emperor.

Second row is a bit more interesting because of the third coin which has a counter mark and seems to be an earlier coin than the rest of the lot but is in my opinion too far gone to identify. Maybe the counter mark could identify the coins era but I don't know much about counter marks.

Third row is more of the same as the first two.

I don't know much about the coins in the forth and fifth rows.

It might be a good idea to open separate threads for the coins that still have text left on them. One per coin instead of a group scan or maybe group them by reverse, for instance you have a lot of GLORIA EXERCITUS coins so maybe put those all together to save space.
SStefanov
Joined: 4-Jul-2017
Posts: 127
Thanks for the comments guys, I guess I have to submit them like that, I hope this time it would be more ok ?
This is the first row of my original pictures. Will upload the others here asap
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SStefanov
Joined: 4-Jul-2017
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This is the second row... a few more to go. Damn, I feel this like a marathon. :) cropping/resizing blah blah :)) hah

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SStefanov
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This is the third and final wave. Please help....

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SStefanov
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hey guys, thanks for the insights so far, but could you still help with some of these ? thanks a lot in advance again
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alfonz
Joined: 19-Jan-2013
Posts: 738
Quote: "SStefanov"​This is the second row... a few more to go. Damn, I feel this like a marathon. :) cropping/resizing blah blah :)) hah



​I know what you are talking about, I started scanning my collection few weeks ago and it really is some work to do doing so...
Identifying some of those coins will be impossible because of the condition. Some can be partly identified and some few even completely. I may help on some of them once I got some time if no one else does it before me.
SStefanov
Joined: 4-Jul-2017
Posts: 127
thank you so much in advance
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numisquare
Joined: 25-Oct-2017
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#16
Justinus I, 518-527 AD
Pentanummium (522-527)

The coin is difficult to read from the photo, so the characteristics of the varieties from the two mints are listed below.

Constantinople mint
o. D N IVSTINVS P P AVG or ending AV

r. central image of Chi-Rho
Sear #75, MIB 32: officiana letter to left (Α, Β, Γ, or Δ); ε to right.
Sear #76, MIB 32: star to left; ε to right.
Sear #77, MIB 33: same as #75 with officiana letter to left (Α, Β, Γ, or Δ); ε to right; two pellets below the Chi-Rho.

Nicomedia mint
o. D N IVSTINVS P AVG or similar

r. central image of Chi-Rho
Sear #92, MIB 46: N to left; ε to right.
Sear #93, MIB 47: N to left; ε to right; two pellets below the Chi-Rho.
alfonz
Joined: 19-Jan-2013
Posts: 738
Ill work myself through them now:

#1 Most likely Emperor Valens - Mintmark ASISC? - http://www.wildwinds.com/coins/ric/valens/_siscia_RIC_007b_iib.jpg

#2 Constantine (II) Junior as Caesar - Mintmark SMHΓ? - http://www.wildwinds.com/coins/ric/constantine_II/_heraclea_RIC_vII_122.jpg

#3 Emperor Constantius II - Mintmark ASIS? - This one possibly: http://www.wildwinds.com/coins/ric/constantius_II/_siscia_RIC_VIII_393.jpg

#4 Helena Augusta - Mintmark SMK...? - Something close to this one: http://www.wildwinds.com/coins/ric/helena/_cyzicus_RIC_039_G.jpg

#5 Only ...TIVSPF... of the legend are good readable so possibly unidentifyable

#6 Constantine (II) Junior as Caesar - Another GLORIA EXERCITVS reverse- Cant read the mintmark

#7 Coin made after the death of Emperor Constantine I - Mintmark unreadable - Most likely this reverse type: http://www.wildwinds.com/coins/ric/constantine/_antioch_RIC_VIII_112_E.jpg

#8 Roman provincial bronze coin - Hard to identify

#9 Constantius (II) as Caesar - Mintmark SMK...? - This one or something close to it: http://www.wildwinds.com/coins/ric/constantius_II/_cyzicus_RIC_vII_084.jpg

#10 Valentinian I or Valens - Mintmark unreadable - GLORIA ROMANVM reverse: http://www.wildwinds.com/coins/ric/valentinian_I/_aquileia_RIC_007a_viiia.jpg

#11 Most likely Emperor Constans - Mintmark unreadable - Close to this one: http://www.wildwinds.com/coins/ric/constans/_trier_RIC_VIII_188.jpg
alfonz
Joined: 19-Jan-2013
Posts: 738
I may continue another time but most of the following one are even harder to identify, some of them impossible.
Except the provincial one and 2-3 more they are all from the Constantinian and the Valentinian dynasty.
SStefanov
Joined: 4-Jul-2017
Posts: 127
wow, thanks a lot, I truly appreciate it. I know they are hard, I managed to recognise a few (not presented here), two of which were rare - one Galba and one Trajan, which you can see in my collection.
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