Roman from Monday

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My detecting friend found 2 coins on Monday.
One being a Roman i mentioned.
Struggling to get decent photos but any info appreciated.
12mm x 13mm,found on stubble, approx 6" down, using a Deus.
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The figure standing looks like it is cowled ?
Second coin was an Edward VII Farthing 1904 ?
Yet to find one of his coins myself.
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Thanks for any forthcoming info, :thumbsup:
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Hard to tell, but I'm wondering if that's one of the curly-headed Antonines facing left? A bit Marcus Aurelius-ish, kinda kidney.

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Good grief, I can also see a profile facing right :lol:
Any chance of a sharp image, Dave?
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Proving awkward to photo.
Sure the bust is facing right.
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don`t think these are any better.
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Trouble with the human brain is that once you've seen something you can't un-see it and I'm still seeing left-facing. You could try photographing with a torch at a low angle to highlight relief or another trick is to rub a pencil over it, rub it in with a digit, and see if any detail emerges.

Or you can just wait for an expert to come along :lol:
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Definitely facing left. :thumbsup:
Bearded.
Give me a Denarius any day of the week. Far easier to Id.
Cheers, :thumbsup:
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Are you sure it's bronze and not a silver quinarius under that?
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A little bit of gentle cleaning with a toothpick might get the reverse cleaned up a bit better? I’m seeing a bloke holding an axe or something but I think it’s the grim reaper so I might have imagined that :lol:
Yes I really don’t like Roman coins, I’m not joking
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Oxgirl wrote: Wed Aug 04, 2021 6:34 pm A little bit of gentle cleaning with a toothpick might get the reverse cleaned up a bit better? I’m seeing a bloke holding an axe or something but I think it’s the grim reaper so I might have imagined that :lol:
I have seen that axe at least once too. Grim reaper type figure, with what looks like a cowl.
See if i can improve it tomorrow.
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Helena, PAX PVBLICA :thumbsup:
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alloverover wrote: Wed Aug 04, 2021 7:46 pm Helena, PAX PVBLICA :thumbsup:
That's witchcraft. Sheer witchcraft, I say :shock:
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alloverover wrote: Wed Aug 04, 2021 7:46 pm Helena, PAX PVBLICA :thumbsup:
I was just gonna say that too :shock:
Great ID though :clapping:
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alloverover wrote: Wed Aug 04, 2021 7:46 pm Helena, PAX PVBLICA :thumbsup:
Appreciate your time and indeed Id.
Cheers, :thumbsup:
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Top drawer id Phil 👍
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