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      Try the new NGC Journals!   03/22/2017

      NGC has launched a new and improved NGC Journals! Available on NGCcoin.com, the new NGC Journals improves upon the popular platform to write blogs and discuss them with other members. The new NGC Journals has an improved design that makes it significantly easier to post and read journals from any device, including smartphones and tablets. Adding images has been made much simpler, and the NGC Journals now give users the ability to create polls and "like" other entries. A popular feature of the old NGC Journals was the ability to open an entry to comments from other users. This feature has been retained and enhanced — users can now comment on the same page as the original Journal entry, creating a seamless experience. Best of all, the same login can be used to post Journals, make comments and access the other features of the NGC website. Old NGC Journals entries will be migrated to the new NGC Journals soon. In the meantime, users can make posts to the new NGC Journals. To get started, create a Journal and make an entry. Unlike the old NGC Journals, you create a single Journal and then add new entries to it. Your Journal can be customized with a cover photo, and you can choose to make it available to all users or only to the users that you select. You can also choose to receive notifications whenever people comment on one of your entries. Scroll below for helpful tips on using the new NGC Journals or go to the new NGC Journals now >   Instructions / Tips To get started, you must first create your Journal and then you can add entries to that Journal. Choose Journals from the Browse menu if you are not already on the Journals page

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FSH: Graded Ancients
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1 - Mysia, Cyzicus AR Diobol.. c. 550-500. 11mm, 1.33gr. Obv: Forepart of boar left; to right, tunny upward . Rev: Head of roaring lion left within incuse square. Von Fritze II 9; SNG France 361-366. NGC MS★ 5/5, 5/5 - $450

 

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2 - IONIA. Miletos. Diobol (6th-5th centuries BC). Obv: Forepart of lion right, head left. Rev: Stellate pattern within incuse square. SNG Kayhan 476-82. 10mm, 1.11gr. Sharp strike. NGC Choice AU★ 5/5, 5/5 - $300

 

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3 - CARIAN ISLANDS. Rhodes. Ca. 188-84 BC. AR Plinthophoric Drachm. 15mm, 2.06gr. Obv: Radiate head of Helios right. Rev: Rose with bud to right; magistrates name (Kallixeinos) above; caduceus to left. Jenkins, Group E, 244. NGC Ch AU 5/5, 5/5. - $450

 

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4 - MACEDONIAN KINGDOM. Philip III Arrhidaeus (323-317 BC). AR drachm (4.38 gm). Colophon, ca. 323-319 BC. Head of Heracles right, wearing lion's skin headdress / Zeus seated left, holding eagle and scepter; monogram in left field. Price P46. A lovely specimen, benefiting from dies of exceptional style and powerfully struck, warm toning, and mirror-like reverse fields. NGC MS 5/5, 4/5, Fine Style. $900

 

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5 - ROMAN EMPIRE. CONSTANTIUS I, AD 305-306. AR Argenteus. 17mm, 3.20gr. Rome Mint, 1st officina, ca. AD 295-297. Obv. CONSTANTIVS CAES, laureate head right. Rev. VIRTVS MILITVM, four tetrarchs sacrificing over tripod, city walls behind them, A in exergue. RIC VI 42a; Jeločnik 75; Hunter 26; RSC 314†b. NGC Ch MS 5/5, 5/5. - $1,300

 

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6 - Roman Provincial. SYRIA UNDER ROME. Antioch. Aulus Gabinius, as Proconsul (57-55 BC). AR Tetradrachm. 25mm, 15.16gr. Obv: In the name and types of Philip I Philadelphus. Diademed head right Rev: Zeus seated left on throne, holding scepter and palladion; 'Gabinius' monogram in left field; all within wreath. RPC 4124; McAlee 1; Prieur 1. NGC AU★ 5/5, 5/5. - $800

 

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7 - MESOPOTAMIA. Carrhae. Caracalla (198-217 AD). BI tetradrachm. 26mm, 16.13gr. Cos. IV (AD 215-217). Obv: Radiate head of Caracalla right. Rev: Eagle standing facing, looking right, holding wreath in beak; above left wing, crescent; between legs, star; in exergue, two pellets. Prieur 830. Large flan with lovely toning all around. NGC AU 5/5, 5/5. - $750

 

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