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I'm A Fool For The Folles Or ...... Some Extremely Common Tetrarchy Coins

 
 
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 Posted 07/16/2019  7:29 pm Show Profile   Check FVRIVS RVFVS's eBay Listings Bookmark this topic Add FVRIVS RVFVS to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
In an Unusually Fine Condition !


Wandering around the world on eBay I stumbled upon some lots of Tetrarchy folles
They looked rather fine so I went "long"
To my surprise they came in on the cheap !
A few days later Herr Lanz had a few more looking for a home
He usually gets very impressive prices
To my surprise they were very reasonable
Plus I had $38 in eBay Bucks to ease the pain !

In the interest of saving time
I will dispense with the complete attributions

Two Folles
Constantius I
Rome - 27-8mm 9.23 gram
Heraclea - 27-8mm 9.42 grams




Two Folles
Severus II - Cyzicus
Constantius I - Carthage




Two Folles
Diocletian
Lugdunum 27-8 8.03 grams
London 26-8mm 10.01 grams




Two Folles
Diocletian
Lugdunum Silvered Billon Follis 26-8mm 8.51 grams
Lugdunum Follis 27-31mm 8.13 grams




Two Folles
Constantine the Great Lugdunum 27mm 6.52 grams
Licinius I Thessaloniki 26-7mm 6.73 grams




Averaged out they came in under $30 each
And that's before my eBay Bucks

Happiness is a warm follis .......
Preferably London Trier Lyon or Carthage !

Occasionally Thessaloniki Heraclea ...... or even Cyzicus
IN GOD WE TRVST ....... all others pay cash !

COGITO ERGO SPVD
I think ...... therefore I yam
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 Posted 07/16/2019  7:31 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Spence to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Folles follies?

Seriously though--great coins.
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 Posted 07/16/2019  8:58 pm  Show Profile   Check echizento's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add echizento to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
They might be common, but they are really excellent examples.
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 Posted 07/21/2019  4:29 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Palouche to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
,,Some nice looking coins...Great score!
I'm in the midst of collecting the East-West split...Still need Severus II and Diocletian though...
Congrats..
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