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Josh Illingworth

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Ancient Coins – A Survey of Roman Gold Coins — Part 2

By Josh Illingworth - NGC Ancients ...... Part 1 At the beginning of the fourth century CE, the Roman Empire found itself in a prolonged economic decline....

NGC Ancients – Masterpieces of Kimon and Euainetos

Classic example of a decadrachm with Euainetos-signed dies. By Josh Illingworth, NGC Ancients ......... NGC Ancients examines the series of silver decadrachms struck at Syracuse (Sicily) in...

NGC Ancients: A Survey of Roman Gold — Part 1

By Josh Illingworth - NGC Ancients ...... This month, NGC Ancients examines the evolution of Roman gold coins from the end of the Republic to the...

NGC Ancients: Exaggerated Portraits on Roman Coinage

Posted by Josh Illingworth, NGC Ancients Throughout the course of Roman history, a vast number of rulers and other members of the elite classes appeared on the...
Syracuse decadrachms - NGC Ancients

NGC Ancients: Ancient Masterpieces — Decadrachms of Kimon and Euainetos

By Josh Illingworth - NGC Ancients ......   This month, NGC Ancients examines the series of silver decadrachms struck at Syracuse (Sicily) in the fifth to...

NGC Ancients: The Roman Civil War of A.D. 68–69, Year of Five Emperors

By Josh Illingworth - NGC Ancients .....   This year marks the 150th anniversary of the beginning of the American Civil War. The concept of civil...

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