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#5564006 - 03/30/12 05:14 PM WEEK # 511 PUT YOUR THINKING CAPS ON!!
Lisa Administrator Offline
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This weeks First and Second place winners will be picked at random…The question must be answered by Saturday at midnight EST.

QUESTION:

Using the four cardinal points, what were the northernmost, southernmost,
westernmost, and easternmost mints that are reliably recognized as having issued Roman Imperial coins during the period 27 B.C. – A.D. 476? (Note: unofficial mints, mints of separatist empires, or mints that exclusively issued provincial coinage are not eligible.)

Our first place winner will receive a copy of The Expert’s Guide to Collecting & Investing in Rare Coins by Q.David Bowers

There will also be a runner up prize given to a selected player with the correct answer.

REMINDER: The Numisma-Quest ends on Saturday at midnight EST. Entries after that time will not be valid. See the Trivia info post for more details

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#5564046 - 03/30/12 05:36 PM Re: WEEK # 511 PUT YOUR THINKING CAPS ON!! [Re: Lisa]
mhardin2413 Offline
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Registered: 03/20/05
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Northernmost: Camulodunum
Southernmost: Lepcis Magna
Westernmost: Gades
Easternmost: Hiericho
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#5564047 - 03/30/12 05:37 PM Re: WEEK # 511 PUT YOUR THINKING CAPS ON!! [Re: Lisa]
Kenneth F Offline
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Registered: 05/16/10
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Loc: Fort Campbell, KY
Northern most - Camulodunum (Present day England)

Western most - Clausentum (Present day England) close 2nd place- Barcino (Present day Spain)

Southern most - Alexandria (Present day Egypt)

Eastern most - Antiochia (Present day Syria)
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#5564057 - 03/30/12 05:42 PM Re: WEEK # 511 PUT YOUR THINKING CAPS ON!! [Re: Lisa]
mhardin2413 Offline
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delete the previous post please--
northernmost: camulodunum
southernmost: alexandria
easternmost: antiochia
westernmost: clausentum
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#5564160 - 03/30/12 06:44 PM Re: WEEK # 511 PUT YOUR THINKING CAPS ON!! [Re: Lisa]
CyberspaceVoid Offline
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Registered: 08/24/10
Posts: 592
Loc: Texas and other furrin places
North - London
South - Alexandria
West - London
East - Antioch

Keeping my fingers crossed lol

Wendy
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#5564207 - 03/30/12 07:04 PM Re: WEEK # 511 PUT YOUR THINKING CAPS ON!! [Re: Lisa]
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At this point, I feel I should interject something of little importance in the midst of this very educational Q&A.

TOTAL NEWBIE


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Posts: 13557
Loc: South Florida
Spear Mint
Pepper Mint
Double Mint
Breath Mint

Have a great weekend!

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#5564518 - 03/30/12 09:52 PM Re: WEEK # 511 PUT YOUR THINKING CAPS ON!! [Re: Lisa]
$ilverHawk Offline
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Registered: 07/21/09
Posts: 1518
Loc: South Florida
North Camulodunum
South Alexandria
East Antioch
West Tarraco

Carl
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#5564667 - 03/30/12 10:56 PM Re: WEEK # 511 PUT YOUR THINKING CAPS ON!! [Re: Lisa]
dan8402 Offline
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Registered: 05/31/06
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North: Camulodunum
East: Antioch
South: Alexandria
West: Clausentum

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#5565617 - 03/31/12 12:53 PM Re: WEEK # 511 PUT YOUR THINKING CAPS ON!! [Re: Lisa]
dadams Offline
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Registered: 03/31/12
Posts: 297
Loc: Texas
My Guess:

Northernmost: Camulodunum
southernmost: Alexandria
westernmost: Clausentum
easternmost: Antioch/Antiochia

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#5565707 - 03/31/12 01:55 PM Re: WEEK # 511 PUT YOUR THINKING CAPS ON!! [Re: Lisa]
SubmarineMike Offline
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Registered: 03/31/12
Posts: 42
Loc: Virginia, United States
This is a guess because the question spans from the entire existence of the empire but I think using the cardinal directions the answer is as follows;

The Easternmost mint was Antioch in present day Syria.
The Northernmost mint was Lugdunum located in present day France.
The Southernmost mint was Alexandria located in present day Egypt.
The Westernmost mint was Rome located in of course present day Italy.

Mike Apgar

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