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Forged Silver denarius of Diadumenian "Young Price" RIC 102b*

Category: Roman Imperial Coins
CC Forgery ID: 41022001

Method: High quality struck forgery before artificial ageing.

Obv: M OPEL ANT DIADVMENIAN CAES - Bareheaded bust right, draped and cuirassed
Rev: PRINC IVVENTVTIS - Diadumenian standing front, head right holding a standard and a scepter; to right two more standards.
Copying RIC IVii, p. 13, 102b (s) Scarce; Cohen 3, 3.24 g.

Engraver: Slavey
References: Ilia Prokopov. Modern Counterfeits and replicas of ancient Greek and Roman coins from Bulgaria. ISBN 954-91396-1-1

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Note: *All prices and catalog references (RIC, Cohen, etc.) are for the real issue.

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