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Forged AR Denarius of Maximus Caesar "Priestly instruments” RIC 1*

Category: Roman Imperial Coins
CC Forgery ID: 41162001

Method: High quality struck forgery before artificial ageing.

Maximus, son of Maximinus I "Thrax" Mar AD 235- Apr AD 238 Silver Denarius. 3.52 g.
Obv: IVL VERVS MAXIMVS CAES - Bareheaded bust right, draped
Rev: PIETAS AVG - Lituus, knife, jug, simpulum and sprinkler
Copying RIC IVii, p. 154, 1 (s) Scarce; Cohen 1;

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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