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Numismatic and History Discussions => Other Types of Ancient Coins => Topic started by: Rugser on April 29, 2003, 06:39:32 pm



Title: Imitation ?
Post by: Rugser on April 29, 2003, 06:39:32 pm
This pseudo-coin is of lead.
The style seems barbaric.

Is an imitation of coin or other?
To what epoch could it be assigned?

Thank you

ser


Title: Re:Imitation ?
Post by: Rugser on April 29, 2003, 06:40:22 pm
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Title: Re:Imitation ?
Post by: Rugser on April 29, 2003, 06:48:06 pm
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Title: Re:Imitation ?
Post by: Rugser on April 29, 2003, 06:48:45 pm
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Title: Re:Imitation ?
Post by: Rugser on April 29, 2003, 06:52:49 pm
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Title: Re:Imitation ?
Post by: Rugser on April 29, 2003, 06:53:33 pm
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Title: Re:Imitation ?
Post by: Rugser on May 01, 2003, 03:00:01 pm
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Title: Re:Imitation ?
Post by: Rugser on May 01, 2003, 03:04:39 pm
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Title: Re:Imitation ?
Post by: Elrond on May 01, 2003, 06:17:05 pm
I have to say that they look barbaric :P


Title: Re:Imitation ?
Post by: Rugser on May 01, 2003, 07:18:46 pm
Elr˛

More that barbaric looks at "naif." ....they are  offerings (obolo) that the slaves of the country became for "offering" to their divinity.

ser


Title: Re:Imitation ?
Post by: Automan on May 02, 2003, 07:40:42 am
Very interesting pieces you have there, Rugser.

It seems to me that these pieces carry the general themes of coins, but are much too crude (or naive, if you like) to ever have been intended as imitations.

Regarding dating, to me they seem to draw on bronzes from the imperial period, maybe 2-3 centuries? In fact, they have a bit of a provincial "feel" to them...

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Title: Re:Imitation ?
Post by: Rugser on May 02, 2003, 04:12:47 pm
Automan

I am worthwhile with you. besides I around the dates would add also other  centuries ...first and after.
I have many other "Tessera."  I will put them, uniforms for "Class," when it will have restored the ability of the upload.

ser


Title: Re:Imitation ?
Post by: sejanus on May 09, 2003, 09:45:42 pm
Remember that these are lead, and thus are proned to become damaged.  I do not thnk for an instant that they are barbaric. 8)