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« on: September 05, 2010, 12:23:43 pm »

16,8 gr
What you think about this?
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« Reply #1 on: September 05, 2010, 12:38:05 pm »

The reverse is so completely wrong in so many ways.  The coin is concerning on the highest of levels.
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« Reply #2 on: September 05, 2010, 04:45:59 pm »

Looks like a modern cast, wrong style and fabric.  I don't even think i've ever seen that type of portrait on any ptolemaic silver. 

What is it being sold as?
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« Reply #3 on: September 05, 2010, 05:03:36 pm »

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« Reply #4 on: September 05, 2010, 05:58:14 pm »

I don't even think i've ever seen that type of portrait on any ptolemaic silver. 
I'm too. If it is not fantasy, a portrait seems like Nikomedes of Bithynia, or not?

What is it being sold as?
"Guaranteed genuine tetradrachm of Ptolemy II"  Grin

P.S. This seller looks like candidate for Black list, take a look at his other listings:
http://shop.ebay.com/kremerzahar123/m.html?_nkw=&_armrs=1&_from=&_ipg=&_trksid=p4340

and completed: http://completed.shop.ebay.com/kremerzahar123/m.html?rt=nc&LH_Complete=1&_fln=1&_ipg=&_trksid=p3911.c0.m283&_rdc=1

I really love his Syrakuse dekadrachm  evil
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« Reply #5 on: September 06, 2010, 05:25:43 pm »

Fake coin report please (for his other fakes too).  The seller is going on the notorious list.
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« Reply #6 on: September 06, 2010, 11:48:07 pm »

I would have thought he's already on there, he is very notorious on the German forum.
Not the slightest doubt he belongs on the list.
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