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Offline Pawel K

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Marcus Antonius denarius RRC 536/4
« on: May 29, 2021, 05:08:51 pm »
Hi again :)

One of the Polish shops offers Marcus Antonius denarius RRC 536/4.

First pic shows "Polish" coin and second one shows coin sold as genuine by NAC about month ago.

Honestly "Polish" specimen looks quite qood for me, but I'm always suspicious when I see two rare coins minted with identical dies, sold in month apart.

What is your opinion?

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Re: Marcus Antonius denarius RRC 536/4
« Reply #1 on: May 29, 2021, 05:13:06 pm »
Pardon me, I've uploaded wrong picture (the 2nd one). Here is correct.

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Re: Marcus Antonius denarius RRC 536/4
« Reply #2 on: May 29, 2021, 05:20:01 pm »
I've joined them together to make it easier

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Re: Marcus Antonius denarius RRC 536/4
« Reply #3 on: May 29, 2021, 08:33:52 pm »
And with exactly the same degree of wear - well, I suppose it's possible.

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Re: Marcus Antonius denarius RRC 536/4
« Reply #4 on: May 29, 2021, 10:25:09 pm »
They are both die struck and the style and fabric look pretty good... if they are fake, then it must be from a die transfer process. Hard to fake the edge poriosity on coin 1 though.  Honestly, I'm not sure. the first coin looks better and sharper. 
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Re: Marcus Antonius denarius RRC 536/4
« Reply #5 on: June 01, 2021, 06:03:13 am »
So it is unlikely but possible coincidence?

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Re: Marcus Antonius denarius RRC 536/4
« Reply #6 on: June 01, 2021, 06:11:42 am »
A die match for a rare type is NOT a strong indicator, unless it is a die match to a known fake.
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