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Author Topic: Fake Vespasian Sestertius?  (Read 279 times)

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Offline Mario D

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Fake Vespasian Sestertius?
« on: June 03, 2021, 09:51:56 am »
I have had this coin for many years and it looks like a cast copy of a Vespasian Sestertius. But, I have not found it in your list of Vespasian fakes or any other reference. Is this a known fake or a new one. Scans attached.

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Re: Fake Vespasian Sestertius?
« Reply #1 on: June 03, 2021, 10:29:44 am »
yes fake
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Re: Fake Vespasian Sestertius?
« Reply #2 on: June 03, 2021, 10:36:18 am »
Hello Mario D

I am sure that no one will contradict okidoki.  The style is wrong and I bet if you look at the coin closely you will see casting bubbles.  The pics should be uploaded to the fake coin report gallery

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Re: Fake Vespasian Sestertius?
« Reply #3 on: June 03, 2021, 11:40:47 am »
You can also check this section of the Fake Coins Report.  Look for circular holes from air bubbles. Even if the picture doesn't have a vey high resolution, you can see some of them.
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Re: Fake Vespasian Sestertius?
« Reply #4 on: June 03, 2021, 01:37:53 pm »
Do you have weight and diameter for a new Fake Coin Report?
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Re: Fake Vespasian Sestertius?
« Reply #5 on: June 05, 2021, 08:35:15 am »
The weight is 27.8gm and the diameter is 35.6mm. I should be posted in your fake report list.

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Re: Fake Vespasian Sestertius?
« Reply #6 on: June 06, 2021, 09:00:28 am »
Did you already submit a fake coin report Mario?
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Re: Fake Vespasian Sestertius?
« Reply #7 on: June 06, 2021, 12:58:40 pm »
No I have not. I just listed it in the discussion. Should I make a fake coin report?

 

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