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Evidence of Modern Tool Use to Cut Dies - Example of Modern Steel Dies1250 viewsAlexander III 336-323
Trace of machine over steel die.
"Dimitrovgrad Studio"
Ilya Prokopov
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Evidence of Modern Tool Use to Cut Dies - Unnatural Coin Edge726 viewsEdge with trace of a machine made dies. Ilya Prokopov
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Evidence of Modern Tool Use to Cut Dies - Unnatural Coin Edge716 viewsEdge of bronze coin with trace of a machine made dies. Ilya Prokopov
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Evidence of Modern Tool Use to Cut Dies - Unnatural Coin Edge542 viewsmachinical traces on the steal dies (example for unnatural coin's edges) Ilya Prokopov
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Forgery Struck with Machine Made Dies1026 viewsSteel Die for AV Histamenon nomisma, 1081-1092, Thessalonica of
ALEXIUS I COMNENUS (1081 - 1118).
Ilya Prokopov
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Forgery Struck with Machine Made Dies - Gold coin of the Roman emperor Anastasius, obverse969 viewsMarks left by a modern engraving machines (parallel lines) on the coin matrix can be seen on the slopes of the relief. Click the following link to read "Warning! Traces of Modern Machines on Coins by Dr. I. Prokopov in NumisWiki: http://www.forumancientcoins.com/numiswiki/view.asp?key=Traces%20of%20Modern%20Machines.Joe Sermarini
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Forgery Struck with Machine Made Dies - Gold coin of the Roman emperor Anastasius, reverse642 viewsMarks left by a modern engraving machines (parallel lines) on the coin matrix can be seen on the slopes of the relief. Click the following link to read "Warning! Traces of Modern Machines on Coins by Dr. I. Prokopov in NumisWiki: http://www.forumancientcoins.com/numiswiki/view.asp?key=Traces%20of%20Modern%20Machines.Joe Sermarini
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Forgery Struck with Machine Made Dies - Gold coin of the Roman emperor Basilicus, obverse544 viewsMarks left by a modern engraving machines (parallel lines) on the coin matrix can be seen on the slopes of the relief. Click the following link to read "Warning! Traces of Modern Machines on Coins by Dr. I. Prokopov in NumisWiki: http://www.forumancientcoins.com/numiswiki/view.asp?key=Traces%20of%20Modern%20Machines.Joe Sermarini
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Forgery Struck with Machine Made Dies - Gold coin of the Roman emperor Basilicus, obverse legend575 viewsMarks left by a modern engraving machines (parallel lines) on the coin matrix can be seen on the slopes of the relief. Click the following link to read "Warning! Traces of Modern Machines on Coins by Dr. I. Prokopov in NumisWiki: http://www.forumancientcoins.com/numiswiki/view.asp?key=Traces%20of%20Modern%20Machines.Joe Sermarini
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Forgery Struck with Machine Made Dies - Gold coin of the Roman emperor Basilicus, reverse495 viewsMarks left by a modern engraving machines (parallel lines) on the coin matrix can be seen on the slopes of the relief. Click the following link to read "Warning! Traces of Modern Machines on Coins by Dr. I. Prokopov in NumisWiki: http://www.forumancientcoins.com/numiswiki/view.asp?key=Traces%20of%20Modern%20Machines.Joe Sermarini
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Forgery Struck with Machine Made Dies - Gold coin of the Roman emperor Zeno, obverse538 viewsMarks left by a modern engraving machines (parallel lines) on the coin matrix can be seen on the slopes of the relief. Click the photo for a much larger image. Click the following link to read "Warning! Traces of Modern Machines on Coins by Dr. I. Prokopov in NumisWiki: http://www.forumancientcoins.com/numiswiki/view.asp?key=Traces%20of%20Modern%20Machines.Joe Sermarini
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Forgery Struck with Machine Made Dies - Gold coin of the Roman emperor Zeno, obverse legend576 viewsMarks left by a modern engraving machines (parallel lines) on the coin matrix can be seen on the slopes of the relief. Click the following link to read "Warning! Traces of Modern Machines on Coins by Dr. I. Prokopov in NumisWiki: http://www.forumancientcoins.com/numiswiki/view.asp?key=Traces%20of%20Modern%20Machines.Joe Sermarini
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Forgery Struck with Machine Made Dies - Gold coin of the Roman emperor Zeno, reverse472 viewsMarks left by a modern engraving machines (parallel lines) on the coin matrix can be seen on the slopes of the relief. Click the photo for a much larger image. Click the following link to read "Warning! Traces of Modern Machines on Coins by Dr. I. Prokopov in NumisWiki: http://www.forumancientcoins.com/numiswiki/view.asp?key=Traces%20of%20Modern%20Machines.Joe Sermarini
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Forgery Struck with Machine Made Dies - Gold coin of the Roman emperor Zeno, reverse detail650 viewsMarks left by a modern engraving machines (parallel lines) on the coin matrix can be seen on the slopes of the relief. Click the following link to read "Warning! Traces of Modern Machines on Coins by Dr. I. Prokopov in NumisWiki: http://www.forumancientcoins.com/numiswiki/view.asp?key=Traces%20of%20Modern%20Machines.Joe Sermarini
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Modern engraving (parallel lines)447 viewsAV Aureus, Septimius Severus
Rev. Detail of stadium.
Ilya Prokopov
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Modern engraving machines (parallel lines)437 viewsAV Aureus, Septimius Severus
Rev. Detail of stadium.
Ilya Prokopov
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Tool 1408 viewstrace tool on bronze coinIlya Prokopov
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Tool 2457 viewsTrace on bronze coinIlya Prokopov
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Tool 3452 viewsTrace on bronze sestercius.Ilya Prokopov
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Trace from machine over steel die.1019 viewsObv. die for AV Histamenon nomisma, 1081-1092, Thessalonica of
ALEXIUS I COMNENUS (1081 - 1118).
Ilya Prokopov
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