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Evidence of Modern Tool Use to Cut Dies - Example of Modern Steel Dies1228 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 Edge709 viewsEdge with trace of a machine made dies. Ilya Prokopov
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Evidence of Modern Tool Use to Cut Dies - Unnatural Coin Edge704 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 Edge534 viewsmachinical traces on the steal dies (example for unnatural coin's edges) Ilya Prokopov
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Forgery Struck with Machine Made Dies1007 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, obverse952 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, reverse633 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, obverse534 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 legend559 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, reverse490 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, obverse535 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 legend567 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, reverse466 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 detail639 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)433 viewsAV Aureus, Septimius Severus
Rev. Detail of stadium.
Ilya Prokopov
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Modern engraving machines (parallel lines)428 viewsAV Aureus, Septimius Severus
Rev. Detail of stadium.
Ilya Prokopov
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Tool 1400 viewstrace tool on bronze coinIlya Prokopov
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Tool 2449 viewsTrace on bronze coinIlya Prokopov
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Tool 3441 viewsTrace on bronze sestercius.Ilya Prokopov
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Trace from machine over steel die.1000 viewsObv. die for AV Histamenon nomisma, 1081-1092, Thessalonica of
ALEXIUS I COMNENUS (1081 - 1118).
Ilya Prokopov
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