Dr. Ilya Prokopov's Fake Ancient Coin Reports
  Worried About Fakes? All Items Purchased From Forum Are GUARANTEED AUTHENTIC For Eternity!!! Know The Coin OR Know The Dealer Has Expertise And A Guarantee Of Authenticity NEVER Buy From Any Seller On Our Notorious Fake Seller List!!! You DO NOT Need To Be An Expert To Collect Ancient Coins - Buy From Reputable Professional Dealers If You Don't Know The Coin Is Genuine - You MUST Know The Seller Is Reputable - OR DO NOT BUY!!! If You Want To Learn - Examine The Study Images Below And Join The Classical Numismatics Discussion Worried About Fakes? All Items Purchased From Forum Are GUARANTEED AUTHENTIC For Eternity!!! Please Visit Our Shop And Find A Coin You Love Today!!!

| Upload file | Login | Album list | Last uploads | Last comments | Most viewed | Top rated | My Favorites | Search
Home > Fake Coin Reports > Fake Roman Republic Coins: Before 27 BC

a~0.JPG
Mark Antony, Denarius, Crawford 533/2103 viewsSilver denarius, SRCV I 1474, Crawford 533/2, Sear CRI 267, Sydenham 1199, RSC I 13, BMCRR East 141, Athens mint, summer 38 B.C.; obverse M ANTONINVS M F M N AVGVR IMP TERT, Mark Antony standing right, as priest, holding lituus; reverse III VIR R P C COS DISIG ITER ET TERT, radiate head of Sol right

Cast.
Joe Sermarini
RRD-DD.jpg
Аnonymous-prow2531 viewsAR Roman Republican Denarius 187-155 B.C.
Obv.: Helmeted head of Roma r., X behind.
Rev.: The Dioscuri galloping r., with prow below the Dioscuri. ROMA below.
Cast.
Ilya Prokopov
7mmLAH9.jpg
130 BC, moneyer Q. Caecilius Metellus, Cr256/1; Syd 509.91 viewsRepublican Denarius minted in 130 BC, moneyer Q. Caecilius Metellus, Cr256/1; Syd 509.okidoki
romano_campane_3.jpg
20 asses, Anonymous67 viewsRome Republic, Anonymous
AV 20 asses; 1,12g
Bearded head of Mars r., wearing crested Corinthian helmet; below, mark of value XX / ROMA Eagle with spread wings, standing r. on thunderbolt.

Sold as replica InAsta 33, lot 6547
romano_campane_2.jpg
20 asses, Anonymous55 viewsRome Republic, Anonymous
AV 20 asses; 1,23g
Bearded head of Mars r., wearing crested Corinthian helmet; below, mark of value XX / ROMA Eagle with spread wings, standing r. on thunderbolt.

Sold as replica InAsta 33, lot 6548
romano_campane.jpg
20 asses, Anonymous80 viewsRome Republic, Anonymous
AV 20 asses; 0,96g
Bearded head of Mars r., wearing crested Corinthian helmet; below, mark of value XX / ROMA Eagle with spread wings, standing r. on thunderbolt.

Sold as replica InAsta 24, lot 5852
av_r-c_fake.jpg
60 asses, Anonymous69 viewsRome Republic, Anonymous
AR replica od AV 60 asses
Bearded head of Mars r., wearing crested Corinthian helmet; below, mark of value ?X / ROMA Eagle with spread wings, standing r. on thunderbolt.
Sydenham 226. Bahrfeldt 4a. Crawford 44/2.

Sold as replica InAsta 48, lot 7219
romano_campane_5.jpg
60 asses, Anonymous79 viewsRome Republic, Anonymous
AV 60 asses; 3,58g
Bearded head of Mars r., wearing crested Corinthian helmet; below, mark of value ?X / ROMA Eagle with spread wings, standing r. on thunderbolt.
Sydenham 226. Bahrfeldt 4a. Crawford 44/2.

Sold as replica InAsta 24, lot 5853
romano_campane_4.jpg
60 asses, Anonymous72 viewsRome Republic, Anonymous
AV 60 asses; 4,13g
Bearded head of Mars r., wearing crested Corinthian helmet; below, mark of value ?X / ROMA Eagle with spread wings, standing r. on thunderbolt.
Sydenham 226. Bahrfeldt 4a. Crawford 44/2.

Sold as replica InAsta 35, lot 5867
13r-(1)-Rome-Cr_44-2-Au60As-Hd_Mars_r_-Eag_r_-57__b-3_40g_(8r,13r).jpg
60 Asses, Anonymous88 viewsAV 60 Asses
Cr. 44-2, Syd. 226, 3.40g
Bearded head of Mars r., wearing crested Corinthian helmet; below, mark of value LX / ROMA Eagle with spread wings, standing r. on thunderbolt.

Struck from known modern dies hubbed from original coin, with dotted border recut, and thunderbolt modified.
Sold at auction Oct. 2011
glebe
!CF0T23!!2k~_(KGrHqUOKkEE0gKqFB-!BNWSQ4E8SQ~~_12.jpg
60 asses, Roman Republic85 viewsModern base metal cast of a Roman Republican AU: 60 asses piece, 12mm, 1.6g, offered on ebay 02/2011 as a "Greek Silver Quinarius" (whatever that is supposed to be) by notorious fake seller jbcollectables99 of Sheffield, UK
obv: Mars, r., in crested Corinthian helmet
rev: eagle stdg r. on thunderbolt, ROMA beneath
cf: Cr 44/2, Syd 226
commodus
19988q00.jpg
A. Albinus Sp. f. 96 BC. AR denarius, Cast526 viewsA. Albinus Sp. f. 96 BC. AR denarius, Cr. 335/10b. Syd. 612. Postumia 6, Toned Fine, porosity, 3.91g, obverse ROMA, Laureate head of Apollo r.; behind, star, before, mark of value X; reverse A. ALBINVS. S. F., Dioscuri watering horses at fountain of Juturna; above, crescent.

Cast.
Joe Sermarini
fake_Albinus.JPG
A. Albinus, 96 BC, denarius, Diana892 viewsObv: Bust of Diana, draped,with bow and quiver over the shoulder
Rev: three horsemen charging left, to left two standards and fallen warrior.

Cast fakes sold by fakes sellers 'spes-pvblica' and ' imperatorial' on eBay. These are not the same coin, but identical cast copies. The top one sold for 37.52 EUR (Dec. 2005 by spes-pvblica) and the bottom one sold for $80.76 (Jan. 2006 by imperatorial).
postvmvs
repub albin img.jpg
A. Albinus, 96 BC, denarius, Diana588 viewsObv: Bust of Diana, draped,with bow and quiver over the shoulder
Rev: three horsemen charging left, to left two standards and fallen warrior.

Cast fake. See other examples here.

Sold on ebay January 2007 by batibaleno.

Submitted by Maridvnvm
maridvnvm
FR5a.jpg
A. Albinus, 96 BC, denarius, Diana282 viewsObv: Bust of Diana, draped,with bow and quiver over the shoulder
Rev: three horsemen charging left, to left two standards and fallen warrior.

Cast fake.

Sold on ebay December 2008 as a reproduction. Described as "amalgam with silver plate".

Matches other cast examples in the reports, as seen here :-

http://www.forumancientcoins.com/fakes/displayimage.php?pos=-2027
maridvnvm
hm~6.jpg
A. Albinus, 96 BC, denarius, Diana220 viewsAnother old friend from detritusvt.archivum
Fake.jpg
A. Plautius 55 B.C.: Fake Republic Denarius528 viewsObverse: Turreted head of Cybele right, A PLAVTIVS before, AED CVR S C behind

Reverse:Bacchius the Jew , in attitude of supplication, kneeling right beside camel, presenting olive branch, BACCHIVS in exergue, IVDAEVS on right

Reference: Sear 395

Sold on Ebay, matches with known fake coins of this type
1 commentsRomaVictor
Cibele_IMG.jpg
A. Plautius, Denarius683 viewsObv:- A PLAVTIVS before, AED CVR SC behind, Turreted hd of Cybele right
Rev:- IVDAEVS before, BACCHIVS below, supplicant offerng palm-branch, camel behind
Ref:- Plautia 13, Cr431/1, Syd 932, Hendin 741, RCV 2000 Edition 395
55 BC.
R behind camel stands for replica
Sold as a fake on ebay October 2005

Submitted by Maridvnvm
1 commentsmaridvnvm
Cibele_IMG2.jpg
A. Plautius, Denarius612 viewsObv:- A PLAVTIVS before, AED CVR SC behind, Turreted hd of Cybele right
Rev:- IVDAEVS before, BACCHIVS below, supplicant offerng palm-branch, camel behind
Ref:- Plautia 13, Cr431/1, Syd 932, Hendin 741, RCV 2000 Edition 395
55 BC.

Matches known reproduction.

Submitted by Maridvnvm
maridvnvm
8eef_1.jpg
A. PLAVTIVS: modern cast fake347 viewsA Plautius Denarius. 55 BC. Turreted hd of Cybele right, A PLAVTIVS before, AED CVR SC behind / supplicant offering palm branch, camel behind; IVDAEVS before, BACCHIVS below. modern cast fake being sold on ebay as genuine by known fake seller caesars.emporium. item number 200122277684
A_POST_AF.jpg
A. POST A F S N ALBIN, Rome 81 BC331 viewsAR Denar Serratus, 3,578 g
Obv. Draped bust of Diana right, with bow and quiver over shoulder; above head, bucranium.
Rev. A POST A F / S N ALBIN. Togate figure standing r. over rock, holding aspergillum over bull; between them – altar.
Cast, electrotype, artificial patina.
Ilya Prokopov
A_Postumius.JPG
A. Postumius A.F. Sp.N. Albinus 95 viewsA. Postumius A.F. Sp.N. Albinus AR DENARIUS 81 BC / 2.99 GM/ SRukke
postumi.jpg
A. Postumius A.f. Sp.n. Albinus, (81 B.C.)113 viewsA. Postumius A.f. Sp.n. Albinus, (81 B.C.)
AR Denarius
O: HISPAN downward behind, veiled head of Hispania right with disheveled hair.
R: Togate figure standing left, extending hand toward legionary eagle before him, fasces and axe behind, A• / ALBIN / N•S• vertical downward in fields from left to right, POST A•F• in exergue.
Rome Mint
3.9g
19.6mm
Crawford 372/2, Sydenham 746

1 - the pellet on the cheek behind the eye
2 - the edge of the host coin visible on the reverse from 12-4, cutting off the top of the fasces which should extend slightly above the standing figure's head
3 - the serrated edge doesn't look right.
Mat
002b.jpg
A. Postumius A.f.S.n. Albinus, 81 BC, denarius210 viewsRoman Republic, A. Postumius A.f.S.n. Albinus, 81 BC

Submitter identified as a cast fake from the Dimitrovgrad studio (unconfirmed)
Joe Sermarini
1417 files on 60 page(s) 1

All coins are guaranteed for eternity