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BOC_1996_2_FranceCeltic_3.jpg
Aedui, Celtic, Silver Quinarius789 viewsObv:- Head to left
Rev:- Horse to right
Fig 3 is the false coin - 2.01g.

Published in the IAPN BOC Vol 21, No. 2 in 1996 - example 3
Image used with permission of IAPN
maridvnvm
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Alexander the Great, Alexander III, silver tetradrachm467 viewsAR tetradrachm, Susa?

Wreath in left field and DI under throne appear at Susa mint only, but with additional objects in left field. Style is completely wrong for official issue as well as for a Celtic imitation.
Sold in German Ebay in Oct. 2005 for 118‚ā¨.

submitted by rupert
Rupert
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Alexander the Great, Alexander III, silver tetradrachm (Celtic?)188 viewsAR tetradrachm
Obv:- Head of Alexander the Great right
Rev:- Zeus seated left holding eagle and sceptre, monogram in left field.

Sold without warranty amongst several other copies on ebay March 2009
maridvnvm
BOC_1995_2_Fcgc_1.jpg
Ambiani. Northeast Gaul, Celtic, AV Quarter Stater203 viewsObv:- Blank
Rev:- Abstract horse right; pellet-in-lozenge behind, pellets and ornaments above, pellet and ground line with pellet-in-crescents pattern below.
Fig 1 is the false coin

Weights of these fakes range between 6.05g and 6.60g. The gold of the original coins is reddish gold, the counterfeits are greenish-yellow and the convex surface is unnaturally high.

Published in the IAPN BOC Vol 20, No. 2 in 1995 - example 1
Image used with permission of IAPN
maridvnvm
BOC_1995_2_Fcgc_2.jpg
Ambiani. Northeast Gaul, Celtic, AV Quarter Stater182 viewsObv:- Blank
Rev:- Abstract horse right; pellet-in-lozenge behind, pellets and ornaments above, pellet and ground line with pellet-in-crescents pattern below.
Fig 2 is the false coin

Weights of these fakes range between 6.05g and 6.60g. The gold of the original coins is reddish gold, the counterfeits are greenish-yellow and the convex surface is unnaturally high.

Published in the IAPN BOC Vol 20, No. 2 in 1995 - example 2
Image used with permission of IAPN
maridvnvm
BOC_1995_2_Fcgc_3.jpg
Ambiani. Northeast Gaul, Celtic, AV Quarter Stater127 viewsObv:- Blank
Rev:- Abstract horse right; pellet-in-lozenge behind, pellets and ornaments above, pellet and ground line with pellet-in-crescents pattern below.
Fig 3 is the false coin

Weights of these fakes range between 6.05g and 6.60g. The gold of the original coins is reddish gold, the counterfeits are greenish-yellow and the convex surface is unnaturally high.

Published in the IAPN BOC Vol 20, No. 2 in 1995 - example 3
Image used with permission of IAPN
maridvnvm
BOC_1995_2_Fcgc_4.jpg
Ambiani. Northeast Gaul, Celtic, AV Quarter Stater131 viewsObv:- Blank
Rev:- Abstract horse right; pellet-in-lozenge behind, pellets and ornaments above, pellet and ground line with pellet-in-crescents pattern below.
Fig 4 is the false coin

Weights of these fakes range between 6.05g and 6.60g. The gold of the original coins is reddish gold, the counterfeits are greenish-yellow and the convex surface is unnaturally high.

Published in the IAPN BOC Vol 20, No. 2 in 1995 - example 4
Image used with permission of IAPN
maridvnvm
BOC_1995_2_Fcgc_5.jpg
Ambiani. Northeast Gaul, Celtic, AV Quarter Stater112 viewsObv:- Blank
Rev:- Abstract horse right; pellet-in-lozenge behind, pellets and ornaments above, pellet and ground line with pellet-in-crescents pattern below.
Fig 5 is the false coin

Weights of these fakes range between 6.05g and 6.60g. The gold of the original coins is reddish gold, the counterfeits are greenish-yellow and the convex surface is unnaturally high.

Published in the IAPN BOC Vol 20, No. 2 in 1995 - example 5
Image used with permission of IAPN
maridvnvm
BOC_1995_2_Fcgc_6.jpg
Ambiani. Northeast Gaul, Celtic, AV Quarter Stater113 viewsObv:- Blank
Rev:- Abstract horse right; pellet-in-lozenge behind, pellets and ornaments above, pellet and ground line with pellet-in-crescents pattern below.
Fig 6 is the false coin

Weights of these fakes range between 6.05g and 6.60g. The gold of the original coins is reddish gold, the counterfeits are greenish-yellow and the convex surface is unnaturally high.

Published in the IAPN BOC Vol 20, No. 2 in 1995 - example 6
Image used with permission of IAPN
maridvnvm
BOC_1995_2_Fcgc_7.jpg
Ambiani. Northeast Gaul, Celtic, AV Quarter Stater105 viewsObv:- Convex surface
Rev:- Irregular pattern.
Fig 11 is the false coin

Weights of these fakes range between 0.44g and 1.61g. The gold of the original coins is reddish gold, the counterfeits are greenish-yellow and the convex surface is unnaturally high.

Published in the IAPN BOC Vol 20, No. 2 in 1995 - example 11
Image used with permission of IAPN
maridvnvm
BOC_1995_2_Fcgc_8.jpg
Ambiani. Northeast Gaul, Celtic, AV Quarter Stater100 viewsObv:- Convex surface
Rev:- Irregular pattern.
Fig 8 is the false coin

Weights of these fakes range between 0.44g and 1.61g. The gold of the original coins is reddish gold, the counterfeits are greenish-yellow and the convex surface is unnaturally high.

Published in the IAPN BOC Vol 20, No. 2 in 1995 - example 8
Image used with permission of IAPN
maridvnvm
BOC_1995_2_Fcgc_9.jpg
Ambiani. Northeast Gaul, Celtic, AV Quarter Stater93 viewsObv:- Convex surface with star shaped pattern
Rev:- Irregular pattern.
Fig 9 is the false coin

Weights of these fakes range between 0.44g and 1.61g. The gold of the original coins is reddish gold, the counterfeits are greenish-yellow and the convex surface is unnaturally high.

Published in the IAPN BOC Vol 20, No. 2 in 1995 - example 9
Image used with permission of IAPN
maridvnvm
BOC_1995_2_Fcgc_10.jpg
Ambiani. Northeast Gaul, Celtic, AV Quarter Stater93 viewsObv:- Convex surface
Rev:- Irregular pattern.
Fig 10 is the false coin

Weights of these fakes range between 0.44g and 1.61g. The gold of the original coins is reddish gold, the counterfeits are greenish-yellow and the convex surface is unnaturally high.

Published in the IAPN BOC Vol 20, No. 2 in 1995 - example 10
Image used with permission of IAPN
maridvnvm
Amorcan Silver Stater 75-50 BC.jpg
Amorcan Silver Stater 75-50 BC359 viewsReproduction of a Celtic Amorocan silver stater with head facing right. The reverse shows a horse. Stamped 'R' on the coin

Sold on eBay Dec 2006

Submitted by gmazza
Gustavo Mazzarollo
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Anglo-Saxon Sceat, Series A365 viewsSilver Anglo Saxon silver sceat, Series A. Stamped 'R' on the coin.

Sold on eBay Dec 2006

Submitted by gmazza
Gustavo Mazzarollo
Celtic Silver Stater of Antedios.jpg
Antedios - Celtic Silver Stater 147 viewsReproduction of a Celtic silver unit of Antedios, leader of the Eceni. Minted between 1 to 25 CE. The obverse shows two outline crescents, the emblem of the Eceni, over a wreath. Van Arsdell 711-1. Stamped 'R' on the coin.

Sold on eBay Dec 2006

Submitted by gmazza
Gustavo Mazzarollo
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Artebates - Celtic Silver Qtr. Unit148 viewsReproduction of a silver qtr. unit minted by the Atrebates and Regni tribes.on behalf of Verica between 10 to 43 CE. Stamped 'R' on the coin.

Sold on eBay Dec 2006

Submitted by gmazza
Gustavo Mazzarollo
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Atrebates & Regni Silver Minim146 viewsReproduction of a Celtic silver minim minted by the Atrebates and REgni tribes between 10 and 20 CE. The obverse shows four groups of three pellet arounda central pellet. The reverse shows a lion or dog bounding right. Van Arsdell 486-1. Stamped 'R' on the coin.Gustavo Mazzarollo
Celtic_Attrebates___Regni_Gold_Stater.jpg
Attrebates & Regni Gold Stater213 viewsReproduction of a Celtic gold stater minted by the Attrebates and Regni tribes between 20 to 25 CE. The obverse shows 'COM-F' in a tablet. The reverse shows a Celtic rider on horse with a spear and the words 'VIR REX.' . Van Arsdell 500-1. Stamped 'R' on the coin.

Sold on eBay Dec 2006

Submitted by gmazza
Gustavo Mazzarollo
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Attributed to Ostrogoths, Athalaric42 viewsOSTGOTEN, Athalarich, 526-534, AE Nummus, Ravenna. Radiate bust r.
Rs.Monogramm. 0,72g. Kraus 93; Wroth Pl.VIII, 17
f.vz

A fantasy forgery. The monogram is complete fantasy, such a coin did not exist. The literature references are bogus.
tejas552
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Av False quarter stater100 viewsObv:- Youthful male head with curly hair right
Rev:- Horse and horseman right
Fig 1a is the false coin - 2.39g.

A new product, cast in markedly yellow gold. Unconvincing style.

Published in the IAPN BOC Vol 23, No. 1 in 1998 - example 1a
Image used with permission of IAPN
maridvnvm
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Avenio drachm37 viewsObv:- Head of Apollo
Rev:- AOYE, Rampant boar

Created from modern dies. Sold as such on ebay January 2015
maridvnvm
Celt Badbury Starfish Silver.jpg
Badbury Starfish Silver219 viewsReproduction of a Celtic Badbury Starfish Silver Unit minted by the Durotriges tribe. The obverse shiws a starfish design while the reverse shows a geometric pattern. Minted between 35 and 30 BCE in Dorset. Copied from a master in the Rudd Celtic Collection. Van Arsdell 1270-1. Stamped 'R' on the coin.

Sold on eBay Dec 2006

Submitted by gmazza
Gustavo Mazzarollo
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Barbaric Imitative of Alexander the Great Tetradrachm - Imitating an early posthumous of Arados.116 views31mm no weight given. One of a large group of fake coins for sale on Ebay in september 2011 by 123elvis82. Stylistically they were all wrong. No guarantee of authenticity by seller. SRukke
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