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Messana (Zankle) Bronze 420/400 v. Chr. Kopf der Nymphe Pelorias zwischen 2 Delphinen und Muschel / Dreizack zwischen 2 Delphinen. Calciati I, S. 50, Em. 9 5.48 g.; Braungrüne Patina Selten Vorzüglich

Error MEΣANION instead of MEΣΣANION

used to make fakes

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ABDERA (375/3 - 365/60)Steel Dies for AR Tetradrachm.
Obv: - ABDERI TEWN Laur. hd. of Apollo r.
Rev: - EPI PAYSANIW Griffin seated l.
“Dimitrovgrad Studio”
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ABDERA TESTTest of a pair of fake dies over lead kernel.
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AEL EUDOCIA 423-443 (WIFE OF THEODOSIUS II 402-450)Steel dies AV Tremissis
Obv. AEL EVDOCIA AVG, Pearl-diademed and draped bust right.
Rev. Cross within wreath; CONOB
"Dimitrovgrad studio".
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AEL EUDOCIA 423-443 (WIFE OF THEODOSIUS II 402-450)Steel dies: AV Solidus 423/429
Obv. AEL EVDOCIA AVG, Pearl-diademed and draped bust right, above Manus Dei.
Rev. VOT XX MVLT XXXI, Victory stg. l., holding long cross, above – star. In ex.: CONOB
"Dimitrovgrad studio".
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AELIA EUDOCIA (WIFE OF THEODOSIUS II 402-450)Steel Dies for AV Solidus (Victory)
“Dimitrovgrad Studio”
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Aelia PulcheriaAelia Pulcheria, sister of Theodosius II (Augusta, AD 414-453). AV solidus (21mm, 4.31 gm, 1h). Constantinople, AD 441-450. AEL PVLCHERIA AVG, pearl-diademed bust right, wearing necklace and earrings / IMP XXXXII COS XVII P P, Constantinopolis enthroned facing left, holding globus cruciger in right hand and scepter in left; COMOB in exergue. RIC 288. Depeyrot 84/3.
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Aelius16th century Paduan obverse die for striking forgeries of AE sestertii of Aelius Caesar.
Engraved by Giovanni Cavino (Padua May 16, 1500 - Padua Sept 5, 1570), circa 1520-1532.
Original die now housed in the Cabinet des Médailles of the Bibliotheque Nationale de France, Rue Richelieu, Paris.
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Agathokles, Syracuse Sicily, Syracuse. Agathokles, 317-289 BC. Electrum 50 or 25 Litrai (3.59 g). Struck 310-300 BC. Head of Apollo left, wearing laurel wreath; behind neck, amphora. Reverse: SYPAKOSION,Tripod. SNG ANS 621; SNG Cop. 703
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AGYRIONFake die was used to make this fake

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AGYRION. Æs, 344/336 v. Chr.; 29,44 g. Herakleskopf im Löwenfell r.//Androkephale Stierprotome r. Calciati 5.
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AINOS (412 – 409)Steel Dies for AR Tetradrachm
Obv. Head of Hermes to right, wearing close-fitting petasos.
Rev. ΑΙΝΙ Goat standing to right, branch before, all within incuse square.
“Dimitrovgrad Studio”
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AINOS (374 – 371)Steel Dies for AR Tetradrachm (3/4 face).
Obv. Facing head of Hermes, slightly turned l., wearing petasos.
Rev. ΑΙΝΙΟΝ Goat standing r., in low field r., branch, incuse square.
“Dimitrovgrad Studio”
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AkragasWrong die combination

Reverse die is
Sicily, Hemilitron, Akragas, c. 420-406 BC; AR (g 0,21; mm 8; h 6); AKPA (retr.), eagle standing r. on rock; holding snake with claws; Rv. Crab; below, six pellets. SNG Copenhagen -; SNG ANS -.

fake die was used to make this fake

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AkragasUsb microscope picture
Sicily, Hemilitron, Akragas, c. 420-406 BC; AR (g 0,21; mm 8; h 6); AKPA (retr.), eagle standing r. on rock; holding snake with claws; Rv. Crab; below, six pellets. SNG Copenhagen -; SNG ANS -.
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Akragas AgrigentumSicily, Agrigentum
Decadrachm, unsigned work of My(ron) and Poly(ainos) circa 409-406, AR 42.42 g. AKRAGAS Fast quadriga driven l. by charioteer, holding reins with both hands; above, eagle flying l., holding snake in its talons. Below horses, crab. Rev. Two eagles l., perching on dead hare lying on rock; the further with spread wings lowers its head towards the prey; the nearer, with closed wings, raises its head to screech. In r. field, grasshopper. L. Mildernberg, Essays Kraay-Mørkholm, p. 185, footnote 35 (this coin). SNG Dewing 562 (this coin cited). Gulbenkian 168 (this reverse die). Rizzo pl. II, 8 (these dies). SNG Lloyd 817 (these dies). Wealth of the Ancient World 77 (this coin). Seltman, NC 1948 part I, 8
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ALAISA, KATANEUsb mircroscope mirrored
Die flaw was transferred to the fake made with it

ALAISA KATANE. Æs; 6,09 g. Frauenkopf r.//Androkephaler Stier steht l., darüber Delphin l. Calciati .
Von großer Seltenheit. Sehr schön
Zur Zuweisung siehe Buceti, Monete, storia e topografia della Sicilia greca, Messina 2010.
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ALAISA, KATANEDie flaw was transferred to the fake made with it

ALAISA KATANE. Æs; 6,09 g. Frauenkopf r.//Androkephaler Stier steht l., darüber Delphin l. Calciati .
Von großer Seltenheit. Sehr schön
Zur Zuweisung siehe Buceti, Monete, storia e topografia della Sicilia greca, Messina 2010.
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Alexander IIIObv. steel die.
"Dimitrovgrad Studio".
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ALEXANDER SEVERUSSteel dies for AR denarii.
Obv. IMPCMAVRSEVALEXANDAVG. Laur. hd. r.
Rev. VICTO / RIAAVG. Victory advancing l., holding wreath.
Struck. Die-engraver "Slavey Studio - Haskovo I"
Published: Sofia 2003, no.157
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ALEXANDER SEVERUSSteel dies for AR denarii.
Obv. IMPCMAVRSEVALEXANDAVG. Laur. hd. r.
Rev. VICTO / RIAAVG. Victory advancing l., holding wreath.
Die-engraver "Slavey-Haskovo I"
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ALEXANDER THE GREAT (336 – 323) Steel Dies for AV Stater
“Dimitrovgrad Studio”
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ALEXANDER THE GREAT (336 – 323)Steel Dies for AR Tetradrachm.
“Dimitrovgrad Studio”
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ALEXANDER THE GREAT (336 – 323)Steel Dies for AR Tetradrachm.
“Dimitrovgrad Studio”
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ALEXANDER THE GREAT (336 – 323) Steel Dies for AV Stater
“Dimitrovgrad Studio”
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