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Home > Fake Coin Reports > Fake Roman Imperial Coins: Year of 5 Emperors: Pertinax - Clodius Albinus: AD 192 - 196

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Pescennius Niger, DenariusAR Denarius, struck circa 193-194 A.D.

Obv: IMP CAES C PESC NIGERVS AVG COS II, Laureate head r.
Rev: VI C TO R IAE. Victory standing r., inscribing shield set on column.

Die Match:
http://www.forumancientcoins.com/fakes/displayimage.php?pos=-4857

Submitted to the Spanish Forum Imperio-Numismatico for verification.
Jun_2010
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Pescennius Niger, DenariusAR Denarius, struck circa 193-194 A.D.

Obv: IMP CAES C PESC NIGERVS AVG COS II, Laureate head r.
Rev: VI C TO R IAE. Victory standing r., inscribing shield set on column.

Die Match:
http://www.forumancientcoins.com/fakes/displayimage.php?pos=-4857

Submitted to www.forgerynetwork.com
http://www.forgerynetwork.com/asset.aspx?id=BZ3Aylj8VCY=
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Pertinax, DenariusAR Denarius, Rome mint, struck 193 A.D.

Obv: IMP CAES P HELV - PERTIN AVG Head laureate right.
Rev: PROVID - DEOR COS II The Human Race standing left, raising both arms towards star in field left.
BM 10 note, RIC #10a, Cohen #40

Submitted to the Spanish Forum Imperio-Numismatico for verification.
Jul_2010
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Manlia Scantilla AureusSelling as a gold plated souvenir on Ebay January 2012.
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Pertinax DenariusSelling as a souvenir on Ebay Jan 2012.
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Clodius Albinus DenariusSelling on ebay, Jan 2012.

Sellers desc:
Replica of Roman Coin.Clodius Albinus. As Caesar, AD 193-195.Stamped Silver Replica- AR Denarius (18 mm, 3.9 g), Clodius Albinus. As Caesar, AD 193-195. AR Denarius. Rome mint. Struck AD 194-195. Bare head right / Aesculapius standing left, holding serpent-entwined staff. RIC IV 2; Good portrait.
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Pertinax, SestertiusAE Sestertius, struck 193 A.D., Rome mint.

Obv: IMP CAES P HELV - PERTINAX AVG, Head laureate right.
Rev: AEQVIT AVG - TR P COS II, S - C across field, Aequitas standing left holding scales and cornucopia.
BM #37; Cohen #5; RIC #14

Cast fake shown to the Spanish Forum Imperio-Numismatico.
Jan_2012
"Reproduction" of Remoneda (Spain)
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Didius JulianusSold on Ebay May 2012. This coin has the same obverse as this struck coin in Forum's fakes but a different reverse. http://www.forumancientcoins.com/fakes/displayimage.php?album=search&cat=0&pos=39

Sellers info:
Didius Julianus AR Denarius, Fortuna standing left, Scarce!
Weight: 2,9g
Diameter:19-20mm

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Pertinax ReplicaFrom copycoins.com
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Pertinax DivusRoman Divus Pertinax (died AD 193). Silver denarius
Rome, struck by Septimius Severus. DIVVS PERT PIVS PATER, bare head right / CONSECRATIO, eagle standing right, head left, on globe. Very rare.
3.4 grams, 17 mm
Struck from modern dies. Die-engraver "Lipanoff Studio"
Published: I. Prokopov, Sofia 2004, no.69
cf: RSC 6 [Septimius Severus]
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Pertinax Denarius LAETITIA TEMPOR COS IIobv: IMP CAES PHELV PERTIN AVG laureate head right
rev: LAETITIA TEMPOR COS II Laetitia standing left, holding wreath and scepter
cf: RIC 4a, RSC 20, BMC 8, Sear5 6041

Sellers description:
Rare 193 A.D Emperor PERTINAX Roman Period Imperial Ar Silver Denarius Coin
British Found - Fine detail - Uncleaned - Extremely rare issue with extremely rare reverse - Emperor for 3 months
For your consideration is an excessively rare, British found, ancient roman period and origin, imperial issue dating to 193 A.D, AR Silver composition, hammered type denarius coin, attributed to EMPEROR PERTINAX. Both obverse and reverse sides display much of their original raised detail & images. The coin is presented in VF ( very fine ) grade. The coin remain un cleaned and in as found condition. A finest and scarce collectors specimen..
specifications.
Silver composition
18.0 mm Diameter
3.10 grams weight
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Didius JulianusNo size or weight provided. Being sold on Ebay with a large lot of fake Bulgarian coins.
Didius Julianus, Laureate head right, Obv : IMP CAES M DID_IVLIAN AVG
Rev : CONCO_R_D_MILIT, Concordia standing facing, head left, holding vexillum and aquila
Mint : Rome
RIC 001
RSC 002
BMCRE 2-3
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Pertinax denarius3,3 gms. 17 mm.

It is a common Fake coin and it is on sale in eBay, as genuine from: eds93
I circle the bubbles from casting and the letters dissolved.
Augusta
Mar 18, 2013
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Didius Julianus, 28 March - 2 June 193 A.D. Didius Julianus, 28 March - 2 June 193 A.D. Silver denarius, RIC IV 1, Cohen 2, BMCRE V 2, weight 2.065 g, maximum diameter 15.6 mm, die axis 0o, Rome mint, March - May 193 A.D.; obverse IMP CAES M DID IVLIAN AVG, laureate head right; reverse CONCORD MILIT, Concordia standing half-left, legionary eagle in right, standard in left

Toronto Group Forgery.
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Pertinax DenariusPertinax denarius. No info provided with the coin.
Being sold by Bulgarian NFS mangizite-2008 on Jan, 2014.
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Didius Julianus. AD 193. AR Denarius, Rome mint.
Obv. IMP CAES M DID IVLIAN AVG, laureate head right.
Rev. P M TR P COS, Fortuna standing left, holding rudder on globe in right hand and cornucopia in left.
Fake – cast from fake.
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Didius Julianus Denarius, RIC 1Obverse: IMP CAES M DID IVLIAN AVG. Laureate head right.
Reverse: CONCORDIAMILIT. Concordia standing, facing, holding standard in each hand.

References: RIC 1; BMC 2.

Cast Lipanoff fake. Sold on Ebay by numerounonicasio, November 2014.
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Pertinax, Sestertius(?)Being sold as replicas in lots of 10 different coins by a seller in Bulgaria. Seller states they are marked with the word copy on the edge. No size or weight given.
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Pertinax3.26g
No other info given.
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PertinaxPERTINAX. 193 AD. "VF 30" SILVER DENARIUS. 19mm. 3.8gr. (22)
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Pertinax Pertinax. No size or weight provided. Ebay seller has sold two of the exact die. Dec 2014
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PertinaxSeller has sold two of the same die coins recently. No size or weight given.
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Pertinax DenariusSellers desc:
DENARIUS, PERTINAX
193 AD.
REPLICA COIN
In diameter 18.7mm.
Obv: Laureate head of Pertinax. IMP CAES P HELV PERTIN AVG.
Rev: Aequitas standing heal left holding scales and cornucopiae. AEQVIT AVG TRP.COS II.
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PertinaxPertinax 193 AD. AR Denarius. IMP CAES P HELV PERTIN AVG, laureate head right/ AEQVIT AVG TR P COS II, Aequitas standing left, holding scales and cornucopiae.

Cast counterfeit offered on ebay by nanskingdom as a "Modern Forgery"
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