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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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Didia Clara, Denarius, RIC 10Obv:- DIDIA CLARA AVG, Bare headed, draped bust right
Rev:- HILAR TEMPOR, Hilaritas standing left holding palm and cornucopia
Date: April-June 193 AD
Ref: RIC 10, RSC 3, BMC 14

Sold on ebay, March 2007. The coin was not identified as a reproduction.

Submitted by Maridvnvm
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Didia Clara, Denarius, RIC 10Obv:- DIDIA CLARA AVG, Bare headed, draped bust right
Rev:- HILAR TEMPOR, Hilaritas standing left holding palm and cornucopia
Date: April-June 193 AD
Ref: RIC 10, RSC 3, BMC 14

Sold on ebay, March 2007. The coin was not identified as a reproduction.

Submitted by Maridvnvm
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Didia Clara, Denarius, RIC 10Obv:- DIDIA CLARA AVG, Bare headed, draped bust right
Rev:- HILAR TEMPOR, Hilaritas standing left holding palm and cornucopia
Date: April-June 193 AD
Ref: RIC 10, RSC 3, BMC 14

Sold on ebay, March 2007. The coin was not identified as a reproduction.

Submitted by Maridvnvm
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Didia Clara, Denarius, RIC 10Obv:- DIDIA CLARA AVG, Bare headed, draped bust right
Rev:- HILAR TEMPOR, Hilaritas standing left holding palm and cornucopia
Date: April-June 193 AD
Ref: RIC 10, RSC 3, BMC 14

Sold on ebay, March 2007. The coin was not identified as a reproduction.

Submitted by Maridvnvm
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Didia Clara, Denarius, RIC 10Obv:- DIDIA CLARA AVG, Bare headed, draped bust right
Rev:- HILAR TEMPOR, Hilaritas standing left holding palm and cornucopia
Date: April-June 193 AD
Ref: RIC 10, RSC 3, BMC 14

Sold on ebay as a reproduction. September 2005.

Submitted by maridvnvm
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Didia Clara, Denarius, RIC 10Obv:- DIDIA CLARA AVG, Bare headed, draped bust right
Rev:- HILAR TEMPOR, Hilaritas standing left holding palm and cornucopia
Date: April-June 193 AD
Ref: RIC 10, RSC 3, BMC 14

Missing the circle of dots on both obverse and reverse. Perhaps an ancient forgery. Or, more likely a modern one.
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Didia Clara, Denarius, RIC 10Obv: DIDIA CLARA AVG
Bust: Draped Bust right
Rev: HILAR TEMPOR
Hilaritas standing left holding branch and cornucopia
Date: April-June 193 AD
Ref: RIC 10, RSC 3, BMC 14

Image courtesy of Kevin at Barry & Darling Coins
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DIDIA CLARA, AR Denarius. REPLICA 18 mmDIDIA CLARA, AR Denarius. REPLICA 18 mm DIDIA CLARA, daughter of Didius Julianus. AR Denarius Struck April-June 193 AD. Obv: DIDIA CLARA AVG, draped bust right Rev: HILAR TEMPOR, Hilaritas standing left, holding branch & cornucopiae. RSC 3.
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Didia Clara rev.Struck fake possibly Slavey types.
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Didia Clara DenariusStruck fake possibly Slavey types.
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Didia ClaraTop coin is authentic mother bottom coin is transfer die fake.
The flan defect on cheek (red) and the flan crack (blue) on obverse were transferred in transferd dies and on fakes produced with them. On reverse the slippage see for example first L of Hilaritas and the two edge cracks (blue) were transferred in transferd dies and on fakes produced with them. The ghost line (yellow) is identical with the end of planchet of the mother and is so showing the flan shape of the mother.

Didia Clara. Silver Denarius (2.35 g), Augusta, AD 193. Rome, under Didius Julianus. DIDIA CLA-RA AVG, draped bust of Didia Clara right. Reverse HILAR T-EMPOR, Hilaritas standing facing, head left, holding long palm and cornucopiae. RIC 10; BMC 14; RSC 3
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Didia ClaraReproduction of a gold aureus of Didia Clara, daughter of Didius Julianus. AD 193. Becker #183. Coin is stamped 'COPY' on the rim.

Sold on eBay Dec 2006

Submitted by gmazza
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Clodius Macer, Denarius, UnlistedObv:- L CLOD MACRI Exe: SC, Lion head right.
Rev:- LIB AVG - Legionary eagle, vexillum on either side; LEG III across lower fields.
A.D. 68 (Carthage?).
Unlisted

Modern style.

Sold on ebay October 2009
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Clodius Albinus. As Caesar, 193-195 AD. AE42 "Medallion"[Electrotype copy] Clodius Albinus. As Caesar, 193-195 AD. Æ "Medallion" (42mm, 66.41 g). Bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust right / Fortuna seated left, holding rudder set on globe and cornucopiae. Gnecchi 104, pl. 92, 1 ("this coin"). VF, brown patina.

Courtesy CNG
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Clodius Albinus, Sestertius, RIC 52cObv: D CL SEPT AL BIN CAES
Bust: Bare head right
Rev: FELICITAS COS II, SC
Felicitas standing left, holding caduceus and scepter
Date: 194 AD Rome Mint
Diameter: 31.35 mm (1.23 inch.)
Ref: RIC 52c, Cohen 16

Sold as a Rosa reproduction. The rim is stamped with the number 75. Image courtesy of Charlie at the Replica Store

Submitted by Bluefish
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Clodius Albinus, mule denariusAR Denarius
(The seller doesn't give weight or size)

Obv: D CLOD SEPT ABIN CAES, bare head right, slight drapery on left shoulder.
Rev: (Of Vitellius) CONCORDIA PR, Concordia seated left, holding patera and cornucopiae.

Sold as genuine on ebay by Antares27.
Jan_2012
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Clodius Albinus, mule denariusAR Denarius
(The seller doesn't give weight or size)

Obv: D CLOD SEPT ABIN CAES, bare head right, slight drapery on left shoulder.
Rev: (Of Vitellius) CONCORDIA PR, Concordia seated left, holding patera and cornucopiae.

Sold on ebay by NFS mangizite-2008 as "Roman Coin"
Dec.2011
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Clodius Albinus, Denarius, RIC 7Obv:- D CLOD SEPT ALBIN CAES, bare head right
Rev:- MINER PACIF COS II, Minerva standing facing with olive branch, shield & spear.
RIC 7, RSC 48, BMC 98

Cast fake.

Listed on eBay 06/17 as genuine by serdaal0 from Bulgaria (on NFSL).
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Clodius Albinus, Denarius, RIC 7Obv:- D CLOD SEPT ALBIN CAES, bare head right
Rev:- MINER PACIF COS II, Minerva standing facing with olive branch, shield & spear.
RIC 7, RSC 48, BMC 98

Somewhat dangerous cast fake matching those sold by batibaleno.

Sold on ebay February 2007, removed by seller upon notification.

Submitted by Maridvnvm
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Clodius Albinus, Denarius, RIC 7Obv:- D CLOD SEPT ALBIN CAES, bare head right
Rev:- MINER PACIF COS II, Minerva standing facing with olive branch, shield & spear.
RIC 7, RSC 48, BMC 98

Somewhat dangerous cast fake. Same coin sold twice in the same month using slightly different images.

Sold on ebay January 2007 by batibaleno.

Submitted by Maridvnvm
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Clodius Albinus, Denarius, RIC 7Obv:- D CLOD SEPT ALBIN CAES, bare head right
Rev:- MINER PACIF COS II, Minerva standing facing with olive branch, shield & spear.
RIC 7, RSC 48, BMC 98

Somewhat dangerous cast fake.

Sold on ebay January 2007 by batibaleno.

Submitted by Maridvnvm
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Clodius Albinus, Denarius, RIC 11aObv:- D CLOD SEPT ALBIN CAES, bare head right
Rev:- ROMAE AETERNAE Roma seated on shield, holding palladium and spear
RIC 11a

Placed for sale on ebay and subsequently withdrawn by an otherwise reputable ebay seller. The poor condition of the coin was the apparent reason for him not questioning the coin.

Submitted by Maridvnvm
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Clodius Albinus, Denarius, RIC 11aObv:- D CLOD SEPT ALBIN CAES, bare head right
Rev:- ROMAE AETERNAE Roma seated on shield, holding palladium and spear
RIC 11a

Cast fake. See other examples here.

Sold on ebay February 2007 by batibaleno.

Submitted by Maridvnvm
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Clodius Albinus, Denarius, RIC 11aObv:- D CLOD SEPT ALBIN CAES, bare head right
Rev:- ROMAE AETERNAE Roma seated on shield, holding palladium and spear
RIC 11a

Cast fake. See other examples here.

Sold on ebay January 2007 by batibaleno.

Submitted by Maridvnvm
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