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Adranon37 viewsSICILY, Adranon AE 33,97g
SNG ANS 1151-53, Calciati III, SNG München 9-10

Modern dies
Martin B4
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Aelia Eudocia76 viewsAelia Eudocia, wife of Theodosius II, AD 402-450. Gold Tremissis (1.20 g) minted at Constantinople, c. AD 425-429.
Obv : Diademed and draped bust right of Aelia Eudocia.
Rev : Cross within wreath. RIC Vol. X, 253; MIB 50.

Fake struck with modern dies
Martin B4
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Aelia Eudocia63 viewsAelia Eudocia, wife of Theodosius II, AD 402-450. Gold Tremissis (1.20 g) minted at Constantinople, c. AD 425-429.
Obv : Diademed and draped bust right of Aelia Eudocia.
Rev : Cross within wreath. RIC Vol. X, 253; MIB 50.

Fake struck with modern dies
Martin B4
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Aelius, Sestertius, RIC 1063781 viewsObv: LAELIVS CAESAR
Bust: Bare head right.
Rev: TR POT COS II
Salus seated left, holding patera to feed snake arising from altar
Exe: SALVS
Date: 136-138 AD.
Ref: RIC 1063 (Hadrian), Cohen 44

Sold on Ebay as Rosa Copy.
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Agyrion20 viewsSICILY, Agyrion, 343-317 B.C. AE Hemilitra

(Obv : Youthful head of river god right)
Rev : Horse standing r., left foreleg raised, AΓΥΡINAI in ex.

Campana 13; Calciati III.130-131; HGC 53;

Modern reverse die
Martin B4
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Alexander II Zabinas, Becker, Hill 1163 viewsAlexander II Zabinas, Becker, Hill 116
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Alexander II Zabinas, Becker, Hill 1163 viewsAlexander II Zabinas, Becker, Hill 116
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Alexander II Zabinas, Becker, Hill 1163 viewsAlexander II Zabinas, Becker, Hill 116
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Alexander III231 viewsSilvered AE fake of Alexander III Tetradrachm, imitating Price 89; SNG Cop 674.
Obv: Head of young Herakles right wearing lion's skin.
Rev. Zeus enthroned left, holding eagle and sceptre,
crescent in left field.
Some characteristics:
- the name of Alexander begins AAE.. instead of A Lambda E
- the O of Alexander's name is too large (should be not much bigger than a dot)
- the dots around the edge are too "modern"
- silver worn away on both sides of the coin
- base metal showing through
- the crescent is more curved than the original

Sent to wildwinds for identification, the owner believing it to be genuine, Jan. 2011

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Alexander III47 viewsAlexander III tetradrachm, Tourist fake from Athen, " From Athens - counterfeiter has a skilled hand but no eye for style. " IBSCC Bulletin on Counterfeits BOCS Vol 4 No.4 Page 86
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Alexander III154 viewsObverse die match to IBSCC Bulletin on Counterfeits BOCS Vol 5 No.1/2 1980 Page 1 Fig 4
Pressed fake from modern dies.
Alexander III the Great (336-323 BC). AR tetradrachm (26.5mm, 17.16 gm, 6h). Macedonia, ca. 325-323 BC. Head of Heracles right wearing lion-skin headdress / ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ, Zeus seated on backless throne left, holding eagle on outstretched right hand and scepter in his left; rooster standing left in field before. Price 79. Muller 392.
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Alexander III50 viewsObverse die match to IBSCC Bulletin on Counterfeits BOCS Vol 5 No.1/2 1980 Page 1 Fig 4
Pressed fake from modern dies.
Alexander III the Great (336-323 BC). AR tetradrachm (26.5mm, 17.16 gm, 6h). Macedonia, ca. 325-323 BC. Head of Heracles right wearing lion-skin headdress / ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ, Zeus seated on backless throne left, holding eagle on outstretched right hand and scepter in his left; rooster standing left in field before. Price 79. Muller 392.
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Alexander III62 viewsObverse die match to IBSCC Bulletin on Counterfeits BOCS Vol 5 No.1/2 1980 Page 1 Fig 4
Pressed fake from modern dies.
Alexander III the Great (336-323 BC). AR tetradrachm (26.5mm, 17.16 gm, 6h). Macedonia, ca. 325-323 BC. Head of Heracles right wearing lion-skin headdress / ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ, Zeus seated on backless throne left, holding eagle on outstretched right hand and scepter in his left; rooster standing left in field before. Price 79. Muller 392.
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Alexander III53 viewsObverse die match to IBSCC Bulletin on Counterfeits BOCS Vol 5 No.1/2 1980 Page 1 Fig 4
Pressed fake from modern dies.
Alexander III the Great (336-323 BC). AR tetradrachm (26.5mm, 17.16 gm, 6h). Macedonia, ca. 325-323 BC. Head of Heracles right wearing lion-skin headdress / ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ, Zeus seated on backless throne left, holding eagle on outstretched right hand and scepter in his left; rooster standing left in field before. Price 79. Muller 392.
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Alexander III34 viewsIBSCC Bulletin on Counterfeits BOCS Vol 5 No.1/2 1980 Page 1 Fig 4

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Alexander III32 viewsIBSCC Bulletin on Counterfeits BOCS Vol 5 No.12 1980 Page 1 Fig 3

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Alexander III31 viewsIBSCC Bulletin on Counterfeits BOCS Vol 5 No.1/2 1980 Page 2 Fig 8

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Alexander III36 viewsIBSCC Bulletin on Counterfeits BOCS Vol 5 No.1/2 1980 Page 3 Fig 10

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Alexander III62 viewsPublished fake

IBSCC Bulletin on Counterfeits BOCS Vol 5 No.1/2 1980 Page 2 Fig 8

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GRIECHEN MAKEDONISCHE KÖNIGE. Alexander III. der Große, 336 - 323 v. Chr. Tetradrachme, (16,76g). 330 - 320 v. Chr. Mzst. Aradus, Vs.: Kopf des Herakles mit Löwenfell nach r. Rs.: ALEXANDROU, Zeus mit Adler auf der R. nach l. thronend, l. Monogramm. Müller 1375. Price 3426
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Alexander III64 viewsPublished fake

IBSCC Bulletin on Counterfeits BOCS Vol 5 No.1/2 1980 Page 2 Fig 8

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GRIECHEN MAKEDONISCHE KÖNIGE. Alexander III. der Große, 336 - 323 v. Chr. Tetradrachme, (16,76g). 330 - 320 v. Chr. Mzst. Aradus, Vs.: Kopf des Herakles mit Löwenfell nach r. Rs.: ALEXANDROU, Zeus mit Adler auf der R. nach l. thronend, l. Monogramm. Müller 1375. Price 3426
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Alexander III83 viewsdie links of fakes
2 die combinations are published

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IBSCC Bulletin on Counterfeits BOCS Vol 5 No.1/2 1980 Page 2 Fig 8
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Alexander III69 viewsKINGS of MACEDON. temp. Philip III – Lysimachos. Circa 323-280 BC. AR Tetradrachm (28mm, 16.46 g, 11h). In the name and types of Alexander III. Uncertain mint. Head of Herakles right, wearing lion skin / Zeus Aëtophoros seated left; A in left field. Price 4037

modern dies die links

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same obverse die was used with different reverse die for Nikokles fakes

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Alexander III71 viewsModern dies published in IBSCC Bulletin on Counterfeits BOCS Vol 5 No.1/2 1980 Page 3

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KINGS of MACEDON. temp. Alexander III – Philip III. Circa 324/3-320 BC. AR Tetradrachm (28.5mm, 16.54 g, 1h). In the name of Alexander III. Arados mint. Struck under Menes or Laomedon. Head of Herakles right, wearing lion skin / Zeus Aëtophoros seated left; kerykeion in left field, AP monogram below throne. Price 3332;
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Alexander III58 viewsModern dies published in IBSCC Bulletin on Counterfeits BOCS Vol 5 No.1/2 1980 Page 3

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KINGS of MACEDON. temp. Alexander III – Philip III. Circa 324/3-320 BC. AR Tetradrachm (28.5mm, 16.54 g, 1h). In the name of Alexander III. Arados mint. Struck under Menes or Laomedon. Head of Herakles right, wearing lion skin / Zeus Aëtophoros seated left; kerykeion in left field, AP monogram below throne. Price 3332;
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