Fakes Agrippa (again) currently on auction.

Beware collectors of Roman coins, two new fakes are on auction these days.

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The first one is from famous bulgarian fake dies (also published in: Prokopov Volume III, Agrippa no. 1), the same already discussed in this blog (go on the index “Rulers->Agrippa” on the left side of the main page of this blog to see them).

This time the auction house is british Continue reading “Fakes Agrippa (again) currently on auction.”

Fake Agrippa circulating. Part 2

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An update for this: https://numismaticfakes.wordpress.com/2016/04/15/fake-nerva-and-agrippa-circulating-on-the-web/

Experts comment: “However they are minted coins, the dies are Bulgarian, also published by Ilya Prokopov in his books, I think is a Lipanoff study. I notice that lately forgers are often using real ancient flans.”

Source: http://www.lamoneta.it/topic/132683-bronzo-agrippa/

Here a comparison between fake (left) and genuine (right)… Continue reading “Fake Agrippa circulating. Part 2”