Even more suspect samples like those seen in the previous posts, found today after a quick surfing on acsearch…
All the weights reported in the listings are different, so they are not the same coin.
ADDENDA to article Aitna
ADDENDA to article Aitna, Part 3
EDIT: Another one from Dr. Ilya Prokopov’s Fake Ancient Coin Reports:
|Aitna, Sicily, Ã† Tetras
|Obv:- Helmeted head of Athena right
Rev:- Horse prancing right, trailing rein; M above.
Castrizio series I, 1 (D1/R3); CNS 1; SNG ANS 1301.Sold as a reproduction on ebay January 2009
This one was sold as modern replica on the bay…
The following two samples sold by the same british seller, on the same auction (!), all of them questioned by the experts of lamoneta.it…
A real masterpiece… two fakes from the same workshop, sold by the same german auction house, one in 2012, another in 2014. Note that the earlier sold specimen is the one showing less encrustations. There are also other minor differences in devices and patina, here we are looking at two dangerous clones, not the same coin.
Two fakes from the same workshop, sold at opposite sides of the ocean…