Fake sestertius of Domitian, the forgery that cheated (almost) anyone.

Fake sestertius of Domitian, the forgery that cheated (almost) anyone.

This post is a good sample showing how some dangerous fakes can pollute not only the market and private collections, but even public collections stored in the major museums in the world. This is the most disturbing aspect of the widespread phenomenon of fakes, which can thus also irreparably damage numismatic studies.

This story begins on december 2014, here:

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