Other Imitatives

 

 

Cherronesos hemidrachm imitative (2.0g). Copy of coin c. 450-350 BC. Lion rendered primarily as parallel lines.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mesembria diobol imitative (1.2g). Copy of coin c. 400-350 BC. Simplified helmet crest and hair along the sides of the head, no ear hatches, META written clockwise instead of normal counterclockwise.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mesembria bronze imitative (AE-15). Copy of coin c. 400-350 BC. Triangular eye holes and simplified side hair.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Istros stater imitative (3.8g). Copy of coin c. 400-350 BC. Crude rendering of eyes, retrograde (backward) sigma in legend.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Istros trihemiobol imitative (1.3g). Copy of coin c. 400-350 BC. Eyes and hair of inverted heads rendered coarsely.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Augustus Caius and Lucius denarius imitative (2.9g). Copy of coin c. 2 BC - 4 AD. Slightly derivative. Obverse portrait off, reverse legend slightly blundered with backwards S's and other mistakes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Augustus Caius and Lucius denarius imitative (2.5g). Copy of coin c. 2 BC - 4 AD. Wildly derivative. Obverse and reverse severely abstracted, with legends consisting of dots. Crescents and stars on obverse.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Julian II bronze imitative (AE-24). Copy of coin c. 360-363 AD. Beard, mouth, diadem, bull, and inscriptions rendered coarsely.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Coin sites:
Coin Collecting: Consumer Protection Guide
Glomming: Coin Connoisseurship
Bogos: Counterfeit Coins
Pre-coins

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