Mystery surrounds silver coin struck by Roman forger - Regional - Petersfield Post


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  1. How do they know it's a forgery? How do they know the correct dating? Why aren't they presenting any images? Does the reverse contain the "CAPTA"? As long as we are not given any real information, it will remain a "mystery", and we are not allowed to believe any word they say. For example, they made one error: That the "forger got most of his inscription wrongs" is not an admissible argument for a forgery, especially if it was minted in the east, or at least by people who didn't know classical Latin. They would simply have minted the coin with the inscription spelled the way it was pronounced, i.e. "Aegipto".


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