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Old 01-22-2011, 10:28 PM
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Default Please HELP MY .... Philip II

have a PHILIP II (359-336) AR Tetradrachm coin and if we can help me with his value ,
there are pictures here

Old 01-23-2011, 05:22 PM
mrichter mrichter is offline
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I am sorry to say that I am pretty sure this coin is a modern reproduction. The beardon the obverse and the horse and rider on the reverse don't look right to me. Additionally, I think the roughness on the obverse is due to casting. I hope I am wrong.

If real, the coin is probably worth between $400-$800. If the coin is fake, it is worth $10-$15.


Old 01-24-2011, 10:03 PM
ethnucoins ethnucoins is offline
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I think Matt is right and something very similar is on Forgery Network:


Your coin may be a cast copy of a Bulgarian reproduction.

I hope you can get your money back!

Old 01-24-2011, 11:19 PM
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Default Re: Please HELP MY .... Philip II

Unfortunately, I am in agreement with the other two posters. Looks like a cast copy to me as well. I'd call this a dangerous fake though...it is more convincing to me than the non-cast example posted by ethnucoins.

Old 01-26-2011, 07:27 PM
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OK, thank you for the information.
Old 11-22-2013, 01:29 AM
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I'd doubt the authenticity of yours as the obverse in particular looks cast rather than struck.

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