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Alexander of Carthage
« on: April 21, 2013, 02:20:07 PM »
I just saw this one for sale, it is a known fake.


Alexander of Carthage,
∆ Follis
IMP ALEXANDER P F AVG, laureate head right
S P Q R OPTIMO PRINCIPI, aquila between two vexilla;
in exergue PK
RIC VI Carthage 72


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Re: Alexander of Carthage
« Reply #1 on: February 10, 2014, 12:04:25 PM »
Another example with fake patina. 25mm  4.gm

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Re: Alexander of Carthage
« Reply #2 on: February 10, 2014, 01:24:12 PM »
What a nice patina!  :o

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Re: Alexander of Carthage
« Reply #3 on: February 12, 2014, 01:25:26 PM »
So sad...50 bids and and final price of $578.93.



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Re: Alexander of Carthage
« Reply #4 on: February 12, 2014, 03:53:26 PM »
So sad, indeed.   :(
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Re: Alexander of Carthage
« Reply #5 on: May 30, 2016, 11:34:35 AM »
another fake, with the seller's description below-


Alexander of Carthage. Usurper, AD 308-310. AE Follis (22 mm, 2.0 gr). Carthage mint.
OBV. IMP ALEXANDER P F AVG, laureate head right
REV. S P Q R OPTIMO PRINCIPI, aquila between two signa, one on left surmounted by hand, one of right surmounted by wreath; PK. RIC VI 72; nice brown and green patina; slight chips along the edge. Extremely Rare.

Provenance: This coin has been in my personal collection for many years. It was purchased from Numismata coin fair in Munich as part a large collection of Late Roman coins.


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Re: Alexander of Carthage
« Reply #6 on: June 05, 2016, 09:54:56 AM »
it sold for $605.22


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Re: Alexander of Carthage
« Reply #7 on: November 26, 2016, 03:12:55 PM »
another one currently for sale from eBay seller georgkris in the UK

"Guaranteed genuine,as are all of my coins"  :P

it sold for $323.73