1147Re: Milesian fake ?
- Feb 9, 2011--- In EarlyElectrumCoinage@yahoogroups.com, Lluís Mendieta <lmendi@...> wrote:
>But none argued about these doubts... so we have only opinions.
> Good afternoon, Daniel, Merrill, Listizens
> First, my gretings to Merrill: I could not imagine the real photos from those lousy photos.
> But, I see with those great photos (thanks, Daniel), things that in my mind set point to the fakes that was said in reporting that hoard or as anyones likes to call it.
> First: there are bumps in quincux. Not from a struck coin. Maybe from a cast.It's only an effect as you can see in other photos.
> Also, if you look at first photo placed in Forvm by Daniel, curiously the low left circle "continues" beyond the rim.
I think it's a genuine coin but I respect your opinion.
> All in all, I continue with my caveats: maybe legit, then Turks would be interested in.I'm wondering why you are fixed on the fact that the Turks would be interested. This coin was (like an electrum stater and other coins from the today Turkey) on a public auction. So viewable to the worldwide.
> Maybe fake, so, no interest from Turks. And what I see, points to the caveats that Daniel posted: that was a suspected fake hoard.
If they were interested may be the stater was more important (and rare) that my coin. More, today close the cng eauction with some ephesian fractions and Alyatte coins...
>If I can I will do all the test possibles.
> As I said, a Gold dating, and finito.
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