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Old Jul 8, 2008, 02:51 PM   #12
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Originally Posted by hieron View Post
The weight of 3.1g is also low for an aureus of this time period and is suspiciously close to 1/10th of an ounce. The forger may have taken a 1/10th ounce bullion gold coin and struck this forgery. -h

Hmmmm...........that is pretty crafty thinking.

I may need to take a second look at that gallery of aureii you have
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