11.03.2010

Cleaner finds ancient fake coin with Egypt spelled wrong

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-1326292/The-Roman-Del-Boy-Cleaner-finds-ancient-fake-coin-Egypt-spelled-wrong.html

This article has photos.

Marius Gratidianus was honoured with statues for finding a method of assaying and detecting fakes in the late Republic (after the Social War, Sulla's then Marius' marches on Rome they had clearly become a problem).

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