11.28.2010

The mystery of a forged coin and money laundering?

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Interesting idea - was the forger laundering money? He used real silver, unlike most debased forgeries.

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  1. I suppose its also possible that it is a semi-official issue of some sort. There are many examples of similar copies of ancient denarii with blundered legends, but of perfectly good silver. There are also well known copies of Greek coins made by local populations with the intention of creating money in a form that was familiar from other coins in circulation.

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