Class E, Group II Plated Imitations, Non-Roman Style
No1. Types of L. Antestius Gragulus, after 136 BC; cf. Cr-238/1, 3.18g. Both sides stylized, the reverse markedly so; no legends. Core visible on both sides.
No3. Types of Q. Antonius Balbus, after 83 BC; cf. Cr-364/1, 3.78g. Both sides quite barbarous; traces of meaningless reverse legend. Core visible on reverse. A second example of these dies (from the same source) is also in the author's collection; broken, and weighing 2.25g.
No5. Types of P. Clodius Turrinus, after 42 BC; cf. Cr-494/23, 3.51g. Both sides quite barbarous; crude but essentially correct reverse legend. Core visible on both sides.
No6. Types of Augustus, after 2 BC; cf. RIC-211, 3.47g. Both sides barbarous; slightly blundered obverse legend; blundered, meaningless reverse legend.
No2. Types of M. Tullius, after 120 BC; cf. Cr-280/1; 3.54g. Somewhat sketchy, stylized head of Roma, blundered legend behind; sketchy, stylized quadriga left, retrograde but otherwise correct legend below.
No4. Obverse type of L. Cassius Caecianus, reverse type of Q. Antonius Balbus, after 82 BC; cf. Cr-321/1, obverse, cf. Cr-364/1, reverse; 1.53g. Barbarous bust of Ceres, blundered legend behind; accurate reverse of slightly sketchy style, with correct legend.
No7+. Types of C. Norbanus, after 83 BC; cf. Cr-357/1b, 3.04g. Both sides stylized, obverse especially; slightly crude but accurate obverse legend and control number.
No8. Various obverse prototypes, reverse type of C. Naevius Balbus, after 79 BC; cf. Cr-382/1 (R), 2.53g. Both sides somewhat stylized; no obverse legend other than X; blundered, meaningless reverse legend. Revealed as plated by specific gravity testing (SG=7.87.)