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Offline Desibot

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Help on this Maues
« on: November 11, 2017, 07:15:16 PM »
Hi need some opinions on this Maues elephant coin
Weight is 9.2g

Most coins i checked the elephant has a  bell around neck on this it does not
Also on reverse centre arches have bow type this has like a
cc type design. Just my thoughts

Offline THCoins

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Re: Help on this Maues
« Reply #1 on: November 12, 2017, 11:06:52 AM »
Problem with these is that the Maues type already was a contemporary imitation of a Demetrios original. Therefore these may be difficult to distinguish from a modern copy. The "Double C's" are part of the Kerykeion, this is the traditional sttaf of the Greek god Hermes with two intertwined snakes.