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1.3.  Countermarks on Ephesos Coins of Augustus

This section covers:

"AVG" (countermark Martini Pangerl Collection 75 & MPC 83)

in combination with
"TICAE" (countermark Martini Pangerl Collection 90),
"TICA" (countermark Martini Pangerl Collection 89)
"PP" (countermark Martini Pangerl Collection 81)
"helmet" (countermark Martini Pangerl Collection 98)
"dolphin" (countermark Martini Pangerl Collection 95, MPC 96, MPC 97)

"TICA" (countermark Martini Pangerl 89)

"AVG", "TICAE",Helmet on averse,Dolphin on reverse,
on Ephesos As of Augustus, countermarks originating from Moesia


"TICAE" and "AVC" on a dupondius of Antiochia

"AVG" and "TICAE", TI*C*A, PP  on Augustus Eastern As, often found in Moesia region (Bulgaria), and either late Augustean or Tiberian.. Often combined with "Dolphin" and "Helmet" cmk. "TI.C.A" thought to be from Claudian times

"TICAE" and "AVG" Imitation


"TI*C*A" on As size coin, countermark likely from Claudius, often on coins found in the Moesia Region (Bulgaria), similiar to the countermark above found on Caligula Asses in the Rhine region. The countermark may also be from Titus (Titus Caesar Augustus).

TI*C*A in mirror writing (crude imitation), and in regular shape

Modern fake TI*C*A* countermarks on a barbarous imitation coin of Augustus

more fake TI*C*A* s