Analysis of a group of possibly counterfeit ancient coins via EDXRF

Pothoof, Justin, Roby Wong, Shelby Maurice, Grace Nguyen, Sara Tinawi, Jenna Payne, Jennifer Roehl, and Mark Benvenuto

A group of coins, all of them possibly ancient, have been examined via energy dispersive X-ray fluorescence spectrometry (EDXRF) to determine if their elemental compositions match those of known ancient coins, or if there are compositional differences.