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Offline Figleaf

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Re: Fake coins of Tibet, Nepal and Szechuan
« Reply #30 on: June 21, 2017, 12:29:08 PM »
Thank you. The irresponsible attitude of the auctioneers is noted.

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Re: Fake coins of Tibet, Nepal and Szechuan
« Reply #31 on: July 13, 2017, 07:39:23 PM »
eBay
Seller: 2010alex2007
Nepal, 1/2 Paisa (modern forgery), Surendra Vikram, KM#587, SE 1802 (1880 AD)

"Alex" - Known seller of faket coins from Kazakhstan

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Re: Fake coins of Tibet, Nepal and Szechuan
« Reply #32 on: July 14, 2017, 10:57:31 AM »
Unless you are an expert, assume that all coins Alex sells are fakes. He's a petty criminal, hiding in a country that doesn't care, thereby protecting petty criminals.

Peter
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Re: Fake coins of Tibet, Nepal and Szechuan
« Reply #33 on: July 14, 2017, 12:35:21 PM »
Unless you are an expert, assume that all coins Alex sells are fakes. He's a petty criminal, hiding in a country that doesn't care, thereby protecting petty criminals.

Peter

Yes it is.
I talked to Alex on the phone a few years ago.
He believes that all coins are normal. This person evades from an honest answer, I think.
On Zeno I have a big gallery of counterfeit coins from Alex.
I will show these coins also on this forum.
I hope this will be interesting for everyone.
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Re: Fake coins of Tibet, Nepal and Szechuan
« Reply #34 on: July 15, 2017, 10:50:24 AM »
Bhutan, Deb Rupee, KM#6, 1790-1840, Obv. Swastika (anticlockwise), Rev. retrograde. Rare coin.

Top photo, modern fake. Seller: 2010alex2007

Lower photo, genuine coin. Image kindly provided by Klaus Bronny.
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Re: Fake coins of Tibet, Nepal and Szechuan
« Reply #35 on: July 15, 2017, 11:19:25 AM »
Bhutan, Ma-tam, KM#12, 1865-1900, Obv. Flower, Rev. Swastika (anticlockwise). Very Rare coin.

Top & Lower photo modern fake. Seller: 2010alex2007

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Re: Fake coins of Tibet, Nepal and Szechuan
« Reply #36 on: July 16, 2017, 03:23:07 PM »
Bhutan, Ma-tam, KM#14, 1865-1900, rev. retrograde, fish. Very common coin

Top photo, modern fake. Seller: 2010alex2007

Lower photo, genuine coin.
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Re: Fake coins of Tibet, Nepal and Szechuan
« Reply #37 on: July 16, 2017, 03:33:22 PM »
Bhutan, Che-tam, KM#15, 1865-1900, obv. knot, rev. conch. Common coin.

Top photo, modern fake. Seller: 2010alex2007

Lower photo, genuine coin.
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Re: Fake coins of Tibet, Nepal and Szechuan
« Reply #38 on: July 16, 2017, 04:13:34 PM »
 Bhutan, Ma-tam, KM#20a, 1900-1928 AD. Common coin.

3 photo, modern fake. Seller: 2010alex2007

Lower photo, genuine coin.
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Re: Fake coins of Tibet, Nepal and Szechuan
« Reply #39 on: July 17, 2017, 12:17:12 PM »
An impressive gallery already, Gusev. I am amazed at the wide variety of dies. Very cheap labour, I suppose. Were they made in Bhutan? With a little copy sign, they would be perfectly nice and legitimate tourist souvenirs, instead of a crime tool.

I don't suppose eBay was interested in removing Alex.

Peter
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