Author Topic: Ebay Seller trying to pass off Bengal presidency coin as Nur Jahan's  (Read 1043 times)

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Offline unnut

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Fellow board members,
An intesting ebay listing. The seller is trying to pass off a low quality Bengal presidency rupee as a Nur Jahan  rupee. Look at the price ! :o :o :o :o :o


http://www.ebay.com/itm/1619-C-Ba-Hukmo-Shah-Jahangir-Yafta-Zevar-Nam-e-NoorJahan-Badshah-antique-coin-/141588330826?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item20f752794a

Initially I thought the seller was ignorant, but even after telling him twice, the seller refuses to correct the listing, so clearly his intentions are less than honorable.


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Re: Ebay Seller trying to pass off Bengal presidency coin as Nur Jahan's
« Reply #1 on: March 03, 2015, 04:18:27 AM »
What more, there are actually images from two different coins: one, a probably genuine bengal presidency coin, and two, a jeweler's imitation.
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Re: Ebay Seller trying to pass off Bengal presidency coin as Nur Jahan's
« Reply #2 on: March 03, 2015, 10:24:47 AM »
It goes from bad to worse, look at these two entries from someone with 100% feedback  ??? ???
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Re: Ebay Seller trying to pass off Bengal presidency coin as Nur Jahan's
« Reply #3 on: March 07, 2015, 01:52:09 AM »
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The only thing I can say is, a fool and his money are soon parted!



It goes from bad to worse, look at these two entries from someone with 100% feedback  ??? ???

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Re: Ebay Seller trying to pass off Bengal presidency coin as Nur Jahan's
« Reply #4 on: March 07, 2015, 12:48:54 PM »
This reminds me of the old story, where a street market salesman sells cans of elephant butt as a delicacy. Unfortunately, one of his clients has a can opener on him and finds the can empty. The seller is unfazed and declares that this can just caught the anus.

Totally RARE ERROR: holed coin, where the hole is slightly larger than the flan!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Comes in FREE elegant carton box. Shipping extra. :D

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An unidentified coin is a piece of metal. An identified coin is a piece of history.

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Re: Ebay Seller trying to pass off Bengal presidency coin as Nur Jahan's
« Reply #5 on: March 07, 2015, 12:52:13 PM »
This reminds me of the old story, where a street market salesman sells cans of elephant butt as a delicacy. Unfortunately, one of his clients has a can opener on him and finds the can empty. The seller is unfazed and declares that this can just caught the anus.

Totally RARE ERROR: holed coin, where the hole is slightly larger than the flan!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Comes in FREE elegant carton box. Shipping extra. :D

Peter

 ;D ;D

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Re: Ebay Seller trying to pass off Bengal presidency coin as Nur Jahan's
« Reply #6 on: March 07, 2015, 02:24:47 PM »
Reminds me of a toy that was popular when my son was little, do you remember 'Action man' soldier figures? girls had Barbie dolls & boys had action man figures.

I remember a scandal with a market trader selling an empty box labelled as 'Action man deserter'  ;D
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