Author Topic: Fake countermark on Thailand Bath Y-84 ?  (Read 194 times)

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Offline MORGENSTERNN

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Fake countermark on Thailand Bath Y-84 ?
« on: December 25, 2016, 12:56:04 AM »
Hello,
From about 2 years you can find on Ebay some counterstamped Bath Y-84 bearing different marks that seems to be temple stamps or something like that (note that the coin pictured in Krause is counterstamped).
Those coins are sold as "Thailand Countermarked / Stamped / Chop Marks / Chopmarked Baht Coin"
The problem is that the same seller sold the same coins (with same marks) several times so they may be all fake.
See below pictures of those coins to make your own opinion...

Offline Figleaf

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Re: Fake countermark on Thailand Bath Y-84 ?
« Reply #1 on: December 26, 2016, 09:14:39 AM »
Not much to go on. The countermark in the lower left corner looks a bit like script, but I can't even figure out which script.

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

Offline bgriff99

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Re: Fake countermark on Thailand Bath Y-84 ?
« Reply #2 on: December 29, 2016, 09:49:50 PM »
A tremendous number of fake countermarks are now being offered on eBay.   Some imitate genuine ones, but declare themselves to be newly found variations.