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Offline Gusev

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Attention, modern forgeries of Tibet coins at auction NAC
« on: May 12, 2019, 05:24:38 PM »
Information from Wolfgang Bertsch.

NAC/Varesi Numismatica, Asta 115, 28 May 2019.
This auction sells five coins of Tibet (Lot 122-126).
All coins are modern fakes.

1) Lot 122, TIBET Qian Long (1736-1795) 1 Sho A. 58 (1793) Kr. C52 Ag g 3,66 q.FDC
Starting bid: 400 EUR. ;D
2) Lot 123, TIBET Qian Long (1736-1795) 1 Sho A. 58 (1793) Kr. C72.1 Ag g 3,92 q.SPL 
Starting bid: 200 EUR. ;D
3) Lot 124, TIBET Tao Kuang (1821-1851) 1 Sho. Kr. C93 Ag g 4,19 Bella patina SPL
Starting bid: 200 EUR. ;D
4) Lot 125, TIBET Xuan Tong (1909-1911) 1 Sho (1910) Kr. Y5 Ag g 4,81 BB/SPL
Starting bid: 200 EUR. ;D
5) Lot 126, TIBET Xuan Tong (1909-1911) 1 Sho (1910) Kr. Y5 Ag g 5,12 BB
Starting bid: 160 EUR. ;D

The administration of the auction does not respond to letters and does not remove these coins from the sale.
"Those at the top of the mountain didn't fall there."- Marcus Washling.

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Re: Attention, modern forgeries of Tibet coins at auction NAC
« Reply #1 on: May 12, 2019, 08:44:35 PM »
Thank you and Wolfgang for the warning, both against the coins and the auction house. Trust comes on foot and leaves on a horse.

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

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Re: Attention, modern forgeries of Tibet coins at auction NAC
« Reply #2 on: May 12, 2019, 09:03:22 PM »
Trust comes on foot and leaves on a horse.

Peter

Good Dutch proverb. :like:

If I'm not mistaken.
"Those at the top of the mountain didn't fall there."- Marcus Washling.