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Plate 200     Modern Forgeries    <info>

For more information see "Forgeries" in the Appendices on the navigation bar above.

Imported Coinage    <info>

All of the coins on this plate are Haslemere Forgeries, the most obvious error is the appearance of "steps" on the curves of the image.

Step graphic

 

Gallo-Belgic A

10-01-F110-01-F2

10-01-F2

10 - 01 - F2    Imported Coinage    Large Flan Type
Gold Stater     23 mm

Earliest Record: Auction, May 1980

Authentication: Condemned by Van Arsdell as part of the Haslemere                                investigations, May 1985

Publications: Van Arsdell 1886e, 1989a

Notes: Coin was returned to auctioneer

Detection Points: Haslemere steps
                                 Die-cutting errors

10-01-F1

10 - 01 - F1    Imported Coinage    Large Flan Type
Gold Stater    21 mm

Earliest Record: Not published

Authentication: Condemned by George Boon as part of the                                Haslemere investigations, November 1985

Publications: Van Arsdell 1986c

Notes: Disposition unknown

Detection Points: Haslemere steps
                                  Incorrect metallurgy

 

Gallo-Belgic B

33-01-F1

33-01-F1

33 - 01 - F1    Imported Coinage    Defaced Die Type
Gold Stater    7.03 gms    19 mm

Earliest Record: Mack 1973, NB: acquisition date of 1956 is a                                typographical error, Mack's original ticket                                indicates the correct date is 1966.

Authentication: Condemned by Van Arsdell as part of the Haslemere                                investigations, May 1986

Publications: Van Arsdell, 1986e

Notes: Returned to seller

Detection Points: Haslemere steps
                                  Incorrect metallurgy

 

Gallo-Belgic F and Xc

Gallo_belgic F85-01-F1BlankGallo-Belgic XC87-01-F187-01-F1 another

87-01-F1 another

87 - 01 - F1    Imported Coinage    VE Monogram Type
Gold Stater    17 mm

Earliest Record: Not published

Authentication: Condemned by Van Arsdell and George Boon as part                                of the Haslemere Investigations, November 1985

Publications: Van Arsdell 1986e

Notes: Disposition unknown

Detection Points: Haslemere steps
                                  Incorrect metallurgy

87-01-F1

87 - 01 - F1    Imported Coinage    VE Monogram Type
Gold Stater    5.76 gms    17 mm

Earliest Record: Mack 1973 (acquired 1966)

Authentication: Condemned by Van Arsdell as part of the Haslemere                                Investigations, May 1986

Publications: Van Arsdell 1986e

Notes: Returned to seller

Detection Points: Haslemere steps
                                  Incorrect metallurgy

85-01-F1

85 - 01 - F1    Imported Coinage    Triple-Tailed Horse Type
Gold Stater    5.74 gms    19 mm

Earliest Record: Mack 1964, Mack 1973 (acquisition date 1962)

Authentication: Condemned by Van Arsdell as part of the Haslemere                                 investigations, October 1985

Publications: Van Arsdell 1986e

Notes: Returned to seller

Detection Points: Haslemere steps
                                  Incorrect metallurgy

 

 

 

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