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Esprit-Marie Cousinéry - Joseph Eckhel - 1796-11-2

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Esprit-Marie Cousinéry - Joseph Eckhel - 1796-11-2
FINA IDUnique ID of the page  3080
InstitutionName of Institution. Vienna, Kunsthistorisches Museum
InventoryInventory number. MK Archiv V, 46, f. 1v
AuthorAuthor of the document. Esprit-Marie Cousinéry
RecipientRecipient of the correspondence. Joseph Eckhel
Correspondence dateDate when the correspondence was written: day - month - year . November 2, 1796
PlacePlace of publication of the book, composition of the document or institution.
Associated personsNames of Persons who are mentioned in the annotation. Domenico Sestini, Nemsey Osman-Bey
LiteratureReference to literature. Williams 20191
KeywordNumismatic Keywords  forgeries, collection, recutting
LanguageLanguage of the correspondence French
LinkLink to external information, e.g. Wikpedia
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Grand documentOriginal passage from the "Grand document".

-Lettre du 2 novembre 1796: “Quand M(onsieur) Sestini a ete induit a erreur, il n’avoit pas sous les yeux les 3 ou 400 medailles refaites au burin que j’ay trouvees dans cette impure collection” (Vienna, KHM, MK Archiv V, 46, f. 1v; Williams 2019).

Münzkabinett (numismatic collection) of the Kunsthistorisches Museum (Vienna Art History Museum)

Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien (Vienna Art History Museum)


  1. ^  Williams, D. (2019), "Osman Bey of Constantinople: a late 18th century forger of ancient coins”, Revue numismatique, 176, pp. 361-383.