Digital Certificate of Authenticity


Benefit from the advantages of the Blockchain.

A certificate of authenticity (COA) is a document from an authoritative source that verifies the artwork’s authenticity. While many COAs are signed by the artist, others will be signed by the representing gallery or the printmaker who collaborated with the artist on the work. For secondary market works, authorized estates or foundations are often the issuing party.

COAs typically include the name of the artist, the details (title, date, medium, dimensions) of the work in question, and whenever possible an image of the work.

The Certificate issuing authorities follow the rules of certification under the Marcus decree, but due to lack of central governance and strong record keeping process it has often been susceptible to counterfeiting. Digitization of the Certificate issuance supports the strengthening of security against counterfeiting, traceability of works. Additionally employing technologies such as Blockchain and Near Field Communication chips (NFC)

The world of art is evolving but certification is still at the heart of transactions!

RtistiQ wishes to bring you new technological tools such as blockchain in order to rationalize, update and modernize the certification chain. Blockchain integration is immediate: all it takes is internet access and a few minutes to register, manage and archive hundreds and thousands of Digital Certificates of Authenticity.

Updated on: 22/07/2022

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