Counterfeit 101

 Obverse 1: Crude Liberty, Irregular Date, No Denticles

Reverse A: Varying Degrees of Reverse Rotation


Obverse 1                                                 Reverse A



Comments: Previously described in the Gobrecht Journal by John McCloskey, July 1981. John indicated his example weighed only 33 grains, some 8 grains lighter than genuine pieces. All seen have been in a white metal. One of the more common counterfeit seated dimes. Found with varying degrees of reverse rotation.

Plate Coins: G. Fortin Collection, F-VF Grade Estimate, B.Greer Collection, AU+ Grade Estimate

1842 Counterfeits: 101, 102

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