Counterfeit 101

 Obverse 1: Crude Liberty and Stars Placement

Reverse A: Crude Legend and Wreath


Obverse 1                                                 Reverse A


 Example from Ray Lathrop Collection     


 Example from Chris Majtyka Collection 


Comments: At least three examples have been seen in white metal. Obverse is poorly struck while the reverse has reasonable definition of major design elements. The Ray Lathrop specimen weighs only 1.9 grams. Weight from a similar example was reported at about 2.3 grams as per Winston Zack of Chicago Coin Company.

Plate Coin: B. Greer, R. Lathrop and C. Majtyka Collections, VG-F Grade Estimate

1844 Counterfeits: 101

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