Counterfeit 101

 Obverse 1: Obverse From Genuine 1850 Dime, Handcut Denticles

Reverse A: Hand Cut Legend and Wreath


Obverse 1                                                 Reverse A


Comments: Struck in white metal with weight of 2.2 grams. Obverse die appears to be from a genuine 1850 dime as Liberty and stars are in their proper positions. Denticles are more pointed than on genuine dime and are hand cut. Reverse appears to be fully hand cut with uneven legend and smaller wreath than on genuine reverse.

Plate Coin: B. Greer Collection, G-VG Grade Estimate

1850 Counterfeits: 101

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