Counterfeit 101

 Obverse 1: Irregular Date, Crude Die

Reverse A: Large Legend Letters, Crude Die


Obverse 1                                                 Reverse A


Comments: Copper metal. Fairly nice workmanship. In some cases lack of high point detail may have served to simulate wear in addition to sparing the makers hands. Brian has seen another in white metal which may or may not be from the same dies.

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

1857 Counterfeits: 101

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