Counterfeit 101

 Obverse 1: Crude and Silly Obverse, Shattered Die

Reverse A: Crude Die


Obverse 1                                                 Reverse A


Comments: White metal, great obverse die cracks. Crude but neat workmanship. Note the open buds on the reverse. Also notice that the O mintmark is connected to the wreath. Possibly the maker thought the mintmark was part of the design on the coin he attempted to copy.

Plate Coin: B. Greer Collection, VF Grade Estimate

1859-O Counterfeits: 101, 102

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