Counterfeit 101

 Obverse 1: Cast from Genuine Obverse

Reverse A: Cast from Genuine Reverse


Obverse 1                                                           Reverse A


Comments: Weight at 2.2 grams and assumed to be pot metal cast from mold of genuine coin. Specimen has reeded edge and normal coin turn die alignment. First documentation of contemporary counterfeit for 1859-S date.

Plate Coin: C. Majtyka Collection, G-VG Grade Estimate

1859-S Counterfeits: 101

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