Counterfeit 101

 Obverse 1: Triple Strike, Crude Die

Reverse A: Needle Denticles


Obverse 1                                                 Reverse A


Macro Images Of Triple Struck Obverse



Comments:  Copper colored example exhibiting triple strike. There is uncertainty if the tripling of features is on the die or a strike artifact but convention wisdom suggests a striking issue. Crude obverse engraving with featureless Liberty and AMERICU misspelling. Reverse engraving is nicely executed in general and uses thin pointed denticles.

Plate Coin: B. Greer Collection, EF Grade Estimate

1874 Counterfeits: 101

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