Counterfeit 101

 Obverse 1: Cast from Genuine Obverse

Reverse A: Cast from Genuine Type I Reverse


Obverse 1                                                 Reverse A


Comments: Both obverse and reverse cast molds appear to be from a genuine 1878 Type I Reverse dime. Cast metal is probably antimony with weight of 1.9 grams. Counterfeit has a reeded edge and normal coin turn die alignment. First seen on eBay during December 2013.

Plate Coin: Chris Majtyka Collection, EF-AU Grade Estimate

1878 Counterfeits: 101

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