Counterfeit 101

 Obverse 1: Crude Cast

Reverse A: Crude Cast


Obverse 1                                                           Reverse A


Comments: This counterfeit half dollar was very crudely cast - few features of the designs show. Probably made of lead, it weighs 18.99 g. and has very weak, barely distinguishable reeding. Diameter measured at 1.197". Both obverse and reverse are heavily pitted. Rarity is unknown.

Plate Coin: B. Bugert Collection, AG Grade Estimate

1860 Counterfeits: 101

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