Counterfeit 101

 Obverse 1: Cast from Genuine Obverse

Reverse A: Cast from Genuine Reverse


Obverse 1                                                           Reverse A


Comments: Weight is 8.8 grams and lead composition. Cast from a genuine coin. Uncertain provenance and authenticity as a contemporary counterfeit. This piece was originally acquired from a dealer in Western Europe. Unique (none others seen)

Plate Coin: W. Zack Collection, VG-F Grade Estimate

1864-S Counterfeits: 101

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