Counterfeit 101

 Obverse 1: Cast from Genuine Obverse Die

Reverse A: Cast from Genuine Reverse Die


Obverse 1                                                           Reverse A


Comments: This 1875-P counterfeit half dollar was cast and appears to be a passable counterfeit. Probably made of lead, it weighs 18.98 g. and has only a few very weak, distinguishable reeds. Diameter measured at 1.197". Both obverse and reverse are lightly granular. Rarity is unknown.

Plate Coin: B. Bugert Collection, VG-F Grade Estimate

1875 Counterfeits: 101, 102

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