Counterfeit 101

 Obverse 1: Cast from Genuine Obverse

Reverse A: Cast from Genuine Reverse


Obverse 1                                                           Reverse A


Comments: This counterfeit half dollar was cast and appears to be a very convincing counterfeit. Probably made of lead, it appears to have been washed in a silver color that is partially worn off. It weighs 18.46 g. and has 150 distinguishable reeds. Diameter measured at 1.1204". Both obverse and reverse are lightly pitted and the reverse has doubling on the legend. Rarity is unknown but it is the only CC counterfeit half dollar seen.

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

1875-CC Counterfeits: 101

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