Counterfeit 101

 Obverse 1: Shallow Relief Cast

Reverse A: Shallow Relief Cast


Obverse 1                                                            Reverse A


Comments: An obvious cast counterfeit weighing in at 5.5 grams. Wide rims, no denticles and low relief devices on obverse and reverse are typical characteristics of a antimony cast counterfeit. There is no detectable reeding on the plate coin while the die alignment is normal coin turn.

Plate Coin: Gerry Fortin Rare Coins Inventory, F Grade Estimate

1875 Counterfeits: 101

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