Counterfeit 101

 Obverse 1: Cast from Genuine Obverse

Reverse A: Cast from Genuine Reverse


Obverse 1                                                           Reverse A


Comments: Obvious cast with lead-type metal with edge reeding. Circulated a long time, with lots of marks, including mashed second C of mintmark. Somebody finally cut/shaved off a slice in identifying its counterfeit status.

Rarity: Considered rare as John Frost has only seen two counterfeit 20c ever, this being the only known CC. All 20c contemporary counterfeits are very scarce, since the actual coin itself was a flop.

Plate Coin: J. Frost Collection, VF-EF Grade Estimate

1875-CC Counterfeits: 101

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