Is this set FAKE!

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twohawks
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Is this set FAKE!

Post by twohawks » Fri Nov 29, 2019 3:24 pm

I have this set of 5 Dollars as Fake as they all have the same reverse. Or is it just Me!
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Unc90o
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Re: Is this set FAKE!

Post by Unc90o » Fri Nov 29, 2019 4:01 pm

vampicker has been looking for possibility of same reverse die that's been used for different year. 🤣🤣🤣

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Re: Is this set FAKE!

Post by pup_picker » Fri Nov 29, 2019 6:07 pm

you are correct and it is a common practice seen across many us type coins.

this is a great authentication tool as if you see a previously unknown die-type combination, you know there is more investigation to be done.

this helped uncover the 93-o, 94-o vam counterfeits, among other years.

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Re: Is this set FAKE!

Post by CascadeChris » Fri Nov 29, 2019 7:16 pm

Not just that, the first at-a-glance tell are the date numerals. Waaaay off to the trained eye.
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Re: Is this set FAKE!

Post by colwillys » Fri Nov 29, 2019 7:43 pm

The REV look FAKE all day long . Wing v at wing and breast .

twohawks
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Re: Is this set FAKE!

Post by twohawks » Fri Nov 29, 2019 8:30 pm

It looks like all 5 had COPY or something stamped into them as well that was then over stamped as well. LOL :lol:

OR the 1878 is the real rare 1878 Reverse of 21 that's really rare!

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Re: Is this set FAKE!

Post by messydesk » Fri Nov 29, 2019 10:22 pm

twohawks wrote:
Fri Nov 29, 2019 8:30 pm
It looks like all 5 had COPY or something stamped into them as well that was then over stamped as well. LOL :lol:

OR the 1878 is the real rare 1878 Reverse of 21 that's really rare!
This. It's almost like someone pretended to stamp "COPY" on the reverse, but only had a 3" wide stamp with really wide spacing, so it was the thought that counted.
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Re: Is this set FAKE!

Post by vamsterdam » Mon Dec 02, 2019 3:18 pm

speaking of fakes, a guy brought a coin to the anacs table for submission and Michael asked me if I could look at it. it was a 1916d walking liberty half and it had an appearance of being acid dipped but the date and mint mark were bold. and it had a trumpet tailed s mint mark on the reverse! that style mintmark wasn't used until 1941. anyway, I told mike, and the owner that it was counterfeit, and not even a good one and the guy claims he has had it since he got it as a kid on his paper route. I was wondering, did they have paper routes in shanghai?

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