You would need to present positive evidence of the counterfeit nature of the cent and nickel strikes to make your suspicions stick. Spikes , toolmarks,
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, Jun 7, 2006
You would need to present positive evidence of the counterfeit nature
of the cent and nickel strikes to make your suspicions stick.
"Spikes", toolmarks, unnaturally smooth surfaces, etc. It would seem
simpler to posit that these mutilated Indian coins were inserted into a genuine
coinage press. A lot of funky stuff ended up being struck by the Mint in
As I recall, the nickel dies that struck Al's 1/4 rupee were quite worn,
something you generally don't find in counterfeits.
In a message dated 6/7/2006 9:48:26 PM Central Standard Time,
didn't suggest it Diamond, I've always thought that these india
overstrikes are from false usa dies were made to appear to be
inconceviable restrike errors. Its not so difficult you know to assume
this since 1964 is documented to have numerous counterfit dies known.
Lonsome's profusely illustrated Counterfit detection book comes to
Thats great you didn't win it recently at what, just a grand or
so? You mentioned it presence after the it's recent auction occured I
thought? Too much money for me whether it's in or out of a slab. I
don't like it(them).
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