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27 Mar 2020

How to id a fake 1943 steel cent

Coins-United States | SALMON

how to identify a fake 1943 copper centfirst, you have to check if its actually copper. Use a magnet, if it is not a 1943 copper cent it will stick to the magnet, if it is actually copper (not saying it's real) it will not stick to the magnet.second, you will have to check for altered dates, and tooling marks. look at the date and mintmark, if the 3 looks wonky and far from the rest of the date its a 1948 cent if it looks tooled with marks around the date, the 3 and the mint mark its fake.third, send it in for grading if it passes these tests, PCGS, and NGC are probably the best for grading a major error and identifying its authenticity.if you have this error you are basically an instant millionaire.stay tuned for the rest of this how-to id series.

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25 Sep 2019

Strike Doubling scams. Be aware!

Collecting Tips | JudeA

I am seeing more and more scams on eBay in which people offer strike doubled coins as the real piece. A recent one I looked at had just been bought for $135 and was a "1936 DDO." The people doing this are directly scamming people, and depleting their trust in them. I hope that you will all do a little more research to avoid getting scammed like this.

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09 Jun 2019

Real or Fake Challenge #1: Silver Japanese 1 Yen - Answers

Coins-World | Eikyu Tsuho

If you have not already seen the original post,click here to view itathttps://www.money.org/collector/eikyu-tsuho/blog/real-of-fake-challenge-silver-japanese-1-yenbefore looking at these answers.

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07 Jun 2019

Real or Fake Challenge #1: Silver Japanese 1 Yen

Coins-World | Eikyu Tsuho

This post is the first part in a series of challenges designed to improve the knowledge and awareness of fake Japanese coins (both cast and struck) among collectors. The objective is to determine which coins are fake and which coins are real.Post your response in the comments (each coin is marked with a letter in the upper-left corner) and why you think each coin is either real or fake.After some people have responded, I will post the correct answers in the comments. Some of the coins may have problems, which could make them seem fake!

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27 Apr 2017

Fake collectible coins became an epidemic: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Coins | Alexis-CYP

Dear friends,I have started writing articles about Numismatics on an online free nedws platform. My first articles has been publishedd!Title: Fake collectible coins became an epidemic: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Link: http://us.blastingnews.com/news/2017/04/fake-collectible-coins-became-an-epidemic-the-good-the-bad-and-the-ugly-001652879.htmlI have tried to make it as simple and useful as possible to both beginners and more experienced collectors.As that website works by readership, please click and read the article in order to help me remain on the platforma and write more.Please also let me know if and how useful you found it. I would greatly appreciate any feedback!Thank you very much!Dr.A.P.Kitsios

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22 Jan 2015

50 million fake pound coins

Coins-World | Numismatics with Kenny

Not sure if anyone shared this - There may be 50 million fake 1£ coins in circulation.http://money.aol.co.uk/2015/01/21/50-million-fake-pound-coins-have-you-fallen-for-them/

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