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  1. #1
    May 2011
    32 times

    Fake Walker found today.

    I'm not into posting pics, but we found a fake Walker in one of our boxes today.

    In the first place, it was the color of lead, and felt waaaay too light.

    Sure enough, my home scale weighs it at 9.39 grams rather than the customary 12.5.

    Too much difference for a mistake. Looked like a very good copy, tho. 1927.

    Beaten up quite a bit, so it probably doesn't have any value even as a fake.

    Oh well...

    Keep on Rollin' !

  2. #2
    Aug 2011
    880 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    I have one i found Very light.Looks like //tin lead mix

  3. #3
    Sep 2008
    264 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    I found 1 fake Walker and 1 fake Barber. I keep them all.

  4. #4
    May 2011
    5 times
    I could be wrong about this but I believe there is a "value" to those... Especially if it is a fake that was made at the time to pass a fifty cent piece. (opposed to the garb we see coming out of china to pass for silver weight today.). Take it to a trusted coin dealer and see what they think, the last time I had a "fake" coin, it was from the era, and I got 50 bucks for it...


  5. #5
    Apr 2012
    188 times
    Coin Roll Hunting
    I once got a fake 1921 peace dollar. It was a sad day indeed

  6. #6
    Apr 2012
    Left coast
    Love to treasure hunt
    1259 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Honorable Mentions (1)
    I bought a whole collection of fake US dollar coins ( thinking they were real)

    I have 32 one dollar 'metal' coins - all differnt styles, from mogans, piece, ike, half bust...I would rather have the coins.

  7. #7
    Jul 2010
    Garrett Ace 250, Bounty Hunter Quick Draw
    267 times
    Coin roll hunting, British coins, ancient coins, antiquities
    Contemporary counterfeits are worth quite a bit, especially since you can show it circulated. Later counterfeits are less common than early ones (for example, in the 1700s there were more fake half-pennies than real ones!) and so it would be quite interesting to the right collector. I would say it would be worth at least what silver melt does.
    Speeding up Gresham's law one roll at a time



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