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  1. #16
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    Wow.. never seen anything like that in 20 years of CRHing. Simply stunned.. how was the rim? Did the rim show copper or was the coin one solid metal color? They didn't try to make it look real. Lol. Wonder why they tried to make this creation. The artist was terrible at drawing Kennedy. Odd since most counterfeits are made using die cast jobs that lift off of regular coins.

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    On the subject of ugly Kennedy half dollars:

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    The coin looks terrible. Why would someone do that? It is not a rare date like 1964.
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  5. #20

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    <<The coin looks terrible. Why would someone do that? It is not a rare date like 1964.>>

    Well, it's harder to counterfeit a 90% silver coin, since anyone knowledgeable enough to buy it will scrutinize it a good bit. It actually would make more sense to try to counterfeit a clad than a silver.

    Also, a 2012 half dollar is technically more than 100x rarer than a 1964 half. Over 400 million 1964s were minted, versus less than 4 million 2012s. That said, I did find a 2012-p Kennedy in a box yesterday, but I did not find a 1964... Did find a walker, though!

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    Quote Originally Posted by SFBayArea View Post
    Wow.. never seen anything like that in 20 years of CRHing. Simply stunned.. how was the rim? Did the rim show copper or was the coin one solid metal color? They didn't try to make it look real. Lol. Wonder why they tried to make this creation. The artist was terrible at drawing Kennedy. Odd since most counterfeits are made using die cast jobs that lift off of regular coins.
    The rim does not show copper color. The rim is solid silver metal color like the obverse and reverse.

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    I never even thought of anyone making Fake modern coins
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    Quote Originally Posted by Roll Hunting Family View Post
    That said, I did find a 2012-p Kennedy in a box yesterday, but I did not find a 1964... Did find a walker, though!
    You’re still getting boxes?

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    I want it. I collect counterfeits. I tried looking up LIBFRTY and google corrected the spelling. Guess I need to go to AliExpress.com there are so many counterfeit coins on that site. Just went there and found this 1800 Draped Bust dollar. Can't beat the price. Of course the word "COPY" is no where to be found.

    I started collecting counterfeits when I bought hundreds of mercury dimes and saw four that just didn't look right.
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    One other thing that is out of sorts with with this 1912 Kenn, is that the edge reeding bumps are fatter than they are on a real 2012.
    On the date of this Half, it has 8 reed bumps from the end of the first "2" to the end of the "0" that follows it. Too Fat.

    On a genuine 2012 there are about Ten bumps of reeding in that same distance. May not sound like much but it will ad up over the whole 360 degrees of the coin.

    We know that this one is a fake but you can try dropping it on a hard surface for a sound check.
    Do yours and then drop a real coin that is made of the same stuff that the coin in question should be made of.
    If they are made of different metals they should make different sounds.

    Thanks for the post.

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    Interesting find, I bet it was ordered off WISH with all the other counterfeit money!!!

 

 
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