Counterfeit 101a

 Obverse 1a: Triple Strike, Crude Die, AMERICU Misspelling

Reverse A: Needle Denticles


Obverse 1a                                               Reverse A


Macro Images Of Triple Struck Obverse



Comments:  Copper colored example exhibiting triple strike. Tripling of features is a striking issue. Crude obverse engraving with featureless Liberty and AMERICU misspelling. Reverse engraving is nicely executed in general and uses thin pointed denticles.

Plate Coin: B. Greer Collection, EF Grade Estimate

1874 Counterfeits: 101, 101a

Back to Contemporary Counterfeit Archives