Counterfeit 101

 Obverse 1: Crude Die, AMERICU Misspelling

Reverse A: Needle Denticles


Obverse 1                                              Reverse A


Comments:  Brass colored 1874 contemporary counterfeit without arrows. Crude obverse engraving with featureless Liberty and AMERICU misspelling. Reverse engraving is nicely executed in general and uses thin pointed denticles.

Plate Coin: G. Fortin Collection, VF Grade Estimate

1874 Counterfeits: 101, 101a

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