CF-S$1-1856-0001


CF-S$1-1856-0001

COUNTERFEIT
1856

Obverse: 1856
Reverse: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA | ONE DOL.
Magnetic: (?)
No
Diamagnetic: (?)
No
Ring: (?)
Correct
Weight: (?)
16.7 g
Diameter: (?)
37.7 mm
Thickness: (?)
2.2 mm

A deceptive ring and no magnetic reaction is what threw off this coin’s former owner.


The date is crudely carved compared to an original, which is a bit of a quandry as 1856 is one of the more common dates for this series.

The obverse and reverse are in MEDAL alignment, rather than COIN alignment (180 degrees off). Because of this, if you hold it with your fingers at 12 and 6 o’clock and spin it, both images will be right-side up.

Several of the stars on the obverse are misshapen and forked.

There is a distinctive graininess on Liberty’s lap that is part of the strike rather than post strike damage.
Date Attributed: (?)
March 19, 2012
Identifier: (?)
Steve Caruso
Population: (?)
1
ID Number: (?)
CF-S$1-1856-0001

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