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Trade Dollar, Page 2

The trade dollar was a United States dollar coin minted between 1873 and 1885 to facilitate trade with the Orient and other points abroad. They are one of the most commonly counterfeited numismatic items to date.

CF-T$1-1871CC-0001

Just a few years early for this piece, as Trade Dollars started in 1873. This is a fantasy strike. Trade Dollars began …

CF-T$1-1871S-0001

One of these specimens were picked up at a local “cash for gold” (CFG) business where the proprietors did not check the …

CF-T$1-1817CC-0001

A very curious piece. It rings like silver, it feels heavy in the hand… but there were no dollar coins of any …

CF-T$1-1799CC-0001

Another date far too early struck at a mint that didn’t exist at the time. Same “Teasing Eagle” reverse die as CF-T$1-1798CC-0001. This …

CF-T$1-1798CC-0001

A date far too early struck at a mint that didn’t exist at the time. What was this counterfeiter thinking? This is …

CF-T$1-1797CC-0001

“Teasing Eagle Variety” Far too early a date with the eagle sticking out its tongue at you. This is a fantasy strike. …

CF-T$1-1797-0001

A date that is a hundred years off and far, far too light; this piece is a curiosity. The very first Trade …

CF-T$1-1874CC-0001

Two of these specimens were picked up at a local “cash for gold” (CFG) business. They were fairly convincing in-hand except for …