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Foreign counterfeit coin: 1919 gold sovereign a target for forgers
Some counterfeit gold coins are much easier to spot than others, for a variety of reasons. A purported 1919 gold sovereign is a good example.
Oct 29, 2014
Anti-fraud group recovers funds in 2013
consumers who were victims of unscrupulous coin sales.
Nov 12, 2014
1894 Morgan dollar a coin with high number of impersonators
Thousands of circulated 1894-O and 1894-S Morgan dollars have had their Mint marks removed over the years.
Nov 17, 2014
ICG offers 'educational slab' service for altered, fake coins
Independent Coin Graders is now offering an "educational slab" for altered and counterfeit coins due to increased requests.
Sep 30, 2014
Counterfeiter's paradise, Indian gold $2.50, $5 favorites
as long as I have been working as an authenticator.
Nov 6, 2014
Counterfeits, coin doctoring
Both threaten long-term market
Nov 5, 2014
British Museum was once the source for fake ancient coins
The British Museum was once a source for counterfeit ancient coins, employing Robert Ready and his family to create copies for educational purposes.
Nov 19, 2014
Peter Rosa among most notable of modern forgers
but the pieces were not intended to fool collectors.
Nov 20, 2014
For collectors who can't afford real thing, copies are substitutes
For collectors who can't afford the pricier, authentic pieces, copies and reproductions are an affordable alternative.
Nov 21, 2014
Counterfeiter fakes 1866 Liberty Head coin
The 1886 Liberty Head 5-cent coin is one of the key dates in the series.
Nov 25, 2014