Prices of early copper U.S. coins tempt forgers: Detecting Counterfeits

1798 Draped Bust cent fake struck from transfer dies
By , Soecial to Coin World
Published : 03/29/16
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The finer details of the design are a bit weak and ragged.

The enlarged image shows how Liberty’s profile appears to blend into the field, and both the right obverse field and Liberty’s face exhibit a rough, uneven texture that is not due to corrosion.

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