1885 cc fake or possibility of authenticity?

Discussion in 'US Coins Forum' started by Rllsroyce, Oct 26, 2020.

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Real or fake?

  1. Real

    1 vote(s)
    9.1%
  2. Fake

    10 vote(s)
    90.9%
  1. Rllsroyce

    Rllsroyce New Member

    Does this scream too good to be true? Or is it possibly real? I'm sorry i don't have more material
     

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  3. DarkRage666

    DarkRage666 Wannabe Supporter!

    That is real... here's a picture for reference
    image0 (8).jpeg
     
  4. expat

    expat Remember you are unique, just like everyone else

    You posted an 1887-O. Not much use when you are trying to scrutinise the OP of an 1885-CC. Different mint, different dies, different date
     
  5. DarkRage666

    DarkRage666 Wannabe Supporter!

    Doesn't matter... they're still the same coin in essence...
     
  6. Penny Luster

    Penny Luster Supporter! Supporter

    Discrimination comes from noticing the details and educating yourself about mintages, rarities and grades of the coins. If they were all the same in essence they would all have the exact same value and why would we collect them?
     
  7. potty dollar 1878

    potty dollar 1878 Well-Known Member

    It looks fake but not sure can you weigh it on a scale did you buy it if so this is a mid $400-$600 coin with a mintage of 228,000 scarce hard to find cc morgan the details just don't add up a bad counterfeit in my opinion
     
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  8. johnmilton

    johnmilton Well-Known Member

    In think that the "1885-CC" is bad. To begin, the two "C"s in the mint mark don't match. I have never seen that before. Second, the 1885-CC is really hard to find in the circulated grades. Most of all of the survivors are Mint State.

    Here is an example of the real thing.

    1885-CC Dollar both.jpg
     
  9. potty dollar 1878

    potty dollar 1878 Well-Known Member

  10. Inspector43

    Inspector43 72 Year Collector

    Beautiful coin. I'd rather have that than one with all the colorized toning. Here is an1890 CC that is almost the same in grade and surface color. 90 CC Obv.jpg
     

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  11. expat

    expat Remember you are unique, just like everyone else

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  12. ksparrow

    ksparrow Coin Hoarder

    I voted fake, although I would rather have a choice of"probably fake". I don't like the shape of the letters and mintmark on the rev, and the obv has a granular look to it. larger images would help; too bad they aren't available.
    After comparing the lettering on both sides with my coin(below) I'm convinced it's a fake. All sorts of problems with the lettering, which looks fat and bloated, among other things.
     
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  13. Inspector43

    Inspector43 72 Year Collector

    Did you click on the small photos? They get real big if you do.
     
  14. ksparrow

    ksparrow Coin Hoarder

    Here is an 84 CC I have; don't own an 85.
    1884-cc Morgan obv.jpg 1884-cc Morgan rev.jpg
     
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  15. ksparrow

    ksparrow Coin Hoarder

    Yes I did, but thanks for the suggestion. I just like them bigger. Old age, I guess.
     
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  16. Rllsroyce

    Rllsroyce New Member

  17. Inspector43

    Inspector43 72 Year Collector

    Yes, and I have 2 microscopes to help me.
     
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  18. Evan Saltis

    Evan Saltis College Dorm Collector

    No, the same type. And not an authentic coin.


    Not a real coin, sorry.
    The reverse denticles are more like dots on the posted coin, while they are more rectangular on authentic morgans. The denticles and mm are the first places I look on these.
     
  19. micbraun

    micbraun coindiccted

    Some of the posts here are as bad as the coin in question. It’s most likely a counterfeit, as others have already stated.

    @messydesk
     
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  20. Kentucky

    Kentucky Supporter! Supporter

    Let's see
     
  21. Kentucky

    Kentucky Supporter! Supporter

    You always have to remember that you will get opinions (and free ones at that) on CT, and very new inexperienced members will chime in as well as people who know what they are talking about (don't include me, I've learned...).
     
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