1914 D Lincoln... real or fake?

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  1. C-B-D

    C-B-D U.S. Type Coins or death!

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  3. Shrews1994

    Shrews1994 KIND OF A BIG DEAL.

    It looks fake. His chin isn't right. Nose and the words up there are not correct. Looks fake. But I could be wrong.
  4. CoinBlazer

    CoinBlazer Professional Teenager

    Look at In God we trust. Letters look a bit off
  5. Michael K

    Michael K Well-Known Member

    IDK if it is real or fake. What is going on with that triple rim? Just an MAD?
    The mint mark doesn't match with a genuine I am looking at, but it could be a different die.
    Reverse appears grainy.
    Date and MM appears to match with a known counterfeit.
    That fake coin has a die crack horizontal between the P and L on the reverse.
    I don't see that on yours, but that area seems obscured.
  6. C-B-D

    C-B-D U.S. Type Coins or death!

  7. C-B-D

    C-B-D U.S. Type Coins or death!

    3.11 grams is the weight, according to the seller. But red flag number 1 for me is the "I found this coin roll hunting" story...
  8. ddoomm1

    ddoomm1 keep on running

    The reverse looks too fuzzy.
  9. ksparrow

    ksparrow Coin Hoarder

    I vote fake. All the lettering is bloated and rounded, and the rims are a mess. The interior of the mm is the wrong shape, and the mm is too close to the 9.
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  10. robec

    robec Junior Member

    The D is much closer to the 9 than what is normally seen.
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  11. Hoky77

    Hoky77 Well-Known Member

    The motto on the rev. is mushy, something that is common in a cast coin.
  12. ldhair

    ldhair Clean Supporter

    I'll go with fake.
  13. -jeffB

    -jeffB Greshams LEO Supporter

  14. mikenoodle

    mikenoodle The Village Idiot

  15. Idries Pappas

    Idries Pappas Collector of US Coinage and Stampage

    I say fake as well.
  16. Omegaraptor

    Omegaraptor Gobrecht / Longacre Enthusiast

    I don't like the mintmark position and the coin seems to have casting bubbles. I'm going fake.
  17. JCro57

    JCro57 Making Errors Great Again

    The lettering is sharper than the image of Lincoln and the wheat stalks. Uneven wear to me screams fake
  18. Santinidollar

    Santinidollar Supporter! Supporter

    The overall look of this coin seems way off.
  19. lordmarcovan

    lordmarcovan Eclectic & odd Moderator

    My guess would be...
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  20. Conder101

    Conder101 Numismatist

    It's fake. Obvious clue is the die chip on the inside of the left wheat stalk just above the U. This reverse die has been used on fakes of every key and semi-key in the Lincoln series. They probably have a hub with the chip on it because it has also been used to make fake SVDB reverses.
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  21. NumisNinja

    NumisNinja Active Member

    What is the price? If it's a killer deal then you know its fake.
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