Discussion in 'World Coins' started by OddityNZ, Feb 20, 2020.
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What are you using to weigh it? Is the scale calibrated? Try once more.
If it weighs the same as before I believe it would be a fake also.
Here is a good discussion I found on the internet
So hard to tell, the reeded edge looks consistent however I cant explain away the weight difference.
Uploaded a bunch more pics incl some with flash just to give some perspective.
I tested my scale and the calibration is correct.
You can check for silver using the sliding magnet test. This youtube video gives a demo:
and this Numista discussion expands: https://en.numista.com/forum/topic46742.html
But definitely a Chinese counterfeit. Have you performed a specific gravity test on it?
The result is weight reduction but not magnetic.
Edit: These are 50% anyway so that won’t apply to yours. Sorry
Edit: I wouldn't buy one of these unless it had been certified by a reputable TPGs considering the overall rarity of the series.
The person I purchased it off also sells some repros so that should have rung some bells but you just never know fully until it's in your hand sometimes.
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