Look what I just got slabbed....

Discussion in 'Coin Chat' started by JCro57, May 25, 2019.

  1. JCro57

    JCro57 Making Errors Great Again

    A famous Piacentile/Sheiner altered 1964 obverse double struck, and a counterfeit 1939 Henning Nickel.

    In Both cases, the producers of them spent time in jail.

    Thanks, @Insider !

    ~Joe

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  3. Endeavor

    Endeavor Well-Known Member

    This is really cool. The Henning nickel has a really fascinating backstory. It's one of the few counterfeits I would add to my collection. Thanks for sharing.
     
  4. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    Those are very nice additions to your collection.
     
  5. ddoomm1

    ddoomm1 keep on running

    Interesting that a TPG would assign a grade to a counterfeit coin...
     
  6. BlackBeard_Thatch

    BlackBeard_Thatch Captain of the Queen Anne's Revenge

    Love the Henning Nickel. People on a daily basis look for counterfeit paper money(yes I know it's obviously has more value to do so) daily but we don't turn a blind eye to any coinage that changes hands.
     
  7. Mountain Man

    Mountain Man Well-Known Member

  8. Ericred

    Ericred Active Member

    I have never heard of a counterfeit 1964 cent, how do tell if it’s fake? Is it weight, size or metal composition? It can’t be because it’s doubled. I have read a lot about Henning nickels and have seen examples but the cent; that’s a new one on me.
    Any information would be appreciated, thanks
     
  9. paddyman98

    paddyman98 Let me burst your bubble! Supporter

    ICG and ANACS will do this but not NGC nor PCGS
     
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  10. johnmilton

    johnmilton Well-Known Member

    It’s interesting that the producers of these coins went to jail. If only that could happen to the domestic sellers of Chinese counterfeits today.
     
  11. JCro57

    JCro57 Making Errors Great Again

    Anacs slabs counterfeits?
     
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