Discussion in 'Coin Chat' started by kden, Jan 17, 2021.
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Cheap eBay pickup could be anything. I don’t see how it could be damage over time though
You need to also show the edge.
Is this the coin the OP has posted?
Please educate yourself before spewing out incorrect and harmful information like this
If any of you thinking fake would have put in a minimum of effort to seek out other low grade examples to compare to, you would have found out that the missing USofA is actually fairly common for this variety.
Here’s a later die state in higher grade. Note how weak the letters have become:
And here are 4 examples with the USofA nearly obliterated:
How long did it take me to find these images? 5 minutes. With just 5 minutes, you could have prevented yourself from looking foolish and spreading misinformation
That’s because it isn’t the Silly Head. It’s the head of 1840
I was beginning to think it was fake when I was reading lol. I like the look of this minor error thank you for the info!
Well, it’s in the Red Book and PCGS CoinFacts. Those seem like the first places to check. I never use USA CoinBook because it is way too incomplete.
Some posters wrongly attributed the coin and/or called it fake while it’s likely not. That’s what caused the argument.
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