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PostSubject: Re: Is this original or fake?   Is this original or fake? EmptyTue Dec 20, 2011 6:49 pm

i think the coin is fake, i was told by a reputable dealer before that one way to look at a coin is to check its surface if its "bubbly" or "grainy"... how about trying a magnet, if it sticks, its definitely fake.. but then the best way to check is really weighing the coin...
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PostSubject: Re: Is this original or fake?   Is this original or fake? EmptySat Dec 03, 2011 9:40 pm

Fake Looks 20 Gramm instead of 26. Long time not seen such cheap copy. Some years ago a friend bought me some from angeles 30 peso each. They looked excatly the same. Check the wight..
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PostSubject: Re: Is this original or fake?   Is this original or fake? EmptySat Dec 03, 2011 8:39 am

I agree w/ the 2 earlier opinions.
I own 20+ Morgans and none look anywhere near this coin, the rims is a dead giveaway.
Likewise, the surface ( as seen on the photo) looks "grainy". This is generally the surface of cheap fakes made in China coins i've seen.
Just my 2cents.
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PostSubject: Re: Is this original or fake?   Is this original or fake? EmptyThu Dec 01, 2011 4:47 pm

yes. the rims are too thick. i also think that is a fake coin.
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PostSubject: Re: Is this original or fake?   Is this original or fake? EmptyThu Dec 01, 2011 12:06 pm

looks fake to me. the rims are not right
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PostSubject: Is this original or fake?   Is this original or fake? EmptyThu Dec 01, 2011 12:28 am

Original po ba ito? May coin collector kasi na ngsabi fake dw ito base sa kanyang color. Actually po i cleaned it with metal polished kya sya naging ganito ka mdyo shiny. ngyeyelow po ito kpag d ko nililinisan. nilagay ko ito sa acido nung una at bumalik sya sa pgkaputi nya pro my kaunting yellow pa rin. Help po sa mga marunong tumingin dyan.


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