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Spanish colonial contemporary counterfeit?  
 

 
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 Posted 12/04/2017  8:45 pm Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add numismatist6 to your friends list Get a Link to this Message

This is one really crude example. The date I think is 1798 with Carolus II. The reverse has no denomination or mint mark. The assayers' initials are M.F. The size is 28.1mm, weighs 4.90 grams and has a silver ring to it when dropped though the color indicates might be brass. Anyone seen anything this crude, Thanks

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 Posted 12/05/2017  01:26 am  Show Profile   Check Numismat's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add Numismat to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
No doubt a contemporary counterfeit, nice find! And yes they can often be even more crude than this.
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