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Iturbide 8 Reales - Several Examples

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 Posted 05/14/2019  12:23 am Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add swamperbob to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Iturbide 8 reales that appear on eBay are often Numismatic Forgeries regardless of what the seller says. Here are two recent examples of the situation:

This coin is presented as an original even though it is a recently made numismatic forgery. The price $250 would be a great bargain if the coin was genuine.

Here is another one:

In this case the coin is referred to as "not new" and the date of manufacture is given as 1822. Neither statement is factual - the coin is still in production and the price of $38 while still a rip-off is far better. In my view $5 is too much to pay for such a poor modern copy.

To eliminate any doubt here is a third example from eBay a genuine coin encapsulated by NGC:

Here the price is a far more realistic $1,100.
My book on Counterfeit Portrait 8Rs is available from Amazon or from me directly if you want it signed.
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 Posted 05/14/2019  12:53 am  Show Profile   Check 999fine's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add 999fine to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Alas, my Mexico type set will never have an example, at least not in this lovely condition..
Coins were meant to be spent.
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