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Japan 1 Yen, 7 (1874)

 
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 Posted 05/14/2022  05:34 am Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add Lucifer 17 to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Happy weekend to all,just wanted to ask which site/shop is best to sell this rare coin that I found.
The unique about this coin is has a,'Spiral on pearl curls clockwise direction from center'.make this really rare.
Weight is 26.74 g



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05/14/2022 05:48 am
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 Posted 05/14/2022  06:38 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add gxseries to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Details look wrong. I don't believe it's genuine.

Can you post a photo of the edge?
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 Posted 05/14/2022  08:54 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Albert to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Try this dealer in Netherlands to start with, click on Sell or Valuation and go from there:
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 Posted 05/14/2022  09:05 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add TobyJ to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Hi there, I collect these, lovely coins. Yours has unfortunately been cleaned which takes the value down quite a bit, also it looks to be in maybe XF40 condition. There were only 942,006 of these ever minted for this year, thus making them fairly rare and in XF they can fetch about $2000. Thus, they are faked quite a lot. It is highly likely yours is one of these, that don't sell for very much in this condition, maybe $50. In my opinion, yours does not look genuine. If you do believe it to be genuine, the best thing to do would be to send it to NGC, they are the very best in the business at determining genuine coins and you will get a definite answer there.
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Netherlands
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 Posted 05/14/2022  09:57 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Lucifer 17 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Can you tell me which details of the coin you found it wrong? The reverse coin become like that, it's because the coin is put in the picture frame and there's kind of a glue to stick with it. It belongs to my step father which he had it for like 20 years or more. This is not the only coin that attached in the picture frame, there's some.
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United States
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 Posted 05/14/2022  10:40 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Safaga to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
The rims raise some concerns with me. I repeat the request of above for photos of the edge.
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 Posted 05/14/2022  4:39 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add macmercury to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
The overall detail lack sharpness, text is broken up compare to genuine one's.

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 Posted Yesterday   08:50 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Sap to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Definitely a counterfeit, sorry. The Imperial Crysanthemum doesn't even appear to be round, the dragon's spines are just flat planks rather than pointy spikes, and the foliage in the wreath is very crudely rendered.
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 Posted Yesterday   10:44 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Lucifer 17 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Just wondering, what if this is a silver coin?it is still counterfeit? The design is not really in a good condition, there's a lot of damage on it.
I appreciate all of your comment.& Thanks a lot.
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 Posted Yesterday   12:47 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Albert to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
In the case of your recent post, as step one, I suggest you find out if it is silver or not.
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 Posted Yesterday   12:51 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add TobyJ to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
It is probably a lower content silver coin, maybe one made a while ago. I've seen them sell for $50.
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