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Re: All the fakes
« Reply #180 on: January 29, 2013, 04:12:38 PM »
Do all have a high relief reeded edge?

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Re: All the fakes
« Reply #181 on: January 29, 2013, 05:21:10 PM »
All have reeded edges generally worn.
The $1 Cheh-Kiang Province piece's edge looks like a tyre that's badly worn on the outer parts with some tread in the middle.
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Re: All the fakes
« Reply #182 on: January 29, 2013, 05:52:39 PM »
The 33 mm reeded edge fakes are certainly Chinese. Maybe the others also. It sounds like the 38 mm fake was struck in a collar that was just a bit too wide.

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Re: All the fakes
« Reply #183 on: October 15, 2013, 01:17:36 AM »
Delhi Police arrested 2 persons for making fake Rs 5 coins.

They set up a stamping machine in Sonipat to make counterfeit Rs 5 coins.

They purchased mild steel sheets for Rs 50/kg and made 50-60 coins from it. Thus the cost of material was Re 0.9 /coin.

In addition, they paid Re 0.30 per coin for labour and machinery.

Their cost of production was Rs 1.2 per coin and they used to supply 5000 coins @ Rs 15000.

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Re: All the fakes
« Reply #184 on: October 16, 2013, 05:13:16 AM »
Delhi Police arrested 2 persons for making fake Rs 5 coins.

They set up a stamping machine in Sonipat to make counterfeit Rs 5 coins.

They purchased mild steel sheets for Rs 50/kg and made 50-60 coins from it. Thus the cost of material was Re 0.9 /coin.

In addition, they paid Re 0.30 per coin for labour and machinery.

Their cost of production was Rs 1.2 per coin and they used to supply 5000 coins @ Rs 15000.

What is the punishment for this crime today? In the medieval it was capital punishment. I also wonder what the punishment was in the mid 18th and mid 19th century in India. When did it cease to be a capital crime?

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Re: All the fakes
« Reply #185 on: June 14, 2014, 04:57:03 PM »
1977 Save for Development Fake coin

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Re: All the fakes
« Reply #186 on: June 14, 2014, 08:26:54 PM »
Interesting. Why is it a fake?

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Re: All the fakes
« Reply #187 on: June 15, 2014, 08:06:51 AM »
Peter this is a crude casting lacking the grace of original coin

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Re: All the fakes
« Reply #188 on: June 15, 2014, 11:34:39 AM »
Thank you. Surprising. Lines are all sharp and the only sign of what may be trapped air is between the E nad V of DEVELOPMENT. Did you do a "ping" test? Is the weight correct? Is this a scarce coin? Why fake it? I see some signs of double striking or "reverberation", but that may be the lighting.

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Re: All the fakes
« Reply #189 on: June 15, 2014, 01:08:54 PM »
Peter, this coin is not a general circulating coin. It was minted only for Proof and UNC Sets. See my this post and this post for two more such fake 100 rupee coins. It seems that there are some people making such forged coins, to sell them to the unknowing collectors.

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Re: All the fakes
« Reply #190 on: June 15, 2014, 03:12:32 PM »
Abhay, the picture of the fake Rs 100 as per your first link is no longer visible, can you re-attach?
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Re: All the fakes
« Reply #191 on: June 15, 2014, 03:20:37 PM »
Abhay, the picture of the fake Rs 100 as per your first link is no longer visible, can you re-attach?

It is visible to me.   8)
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Re: All the fakes
« Reply #192 on: June 15, 2014, 03:31:56 PM »
Yes, even I can see all the images.

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Re: All the fakes
« Reply #193 on: June 15, 2014, 04:10:41 PM »
Peter, I am uploading the pics of original coin. You can clearly see the difference




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Re: All the fakes
« Reply #194 on: June 15, 2014, 04:13:42 PM »
Hi...

If you are in Mumbai or if you visit this city please make it a point of visit Chor Bazaar located near Bhendi Bazaar in South Mumbai, for a real experience in seeing fakes,where everything under the Sun is available(may be fakes)and if you have an eye for genuine stuff you can out wit the seller....bargaining is a fascinating experience...

see link for more..
http://www.tripadvisor.in/Attraction_Review-g304554-d324931-Reviews-Chor_Bazaar-Mumbai_Bombay_Maharashtra.html

Have a pleasant trip...

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