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Offline Dux

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Is this Gold Coin Original
« on: July 03, 2014, 09:19:20 AM »

 Hi all,

 Is this listed ebay coin original... This question is just for knowing whether the coin is fake or original...

http://www.ebay.com/itm/British-India-1881-One-Mohur-Gold-Coin-One-Victoria-Empres-/281376730749?pt=US_World_Coins&hash=item41835c2e7d

Thanks ..

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Re: Is this Gold Coin Original
« Reply #1 on: July 03, 2014, 11:07:38 AM »
Hi all,

 Is this listed ebay coin original... This question is just for knowing whether the coin is fake or original...

http://www.ebay.com/itm/British-India-1881-One-Mohur-Gold-Coin-One-Victoria-Empres-/281376730749?pt=US_World_Coins&hash=item41835c2e7d

Thanks ..
the coin is fake.
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Re: Is this Gold Coin Original
« Reply #2 on: July 03, 2014, 11:52:19 AM »
Worksurface the stamp, limited, for example, points abcd, just not able to create a character on the coin surface similar to that shown in the blue circle.
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Re: Is this Gold Coin Original
« Reply #3 on: July 03, 2014, 11:28:25 PM »
Worksurface the stamp, limited, for example, points abcd, just not able to create a character on the coin surface similar to that shown in the blue circle.

I don't quite understand. Can you kindly explain in more detail for me? Thanks.
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Re: Is this Gold Coin Original
« Reply #4 on: July 04, 2014, 07:07:25 AM »
I don't quite understand. Can you kindly explain in more detail for me? Thanks.
See diagram minting process in a ring and pictures of my previous posts.
Genuine coin should not be ugly furrow in red rectangle.
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Re: Is this Gold Coin Original
« Reply #5 on: July 04, 2014, 04:45:14 PM »
I think I understand! The ugly furrow means that there was a clearance between the die punches and the circular collar ring. Thus the furrow.
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Re: Is this Gold Coin Original
« Reply #6 on: July 07, 2014, 08:59:40 AM »

 Thank you Filat for throwing some light on identifying the original coin..