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Offline beekar

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Misc: Fake: Genuine mint error or a sanwith job
« on: April 06, 2017, 07:10:15 PM »
Friends,
Just now I found an unusual double strike coin sold in eBay in auction format and was sold at 300 rs.

This coin had a normal reverse on one face. Its other face shows both a normal and a brockage image of the obverse.

Unable to think how such an error can technically be created in a mint. So I need the help of my expert friends about how this type of error is created in the mint.

I apprehend it to a sqeeze job made by a forgery expert to dupe the novice error coin collectors.

Views of the error expert friends of this group is invited. Thank u all. Waiting for ur comments.

The same seller also sells many 10 rs Bi-meta coins in eBay with similar type of errors.

The ebay link of the seller is given below for ur reference.
http://www.ebay.in/itm/RBI-RS-5-PLATINUM-JUBLEE-1935-2010-DOUBLE-STRIK- ERROR-COIN-EXTREMELY-RARE-5-/282419803913? hash=item41c1883709:g:baEAAOSwdGFY4mHb

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Re: Genuine mint error or a sanwith job
« Reply #1 on: April 07, 2017, 06:21:22 AM »
Sandwich Job.
This was discussed in past in these posts below

First Seen in 2011 with India 1994 5rs top proof error

Kissing Duragadas

Fake Rs 10 Coins

Sanjayji our well know numismatist friend has demonstrated this in the below post, how this can be done even in home.

Curious case of some coins
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