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60 viewsreverse of fake PCGS holder- same cert number different bar codeAnne D
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Antioch, Raymond of Poitiers 43 viewsModern cast imitation of crusader Antioch, Raymond of Poitiers (1136-1149), Æ Unit, type A1, R-A-M in angles of Y-shape, rev AN/TIOC/HIE in three lines, (Metcalf 462; Malloy 17; Schl II, 19).
eBay 10/2017
Vladislav D
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1916 Chinese ancient silver coins YUAN SHI KAI HONG XIAN ONE DOLLAR57 viewsI checked the QR which brought me to PCGS to a similar looking coin but there were subtle differences. The cert number matched but when I looked at the bar code, it was different! the sellers ebay name is feixue2345Anne D
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Australia, Georgivs VI 324 viewsOne Crown 1937
Made of iron, silver plated.
Struck - Chinese fake. Positive on magnet test.
Ilya Prokopov
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Austria, 10 Schilling, fake26 views*Alex
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Canada - Victoria147 viewsModern (circa 2008) fake Canadian 1899 AR half dollar. Cast from transfer dies in base metal, silver washed.
obv: VICTORIA DEI GRATIA REGINA CANADA Victoria, l.
rev: 50 CENTS 1899 within horseshoe wreath of maple leaves, Imperial State Crown in gap at top.
of Chinese origin, circa 2008 mfg.
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China168 viewsFantasy AR dollar of the Republic of China, year 17 (1928) , 27. 2g, 39mm
obv: Gen. Chang Tso-lin (Zhang Zuolin), Generalissimo of the military government 1927-1928 (d. 1928)
rev: crossed flags of army (left) and republic (right) of China
This fantasy type appears to memorialize Gen. Tso-lin, the ‚ÄúMukden Tiger‚ÄĚ and is of either pre-1949 Chinese manufacture or (much more probably) later Taiwanese manufacture; struck
cf: Kann B64
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China121 viewsFantasy AR dollar ostensibly of Yuan Shih-kai a.k.a. Rongan), president of the Republic of China 1912-1915 and usurper emperor of China, 1915-1916; undated, 28g, 39mm
obv: Yuan Shih-kai on horseback, r.
rev: fortress
Yuan Shih-kai does appear on some legitimate Chinese coinage, though nothing remotely resembling this fantasy piece. This type is of either pre-1949 Chinese manufacture or, more probably, later Taiwanese or other non-mainland Chinese manufacture. cf: Kann B48
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China129 viewsRecent forgery of Chinese manufacture of AR $1 of Yunan Province, China; base metal, 28gcommodus
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China139 viewsRecent forgery of Chinese manufacture of AR $1 of Kwangtung Province, China; base metal, 28gcommodus
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China212 viewsRecent forgery of Chinese manufacture of AR $1 (.72 tael) of Kiang Nan Province, China; base metal, 28gcommodus
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China, Ching Dynasty204 viewsFake struck year 3 (1911) AR "dragon dollar" trade dollar of the late Ching Dynasty.
Silver washed base metal. Sold on street in Chinatown, NYC, 2010
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China, Hu Peh Province259 viewsModern stuck fake of AR dollar coin (7 mace, 2 candareens) of Hu Peh (Hubeh) Province, circa 1895-1911. Silver plated base metal, 22g (correct weight 27g).
obv: insription in Chinese characters
rev: dragon facing
Sold on street in Chinatown, NYC, 2010
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China, Ming obverse / Qing reverse Fantasy Cash26 viewsChina, Ming obverse / Qing reverse Fantasy Cash

Ming dynasty obverse (Emperor Si Zong, reign Chong Zhen 1628-1644) with Qing dynasty reverse of 18th-20th century (1723-1911) so about 100 years between minting of obverse and reverse.
Joe Sermarini
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China, Northern Song164 viewsModern (20th century) cast fake of Jingkang (Qinzong) yuan bao 2 cash, 1126-27 AD, 6.92g, 30.2mm, white metalcommodus
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China, Northern Song140 viewsModern (late 19th or early 20th century) cast fake of Jingkang (Qinzong) tong bao 2 cash, 1126-27 AD, 6.91g, 29.9mm, AE; cast from a distressed host coin and further artificially distressedcommodus
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China, Qian Long tong bao (1736-1795), Cash24 viewsReign title Qian Long (1736-1795)
obverse (reading U-B-R-L) Qian Long tong bao
reverse (reading L-R) Boo Chiowan
If it was genuine, it would be brass.
The value of genuine examples is less than $20.
You can see genuine here: http://www.zeno.ru/showphoto.php?photo=44754
Joe Sermarini
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China, Republic172 viewsFake struck Sun Yat Sen AR dollar, year 24 (1935). Year 24 dollars of the type were struck, but none released by the mint and all reported destroyed.
obv: head of Sun Yat Sen, l.
rev. junk sailing, l. type without birds above
Silver washed base metal. Sold on street in Chinatown, NYC, 2010
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China, Szechuan Province149 viewsStruck fake AR dollar (20 cash, 3 rosettes) of Szechuan (Sichuan) Province, 1914.
Base metal with light silver wash.
Sold on street in Chinatwon, NYC, 2010
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China, Wang Mang spades36 viewsChina, Wang Mang spades.

1st is genuine, 2nd and 3rd are fake

The 2nd is clearly fake because the Chinese didn't use brass before 16th century.
The 3rd is tell is the calligraphy; the strokes are thicker than on the 1st.
Joe Sermarini
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Chinese coin1 - type "silver dollar".263 viewsMade of iron, silver plated.
Struck, positive on magnet test.
Ilya Prokopov
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Chinese coin2 - type "silver dollar".121 viewsMade of iron, silver plated.
Struck, positive on magnet test.

Ilya Prokopov
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Chinese coin3 - type "silver dollar".116 viewsMade of iron, silver plated.
Struck, positive on magnet test.
Ilya Prokopov
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Chinese Coins40 viewsAll are modern reproductions.

Several, including #6 and the san kong bu (#12, #18, #19), are so rare that you will probably never see a real one outside of a museum.
Joe Sermarini
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