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Plated or a genuine error coin?

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#1 gxseries


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Posted 19 February 2017 - 11:16 AM

Went and got this off ebay. This was described as a white metal error coin. The original coin is a bi-metal coin.

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I did some weight test comparison but it seems to be within weight tolerance of all the other similar 10 ruble coin that I have. The edge is to show the color difference sandwiched between two genuine coin.

My question is, do you think this is a plated coin or a genuine wrong planchet error coin.


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Posted 19 February 2017 - 11:50 AM

Nice catch. I really have no idea but assume you've checked your resources on the existence of such a coin. Please keep us updated on what you learn.

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Posted 20 February 2017 - 02:37 AM

I'm putting my money on plated, or perhaps just coated in mercury. Highly unusual to have another planchet of the same specifications.

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Posted 20 February 2017 - 07:11 AM

For curiosity's sake, we can see how this auction will go through with 50 and 10 roubles in same metal (as claimed by seller). I am not into recent currencies, but to me it looks like a highly desirable "novodel"... 4 days left... https://meshok.net/i...года_лмд

and another one: https://meshok.net/i...

and this one: https://meshok.net/i...лый_цвет

for rare coins the starting price is surprisingly low... that makes me think twice...

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