fake 1874 cc trade dollar from Ebay
I won this 1874 cc trade dollar on Ebay from a seller in China. I didn't expect it to be genuine (coming from China) but I was hopeful and curious.
-The coin weighs 24.42 grams and should weigh 27.22 grams.
-It is not magnetic, and has a nice ring when flipped, or balanced and struck, like a silver coin.
-I noticed that when I rub my finger from the center to the outer edge, the obverse is smooth, but the reverse has a slight burr on the edge around half the coin.
-I also noticed that the lines radiating around the edge of the coin on the revers