crhunter Posted March 24, 2009 Report Share Posted March 24, 2009 I found this coin metal detecting and cleaned it up with salt and vinegar (I know you guys probably hate for people to clean their finds because it hurts the value). After half an hour, i ended up with a completely new looking coin. The thing about this coin is that it came out of the ground a very strange color for silver and the date and the a in gratia are way off of where they are supposed to be located. Is this coin a mint error, a counterfeit, or neither? I feel like the coin might have corroded because the coin doesn't have the usual silver content due to counterfeiting. Here are the before and after pictures Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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