I really knew nothing whatsoever about numismatics when I bought this coin.
Part of the deal was a free copy of the 2013 Red Book…
I knew it was gold, and I thought the PCGS holder it came in was meant to keep it secure, and to assure me that it was genuine.
When received, the holder couldn't be opened, which surprised me, and the holder had wear on the backside that obscured the coin a little. Through a jeweler's loupe, a fiber could be seen on the reverse side of the coin, yet ano