News and Announcements

6/11/2019 - This coin is real, but the second strike error is not.
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6/1/2019 - This fake’s porous surfaces and substandard execution are sure to tip off observant collectors.
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5/14/2019 - A counterfeiter’s effort to fake the date on this coin comes up a little short.
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5/1/2019 - The metal composition of this spurious coin is a dead giveaway — it contains not a speck of silver.
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4/9/2019 - The denticles and edge of a coin can give important clues about whether it is genuine.
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4/1/2019 - Two fakes bear identical imperfections but different dates.
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3/12/2019 - An elusive medal represents a challenge for collectors of higher grades.
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3/1/2019 - A counterfeit $20 gold piece displays uncharacteristically prooflike surfaces and poorly defined devices.
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2/12/2019 - Poorly defined details and a low percentage of silver reveal that this isn’t a genuine coin.
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2/1/2019 - Poorly defined details, combined with rough surfaces, help expose a spurious silver coin.
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