Fake 1930 Poland 5 Zlotych?

Just making sure my assessment is correct. This is a fake 1930 Poland 5 Zlotych coin right? The pitted devices, weak rims, and raised lumps look suspect.

Do you all report these things to eBay? I have in the past, but never seen a response. I wonder if it does any good.



  • SaorAlbaSaorAlba Posts: 6,073 ✭✭✭✭✭

    It is not even a die struck coin but a rather clever cast fake - the colouring above and behind the angel is indicative of it being a cast and subsequently cleaned example of a fake coin.

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  • Namvet69Namvet69 Posts: 2,470 ✭✭✭✭✭

    That's some serious pitting. Do the right thing. Peace Roy

  • coinkatcoinkat Posts: 19,176 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Fake... not even close

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  • JBKJBK Posts: 5,175 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Chinese by the looks of it.

  • pruebaspruebas Posts: 2,085 ✭✭✭✭

    @tbishopric why bother? eBay is a lost cause. They have the means and rationale to police these things, yet they fail to. They have dismantled their counterfeit team. Their low-wage customer service is clueless and helpless.

    In other words, they could care less. Why should you?

  • Timbuk3Timbuk3 Posts: 10,535 ✭✭✭✭✭

    :s !!!

  • tonedSilvertonedSilver Posts: 142 ✭✭✭

    This seller has sold another copy of this coin back in December so it’s highly unlikely ebay will do anything and pull it. Now that I look at other coins sold by this seller, all appear to be copies.

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