1791 Washington Solid Silver Coins with Lettered Edge? Counterfeit?
Are there any known counterfeit 1791 Washington President small eagle SOLID SILVER coins WITH A LETTERED EDGE? This coin passes the magnet test of non-attachment - some earlier owned cut a deep file groove in the edge looking for non-silver core but it is solid silver. 30.3 mm diameter - 1.93 mm thick - 12.3 grams weight. If this is a struck coin, this appears to be struck over another silver coin. Spanish coin silver was subject to silver erosion. The obverse and reverse fields seem to show an underlying pattern.
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