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Counterfeit 78 CC Morgan

This one has a nice giveaway, the reverse is of 79, which doesnt exist on genuine 78.
Also the reverse has the distinctive hit on the upper left breast which is indicative of a fake.
Could we get some reports to take this down? And can someone post a picture for future education?



  • AUandAGAUandAG Posts: 24,341 ✭✭✭✭✭


    Registry: CC lowballs (boblindstrom), [email protected]
  • justmenutty72justmenutty72 Posts: 394 ✭✭✭

    Notified seller and reported to eBay

  • rickoricko Posts: 98,724 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Good catch, but it is still up..... Hope they pull it soon. Cheers, RickO

  • BillJonesBillJones Posts: 33,024 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited July 25, 2022 7:19AM

    Here are photos before this thing disappears. I have cropped them to emphasize the item.

    Here is the reverse of a genuine 1878-CC dollar. Note the difference in the design of the breast feathers.

    The counterfeiters added one more touch, an edge bump. Now why would they do that? "The better to deceive you, my dear!" Why else would a counterfeit have a manufactured edge bump?

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