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    Exclamation Warning! Very Sophisticated Silver Eagle Counterfeits out of China!

    The weight and size of the fake SAEs is spot on. They have a silver washing over a base metal core. They fail the ring test. Be careful as the are very good fakes. In the photo, note the poor taper of the sun's rays and the overly textured webbing in the flag that give the fake away to a keen eye.



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    Re: Warning! Very Sophisticated Silver Eagle Counterfeits out of China!

    The fake looks very fake to me. The sun's rays look like ridiculous chunks. The detail of the real coin is chunk-ified in the fake. And the fake Lady Liberty appears to be wearing pasties.

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    Re: Warning! Very Sophisticated Silver Eagle Counterfeits out of China!

    Quote Originally Posted by Sparky View Post
    The fake looks very fake to me. The sun's rays look like ridiculous chunks. The detail of the real coin is chunk-ified in the fake. And the fake Lady Liberty appears to be wearing pasties.
    It's easy after you know what to look for. Maloney expressed concern that the counterfeits are getter better and better and in the future may be very difficult to detect.
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    If Lady Liberty be sportin' high beams... it's fake!
    By way of decoction, thou shalt do wort.

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    Re: Warning! Very Sophisticated Silver Eagle Counterfeits out of China!

    Quote Originally Posted by BrewTech View Post
    If Lady Liberty be sportin' high beams... it's fake!
    There's a reason I like Onzas.

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    Re: Warning! Very Sophisticated Silver Eagle Counterfeits out of China!

    Quote Originally Posted by milehi View Post
    There's a reason I like Onzas.

    what about libertards?

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    Re: Warning! Very Sophisticated Silver Eagle Counterfeits out of China!

    I think they mixed the fake Eagle with the IRS approved silver bullion

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    Re: Warning! Very Sophisticated Silver Eagle Counterfeits out of China!

    I don't trust the competence of either of the guys in the video,

    they couldn't tell the glaring difference that her breast were exposed....



    I don't think they could even bust the Chinese for that fake.

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    Re: Warning! Very Sophisticated Silver Eagle Counterfeits out of China!

    I saw this clip earlier and after looking at the eagles, i think the difference is like night and day. Only an untrained eye with a distant casual glance could possibly mistaken these. How any reputable dealer could get fooled by this is hard to believe. Why even need a "ring test"?

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    Re: Warning! Very Sophisticated Silver Eagle Counterfeits out of China!

    Here I try to post a public service announcement and all I get in return is jokes about boobs and 'tards - frickin' GSUS peanut gallery.
    Tricks and treachery are the practice of fools, that don't have brains enough to be honest. -Benjamin Franklin
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