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High-quality, fake silver and gold coins starting to appear

Discussion in 'Preparedness & Survival' started by ATCclears, May 7, 2013.

  1. ATCclears

    ATCclears Seattle area, WA Well-Known Member

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    ATCclears Seattle area, WA Well-Known Member

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  3. Blitzkrieg

    Blitzkrieg WA Well-Known Member

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    I'm willing to bet they will never counterfeit pre 1964 US dimes and such
     
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  4. AMProducts

    AMProducts Maple Valley, WA Jerk, Ammo Manufacturer Silver Supporter

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    The first article talks about the "ring" test you can apply to coinage... back in the day when sorting through all my coins, I would take any "suspect" silver coins and drop them on the table, and you could clearly hear the difference between a silver and copper coin. Despite the hearing damage I have from heavy industrial equipment, gunshots and explosions, it's quite distinct.
     
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    maxisback Western Washington Member

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    @AM- thanks, gonna try that. I hope I safer than most, I only buy junk silver!:thumbup:
     
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