Discussion in 'Preparedness & Survival' started by ATCclears, May 7, 2013.
Silver Coin Collectors and Pawn Shops are Getting Duped: "Very High Quality Fakes"
Separate article that got sent to me after I emailed out the above link to some friends:
BEWARE of SELLERS who claim "Tested" for Gold OR Silver
I'm willing to bet they will never counterfeit pre 1964 US dimes and such
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.
@AM- thanks, gonna try that. I hope I safer than most, I only buy junk silver!:thumbup:
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