Copper is lighter but reasonably close to silver in density, is easy to work with, and has similar-ish electromagnetic properties (for example, it makes magnets slide down it slowly...though not as slowly as silver does). I bought some 1oz silver eagles a while back and a few of them turned out to be fakes. AR-15 AK-47 Handgun Precision Rifles Armory Training Competitive Shooting General Outdoors Archery Hometown Industry. The Silver Eagle bullion coin is a standard-strike coin intended for widespread circulation. Fake proof silver Eagle's Liberty and flag draping. Hamilton, a popular destination for travelers en route to the Greater Toronto area, has just recently seen a meteoric influx of counterfeit bullion.Local coin collectors and pawn shops “are getting duped.” The Silver Forum is one of the largest and best loved silver and gold precious metals forums in the world, established since 2014. But with an American Siver Eagle (ASE) approaching $40 with premium it is becoming more of a problem. This silver eagle is Fake made from China and does contain metal. Fortunately, silver is quite a unique element and most fake silver consists of cheap metals that have very little in common with the real deal, making them easy to spot. Says 44 sold so there's like gonna be at 44 fake ones dated 2019 to now keep your eye out for and not get stuck with out there in the hobby floathing around by Jackwagons trying to make $10.00 smh. US junk silver is not faked by anybody; hard to make any profit at it. The main, easiest differences to spot are the design of the shield, and the finish is a lot coarser on the fake. Buy from a reputable source, or work with a very-knowledgeable person who'd been "in the business" for many years. Genuine silver Eagles are 31.1g and 40.6mm in diameter. The fake is thicker than the genuine coin, by as much as 20 to 25 percent, but the diameter of the fake is slightly smaller than the standard 40.6 millimeters. However, from time to time there are certainly reports of fake silver bullion coins in the coin media. Join today for FREE! I checked the capsule with a 10x … For example, there are counterfeit Silver Eagles from China that bear date marks prior to the actual coin’s introduction in 1986. Counterfeit Proof 2015-W American Eagle silver piece, above left, and genuine issue of the same date, above right, are superimposed over an enlarged image of a segment of the fake … Also make sure to view the instructional video below, which explains each test in greater detail and shows actual testing of a real vs. fake American Silver Eagle coin. Image: us_silver_eagle_1906_fake.jpg Original inquiry: walking liberty, sun rise from the left, back side united states of america 1 oz fine silver - one dollar stars above eagle the stars are on 4 lines under each other, 5 stars, 4 stars, 3 stars, and 1 star eagle sun stars ribbon eagle hawk falcon star starburst sun sunburst arms shield crest The details of the hair is to pronounced and the eagle's breast feathers are the incorrect shape, and the relief in general is too high (meaning that this coin is struck in high relief and no Flowing Hair Dollars were struck in high relief). General » General Discussion. In the image the fake is on the left. Reverse photo in listing probably isn't a fake coin, but rather that of an older design. I bought this on eBay and it came today. Knowing the American Eagle’s history can prevent you from falling for such obvious fakes. American coins rotate top-to-bottom; these fakes rotate side-to-side. 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