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SANDAC:
Pictures of fake panda were generally poor and hard to identify, but lately there are a number of pretty good quality pictures of fakes on eBay and published here on CCF.  I captured them and put them side by side with genuine graded panda.  If you have better pictures please post them and I can update the corresponding gallery picture.

Peter Anthony, aka PandaCollector, has an excellent web page describing the various panda fakes: http://www.pandacollector.com/rogue.html

Side-by-side comparison of genuine and fake silver 1 ounce panda
1983:
http://china-mint.info/forum/index.php?action=gallery;sa=view;id=497

1984:
http://china-mint.info/forum/index.php?action=gallery;sa=view;id=506

1985:
http://china-mint.info/forum/index.php?action=gallery;sa=view;id=498

1987:
http://china-mint.info/forum/index.php?action=gallery;sa=view;id=499

1989:
http://china-mint.info/forum/index.php?action=gallery;sa=view;id=500

1990 Proof:
http://china-mint.info/forum/index.php?action=gallery;sa=view;id=501

1991 Proof:
http://china-mint.info/forum/index.php?action=gallery;sa=view;id=502

1992:
http://china-mint.info/forum/index.php?action=gallery;sa=view;id=503

1993:
http://china-mint.info/forum/index.php?action=gallery;sa=view;id=504

1994:
http://china-mint.info/forum/index.php?action=gallery;sa=view;id=505

1995:
http://china-mint.info/forum/index.php?action=gallery;sa=view;id=483

1996:
http://china-mint.info/forum/index.php?action=gallery;sa=view;id=484

1997:
http://china-mint.info/forum/index.php?action=gallery;sa=view;id=485

1998:
http://china-mint.info/forum/index.php?action=gallery;sa=view;id=486

1999:
http://china-mint.info/forum/index.php?action=gallery;sa=view;id=507

2000:
http://china-mint.info/forum/index.php?action=gallery;sa=view;id=487

2001:

2001D:
http://china-mint.info/forum/index.php?action=gallery;sa=view;id=488

2002:
http://china-mint.info/forum/index.php?action=gallery;sa=view;id=489

2003:
http://china-mint.info/forum/index.php?action=gallery;sa=view;id=490

2004:
http://china-mint.info/forum/index.php?action=gallery;sa=view;id=491

2005:
http://china-mint.info/forum/index.php?action=gallery;sa=view;id=492

2006:
http://china-mint.info/forum/index.php?action=gallery;sa=view;id=493

2007:
http://china-mint.info/forum/index.php?action=gallery;sa=view;id=494

2008:
http://china-mint.info/forum/index.php?action=gallery;sa=view;id=495

2009:
http://china-mint.info/forum/index.php?action=gallery;sa=view;id=496

2010:

2011:

2012:

2013:

2014:

poconopenn:
Nice work. Thanks.

Based on the design of those fake pandas, they were made pre-2006. Most pre-2006 fake pandas have defects in eyes and nose and furs are missing the details, while the temple design and 3-dimensional details are different from the genuine.

The quality of post-2006 fake pandas are very good. However, the 3-dimensional details, especially the fur sections still can be used to spot the fake.   

SANDAC:

--- Quote from: poconopenn on November 30, 2014, 04:50:31 PM ---The quality of post-2006 fake pandas are very good. However, the 3-dimensional details, especially the fur sections still can be used to spot the fake.   

--- End quote ---
I agree.  The later date panda have no easily identifiable differences that are discernible in low resolution photos.  Identification requires medium to high resolution pictures and the keys, like you said, are the coarse texture of body fur and around the eyes.

dynamike51:
GREAT job, SANDAC !!!  +1   N31   N31

poconopenn:
2010 1 oz. silver panda, Genuine vs. Fake

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