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Offline UniqueCoins

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Fat Man Dollar Geniue or Fake - Soviet Chopmark
« on: November 18, 2016, 01:09:34 PM »

can someone help me, i can get a Fat Man Dollar.

But whats year is it (3rd?) and is it geniue or fake?
Ive see the coin have a Chopmark at the right side. Should be Soviet?

What could be the coin worth?
Get only this two photos.

Thanks alot!

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Re: Fat Man Dollar Geniue or Fake - Soviet Chopmark
« Reply #1 on: June 27, 2017, 11:58:37 PM »
Some authentic coins were countermarked with a punch to make otherwise common coins seem more exotic. Numerous modern counterfeits are also produced with this mark for the same reason. Rules for determining 1914 and 1920 Yuan Shih-Kai (YSK) dollar authenticity would still apply.

"According to some research, this YSK Soviet stamped dollar was created by a coin dealer named Ping Yu-Lin, who also made many counterfeit coins including different types of Chinese Soviet money during [19]30s, in Shanghai. The punch was made by an ex-empolyee of Fukien Mint. These were leaked out by his partner after they had arguments. Ping later died in prison. The Soviet stamped dollars also found on coins with date yr.9. The so-called Fantasy coins are still collectable but just for fun."