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    EUROPEAN COINS AND MEDALS GREAT BRITAIN / IRELAND - ID: 2458

    Submitter: John Jencek

    Added: 2013-08-25

    Source: IAPN member contribution

    Region: GREAT BRITAIN / IRELAND

    Metal: Gold

    Denomination: Sovereign

    Diameter: 22,1

    Weight: 8 g

    EUROPEAN COINS AND MEDALS
    GREAT BRITAIN / IRELAND
    Denomination: Sovereign
    8.0g, 22.1 mm

    Great Britain 1914 Sovereign counterfeit

    The Arabic counter-marks are a give away for counterfeit middle-eastern counterfeits to skirt counterfeiting laws. The coin also has a mushy obverse and pimplely reverse with tooling makes on both sides. The coin is only 86% gold less then 22k.