Tested the coins with the Bullion test app and it fails. All brand names and designs remain trademarks of their respective owners. How much underweight? In meticulous and months-long work, german numismatic journalist Sebastian Wieschowski has collected a total of 111 coin forgeries for the “Fake Coin Bible”. Sorry to hear about this. From now on it is possible to put yourself on the notification list. $79.99. The quality of the bird and the queen's portrait are surprisingly good on this fake, however the dots and the year are glaring errors, making this one easy to spot. Coin fakes are not a new phenomenon, but they become more and more common in online auctions, classifieds portals and now even coin exchanges and auctions are literally flooded with counterfeit coins. Notable Differences This feather details are more subtle on the genuine coin, and much coarser on the counterfeit. Non-binding pre-order is now possible – get your copy now! All information presented on FakeBullion.com is for entertainment purposes only. By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. What would you guys do? New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. The book makes it clear that almost everything is forged – but collectors and investors can protect themselves effectively with a few tricks. FakeBullion.com LLC assumes absolutely no liability for the use of any content of the FakeBullion.com website or any information generated by FakeBullion.com LLC and distributed elsewhere and does not guarantee accuracy. Otherwise is the functionality of this site limited. All brand names and designs remain trademarks of their respective owners. The text is smaller and crisper on the genuine coin. The tail is also slightly wider on the counterfeit. I'd also like to see the listing. Looks like the real deal, packaging, weight, everything. We opened one up and the weight was off and when acid testing it just disappeared with 10kt acid. The kookaburra is more polished and has more subtle feather detail on the genuine coin… /r/Silverbugs is a forum for people to come together and share in a community of forward thinking silver enthusiasts. Donations, advertising, or any other payments do not grant insurance or recourse of any kind. With your click on OK, you agree to the use of cookies to. When reading the book, collectors and investors quickly get an idea of how counterfeits are easily revealed and which patterns can be observed on most fakes. All brand names and designs remain trademarks of their respective owners. Click here for the full site Terms and Conditions. I've owned only 1 panda and I sold it. From now on it is possible to put yourself on the notification list. This is most noticeable on the wing and tail. The “Fake Coin Bible” will be delivered in February 2018. The “Fake Coin Bible” will be delivered in February 2018. Yep, Chinese make great fakes. The “Fake Coin Bible” will be delivered in February 2018. In the following picture gallery you can see a few exemplary pages from the German version of the “Fake Coin Bible” – the international version is being translated right now and will be 100 percent English. Also, after taking them out of the capsule and comparing size to a genuine one they are very close but the fake is just a tiny bit smaller. Silver Australian Kookaburra The auction was for "(5) 2016 Australia 1 Oz.x5 Silver Kookaburra (Uncirculated) in Mint Capsule". View the embedded image gallery online at: https://www.fakebullion.com/index.php/component/k2/item/25-2015-australian-kookaburra-1-ounce-silver-coin#sigProId6e7961b9cb, Click here for the full site Terms and Conditions. By sending your data, you confirm that you have read and agreed to our data security and privacy policy. 7. Click here for the full site Terms and Conditions. But that’s not enough, and I use this, high precision vernier calipers, and high precision scales.