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Not many fake coins are made from real silver or gold. Take it to a jeweler to be tested, most will do this for you.


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Not many fake coins are made from real silver or gold. Take it to a jeweler to be tested, most will do this for you.

Its probably only worth its weight in silver. As long as it is not sold as being real and is clearly sold as a replica or example of a counterfeit item, it is legal to sell.

Test the metals for magnetism by placing a magnet near it. If it is attracted by the magnet it is not a real silver dollar .Since silver is not magnetic, there must be other metals in it such of iron, nickel, or zinc.

A real silver dollar has "Miss Liberty" on it.

you bend it and compare it to other silver dollar

Yes, real silver dollars (1794-1935) have real 90% silver in them.

A real silver dollar has a $25.00 value just for the silver.

you can tell it's real by the silver. If its real silver it is real. Get it?? I hope that helped you.

If you mean a real silver dollar, such as a Morgan or peace dollar the thickness is 2.4mm

The first real person on a dollar coin was President Eisenhower in 1971. No silver dollar coins have portraits of real people.

Trade dollars were US coins made in silver to trade in the far East. However, your coin, if it is an 1884 Trade Dollar, it is counterfeit. There were only 10 examples minted that year, all of them are known. So, when it comes to value, the only value your coin can have is if it is minted in real silver, if it is minted in real silver, it is worth however much silver is in your coin. If it is silver plated lead, or silver plated copper, or non-silver alloy like "nickel silver" your coin is essentially worthless.

In toy money and counterfeit currency. In the real world, no.

it is real but there is only about 3 left

I wsnt sell silver dollar 1804 year.

No, its not real silver. It's made of copper and nickel.

5-5-11>> If you mean a real silver dollar made in 1935 or BEFORE, as of today they are worth $29.00 just for the silver.

Most non-collectors use the generic term 'Silver Dollar" for any one dollar coin. Only dollar coins from 1971 to date have real people on them. Older real silver dollars from 1794 to 1935 have different stylized portraits of Miss Liberty. Post a new question with a date

The bill could be counterfeit, or if real, several hundred dollars.

Yes, absolutely. Unless they are counterfeit (but that is true of all coins and paper money).

Counterfeit IslandNo, Counterfeit Island is real. In fact, it'd be better named as "Art Island".

In 1979, the dollar coin issued by the US was the Susan B. Anthony, which has no silver content and no real collector's value, so is a "spender".

There were two types of dollar coins struck that year. Neither one carries an Indian head design. The large silver dollar carries a Seated Liberty image, while the small gold dollar carries a Liberty Head image. What you have is a well known novelty/fantasy piece. The 1851 Indianhead dollar isn't a counterfeit because there was never a real version produced by the U.S. Mint. They're made in China, contain no silver, and aren't worth anything.

You could probably use a regular one because real dollar bills have special markings and codes on them that make them legit.

It's not worth anything, because it's not a real silver dollar. The U.S. never minted that design. What you have is a novelty, it was made in China, and it doesn't contain any silver.

A real 1796 Draped Bust dollar depending on type and condition has values from $1,300.00 to about $100,000.00

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