Counterfeits / Reproductions / Private Pieces

The following pages show pieces which were thought to be genuine patterns or trial pieces at one time but are now known to be fakes, modern reproductions or other private, non-Mint authorized products. It also includes tokens and the like which are copies of some designs.

It is important to note that electrotype and cast copies exist for most 1792 patterns.


Fake J2/P2
Fake J2/P2

1803 Kettle Tokens
1803 Kettle Tokens

JC1804-1
JC1804-1

P51
P51

1832 Half Dollar
1832 Half Dollar

1834 Half Dollar
1834 Half Dollar

J51/P53
J51/P53

Circulated J60/P65 copies

Fake 1837 Dime Splasher
Fake 1837 Dime Splasher

J83A/P92
J83A/P92

J175A/P203
J175A/P203

J176/P204
J176/P204

Fake J179/P207
Fake J179/P207

Fake J187/P223
Fake J187/P223

Fake J192/P235
Fake J192/P235

Fake J196
Fake J196

Fake J226/P270
Fake J226/P270

Fake J228/P272
Fake J228/P272

Fake P3197 on Dime Planchet
Fake P3197 on Dime Planchet

Fake? 1868 International Half Eagle in Gold
Fake? 1868 International Half Eagle in Gold

Fake J1348/P1492
Fake J1348/P1492

Fake Bickford $10
Fake Bickford $10

1877 Half Dollar
1877 Half Dollar

Fake J1512/P1676
Fake J1512/P1676

CopperPlated 1879 Half Dollar
CopperPlated 1879 Half Dollar

P1991
P1991

J1954
J1954

P2065
P2065

P7030
P7030

P7040
P7040

P7050
P7050

Gallery Mint Schlag Jefferson Nickel
Gallery Mint Schlag Jefferson Nickel

Coincraft 1938 Jefferson Nickel
Coincraft 1938 Jefferson Nickel

P5450
P5450