Thread: Unusual Half
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Old 01-31-2021, 11:45 AM
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It is most likely that your coin has been plated. You stated it has a golden hew. This can explain the over-weight. This can also explain a light magnetism. In most cases itís not actually plated with gold just a mixture of metals that has a golden hew that fades over time and wear.

A ĎMagic Coiní that has been plated is also a possibility. Explains both weight and magnetism.

Not likely...
Does not explain the magnetism and it is over the max tolerance for weight.

I would not send it for grading unless it could be arranged to be done for free!!!

Rick --- US Coin specialist. (White's Classic ID)
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