Help identifying coin please

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  1. Lunarowl

    Lunarowl Active Member Silver Stacker

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    Hi all,

    Does anyone know what is this coin? Not sure if it's Chinese or Taiwanese. My mum mentioned it was used as legal tender back then. It's chunky, i don't think anyone would want to carry too many of these in the pocket.

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    serial Well-Known Member Silver Stacker

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    Looks like a fake fat man dollar. Whats the weight
     
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    Lunarowl Active Member Silver Stacker

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    Will check the weight tomorrow. Thank you for the reference. It's good to have so many coin experts here :)
     
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    Lunarowl Active Member Silver Stacker

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    The details on the coin looks very poor compared to the photos in the article. Is it fake?
     
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    Lunarowl Active Member Silver Stacker

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    Thanks for that. I don't think she bought it. Might have been given as a souvenir.
    The details looks very low quality. Had some of doubt when i saw the first time.
     
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    I am sure it's a faked one but may be worth to test its content as some old faked coins may contained silver. The latest faked coins (copper-nickel) can be easily sourced from China at around $2 dollars each.
     
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    100% fake
    dont need to weight
     

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