Money Troubles: Counterfeit Coins in Early America

Midnight Ride of Paul Revere at the beginning of the American Revolution

Today’s Counterfeit Coin Market Today counterfeit American coins  circulate in large numbers. A booming collectors’ market fuels the effort to mint good quality fakes. Sometimes the coins are not even real silver or gold. In China, counterfeiters mint, tone and age the popular Morgan Dollars. …

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