One of the most famous, even collectable, counterfeits known, the 1907 "Omega" $20 Saint Gaudens counterfeit is actually fairly easy to authenticate. Many people aren't aware that there is also an 1882 $3 gold counterfeit that was produced by the same counterfeiter. This article shows you everything you need to know to authenticate both coins.
The Numismatist, Sept. 2007
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