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Jack Young's Top 5 Rare Coin Fakes, Part 2.

From the Dark Corner: Top Five Counterfeits I Have Seen, Part II

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC), and the Dark Side Group ......   Charles recently asked me to compile a list of the...
Jack Young's Top 5 Rare Coin Fakes, Part I.

From the Dark Corner: Top Five Counterfeits I Have Seen, Part I

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC), and the Dark Side Group ......   After the submission of my 50th exclusive CoinWeek article on counterfeits,...
Jack Young's Fun with Fakes - 1833 Capped Bust Half Dollars

1833 NOT PCGS Half Dollar Counterfeit – Jack Young’s Fun With Fakes

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC), and the Dark Side Group ......   The subject of this installment of the exclusive CoinWeek series starts...
Ali Express allows sellers to list counterfeit US Coins in fake holders. 1893-CC Morgan dollar fake inset.

1893-CC NOT PCGS Morgan Dollar Counterfeits – Jack Young’s Fun With Fakes

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC), and the Dark Side Group ......   Charles Morgan and CoinWeek have been burning the midnight oil, turning...
An "Old" 1921-D Walking Liberty Half Dollar Counterfeit - Jack Young and the Dark Side Group

An “Old” 1921-D Half Dollar Counterfeit – Jack Young’s Fun With Fakes

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC), and the Dark Side Group ......   Along the same lines as my Fun with Fakes article here...
Black ink representing oleaginous ink - a U.S. paper money anti-counterfeiting tool. Image: Adobe Stock.

Oleaginous Ink – A U.S. Paper Money Anti-Counterfeiting Tool

(n.) Oleaginous ink is a type of greasy, destructible ink invented in the 1820s by Joseph Dixon (1799-1869) for the purpose of thwarting counterfeiters. When...

1794 Half Dollar and Relatives – Jack Young’s Fun With Fakes

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC), and the Dark Side Group ......   My latest installment of this CoinWeek exclusive series will initially focus...
Jack Young's Fun with Fakes: 1824 Capped Bust Half Dollar. Image: CoinWeek/ Adobe Stock/ Young.

Fun With Fake Coins – 1824 Capped Bust Half Dollar

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC), and the Dark Side Group ...... My latest installment of this CoinWeek exclusive series concerning the more...
Jack Young 1872 Counterfeit Dollar Fakes Coins.

Jack Young’s Fun With Fakes – 1872-CC Seated Liberty Dollar

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC), and the Dark Side Group ...... Moving on from my initial installment of this CoinWeek exclusive series...
Jack Young 1795 Dollar Fakes

Jack Young’s Fun With Fakes – 1795 Flowing Hair Dollar

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC), and the Dark Side Group ...... I am working on a concept for articles that cover some...
A Current Deceptive 1811 Half Cent Counterfeit

A Current Deceptive 1811 Half Cent Counterfeit

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC), and the Dark Side Group ...... As a quick intro, I have had over 60 research articles...
Jack Young's 1883-CC Morgan Dollar Counterfeit Detection.

Two Online Counterfeit 1883-CC Morgans in Bad Slabs

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC), and the Dark Side Group ...... This article presents two more recent listings--purported 1883-CC Morgan dollars--from a...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – Altered Date 1815 Half Dollar

The altered date on this half dollar imitates a true numismatic rarity   Altered Date Counterfeits by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ...... In the early part of the...
Capped Bust Quarter Dollar Fake.

From the Dark Corner: An “Authenticated” 1818 Counterfeit Capped Bust Quarter

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   Reporting exclusively for CoinWeek, the discovery of a “new” counterfeit - an 1818 B-10 “Homer Face”...

Struck Counterfeit Coin of the Week: 1796 “S-85” Large Cent + 1-Page Attribution Guide

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ...... Struck Counterfeit 1796 “S-85” Large Cent This article is intended as a continuing summary of the deceptive...

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