Overweight ASEs? Fakes?

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#1 Fri, Jul 29, 2011 - 11:54am
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Overweight ASEs? Fakes?

I got two older ASEs in the mail today. Both are overweight -- one (with just the slightest bit of a hint of a patina) is overweight by 0.15 grams, the other (fairly tarnished) by 0.25 grams. 

Anything to worry about?

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Fri, Jul 29, 2011 - 1:30pm
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I got out my calipers and the

I got out my calipers and the physical dimensions are correct. I trust the scale accuracy based on other measurements. Any of you guys ever see an ever-so-slightly overweight ASE like this? The years are 1990 and 1991 if that makes any difference.

Fri, Jul 29, 2011 - 1:38pm (Reply to #2)
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Will Check

I will check tomorrow as I believe some with that date. It may take a bit to find them though! wink

Fri, Jul 29, 2011 - 3:15pm
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I suggest taking them to a

I suggest taking them to a local coin shop for evaluation.

Fri, Jul 29, 2011 - 9:19pm (Reply to #4)
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@$40/oz that first coin is

@$40/oz that first coin is overweight by $0.20 and the second one by $0.32. That's not much. I wouldn't worry about it. 

I pay taxes to a PRIVATE FOR-PROFIT CORPORATION called a "city/municipality".