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1914 Fat man dollar

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Jerri1wv
Joined: 8-Aug-2018
Posts: 2

This coin was given to me by my Mother after my father died. He found it in the debris of a house he was tearing down over 50 years ago. Any idea of worth? I did weigh it and it comes up at 27 grams.
SpuDy
Joined: 13-May-2017
Posts: 265
https://en.numista.com/catalogue/pieces16006.html
should be this one but the coin on the site has two more simbols on the back
Jerri1wv
Joined: 8-Aug-2018
Posts: 2
Quote: "SpuDy"https://en.numista.com/catalogue/pieces16006.html
​should be this one but the coin on the site has two more simbols on the back
​I researched the coin and there are many variations. This one seems to be the one without any of the added symbols. I was just wondering if anyone might know possible value.
CassTaylor
Joined: 30-May-2014
Posts: 5931
Quote: "SpuDy"https://en.numista.com/catalogue/pieces16006.html
​should be this one but the coin on the site has two more simbols on the back
​That's a provincial issue (Gansu province); here's the "default" issue:
https://en.numista.com/catalogue/pieces3849.html

I'd advise you to be very careful about it's authenticity; these "Fat Man" Dollars are some of the most commonly faked coins in the world, and I'm not 100% convinced your coin is real.... Do some silver tests.
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SpuDy
Joined: 13-May-2017
Posts: 265
It looks real because of the color and also is was at his mother.
CassTaylor
Joined: 30-May-2014
Posts: 5931
Quote: "SpuDy"​It looks real because of the color and also is was at his mother.
​On the toning I agree, but just because someone's father found it over 50 years ago doesn't necessarily make it real.

Anyway, if it is real, value should be around 50€:
https://www.ngccoin.com/price-guide/world/china-republic-of-dollar-y-329-3-cuid-1068479-duid-1309621
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KennyG
Joined: 25-Apr-2010
Posts: 4561
It's at least an $80 coin. Chinese coins is one of the markets that Krause undervalues.
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