I have this coin, I know fakes exist. What do you think

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  • Surfaces look too even in color, and pattern is very mushy. Probably fake. Here is a page about genuine ones:

    http://coinquest.com/cgi-bin/cq/coins?main_coin=17557

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  • Are they fake?

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  • The 1743 looks real. If it is a full rouble, it should weigh 25.5 grams.

    Need to see the other side of the second coin.

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  • This is the one. 

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  • Cast typical russian  fake. grainy surface. Everything looks to have same wear . Hair should look separated . Burnt my fingers too many times with these coins :)

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  • Thank you.  Already sent them back. Looks like they are coming from our "friends" in China and they never seen Russia. :)

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