About Counterfeit Gold and Silver

How do You know if what you’re buying is real or authentic? Please click link and read

http://www.nbcnews.com/business/business-news/glitters-not-gold-fake-gold-silver-coins-flooding-market-n591201

Below we have Uploaded some pictures of what we consider to be the best fakes to have come into the shop (We Identified these as counterfeit and did not purchase them)

What makes the counterfeit Perth bar dangerous is that the Packaging is impeccable. These fakes used to have a sub-parĀ  “certi-card” packaging but the new ones are unbelievably authentic looking and feeling.

 

Fake Perth Mint 1 oz gold bar

Fake Perth Mint 1 oz gold bar

reverse of fake Perth bar

reverse of fake Perth bar

The counterfeit 1 oz Sunshine mint silver bar pictured below is not the first of these to come through the shop.

Fake Sunshine Mint 1 oz silver bar

Fake Sunshine Mint 1 oz silver bar

This bar weighs exactly 31.1 grams and looks brand new.

Reverse of fake Sunshine bar

Reverse of fake Sunshine bar

At Portland Precious Metals and Coin we stand by everything we sell. We take the threat of counterfeits very seriously, as If our reputation depends on it because well, Our reputation does depend on it.

 

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