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These are copies and replicas of rare coins or fantasy coins.
Pillar Dollar Copy
1. Spanish America Pillar Dollar Copy Type 1 - Johnson Smith 1964
 
Nickel, 36mm, 16.98gm
 
Obverse:
Pillars and crowned worlds
VTRAQUE VNUM
Mo 1743 (Mexico City)
 
Reverse:
Crowned shield of Spain
FERDND VI D G HISPAN ET IND REX
MF 8 (Assayer initials, eight reales)
COPY in right quadrant of shield
 
These have been sold since the 1950's.
This one was bought in 1964 from the Johnson Smith Company.
The buyer attempted to silver plate it and scratch off the word "copy".
 
Another more recent copy of the same style of lettering and crowns:
 
Pillar Dollar Copy
2. Spanish America Pillar Dollar Copy Type 1 - Recent
 
Nickel, 36mm, 13.21gm (Lighter than the previous 1964 version)
 
Same obverse and reverse as the previous one.
 
Another copy with different lettering and different crowns:
 
Pillar Dollar Copy
3. Spanish America Pillar Dollar Copy Type 2 - Recent
 
Nickel, 36mm, 16.80gm
 
Same obverse and reverse as the previous one.
 
Hawaii One Cent 1847 Copy
4. Hawaii One Cent 1847 Copy - Souvenir Alli
 
Bronze, 27mm, 6.36gm
 
Obverse: KAMEHAMEHA III KA MOI 1847
 
Reverse: AUPUNI HAWAII / HAPA HANERI / SOUVENIR ALLI OF HAWAII
 
Hawaii One Cent 1847 Copy
5. Hawaii One Cent 1847 Copy - Souvenir Dasco
 
Brass, 27mm, 6.41gm
 
Obverse: KAMEHAMEHA III KA MOI 1847
 
Reverse: AUPUNI HAWAII / HAPA HANERI / SOUVENIR DASCO OF HAWAII
 
Mormon gold 20 Dollars
6. Utah Mormon gold 20 Dollars 1849 Copy
 
Brass, 29mm, 11.10gm
 
Obverse: HOLINESS TO THE LORD
 
Reverse: TWENTY DOLLARS 1849 G.S.L.C.P.C (Great Salt Lake City Pure Gold)
 
The originals were issued by Utah Governor Brigham Young in 1849.
 
Arabia Fantasy Coin
7. Arabia Fantasy Brass Dinar AH 1352 (1933)
 
Brass, 23mm, 3.93gm
 
Obverse: THERE IS NO GOD BUT ALLAH / MOHAMMED IS GOD'S PROPHET / 1352
 
Reverse: 1 Dinar
 
Struck at the Vienna Mint in 1965 by somebody named Bernard O'Hea
Sometimes listed under Saudi Arabia, Yemen, or Tarim
 
Confederate Half Dollar Copy
8. Confederate Half Dollar Copy
 
Copper-nickel, 32mm, 12.60gm
 
Obverse: 1861
 
Reverse: CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA / HALF DOL.
 
A few originals were struck by the Confederacy.