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Is Silver Easier to Couterfeit than Gold?

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limitgov Posted: Fri, Apr 12 2013 11:11 AM

because gold's weight makes it more difficult to couterfeit?

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Blargg replied on Fri, Apr 12 2013 11:28 AM

I'd guess that silver is easier to counterfeit than gold because gold is worth more per weight, so people are more scrutinizing of it.

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Malachi replied on Fri, Apr 12 2013 3:44 PM

silver is easier to counterfeit because most metals are colored similarly to silver, with gold, copper, and cobalt being the few exceptions. the density also makes it easier. 

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