You should be careful when collecting coins and buying from questionable merchants. There are tons of forged coins from different periods that are still made today in hopes of scamming a collector. This is a documentary on just how many forged coins are in the United Kingdom. Im sure the amount of fake money world wide is increasing because people are figuring out how to make this money at alarming rates. It is a crime to own counterfeit coins so be careful and do your research. You don't want to be paying top dollar for a fake.
Counterfeit Coins Are Everywhere&