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l46 Dangerous Counter.eit. The JOUl'tlal of Commerce of thiS city, gives an account of a most dangerous counterfeit of gold eagles-s@ accurate as to defy any other test than severing the piece. They are accu rate in weight, perfect in stamp, and seem to bave gotten into banks extensively, and even to have defied the usual scrutiny of the mint. Upon one of them being sawn in t.wo, it was discovered to be a mere shell of gold, the in lerior being fiLed with silver. The gold was worth $1,25,doi:10.1038/scientificamerican01291848-146c fatcat:pffb5h7j7vcclh7y4xe6ohd5xa