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I have a 1913 French Indo China 20 centimes Silver Coin. On the reverse it is marked titre 0.68 poids 5 gram 4. I also see many others like this but I was told that they should read titre 0.835 and not 0.68. Because I see others marked the same as mine before 1913 did they mark some of these 0.68 by mistake or is this a counterfeit?

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1913 20 Centimes French Indo China - New England Coin Exchange
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Hi Paul,

I can give you some information based on the photo of the back of this coin. If you can send me a photo of the front I can confirm on change my opinion on this coin. From what I see this is not an authentic coin. I will attach a photo of an authentic 1913 20 centimes coin from French Indo China (Vietnam).

Regards,
David Mc

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