Scottsdale Silver 1 Ounce Lion Bar

 

Notable Differences

  1. The design is crisper on the genuine bar.  The lines are thicker on the counterfeit bar.  This is especially noticeable in the diamond pattern across the bottom of the crown, and in the lion's eyes, where the lines bleed together almost to the point of eliminating the center of the eyes.
  2. The wavy lines are thicker on the counterfeit bar, nearly touching each other.  The wavy lines are thinner and never touch each other on the genuine bar.  There is also more contrast between the frosted lines and proof-like background on the counterfeit bar, where the genuine bar has matte finish across everything on the back.


Discussion & Detection

The counterfeit bar is about 1 millimeter too narrow, but otherwise very closely matches the size and weight of the genuine bar.  The center of the lion's eyes and the thickness of the wavy lines on the back are good visual indicators, but if you do not have this page or a genuine bar to compare too, a Precious Metal Verifier easily picks out the fake.

Additional Info

  • Brand: Scottsdale Silver
  • Metal: Silver
  • Shape: Bar
  • Nominal Weight: 1 Troy Ounce
  • Genuine Weight (g): 31.07
  • Counterfeit Weight (g): 31.62
  • Genuine Width (mm): 28.94
  • Counterfeit Width (mm): 28.09
  • Genuine Length (mm): 50.04
  • Counterfeit Length (mm): 50.20
  • Genuine Thickness (mm): 2.75
  • Counterfeit Thickness (mm): 2.97
  • Genuine Edge Type: Smooth
  • Counterfeit Edge Type: Smooth
  • Genuine Material: 999 Silver
  • Counterfeit Material: Silver Plated, Brass Core

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