E-bay Price Drop

Discussion in 'Coin Chat' started by Kentucky, Jun 30, 2020.

  1. Kentucky

    Kentucky Supporter! Supporter

    Seller dropped the price from $1,500. I sent a question as to how they know it is 95% copper...

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  4. Kentucky

    Kentucky Supporter! Supporter

    Hey, he's fast...here's his answer

    So, now I asked him how much one in that condition would cost...boredom is a terrible thing :)
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  5. Legomaster1

    Legomaster1 Cointalk Patron

    Wow! And $10 in Ebay bucks too. I'm sure someone will snap it up really quick. :)
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  6. Paddy54

    Paddy54 Variety Collector

    Let me guess he's looking it up on line....stay tuned.
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  7. QuintupleSovereign

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  8. fretboard

    fretboard Defender of Old Coinage!

    Quite a scammer! :D
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  9. Jeffjay

    Jeffjay Well-Known Member

    My favorite thing to do when I come across listings like that is to offer the seller a complete roll of the same coin for that price. I wonder why I never hear back from them.
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  10. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    What would the seller do without the Internet?
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  11. Mike185

    Mike185 Well-Known Member

    He must come across Etsy during his searches...
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  12. desertgem

    desertgem MODERATOR Senior Errer Collecktor Moderator

    Next, ask him if he has a XRF print out to confirm it is exactly those percentages.
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  13. Roman Collector

    Roman Collector Supporter! Supporter

    So, at $1000 because "it's old," that's a little more than $10 a year since its manufacture. I'll sell him this penny-sized bronze coin for $17,000 because it's 1700 years old:

    Crispus, AD 316-326.
    Roman AE centenionalis, 2.93 g, 18.2 mm, 6 h.
    Siscia, AD 320-321
    Obv: IVL CRISPVS NOB C, laureate head, right.
    Rev: CAESARVM NOSTRORVM around wreath enclosing VOT X; ЄSIS* in exergue.
    Refs: RIC 165; Cohen 44; RCV 16772.
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  14. xCoin-Hoarder'92x

    xCoin-Hoarder'92x Well-Known Member

    So I could sell a roll of 1921 Morgans for $1000 EACH. They're NINETY NINE YEARS OLD!
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