The sellers pics of this 1886 Liberty V Nickel were a bit fuzzy but good enough to say this would probably grade VF . The seller (Around 1300 100% positive feedback) posted a Buy It Now for $175 and I jumped. It shipped from our northern neighbor and took a couple weeks to arrive and of course it seemed like forever. I had the package open less than a minute and got that unpleasant feeling in my gut that says oh no. This the fourth counterfeit I purchased on eBay in the 20 yrs. that I have had an account. Three of the four were refunded and the fourth I had to long before I discovered it. This seller was adamant that the specimen was real and provided return postage. I suggested to him that he consult with a TPG before listing the coin again. I watched his store for a couple weeks after the return and as far as I know he didn't relist. I still have the other three as the sellers didn't want them back. I believe all of these sellers are honest. They were moving large amounts of inventory and just don't have the time to study out all the coins that pass through there hands. They take quick pics and list. Some of these fakes are past convincing as the old timers here can attest to. The best advice to a newbie buying raw coins is to find a good mentor. Fakes have been around along time but modern technology has created a whole new ballgame. This coin has the attributes of a cast replica.