Most trustworthy dealers on ebay and elsewhere - Ancient Coins

Discussion in 'Ancient Coins' started by PauL Greenberg, Jan 8, 2020.

  1. PauL Greenberg

    PauL Greenberg New Member

    I'm very new to ancient coins, not even two months yet and have just started researching what I need to know (or at least think I need to know). As far as buying the coins goes, who would you consider trustworthy dealers on Ebay and elsewhere (links would be welcome if they are allowed here). Thank you for any help anyone can give me here.
     
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  3. dougsmit

    dougsmit Member Supporter

    Help received would be more effective if you told us roughly where you are. The answers would be different if you said Eastern US than if you said France. We don't need an address. This group has some dealer members and might help you find local coin shows.
     
  4. PauL Greenberg

    PauL Greenberg New Member

    I'm in Northern Virginia but I'm looking as much online - in fact, more so due to the fact that I travel a LOT for work - as I am for local shows etc. Thank you for responding so quickly.
     
  5. Jay GT4

    Jay GT4 Well-Known Member

  6. Clavdivs

    Clavdivs Supporter! Supporter

    Here is my list - I am sure this will turn into an absolute pile on thread (especially listing eBay sellers)!!....:happy:

    http://bargainbinancients.com/
    https://mrbcoins.com/
    https://www.vcoins.com/en/Default.aspx
    https://www.ma-shops.co.uk/
    http://augustuscoins.com/

    eBay:
    victor_clark
    frascatius
    cody111111
    Holding History
    mortown

    Enjoy.. I don't know many but I try to help new members..

    Also Frank Robinson has a new auction up - closing February 11th:
    Main site: http://www.fsrcoin.com/
    Current Auction: http://fsrcoin.com/j.html

    He has a few auctions per year.. just takes bids by email.
    I have never been disappointed and highly recommend his auctions.

    Would love to see more suggestions posted....
     
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  7. Orfew

    Orfew Draco dormiens nunquam titillandus Supporter

    I second your choice of Victor clark and I also highly recommend Holding History on Bay, he is a member of this board.
     
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  8. Clavdivs

    Clavdivs Supporter! Supporter

    How about adding to the list?
     
  9. Orfew

    Orfew Draco dormiens nunquam titillandus Supporter

    I will when I get a chance. I am about to give a lecture to 300 so I am a little pre-occupied at the moment. I should have a chance after the lecture.
     
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  10. Jay GT4

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  11. Orfew

    Orfew Draco dormiens nunquam titillandus Supporter

    LOL. I highly doubt any of them speak greek either.
     
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  12. BenSi

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  13. Clavdivs

    Clavdivs Supporter! Supporter

    Did not know about https://bnumis.com ... nice!
    I also agree that Rudnik's website will make you want to pull your hair out...
    But I have purchased from him and he was very easy to deal with.
     
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  14. Clavdivs

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  15. TIF

    TIF Always learning. Supporter

    Marc Breitsprecher is on my mind since I just bought a fabulous coin from him. Paid for it Sunday night, received it in the mail today. Impressive! He's an experienced and trustworthy dealer located in Ft. Worth, TX. https://mrbcoins.com/
     
  16. Aunduril

    Aunduril Well-Known Member

    I have used both MA Shops and Vcoins and been happy. On those I have purchased from:

    Marc Breitsprecher
    Tom Vossen
    Ken Dorney
    Aegean Numismatics
    Harford Coin Company
     
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  17. GSDykes

    GSDykes Well-Known Member

    Vcoins, has a nice selection, ancients, world, US et cetera. They auction,
    Gary in Washington
     
  18. Gregory Johnston

    Gregory Johnston New Member

    I have nothing to add, yet, as I would have to look at my coins again. However, ALL of the ones listed above I had done business with and have always been pleased.
     
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  19. Gregory Johnston

    Gregory Johnston New Member

    YES! Marc is one of my favorite dealers. I have bought many coins from him. He has an excellent selection, great prices, and professional service.
    I have to add Incitatus Coins as one of my favorites dealers as well.
     
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  20. Theodosius

    Theodosius Unrepentant Fine Style Freak! Supporter

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  21. dougsmit

    dougsmit Member Supporter

    There are two good shows a year at NOVA in Annandale next 25th of July and quarterly in Vienna with the next on the 25th of January.
     
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