Newest PCGS fakes from China.

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  1. C-B-D

    C-B-D U.S. Type Coins or death!

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  3. longshot

    longshot Enthusiast Supporter


    Edit: my bad, was thinking trade dollar.
    Last edited: Sep 7, 2018
  4. Santinidollar

    Santinidollar Supporter! Supporter

    The number checks out with a last auction appearance of $5,300.
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  5. 1916D10C

    1916D10C Key Date Mercs are Life! 1916-D/1921-D/1921

    Did you report to Ebay???

    I reported a die cast counterfeit 1916-D on eBay earlier this week..... Seller was in Indonesia and claiming “Autentic Silver Coin”.
  6. C-B-D

    C-B-D U.S. Type Coins or death!

    Yes, I did.
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  7. 1916D10C

    1916D10C Key Date Mercs are Life! 1916-D/1921-D/1921

  8. C-B-D

    C-B-D U.S. Type Coins or death!

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  9. Santinidollar

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  10. Noah Finney

    Noah Finney Morgan / Gold Indian Member

  11. Ozzman

    Ozzman Active Member

    Pisses me off, all the fake crap they are producing.
  12. Idries Pappas

    Idries Pappas Collector of US Coinage and Stampage

    From the same seller...
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  13. TypeCoin971793

    TypeCoin971793 Just a random nobody...

    The coin pictured is genuine. The seller just stole the photos and is selling a different holder which has a grade of MS-61
  14. NumisNinja

    NumisNinja Active Member

    They unwittingly assume the buyer will be as unsophisticated as them. They clearly want to make a point of the coin being in a genuine holder, as if a picture of a slabbed coin isn't indicative of that enough. Calling that out in a conspicuous way AND not knowing the proper term for a holder really makes this counterfit attempt humorous.
  15. TypeCoin971793

    TypeCoin971793 Just a random nobody...

    Genuine coins, stolen images, probably from Heritage. But you will get a fairly obvious fake in a holder with the same grade/serial number.

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  16. ToughCOINS

    ToughCOINS Dealer Member Moderator

    I informed an eBay seller offering a fake 1850 seated half dollar for sale last week that eBay failed to protect her by not adequately policing their marketplace for fakes before she bought it from another eBay seller. She willingly pulled it, and was going to give eBay an earful while trying to be made whole again.

    I'm hoping that, incensed as she was, she manages to find the right pair of ears.

    If eBay hears that same perspective from a bunch of similarly disgruntled buyers, and comes to the realization that THEY alone own the integrity of their marketplace, maybe, just maybe they'll give this issue some more attention.
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  17. How are these counterfeit grade tags being produced with the anti-
    counterfeit reflective strip on the back in each slab container?? Not possible
    with just printers...?
  18. green18

    green18 Sweet on Commemorative Coins Supporter

    Poor bitten, twice shyed........
  19. physics-fan3.14

    physics-fan3.14 You got any more of them.... prooflikes?

    The images they show are of genuine coins and slabs - they've stolen the images from real auctions. If you win the con's Ebay sale, you'll get something else in the mail. It won't be a convincing fake.
  20. Conder101

    Conder101 Numismatist

    You can have the reflective strips made, just like PCGS and NGC do. Sure they won't be exactly like theirs but you can get them good enough to fool a lot of people.
  21. Gallienus

    Gallienus Well-Known Member

    For my son's birthday I bought a refurbished MSI brand laptop on Ebay. When I got it, the keyboard had problems, it had a lower amount of RAM than was advertised (16Gb), and the model was a different # than advertised. Fortunately Ebay buyer protection let me return it.

    There are a # of other sites specializing in coins like Great Collections. Why do people insist on trying to find rarities on Ebay? It seems to me more hassle than it's worth.

    Incidentally I ended up buying another laptop on newegg. Still refurbished but with a 180 day manufacturer warantee. I insist on MSI brand but they tend to be very pricey new.
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