They have to be kidding

Discussion in 'Coin Chat' started by Dynoking, Oct 7, 2021.

  1. Dynoking

    Dynoking Well-Known Member

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  3. Treashunt

    Treashunt The Other Frank

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  4. Randy Abercrombie

    Randy Abercrombie Supporter! Supporter

    I saw that email this morning as well just about long enough to delete the thing.
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  5. Lawtoad

    Lawtoad Well-Known Member

    Horrendously over priced, yup. The mint knows a lot of people will be willing to part with their money for something like that. Some will undoubtedly wind up being hocked on HSN by Mike Mezack for outrageous prices.
  6. Inspector43

    Inspector43 Collecting Since 1948 Supporter

    Stupid yes, but a lot of people will buy one thinking it is a good investment. Nothing you buy from the US Mint is an investment.
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  7. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

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  8. Mac McDonald

    Mac McDonald Well-Known Member

    Indeed WAAAAAYYYY too high. Also noticed in the adv that they tried to both downsize/minimize and locate (hide) a rather scrawny-looking w mint mark between two rays, which didn't work well IMO.
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  10. Kentucky

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  13. Cvette2015

    Cvette2015 Member

    I went to the Mint site and guess what, they did not sell out of that reasonably priced(? LOL) gold piece as of 4:02 pm EDT All they had to sell was 9,100 and they couldn't do that in 4 hours.
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  14. John Burgess

    John Burgess Well-Known Member

    let the HSNs of the world buy them, sell them to folks with their mark ups for MS70s, who will then sell them for melt down the road to a dealer, and then pick a graded one up 2nd hand at a more reasonable price.
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  15. baseball21

    baseball21 Well-Known Member

    These generally don't sell out, they just have been popular this year with the design changes.
  16. scottishmoney

    scottishmoney Unwell Unknown Unmembered Supporter

    What about that piece justifies the nearly $900 markup over the spot price of gold?
  17. cplradar

    cplradar Talmud Chuchum

    There is no skin off my back. I wouldn't even consider it.
  18. green18

    green18 Unknown member Sweet on Commemorative Coins Supporter

    Vote with your feet.........
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  19. CoinCorgi

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    I get 4 votes!
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