Unusual Opportunity!!!

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  1. Kentucky

    Kentucky Supporter! Supporter

    OK, no shoving in line, it's been reduced...
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  3. NOS

    NOS Former Coin Hoarder

    You'd think for that kind of money they'd throw in free shipping... Not just "Economy Shipping", either.
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  4. micbraun

    micbraun coindiccted

    Go get it! :)
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  5. Randy Abercrombie

    Randy Abercrombie Supporter! Supporter

    Seriously..... When a high roller auctions a coin like that, why would they not enlist one of the premier auction houses?? Or is there a scoundrel afoot here?
  6. Penna_Boy

    Penna_Boy Just a nobody from the past

    Have to agree with Randy on one of the big auction firms. EBay?
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  7. Kentucky

    Kentucky Supporter! Supporter

    ...well, at least it wasn't Etsy...:)
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  8. Gilbert

    Gilbert Part time collector Supporter

    The wife won’t let me buy it. Otherwise ....
  9. PlanoSteve

    PlanoSteve Well-Known Member

    Just above the BIN, it says "You save: $1,372,600.00 (20% off)! :singing::hungry:

    Hell, I saved the entire $6,863,000.00 (plus the $15.00 shipping). On the other hand, I won't earn the $100 in ebay bucks. :(;)
  10. BustHalfNut

    BustHalfNut Member

    What am I missing? Is that some R8 variety? Even at high retail it's worth under 100k.
  11. ldhair

    ldhair Clean Supporter

    They are just showing the coin to create interest. It will probably show up in a large auction at some point.
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  12. C-B-D

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

    Dreamtrophy prices ALL of his coins thru the roof. But guess what? He sells 2 or 3 per month.
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  13. johnmilton

    johnmilton Well-Known Member

    You would have to have A LOT more money than brains to buy into that that coin. PCGS graded one MS-66 that is clearly better than this piece. It brought $646,250 at auction.
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  14. johnmilton

    johnmilton Well-Known Member

    Sounds like he's a modern P.T. Barnum.

    You run into to dealers like this who charge way more than anybody else and way more than the catalog listings or auction results. Somehow they stay in business, but it's always been a mystery to me. I didn’t even try that when I was a dealer.

    Now that I have gotten into hammered British coins and ancients, you run into more of these guys. They tell you the catalog is wrong as they try to charge you two, three or even four times as much as the listings.

    I wonder if "the catagog is wrong" when they are buying? If it's worth four times the catalog, then it must be worth two and three times cataglog when they are buying ... right? :greedy:
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  15. John Skelton

    John Skelton Morgan man!

    I have always wondered where you guys get a calatog. ;):cool:
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  16. wxcoin

    wxcoin Getting no respect for 64 years

    For that kind of money you'd think he'd throw in a free bowl of soup.
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  17. Evan8

    Evan8 A Little Off Center

    Just advertising Im sure. The seller would probably entertain offers in the high 5 figures, but then again it is ebay...
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  18. Treashunt

    Treashunt The Other Frank

    I made an offer of $550, I wonder....
  19. Kentucky

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  20. Prez2

    Prez2 Well-Known Member

    I'll take two.
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  21. Clawcoins

    Clawcoins Well-Known Member

    25% off and I'd consider it.
    At 20% .. no way. LMAO
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