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braddickbraddick Posts: 22,495 ✭✭✭✭✭



  • ThreeCentSilverFLThreeCentSilverFL Posts: 1,655 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Sure does!

  • braddickbraddick Posts: 22,495 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Auction description:

    "Originally Designed by John Reich.

    Original Mintage of 6,545,000 coins.

    Obverse: Features the profile of Lady Liberty. Around her are 13 stars representing the original 13 colonies. And, Mintage Date.

    Reverse: Depicts an eagle with a shield on its chest. The eagle holds 3 arrows in its left talon and an olive branch in its right... The symbolism of the arrows and the olive branch ~ "The Olive branch and arrows denote the power of peace & war".

    PCGS Certification AU55 but looks better.

    .900 Silver electroplated (EP) a brass core.

    Free Shipping to CONUS (48 states) Only."


  • 10000lakes10000lakes Posts: 811 ✭✭✭✭

    At least they should pick a cert # that can’t easily be checked with an auction link provided.

    Stupid scammers looking for even stupider buyers.


  • CaptHenwayCaptHenway Posts: 31,247 ✭✭✭✭✭

    The chocolate melted?

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  • FlatwoodsFlatwoods Posts: 4,122 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Just a smidge.
    Funny you should post it.
    I was perusing Ebay earlier today, which I rarely do, and was surprised at the amount of "off" looking coins.
    It is going to kill the hobby sooner or later.

  • DoubleEagle59DoubleEagle59 Posts: 8,034 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @CaptHenway said:
    The chocolate melted?

    Yes, I think so.

    But they are so delicious!!

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  • Walkerguy21DWalkerguy21D Posts: 10,857 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I didn't even know the mint produced anything with this composition:

    .900 Silver electroplated (EP) a brass core.

    Good thing he slipped that in there, or may have thought it was legit LOL!

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  • MFeldMFeld Posts: 11,048 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Mark Feld* of Heritage Auctions*Unless otherwise noted, my posts here represent my personal opinions.

  • braddickbraddick Posts: 22,495 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I also reported it when I first saw it earlier in the day. I am surprised it is still up and running.


  • scotty4449scotty4449 Posts: 662 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Wow, that is really bad! Even I would be able to immediately tell that coin was fake. It's too bad they are getting good at faking holders as well. If they would have put a more realistic looking coin in there, it would fool a lot of people.

  • rickoricko Posts: 98,724 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Just amazing how far these shysters will go.... I just get so discouraged with ebay, so far from what it was back in the late '90's early '00's... Cheers, RickO

  • MFeldMFeld Posts: 11,048 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Gone, finally.

    Mark Feld* of Heritage Auctions*Unless otherwise noted, my posts here represent my personal opinions.

  • lkeigwinlkeigwin Posts: 16,878 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited April 2, 2021 12:02PM
  • TennesseeDaveTennesseeDave Posts: 4,671 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Says copy on the wing.

    Trade $'s
  • lsicalsica Posts: 1,488 ✭✭✭

    It's not even the same type as the real coin

    Also - someone should tell the crooks that it'd help if they made their phony labels on a printer with a full ink cartridge. Just sayin.....

    Philately will get you nowhere....

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