Gumtree deals-good ones and not so good ones

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  1. ozcopper

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    Real or fake?

    https://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/appin/antiques/old-coins-200-years-old/1140134911

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    Fake - based on the description, not the photos.
     
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    Is it just me, or is the tarnish a bit suspicious on some of those photos as well?
     
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    First, we are only looking at the American coin

    My experience, gumtree absolutely sucks when it comes to PMs. Every seller wants a fortune. It's a fool's errand. Not long ago, there was a particular coin I was after and it just happened to be, in all of Gumtree Australia, in the town I was in, but the vendor wanted $500, when his item was written gEF on one side and aUNC on the other, in the photo. Of course his view was it was aUNC, but even at aUNC a shop-based dealer was 20% cheaper and the dealer has issues like overheads and GST. That is why I never go to gumtree for PMs, it is loaded with sharks and braindead idiots.

    Rant over.

    Now, the american coin.

    Emotive story "given to me off my grandmother". Seriously, why say this? In my experience, sellers who pull family strings in there are manipulative. If so desperate, why not go to a dealer & get a valuation if they are worth that much? Because, maybe already this was done and most likely, they are not, hence now the plea for a salad veggie to save the day in gumtree.

    The 1803 is struck in an almost horizontal manner. It would be best to determine whether the genuine article conforms to the curve of the circle of the coin.
     
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    And he keeps quoting mint prices and his "coins" are nowhere near that!
     
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    Tried to negotiate with this guy for his rather average offerings. He wasn't having any of it.

    ***PRICES REDUCED!!!***

    ***TAX FREE***

    ***CHEAPER THAN EBAY***

    ***PRICE OF SILVER READY TO GO UP WITH GOLD AND BITCOIN!***

    ***HIGH NUMISMATIC VALUE***

    ***REGRETTABLY SELLING MY SILVER COLLECTION AS I LOST MY JOB AND NEED TO PAY RENT!!!***

    I imported some of my Canadian silver bullion collection and am selling some pieces listed below (including some australian Bullion).

    All the items below are bullion grade silver and is exempt from GST in Austrlia.

    All pieces are in uncirculated condition unless specified otherwise.

    FOR SALE:

    American Coins (.999 silver)

    - 1 (one) Silver Liberty .999 finess 1oz Silvert Coin (2013) - ($40)

    Royal Canadian Mint Coins (all are .9999 silver)

    - 1 (one) SuperLeaf 1.5oz (1 1/2) Silver Coin ($80).

    - 2 (two) White Falcon 1.5oz (1 1/2) Silver Coin (2016) (slightly damaged, 1 dent on edge of both coins). ($65 dollars, normally sell for $80-90).

    - 10 (ten) Cougar 1oz Silver Coin (2016) ($50 each or all 10 for $450)

    - 1 (one) Silver Peregrine Falcon 1oz (2014) ($60)

    - 3 (three) 25th Anniversary 1oz Silver Maple (2013) ($50 each)

    - 3 (three) Silver Maple 1oz (2014) ($50 each)

    - 2 (two) Superman 1oz Silver Coin (2016) - ($50 each)

    Australian Coins:

    - 3 (three) 2014 half ounce (1/2oz) Great White Shark Coins - ($25 each or all 3 for $60)

    - 2 (two ) 2014 Silver Kookaburra ($45 each)

    - 1 (one) 2014 Silver Koala ($45)

    Fiji Coins:

    - 2 (two) $2 2013 Fiji Taku Coins 1oz ($50 each)

    Silver Bars:

    **SOLD*** - 5 (five) 1oz Johnson Matthew .999 Silver Bars with sequential serial numbers ($45 each or all 5 for $200). ***SOLD***

    - 1 ( one) Scarce Scottsdale 5oz Hand Poured .999 Silver Bar ($220 or best offer)

    - 1 (one) Scarce Silvertowne Hand Poured .999 SIlver Bar ($220 or best offer)

    ***SOLD*** - 1 (one) Rare 100gram Scottsdale .999 hand poured Silver Cast Bar ($140) ***SOLD***

    - 2 (two) Scarce 50gram Monarch Precious Metals Hand Poured Silver Bar ($70 each)
     
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    That would get me across the line too!!
     
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    Steady on mate, this is my deal :)
     
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