Low Seial Number - 1990 Proof Kook

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  1. Matthew 26:14

    Matthew 26:14 New Member

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    Picked up a 1990 Proof kook for $40. Serial number is 30. Anyone think low serials in the proof kooks makes them more valuable or is it all just a big selling con ?
     
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    projack Well-Known Member Silver Stacker

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    Good buy.
    The last one I sold on ebay went for over $80
     
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    that's nuts, i got one off ebay for $33 about a month ago.
     
  4. Matthew 26:14

    Matthew 26:14 New Member

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    I took a quick look on feebay, 1990 Kooks look to have risen a bunch in price. I have 1990 UNC around here somewhere. Odd the prices are so high, 300,000 of them were made, hardly a "rare" coin !
     
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    projack Well-Known Member Silver Stacker

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    I sold 10 1990 proof kooks in the last 3 months on ebay between $50 and $81
     
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    adrenalin New Member

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    Saw a bullion one in a shop the other day.
    They wanted $49 and it was toned.
     
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    JulieW Well-Known Member Silver Stacker

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    I don't understand ebay either.

    There are bargains to be had but I think, for sellers, the 'instinct' that silver coins are valuable, coupled with the desensitising of consumers to debt, frequently works in the seller's favour. Push a button, choose a card, get the reward in the mail quite quickly.

    Ebay reminds me of that little flutter you get when you're gambling - as you watch the countdown and you want that special something. AND they keep reminding you on email that there are goodies waiting to be swept up.

    I still look but the SS traders and some favourite coins shops give better prices, and more reliable service I think.
     
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    are there bullion 1990 kooks? i thought they were all proof only.
     
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    bullion kooks do not have serial number
     
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    So, serial number 30 in the proof 1990 kook bring a higher price? Or is the serial numbers just a red herring ?
     

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