Considering that some of the best deals on coins can be won at ebay auctions, and since it's the largest coin show in the world, then it's important for collectors to learn how to buy coins at ebay coin auctions and learn how not to fall victim to fraud or unscrupulous seller tactics.
Here you will find the coin collecting information you need to stay ahead of the bad sellers, plsu learn some news of what's going on in the coin collecting world.
Many ebay sellers don't know what a DMPL or Proof Like coin looks like or even how they're minted. A few think they're proof coins or related in some way, but that's not true, so learn the facts and be better informed.
Very important guide here because there's a lot more cleaned coins offered at ebay then you think, and worse, they're not easy to identify unless you know the facts. This guide gives you all the information you need to spot cleaned coin auctions.
Not all US Silver coins are 90% silver, and not all Eisenhower Dollar, Jefferson Nickel or Half Dollar is silver, then you have some halves that are 40% silver clad. Here's an indepth guide on each coin that's either 90% or 40% silver, and which coins are not.
This is a biggie and still a huge problem at ebay, just remember that there's a few sellers who are not honest and they will put decent coins on the end of common and junk rolls they wrapped and crimped. So don't fall for this scam.
So many sellers putting their coins in holders, grading the coins they own, then printing out a label for the holder then selling them at ebay. It's all about profit since they over-grade their coins and most often never tell the bidders their coins are cleaned or damaged.
A lot of Morgan Dollar collectors think they know what they're doing when buyng their favorite coin, but if you haven't learn importan facts about Morgan Dollars then you don't know how to buy them properly and risk a chance of getting ripped off.
Thinking of buying unsearched rolls and finding a rare coin? Ebay sellers are listing rolls they wrapped and crimped themselves and some are placing what could be good coins on the ends. You might want to read this report.
The most counterfieted key date in US Coin collecting, learn how to identify and authenticate this most often altered dime. So don't buy one or try to sell one until you read these facts and examine these images.