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PMG Chairman Issues Statement on eBay Paper Money Policy Changes

PMG Chairman Issues Statement on eBay Paper Money Policy Changes

Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) Chairman Mark Salzberg has issued a statement on eBay’s new paper money policy announced on Friday. The policy states that eBay now recognizes only two paper money certification services, PMG and PCGS Currency. I applaud eBay on its recent announcement of greater protection for paper money collectors. Its decision to recognize […]

CoinWeek Video Flashback (2013) – John Maben on Selling on eBay and the Modern Coin Market

CoinWeek Video Flashback (2013) – John Maben on Selling on eBay and the Modern Coin Market

While combing through the CoinWeek video archives, we found two unpublished video segments from 2013 featuring former Modern Coin Mart head John Maben. Listen to John describe his outlook towards the modern coin market and his strategies for selling modern coins on eBay.   CoinWeek Flashback: Selling Modern Coins and Bullion on eBay (2013). VIDEO: […]

Record Auction Price Paid for QA Check Approved Modern Coin

Record Auction Price Paid for QA Check Approved Modern Coin

By CoinWeek News Staff….   The viability of 3rd party grade verification for modern coins is being borne out as a flurry of auctions for coins verified by Coeur d’Alene, Idaho-based firm Collectibles Quality Assurance Company, LLC (QA Check) have started to appear on mainstream numismatic sales platforms eBay and Great Collections. QA Check is one of […]

Taxing Coin Sales: A Bureaucratic Nightmare In The Making?

Taxing Coin Sales: A Bureaucratic Nightmare In The Making?

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek….   It’s potentially one of the bigger – but least publicized – issues involving the purchase of precious metals, rare coins and every other item sold by mail order. In the political world’s never-ending quest for more money, Congress is giving serious consideration to forcing merchants to collect sales tax […]

By April 14, 2015 8 Comments Read More →
Why eBay Discontinued Coin Authentication. VIDEO: 3:40

Why eBay Discontinued Coin Authentication. VIDEO: 3:40

Robert Gurney, Swamperbob Associates Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com…….. In March of 2014, eBay discontinued its coin authentication program. Robert Gurney was one of seven eBay authenticators. He shares with CoinWeek ways coin collectors can protect themselves when buying coins on the auction site. Copyright © CoinWeek LLC.  October, 2014 US Mexican Numismatic Association  Second Annual […]

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Excerpts from the E-Sylum: Where Did the Mint Get Aluminum? – December 28, 2014

Excerpts from the E-Sylum: Where Did the Mint Get Aluminum? – December 28, 2014

Each week, CoinWeek, in collaboration with the Numismatic Bibliomania Society, brings you a highlighted feature from the current volume of the E-Sylum eNewsletter. Bruce W. Smith submitted this question about U.S. aluminum coinage patterns. Can anyone help? -Wayne Homren, Editor   Because I collect aluminum type coins of the world, pre-1900 aluminum medals and medals […]

By December 29, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Rare University of Notre Dame Laetare Medal for Sale on eBay

Rare University of Notre Dame Laetare Medal for Sale on eBay

By CoinWeek News Staff… In a year when two Nobel Prize medals have been sold at auction, it is perhaps no surprise that another prestigious award has now found its way to market. On Thursday, December 4, a Laetare medal–given annually by the University of Notre Dame to honor American Catholic groups and individuals for […]

By December 7, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Million Dollar Seller on eBay Shares Secrets of His Success. VIDEO: 5:09

Million Dollar Seller on eBay Shares Secrets of His Success. VIDEO: 5:09

David Enders, Dave’s Collectible Coin interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com……… Dave Enders started selling a few quarters on eBay for a few dollars. Now he has built his business up into the millions of dollars specializing in $10 coins. Find out the secrets of his success on eBay. Copyright © CoinWeek LLC. 2014 The Central States […]

By October 20, 2014 1 Comments Read More →
Numismatic Announcements from eBay. VIDEO: 4:32.

Numismatic Announcements from eBay. VIDEO: 4:32.

Gene Cook, General Manager, Emerging Markets, eBay. Gene Cook has become a familiar face at coin shows. He attended the PNG Member meeting with his team of other eBay people. He talked about some of the new policies by eBay affecting the coin market including their replica coin and paper money policy, their counterfeit review […]

By August 7, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Numismatic Quick Hits: eBay Watch Committee Disbanded + Lannin Joins CCAC + 24-Karat Doritos

Numismatic Quick Hits: eBay Watch Committee Disbanded + Lannin Joins CCAC + 24-Karat Doritos

by Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek…. eBay’s Community Watch Committee Disbanded An email crossed our desk recently from Jerry Fuller of the U.S. Mexican Numismatic Association. Fuller expressed his concern that eBay had done away with their Community Watch Committee, an all-volunteer group that policed eBay’s numismatic marketplace. CoinWeek spoke with company representative […]

Breaking News: eBay Security Breach Affects Millions of Customers

Breaking News: eBay Security Breach Affects Millions of Customers

According to reports published online, Internet auction giant eBay was hit with a massive security breach that potentially affects millions of customer accounts. According to the company, the breech was discovered earlier this month. Customer data was likely stolen as early as February or March. eBay boasts a user base of over 145 million. The company has […]

By May 21, 2014 5 Comments Read More →
The Coin Analyst: Baseball Hall of Fame Signature Labels

The Coin Analyst: Baseball Hall of Fame Signature Labels

Third party grading services offer real and replica signature inserts for 2014 Baseball Hall of Fame Coins. Do they add lasting value? By Louis Golino for CoinWeek….. One aspect of the much-discussed 2014 baseball commemorative coins that has not received very much attention yet is the special labels from PCGS and NGC that are signed by Hall […]

eBay Feedback: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

eBay Feedback: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Posted by Johnny Schweigart, eBay Team Assistant Manager at ModernCoinMart …………. “Feedback represents your reputation as an eBay member. It’s made up of comments and ratings left by other members you’ve bought from and sold to.” -eBay Buying merchandise on the internet can be both beneficial and risky. When buying online you do not get the […]

Reselling Newman: eBay and the Eric P. Newman Coin Collection

Reselling Newman: eBay and the Eric P. Newman Coin Collection

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek….   It’s inevitable that much of the highly publicized Newman collection will find its way back into the retail market. If recent eBay auction results are any indication, then some resellers may need to brace themselves… By all accounts, Heritage’s high-profile November auction of more than 1800 U.S. coins […]

It Was 3 a.m. When I Found this Set of Mexican Coins on eBay! VIDEO: 1:31

It Was 3 a.m. When I Found this Set of Mexican Coins on eBay! VIDEO: 1:31

Pat Stovall, Don & Lois Bailey Numismatics Interviewer: David Lisot for  CoinWeek.com…….. We have all heard the story of the item listed in the middle of the night that turns out to be a great buy. Hear one of those tales from a specialist in Mexican numismatics who used his knowledge to make a good […]

By January 13, 2014 1 Comments Read More →
eBay Buying Strategies: Sorting & Filtering Search Results

eBay Buying Strategies: Sorting & Filtering Search Results

In previous articles, I discussed how to avoid buying counterfeit coins and misrepresented coins on eBay.  In this article, I’m going to assume you’re already familiar with those basic guidelines and are ready to explore some more advanced eBay buying strategies, tips and techniques.  These tips are designed to make your entire eBay coin buying […]

Importance of the eBay Marketplace for Some Dealers in Mexican Coins. VIDEO: 2:15.

Importance of the eBay Marketplace for Some Dealers in Mexican Coins. VIDEO: 2:15.

The global reach of the eBay marketplace is experienced by buyers and sellers all over the world. Some of the dealers at the US Mexican Numismatic Association Convention commented on whether trading coins on eBay was important to their business. Copyright © CoinWeek LLC.  October, 2013 US Mexican Numismatic Association  Second Annual Convention Hilton Scottsdale […]

By November 5, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Tips for eBay Trading Offered by Dealers in Mexican Coins. VIDEO: 2:14.

Tips for eBay Trading Offered by Dealers in Mexican Coins. VIDEO: 2:14.

Roberto del Bosque, Salvatore Falcone, Angel Smith, and Pat Stovall. Interviewer: David Lisot………. No matter how much a person thinks they know about a particular market there may be something else to learn. CoinWeek asks eBay traders to share what they think are the most important secrets to have a successful auction experience. Hear comments […]

By October 28, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
eBay Best Practices: Part III – Best Times for Buying and Selling Coins

eBay Best Practices: Part III – Best Times for Buying and Selling Coins

By Max Breitenbach  –  www.silverdollarco.net for CoinWeek ………. For a long time, I’ve been wondering what the best times for buying and selling coins on eBay are.  There have to be certain days of the week and times of the day where bidding activity is higher—obviously there won’t be the same number of people bidding […]

Going Beyond Commemorative Coins On eBay

Going Beyond Commemorative Coins On eBay

by Al Doyle for CoinWeek ……… The U.S. Mint has issued commemorative coins tied to the 1892-93 Columbian Exposition in Chicago, the 1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition (often referred to as the St. Louis Worlds’s Fair) and the 1915 Panama-Pacific Exposition in San Francisco. Why wouldn’t numismatists pursue these historic pieces? A look at current values provides a big reality […]

By October 9, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Not Everyone Tries to Cherrypick on eBay. VIDEO: 1:43.

Not Everyone Tries to Cherrypick on eBay. VIDEO: 1:43.

John Markis, Trusted Traditions Currency Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com…….. The Internet auction company eBay was founded in 1995 and quickly began trading in all kind of different collectible items. John Markis of Trusted Traditions Currency was one of the first people to list bank notes on the site. He shares his memories of when currency […]

By October 7, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
A Tale When Paper Money First Traded on eBay. VIDEO: 1:39.

A Tale When Paper Money First Traded on eBay. VIDEO: 1:39.

John Markis, Trusted Traditions Currency Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com…….. The Internet auction company eBay was founded in 1995 and quickly began trading in all kind of different collectible items. John Markis of Trusted Traditions Currency was one of the first people to list bank notes on the site. He shares his memories of when currency […]

By October 3, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Whether eBay is Important for Trading Currency and Mexican Coins. VIDEO: 1:37.

Whether eBay is Important for Trading Currency and Mexican Coins. VIDEO: 1:37.

Cory Frampton, Mexican Coin Company, John Markis, Trusted Traditions Currency. Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com…… Opinions vary greatly about the value of eBay as a trading platform for different collector markets. As a new regular video feature on CoinWeek various dealers will be interviewed about their perspective of buying and selling on eBay and how whether […]

By October 1, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
eBay Best Practices: Part II – Counterfeit Coins

eBay Best Practices: Part II – Counterfeit Coins

By Max Breitenbach  –  www.silverdollarco.net for CoinWeek ………. In the first part of my series on eBay best practices, I discussed various coin seller misrepresentation tactics and how to avoid them.  In this article, I’m going to discuss an even more dangerous scam—counterfeit coins. eBay has long had a reputation as a haven for counterfeits. […]

By September 30, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
eBay Best Practices Part 1: Avoiding Misrepresented Coins

eBay Best Practices Part 1: Avoiding Misrepresented Coins

By Max Breitenbach  –  www.silverdollarco.net for CoinWeek When it comes to buying coins online, there are few better resources than eBay.  As the world’s single largest numismatic marketplace, eBay’s selection can’t be rivaled.  Whether you’re looking for a nice Memorial cent to fill out your cardboard folder or a PF-67 Stella, chances are somebody’s selling […]

By September 19, 2013 2 Comments Read More →
Ebay Senior Category Manager Talks About The Ebay Coin Market. VIDEO: 3:51

Ebay Senior Category Manager Talks About The Ebay Coin Market. VIDEO: 3:51

Interviewer: David Lisot……… Ebay continues their commitment to the numismatic community announcing some new and updated policies regarding the listing of coins. Diana is the point person from Ebay who attends the major coin shows and gets the feedback from the coin collecting marketplace. She talks about the ebay coin market and what is involved […]

By September 11, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
eBay Announces New Consumer Protection and Other News at PNG General Meeting. VIDEO: 6:37

eBay Announces New Consumer Protection and Other News at PNG General Meeting. VIDEO: 6:37

Gene Cook, GM Emerging Verticals, eBay. The Professional Numismatists Guild is the largest organization of professional coin dealers in the United States. For more than a year now they have worked with eBay to help protect consumers buying coins on eBay. eBay General Manager of collectibles Gene Cook discusses the eBay relationship with PNG, new […]

By August 14, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
The eBay PCGS Coin Catalog Is Coming  Soon: How It Will Benefit Sellers And Buyers

The eBay PCGS Coin Catalog Is Coming Soon: How It Will Benefit Sellers And Buyers

Professional Coin Grading Service  is teaming with one of the world’s largest online marketplaces, eBay , to expand the eBay U.S. and Canada Coins Catalog feature to benefit sellers and buyers. When the new catalog from PCGS goes online this fall it will immediately grow from the current 8,500 products to more than 41,000. The […]

By August 12, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Numismatic Housekeeping: Summer Edition

Numismatic Housekeeping: Summer Edition

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek…. O summer, you warmest of seasons! Now that the Fourth of July is just around the corner, it’s time for another round of Numismatic Housekeeping. In this edition, Hubert and I weigh in on the recent high profile sale of the 1971-S Reverse Nixon Proof, wrap up […]

Coin pricing: Always a mystery

Coin pricing: Always a mystery

By C. Logan McKechnie : VamsandMore.com  [The View Vol. 2 – Issue 8] …….. When it comes to confusing coin pricing, April was in like a lion and out like a lamb. It was a month that produced the good, the bad and the downright ugly. Perhaps the biggest steal of the month, maybe the […]

 
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