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Ridiculous eBay listing of the day
« on: August 10, 2016, 04:39:17 PM »
this is not an LRB, but it was the silliest listing that I have seen in while, so I had to post. The seller is asking $32,500 for this coin, his description below-


augustus caesar nummis larg Bronze 27bc-130 AD.

"I can not find it on the internet. Took it to a coain dealer how says he would have gave me his shop for it. Please look at inb revew. They are know for cleaning old coins. Witch makes them less worthey. Also since i saw the same coin which looks worse than this one. Go for over 60,000. I know its worth alot of money. But i think this coin is cursed. So buy it at ur own risk."

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Re: Ridiculous eBay listing of the day
« Reply #1 on: February 09, 2017, 12:26:13 PM »
I found this listing to be pretty ridiculous. Somebody slabbed a worn Valens that might be worth $5 on a good day and has listed it for $150...if you can't wait, buy it now for $200.

He is also selling a Theodosius I in similar condition for $130 or BIN of $175


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Re: Ridiculous eBay listing of the day
« Reply #2 on: June 24, 2017, 07:03:47 PM »
highrating_lowprice on eBay is notorious for his selling tactics- overpricing then lowering to a still overinflated buy it now in an effort to trick people into thinking they are getting a deal.

below is just one of his many listings, a Galerius GENIO IMPERATORIS; which might be worth $25. He has it originally priced at $325, but you can buy it now, for $87.25.

I don't know if it is true, but I heard a few years ago, he was turned down when he applied to become a Vcoins dealer. I guess it depends on whether you think his listings are unethical.