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RareAGstrikes

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  1. sovereignsteve liked a post in a topic by RareAGstrikes in AI 2oz glow in the dark   
    The entire series looks great, but this first one had only 500 minted. There are a lot more of the rest of the series being minted. This means there will be a lot of incomplete collections looking for this first one.
  2. RareAGstrikes liked a post in a topic by gazer in AI 2oz glow in the dark   
    Smart very smart.
  3. RareAGstrikes liked a post in a topic by sovereignsteve in AI 2oz glow in the dark   
    Nice, wish I'd seen this at release, might have been tempted.
  4. gazer liked a post in a topic by RareAGstrikes in AI 2oz glow in the dark   
    2oz glow in the dark artificial intelligence with numbered COA.
    in display box mint condition 
    number one in the series, only 500 minted.
    £300
     
     


  5. prophet800 liked a post in a topic by RareAGstrikes in Today I received.....   
    Love that Han Solo 
  6. RareAGstrikes liked a post in a topic by morezone in What were the best profit buys of 2016?   


    The ones buying at this stage will mostly be collectors so profit would be irrelevant to them. Most flippers would have bought them on issue.
    The same with the 2017 sovereign. The collectors who missed out on issue are buying them at current prices. I don't think they really care if they can or will make a profit on it in the future.
    That's the things with flippers, collectors and stackers. The primary reason for picking something maybe be different for each of them.
  7. sixgun liked a post in a topic by RareAGstrikes in Today I received.....   
    There are also oz versions of these 
  8. sixgun liked a post in a topic by RareAGstrikes in Today I received.....   
    There are also oz versions of these 
  9. RareAGstrikes liked a post in a topic by Luker2 in Today I received.....   
    Yesterday I received two SBSB 1oz silver proof Argyraspides rounds.
     
    "The Argyraspides, so called because they used silver plated shields, were a division of the Macedonian Army under Alexander the Great. They were hand picked men commanded by Nicanor, son of Parmenion and were held in high regard by Alexander. Originally they were a type of soldier called Hypaspists or "shield bearers" They were made up of older men but they were one of Alexander the Great's most feared units."
     
    There is also a 1/10th oz version of which  the coin creator Chris Duane says:
    "The short story behind it is that throughout all of history and 2/3 of the world today, 1/10 of an ounce of silver represents 1 days labor.  Roman soldiers were paid a denarius for each day they served the Roman Legion. In Sun Tzu's the Art of War a 10,000 man army could be bought for a 1,000 ounces of silver a day."
     
    ***************
    It would be nice if during my retirement I was able to live off each of my 1 oz silver coins for 10 days!
     

     
    I suppose that this coin with a mintage of 2850 is doing well for them as  my COAs are 2307 and 2336.
     
    Cheers,
    Luker
  10. RareAGstrikes liked a post in a topic by Silverbull in Silver shield   
    Silver shield vote Trump 
    for the oligarchy 20 medallion series. 

  11. RareAGstrikes liked a post in a topic by Silverbull in Silver shield   
    Silver shield blinded Liberty 2015 999 fs medallion 
    Ignorant a more modern version of Merica 

  12. RareAGstrikes liked a post in a topic by sovereignsteve in Customs Importation Codes   
    do you still have to pay the £8 handling fee?
  13. RareAGstrikes liked a post in a topic by Pete in Customs Importation Codes   
    I paid 20% VAT on the contents including the $40 Australian postage and £8 fee.
    I have written to Border Force with a claim to have the VAT recalculated using 5% and not 20%.
    If I obtain a refund I will post here but it might take a few weeks to hear back from them.
  14. RareAGstrikes liked a post in a topic by Pete in Customs Importation Codes   
    My silver coins ( carded RAM Kangaroos ) from Australia arrived yesterday and the numismatic / collectibles commodity code of 97.05.00.020 declared.
    Despite this clearly shown, full VAT was charged so I have just completed a Border Force form to try and have the VAT reduced to 5%.
     
  15. RareAGstrikes liked a post in a topic by Clens92 in Customs Importation Codes   
    Ridiculous. 
    I don't think they even bother checking them now; just slap 20% on and hope the recipient doesn't have the energy to apply for the refund.
     
    Best of luck getting it back!
  16. RareAGstrikes liked a post in a topic by sixgun in Customs Importation Codes   
    If your package is declared correctly and you then complete the forms correctly. Then yes.
  17. calandlew1 liked a post in a topic by RareAGstrikes in Perth Mint Great Warriors Samurai   
    New low price £35plus delivery
  18. RareAGstrikes liked a post in a topic by Pete in Best alternatives to eBay?   
    I suggest you compare the final amount of cash you would receive if selling on eBay.
    Forget the Buy it Now prices etc and check the sold auctions then deduct 15%.
    Don't overlook auctions that end with a low price due to timing or bad luck - if the seller.
    That sets the benchmark then try advertising on this forum around the benchmark price.
    Perhaps you can get 5% more but many of us on this forum are experienced and many on eBay aren't.
    If you really want to minimise fees then list your coin on the alternative site to eBay called e-Bid.
    Unfortunately this site is less well known compared to eBay but I have used it and it works exactly the same as eBay.
    If you have popular coins and price fairly then I would suggest this forum first then eBay or e-Bid if you get no luck.
  19. RareAGstrikes liked a post in a topic by Roy in Best alternatives to eBay?   
    Maybe but if they do, you should sue them for plagiarizing your username 
  20. RareAGstrikes liked a post in a topic by Bullionbilly in Best alternatives to eBay?   
    Simular to ebay with no fees .
    You say when it ends and you set your start price.
    Search "auction" for examples. I found 1 streight away.
    You' ll save on ebay fees and been messed about.
  21. RareAGstrikes liked a post in a topic by daz in Best alternatives to eBay?   
    The thing is mate I don't think you will find much love on here for the rip off that was the royal mint face value range or for coloured coins.
     
  22. RareAGstrikes liked a post in a topic by Roy in Best alternatives to eBay?   
    Have you tried http://www.limitedsilverstrikes.com/? 
  23. RareAGstrikes liked a post in a topic by sixgun in Best alternatives to eBay?   
    i see there is a UK seller of Silver Shield members rounds on this site.
    The reason i ask is i joined the Silver Shield exchange only to find i am effectively barred from it as i do not have a US bank account. When i looked into getting a US account, not being a US citizen/resident the way forward on getting a US bank account is problematical.
  24. RareAGstrikes liked a post in a topic by Roy in Best alternatives to eBay?   
    Why don't you advertise your coins on there?