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ChardsCoinandBullionDealer

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    ChardsCoinandBullionDealer got a reaction from Frost in Summer Offers on Gold, Silver and More   
    Hi everyone. Just to let you know we have an ongoing offers page here. There's gold, silver and palladium, with premiums as low as 0.9%! We're also trying to add a mixture of low and high value, and bullion and numismatic items. 

    We are adding to it daily so make sure to check back. If there's anything you'd like to see in the offers, let us know and we'll see what we can do. 
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    ChardsCoinandBullionDealer got a reaction from Serendipity in Summer Offers on Gold, Silver and More   
    Hi everyone. Just to let you know we have an ongoing offers page here. There's gold, silver and palladium, with premiums as low as 0.9%! We're also trying to add a mixture of low and high value, and bullion and numismatic items. 

    We are adding to it daily so make sure to check back. If there's anything you'd like to see in the offers, let us know and we'll see what we can do. 
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    ChardsCoinandBullionDealer got a reaction from Tn21 in Summer Offers on Gold, Silver and More   
    Hi everyone. Just to let you know we have an ongoing offers page here. There's gold, silver and palladium, with premiums as low as 0.9%! We're also trying to add a mixture of low and high value, and bullion and numismatic items. 

    We are adding to it daily so make sure to check back. If there's anything you'd like to see in the offers, let us know and we'll see what we can do. 
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    ChardsCoinandBullionDealer got a reaction from goldmember44 in Summer Offers on Gold, Silver and More   
    Hi everyone. Just to let you know we have an ongoing offers page here. There's gold, silver and palladium, with premiums as low as 0.9%! We're also trying to add a mixture of low and high value, and bullion and numismatic items. 

    We are adding to it daily so make sure to check back. If there's anything you'd like to see in the offers, let us know and we'll see what we can do. 
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    ChardsCoinandBullionDealer got a reaction from AlL in How to spot a fake.   
    Our second episode is now available.
    Much shorter ( 9 minutes ), with much better audio than the first video.
     
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    ChardsCoinandBullionDealer got a reaction from kimchi in How to spot a fake.   
    This weeks video is now available. Featuring a fake 1918 Sovereign.
    No exciting background story this time, we received it in a batch from a european dealer - who offered to replace it when we found it.
     
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    ChardsCoinandBullionDealer got a reaction from kimchi in How to spot a fake.   
    Our second episode is now available.
    Much shorter ( 9 minutes ), with much better audio than the first video.
     
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    ChardsCoinandBullionDealer got a reaction from ilovesilverireallydo in How to spot a fake.   
    Thank you for the heads up.
    It appears we have uploaded the incorrect photo. The photo uploaded is indeed of the replica Guinea which was taken when we received it into stock in 2009. We will update the page to show the correct photo. You can see the photo was originally used on our old website here http://taxfreegold.co.uk/saudiarabia.html with the correct caption.
    I will also check stock for replica Saudi Arabia Guineas if anyone is interested, and post the outcome in due course. 
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    ChardsCoinandBullionDealer got a reaction from Serendipity in How to spot a fake.   
    Thank you for the heads up.
    It appears we have uploaded the incorrect photo. The photo uploaded is indeed of the replica Guinea which was taken when we received it into stock in 2009. We will update the page to show the correct photo. You can see the photo was originally used on our old website here http://taxfreegold.co.uk/saudiarabia.html with the correct caption.
    I will also check stock for replica Saudi Arabia Guineas if anyone is interested, and post the outcome in due course. 
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    ChardsCoinandBullionDealer got a reaction from jonrms in How to spot a fake.   
    Thank you for the heads up.
    It appears we have uploaded the incorrect photo. The photo uploaded is indeed of the replica Guinea which was taken when we received it into stock in 2009. We will update the page to show the correct photo. You can see the photo was originally used on our old website here http://taxfreegold.co.uk/saudiarabia.html with the correct caption.
    I will also check stock for replica Saudi Arabia Guineas if anyone is interested, and post the outcome in due course. 
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    ChardsCoinandBullionDealer got a reaction from Serendipity in Sell Sovereigns for Intrinsic Price! (subject to quality check)   
    Good afternoon! 

    Just letting you know we've increased our buying price on Sovereigns. We're now paying 100% of the intrinsic value! To see how much we're currently paying, have a look at our sovereign selling page or visit our live gold price page for up to date metal prices.

    We're also offering a new new distance buy in service meaning you can sell to us without leaving your house!
     
    EDIT: Based on feedback we have adjusted our buy in prices to 98% as of today (9th April). Please call us prior to sending in any coins as our buy in prices change regularly and this post may not be accurate.
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    ChardsCoinandBullionDealer got a reaction from Serendipity in Fake Krugerrands or Just Low Gold Content?   
    Good afternoon, 
    Good timing with the question as we were in the process of updating the page to include extra content, the test results and more photos. We also added a conclusion and what we could learn from the process given that the ultimate destructive test by SAO was somewhat of an anti climax .......
    https://www.chards.co.uk/blog/krugerrand-gold-content/507
    Happy to get more thoughts and if you do find references for the historical issues we list do let us know.l A google search has failed to find anything .....
    Ian
     
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    ChardsCoinandBullionDealer got a reaction from Zhorro in Fake Krugerrands or Just Low Gold Content?   
    Good afternoon, 
    Good timing with the question as we were in the process of updating the page to include extra content, the test results and more photos. We also added a conclusion and what we could learn from the process given that the ultimate destructive test by SAO was somewhat of an anti climax .......
    https://www.chards.co.uk/blog/krugerrand-gold-content/507
    Happy to get more thoughts and if you do find references for the historical issues we list do let us know.l A google search has failed to find anything .....
    Ian
     
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    ChardsCoinandBullionDealer got a reaction from gazer in Sell Sovereigns for Intrinsic Price! (subject to quality check)   
    Hi
    I have updated this post as we need to discuss with our director before making a final decision on what we are doing. Will provide an update in due course. 
    Ian 
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    ChardsCoinandBullionDealer got a reaction from Oldun in Sell Sovereigns for Intrinsic Price! (subject to quality check)   
    Good afternoon, 
    I have now seen the coins in question and can confirm they will be sold as "grade C" as they do not qualify as bullion. We used to accept any condition coin as bullion as long as it was within the weight tolerance but this generated too many complaints as customers expect high condition coins even for a bullion purchase. 
    Post wise I will certainly strive to make any more posts more accurate. If it is any consolation I have taken on board the feedback and updated the selling pages to explain the quality check and make it more obvious to call us prior to sending coins in. Hopefully this prevents re-occurrence.
    Ian 
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    ChardsCoinandBullionDealer got a reaction from sovereignsteve in Sell Sovereigns for Intrinsic Price! (subject to quality check)   
    @sovereignsteve really appreciate the feedback and I will certainly take it to the management meeting for consideration. In an ideal world we would always deal in person as much more can be achieved with a conversation and viewing the coins in person. The internet in general is amazing but it does make communication slightly more tricky. We will review this with an aim of simplicity and consistency in messages we send out.
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    ChardsCoinandBullionDealer got a reaction from Wackattak924 in Sell Sovereigns for Intrinsic Price! (subject to quality check)   
    Good afternoon! 

    Just letting you know we've increased our buying price on Sovereigns. We're now paying 100% of the intrinsic value! To see how much we're currently paying, have a look at our sovereign selling page or visit our live gold price page for up to date metal prices.

    We're also offering a new new distance buy in service meaning you can sell to us without leaving your house!
     
    EDIT: Based on feedback we have adjusted our buy in prices to 98% as of today (9th April). Please call us prior to sending in any coins as our buy in prices change regularly and this post may not be accurate.
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    ChardsCoinandBullionDealer got a reaction from mr-dead in Sell Sovereigns for Intrinsic Price! (subject to quality check)   
    Good afternoon! 

    Just letting you know we've increased our buying price on Sovereigns. We're now paying 100% of the intrinsic value! To see how much we're currently paying, have a look at our sovereign selling page or visit our live gold price page for up to date metal prices.

    We're also offering a new new distance buy in service meaning you can sell to us without leaving your house!
     
    EDIT: Based on feedback we have adjusted our buy in prices to 98% as of today (9th April). Please call us prior to sending in any coins as our buy in prices change regularly and this post may not be accurate.
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    ChardsCoinandBullionDealer got a reaction from kimchi in Chards Sale Now On!   
    Morning,
    Yes our sale items are a pick and mix of products that we accumulate so they will change and at times will suit some people more than others, that said plenty of items are going out so it must just be our pick this time not suiting your fancy @Fastnick. Out of curiosity what is it your interested in and when I am going through stock I will try and make a note for future promotions. 
    Regarding H&B and Buckingham Collection and their promotions one has to be careful as they can be misleading. The initial advert is often a good deal as was the case for the recent sovereign but it is likely this was a loss leader to get you on their mailing lists with new GDPR requirements. H&B are very much a fan of up selling products after registering an interest to flog them more expensive over priced coins like the proof sovereign - we already know this is their ploy but it was also reported here on the forum.  We refrain from this type of marketing  and aim to sell coins in an honest way, so if the deal seems too good to be true do ask yourself why first.....
    @Nick1368Just went to check the price at Sharespixley as we do like to be very competitive on Britannia's, and I can only find this product for "pre-2013 Brits" selling from £1019 - https://www.sharpspixley.com/pre-owned-1oz-gold-britannia-mixed-dates. If you have a link please pass it over.
    Our comparative products are our newly minted Brit (last 5 years) are from £1016 and secondary market brits from £1005.... links at the bottom. Dated coins will attract a higher premium than a pick and mix if this answers your question.......
    Thanks, Ian 
     
    https://www.chards.co.uk/gold-britannia-coin/1oz-gold-britannia/bullion/1047
    https://www.chards.co.uk/gold-britannia-1-ounce-coin/britannia-bullion-coin-pre-owned/2759
     
     
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    ChardsCoinandBullionDealer got a reaction from Gildeon in Chards Sale Now On!   
    Ok apologies my comments took the conversation this way it wasn't intended at the outset. The points made have been taken on board for the future. 
    Ian 
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    ChardsCoinandBullionDealer got a reaction from Fastnick in Chards Sale Now On!   
    Ok apologies my comments took the conversation this way it wasn't intended at the outset. The points made have been taken on board for the future. 
    Ian 
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    ChardsCoinandBullionDealer got a reaction from Robjw in Chards Sale Now On!   
    Our Spring Sale is live! Let us know what you think!

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    ChardsCoinandBullionDealer reacted to Cornishfarmer in Chards Sale Now On!   
    Not sure if it was your spring sale last year but I HAD to buy the Mexico libertad and proof Australia sovereign should have bought the IOM sov too, but this sale I’ve skimmed over and nothing jumps out at all.  I think you’re a great company but need something in the sale to get me reaching for my wallet
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    ChardsCoinandBullionDealer got a reaction from TheMadKing in Chards Sale Now On!   
    Our Spring Sale is live! Let us know what you think!

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    ChardsCoinandBullionDealer got a reaction from ram64 in Chards Sale Now On!   
    Our Spring Sale is live! Let us know what you think!