Wednesday, March 14, 2007

Presidential Dollars Fraud Report - Beware of "Buffy Dollars" and Upside-Down Edge Inscription "Errors" (coins.about.com)

No sooner had the mass media picked up the story of the "Godless Dollars" than I began getting a slew of emails reporting more eBay fraud. Most of it related to a new surge of upside-down edge lettering "errors" (see below) but many were disturbing, such as Jason C.'s , from Nevada, (who coined the clever phrase "Buffy - The Dollar Coin Rim Eraser.") People are reporting Presidential Dollar plain edge specimens purchased on eBay that weigh 7.3 to 7.7 grams, which is well below the proper weight of 8.1 grams (or 125 grains.) . . .

Full story at:
http://coins.about.com/b/a/000086.htm

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