eBay has many good sellers, but also very many criminal sellers. They are not listed here. Xitancients  (mostly real, but a few fakes) Athens owls, Matidia, Vespasian, all poor fakes.) Many cast silver and coppr fakes. what_i_gathered Top 25 Counterfeit Chinese Coins. Mostly sells modern coins. If you see a fake coin on ebay, ricardo or yahoo auctions, write to the seller. Fake low-quality denarii of Augustus and others. Louisbonie masonsgallery  (Nov. 2016, fake Anglo-Saxon sceats, Nov. 2016 fake "metal detector finds" Byzantine silver, Vandal silver, others. reformasa79 (2018, Sept.  All coins are fakes. Still at it as of August 2015) scipiom09 Free shipping on many items | Browse your favorite brands | affordable prices. Shop with confidence on eBay! At least he does not claim they are genuine. exellentoldgoods  (2018, Sept. Every coin is a fake of a valuable type. Forgers somtimes cut dies of incorrect size while occasionally using the same dies for more than one denomination so some of them is wrong. Still, that doesn’t stop unscrupulous types from selling their fake coins, replicas, fantasy coins, or otherwise as real numismatic treasures. Fake ancient coins (and antiquities, too). Numerous fake very late Roman rarities such as Aelia Zenonis, Odovacar, Julius Nepos. X They claim they are "just a venue" and cannot be responsible for criminal activity on their site. greatwarriorachilles   (2018, July. Continuing with other fake rarities.) Guardia_pretoriana worthashot101  (2017 Jan. hauriga  (2107, July. I am not able to say he is an intentional fakeseller (it might be ignorance), but it is a seller to avoid.) pretor95   (Sept. 2014 numerous cast fakes with the same patina, even though form widely different periods and places) gregus123  (seems honest, but beware of his good replicas sold as replicas) diadumenianus All fakes. Here's some of the dodgy tricks designed to part from sellers from their money Not very deceptive)  bill-klenton (2020, Jan. All poor fakes, some of rarer types like Julia Titi and Nero with Agrippina.) pepilll (2018, Oct. All fakes, mostly of valuable types such as EID MAR, Antonia denarius, Caesar portrait, etc.) constantinecoins  92106, June, very deceptive Constantine II AE3 fake, twinned to be certain. tekalf734   (late Dec. 2016, all 15 of his "denarii" are Bulgarian fakes. Some very low quality genuine coins and a few fakes of rarities worth hundreds.) Most of the copper "better" coins are fake.) berlyn, Almost all the offerings are not ancient coins. oh.freddy.freddy Many rare late Roman siliqua fakes. romoshe_1  (2020, Nov. variana_museum  (Sept. 2014 has two fake argentii and a fake 1/3 siliqua among a number of AE that look authentic) rodopi2001  (cast fake sestertii of very good style, it seems. Valigal53 Fake Greek copper owl, and other fake AE Greek. helmut15  (2019, Oct. Gereek tetradrachms, JC elephant, many others) Here is one I outed today. This page is dedicated to educate people about the crude cast counterfeits auctioned on eBay as genuine antique coins by the seller with the eBay alias "romanseller" in Augustus, 2002. saracino77 10nikolaos  (lots of Greek fakes, July 2016) Theodosius II miliarense, are fake. my_pappas_pouch   (2018, June. The $20 buy-it-now level on rarities makes it obvious these are modern.) obsolete (aka empire_gallery and spes-pvblica) ebay roman coins ebay ancient coins ebay ancient greek coins ebay silver coins for sale foreign ancient coins . ivgan-70    (2019, May. petrus.fabricius  (many genuine coins. star4eto80  (2018, August. fidelito90 (April 2015, fake Galba dearius, fake "Lucius Verus" copper, among numerous genuine coins. Fake Roman Imperial Coins: The 12 Caesars: Flavian Dynasty: Vespasian - Domitian: AD 69 - 96 629 files, last one added on Oct 03, 2020 Fake Roman Imperial Coins: Adoptive Emperors: Nerva - Commodus: AD 96 - 192 Fake denarii, had many fake early medieval)    All "ancient" rings are modern, not ancient.) knight33r   (In March 2016 he sold reproductions as reproductions. How to avoid buying fake ancient coins. eurocoinsauctions Not very deceptive.) r.o.n.o.2014  (Oct. 2104, many cast fakes, not very deceptive. Greek fakes. Some criminal has chosen a similar eBay username. krasavitas 2018, April. honfleur1427   (fake Otacilia sestertius 2/6/14) kassandra1971  (2020, Sept.  All fake silver. Some will appear again, said to be genuine) All he anceint coins are fakes) April 27, 2013, also July. Probus with too many flan cracks, Danubian Celtic, Claudius dupondius, fake quinarius, Clodius Macer denarius.) I am collecting and researching ancient coins since 1990 Fake argenteus, Istros, Balbinus provincial, many others) as of 7/20/08) sussi01negro   (Just be careful. April. His silver is fake. Otacilia Severa, Didia Clara [the vast majority of these on eBay are fake], gold). Fake colliseum sestertius, Marc Antony, Athens owl, etc. valineo A cynical liar!) magicwiz60   (2016, March. Here is some good advice that will help you avoid fakes ... the name of the Roman emperor or the name of the Greek city) in the search box. 911razor       (2020, Oct. Has real auctions but defended 11/30/08 a fake Lysimachos tetradrachm with nasty threats to Cliff Laubstein on the CFDL) crystalball072   (2020, May. Hadrian sestertius. 2020, Oct. Sells many replicas as replicas.) dsnr-co   (2020, April. gd-gallery  (August, 2019. Mrsmith66 optimo-principi  (be wary of his tooled and "improved" coins and some are possibly fakes. Of course, eBay does not retain auction photos for long, so the evidence is mostly in contemporary discussions on the CFDL. Not all "private" auctions are of fakes, but it is a major warning sign. What may appear to be a nice bold coin may well turn out to be in low relief.) Most of his items are shoes!) konspyracia67 = Roza0035 Still at it May 2020. sou0401  (2016, Feb. All three of his "coins to identify" (in French) are modern cast fakes) Given the large number of honest sellers, it is recommended you avoid sellers who sell fakes, even if a coin looks okay (It may be a deceptive fake). lepabrena19 mafazo  (2018, April. legion_vi brigsou0   (2018, early December. Dec. 2014, he has some genuine AE, but the "better" silver is fake) - … When presented with convincing evidence a rare Republican coin was a BM copy, he acknowledge the message but did not take it down) magna_coins Tim_wssmi172 T Severely tooled coins. Carthage AE, Galba sestertius, etc.) All fakes with "authenticity guarantee for lifetime") dartacem10  (fake Julius Caesar denarius, Dec. 2016, a a new seller with only 17 feedback) E As long as ebay tells you about selling limits(of course they keep track of everything but for you on the site) it is your responsibility to follow the narrowly written laws. And you shouldn't be ;). septimius2014  (2017, April, numerous fakes of great rarities) New fakeseller from Serbia with only fakes: Lysimachos, Apollonia, Roman Republican) rarelot2013  (3 modern fakes, 10/31/13, he says are from his own collection) romanprosecutor ( RAYA VENELINOVA VALKANOVA also known as Romanumismatics (not the vcoins dealer), theodosevastiano0   (2017, Nov. all fakes. raymondlabrocante elf52  (2018, March. 9722louis The current group is low grade and of little value, but genuine.) Emporium Hamburg   (Not eBay, bur normal auctions. A-n-t-i-k-a Welcome. Personally, I don't shop on ebay at all. horehnejad1000 The size of the coins vary considerable due to imperfect Roman flan production methods, but Roman die cutting was more careful with the beaded border of the aureus dies 19 to 19.5 mm across and denarii dies 18. roza0035 salted Only 90% feedback should be warning enough. Has replicas discretely labled as replicas. Italian seller with high-quality denarius fakes)     Poor fake sestertii and others. Country: United Kingdom Phone: 01612619742 Registered Since: Saturday, 18 Apr, 2009 01:40:10 BST Ever since the Chinese invented the first coinage around 900 B.C., world governments have created many types of legal tender meant for general circulation and … sjblencoe    (2020, Jan.  12,600 100% positive feedback, but poor surfaces and weak "strikes" on too many coins and many ragged flans on types that do not normally have ragged flans.) Member; 1,017 1,310 posts; Location: UK Share; Posted August 28, 2018. Heavy Spanish patina on Spanish coins) Ebay does not care about fake coins. He changes his username often to try to circumvent lists like this one. Scipion-searcher (May, 2016. Greek and even Byzantine copper!) croftmatthew  (July, 2013) selling, he says, coins his father's collection about which he knows nothing, but full of reproductions) tangraantiquities  A lot of fakes and "reproductions" have been made (especially in the Middle East, Bulgaria, and China) and "coins" sold to innocent tourists abroad are often fake. Fake Julius Caesar denarius and Marc Antony galley) Collectorsdreams2  (of Bulgaria) platon12345  (German eBay) emase-36   (2019, Nov. Silver fakes, including CAESAR elephant) vesp82 "no certificate of authenticity") 3032claude  (over time, some fakes and tooled coins. descoins (2017, Sept. elmerjosef   (2018, June. He seems to sell mostly modern coins and not ancients) Fakes at very low buy-it-now prices. Two clearly misidentified. All silly fakes) dartacem10  (new seller, selling fake denarii, Nov. 2016) dituttovendo2011  (pressed fake denarii--Hadrian, Plautilla, Macrinus--March 30, 2015) fk1122 Terrible fakes with a heart-warming story of good deeds. historiamagistravitaeest   (2018, April. Shop from the world's largest selection and best deals for Coins. Ptolemy silver. He admits it, but he is on this list for those who don't read his language.) Deceptive silver fakes. cng_coins   (This is not the famous reputible firm. fletch17390 coinsverwalter   (August 28, 2012, most of his coins were cast fakes. He does not assert they are genuine, but has private auctions and pleads ignorance) venis-shop  (2017, May. However, sellers can prevent that by making the auction "private." Was i **** 4 just two months ago.) Find great deals on 1000s of watches, including new & used luxury Wristwatches from top brands. imperatorial, He's been selling a lot of "1932-S Proof Silver Quarters", 1909-S Lincolns, and 1921 Peace dollars. The coins are certainly not.) all fakes. numismatic-treasures  (2018, June. errezeta63  (2017, Oct. sells copies as copies, so he is not misprepresenting his pieces.) Athens owl sold as "Museum version," ridiculous Flavius Victor siliqua) autosportage  (2020, March. sanfoura852 (aka antika 99) coinsshopantic iolandina2013   (He labels his coins "reproductions" so he is not dishonest. jungle.bells callum2502 Some genuine lousy AE. maximinus435 All fakes. Someone made these fakes and it is unlikely he did not make many of them. This coin would be considered a improperly cleaned coin." pile-ou-face-1 (obvious fakes, Oct. 10, 2010) April, fake Nero denarius, Trajan.) deamoneta.com  (Bruno Moretti. Peshkathecat2 is Peter and Irena Petrov hands_of_history   (2018, Dec. Mostly antiquities, but the two "ancient" coins are fakes. numisalexander2013  (May, 2015, fakes DIVO Severus Alexander, Augustus denarius, Macrinus denarius, etc.) arizonastate     iancoins Very poor fakes, e.g. bluecity2012  (new name for stutheblue67 as of August 2018) Because eBay makes it so easy to get away with fakery, one good piece of advice is to never buy on eBay ancient coins or antiquities, which are relatively easy to fake and foist on the unsuspecting, unless you're expert in the area, know the seller, or have received a recommendation about a particular seller from a reliable source. 2020, June. Fake Eugenius siliqua, Julius Nepos, and other rarities. June 2106 fake high-value denarius types) jputters83   (2019, June. "unreasearched tetradrachm", Indo Greek) Numerous fake Republican and imperial deanrii) Many fakes of rare and expensive Roman coin types) drops_of_heaven   )2108, Dec. New seller. Is their a list of known sellers that sell fakes on eBay ? ashdei  (fake Greek AR from China, 10/30/10) fake denarius. Free shipping on many items | Browse your favorite brands | affordable prices. Do not mistake their coins for genuine. mulcrow2347  ( a couple of fake denarii, 6/09) New seller with three denarii, all fakes, all with the same irregular sandy surfaces)  minnfinejewelry  (steals and uses photos of coins he does not own) Go there and enter in the identification (for example, the name of the Roman emperor or the name of the Greek city) in the search box. Claiming ignorance and "no returns please") Suzuki_4x4 300rarecoins up.a.down peev196110 Never Buy Coins From Sellers Who Buy From Chinese Sources . cncoin99  (of Singapore) Check the seller's name against the regularly updated Fake Sellers list on Forum Ancient Coins. More good-style fakes Dec. 2014) ancient.land  (2017, Sept. Nevertheless, all fakes. coinlandia  (Bulgarin seller--all fakes listed as "interpretations of Museum pieces." Numerous fake late Roman, Merovingian, Celtic, Roman Republican, and some other rarities like Nigranian) W shaverraver  (2018, April. Recent Research Counterfeit … Fake Bar Kochba coins)    Some of us who can recognize fakes e-mail buyers to warn them not to pay. justinijan69  (be careful of many very tooled coins. Still at it in August. Wildwide-2008 While checking out this buyer on eBay, we discovered that this party was a seller of a variety of pre-1934 US Gold coins. altinkilicsales  (Turkey. masonicera (April 2019. Georgeinasaint silvercoins28 New seeler (only 25 feedback)) Caesar, Tiberius, Pertinax, Nero, argenteus -- all fakes of high-value coins) tokens-girl Out-of-focus fake silver, Greek and Roman) wickey666 io-560  (2019, Oct. Says "The coin comes from unknown provenance and I'm not able and can NOT guarantee the authenticity of it. pedro-21  (2017 Oct. fakes Galba sestertius and fake Sabina sestrtius) Titus colosseum sestertius fake, Trajan sestertius fake, Otacilia Severa/hippo ant fake, many fakes) This dealer appears to be selling genuine coins most of the time, but this was a batch that is clearly not even remotely genuine! On the other hand, you can find goods coins at good prices, but on the other, eBay is notoriously lax on sellers of fakes. antike2017  (2017, Sept.  "nachpragung, 100% hammerschlag" means struck [modern] copy. Still at it in May 2017. eBay doesn't remove sellers who have been reported) 0-9 Other RR doubtful.) imaschnore  (cast fake for $551 Nov. 2013, and ridiculously high price on other coins) luxeon55 (still selling silver denarius fakes -- pretty poor style, Dec. 2014) 2020, June. Fake beat up denarii and siliquae 10/10, fake Republican denarii, 11/17/10) 1) There are many criminal fake sellers who use eBay. 518 likes. Formerly wit4h seller name coinpalace18) handydandymon masterpujador  (fake quality denarii, 2/1/2012) xerrxes "An increasing volume of bronze fakes". sticker1999 sagittario2323    (2020, Feb. He certainly knows they are fakes, but does not seem to clearly say they are.) roman.land   (2019. Zurqieh   (not a seller of outright fakes, but most of his coin have modern artificial surfaces with lovely light orange-yellow applied cover. glorioustdung a notorious fake coin seller on eBay that used to be called coin-ancient-world is now mesalina. Serdico     (Peter Petrov of Imperatorial, infamous for the Bulgarian Flu, and Alexandriacoins, run with his wife, Irena Peterv, infamous for higher class fakes) I don't know why, but he blocks my bids.) yordkras-0   (2020, March. machkatadm estatedoctor dic.caesar Romanumismatics (formerly Bestsells4u )  (this is not rhe high-quality London-based seller Roma Numismatics) WRL countermarks are on modern cast replicas and are clearly marked as such with the lettering WRL, Westair Reproductions Ltd, they are based in Birmingham England. monetata gelabc  (fake Philip II of Macedon, Jan. 5, 2013, with only one coin listed)  On Etsy, according to an expert, all the Seleucid coins and fakes, and the others look too much like them not to be f the same manufacture) collecionbilletesdelmundo    (2020, May. rommades   (new seller, Sept. 2018. cng_coins   (of Thailand)  This is not the famous US firm CNG. bay067  (2019, Dec. If you google eBay seller mesalina and fakes, you will not get any hits, at least until this topic gets indexed. prefrdric0  (2020, April. edwardnumis   (2019. urielkyriakou   (July 2013, numerous sestertii fakes) Many poor fakes)  Still at it with all fakes in May 2020.) 2019 Feb. getod_4  (2017, July. auth_numis_antiq  (2018, Jan. Syracuse tetradrachm, Lysicachus, c. etall starting low. This list is limited to dealers who have made too many mistakes to trust (and a large number of outright criminals). Most of these coins are very rare and never come to market often. How widespread is fake coin selling on eBay? markalan63  (fake Aelius denarius 2/11, but probably not intentional, looking at his other items) The emperor and his family are one type of coin theme. Deceptive practices. jerbo_spain   (fake gold 1/4 stater, Oct. 2014. CoinVac A database of several thousand fakes, mostly sold on eBay over the years. Xovana  = Peter & Irena Petrov (Imperatorial, Alexandriacoins, Serdiko, Peshkathecat2) bevpub43  (as of July25,  2010 the 20 coins listed are all genuine, I think. nikoldodi-5  (2020, March)  many lots of genuine AE, but several fake silver denarii. ladasmr1948 old1945stone  (2016, July 20, some dramatic Roman fakes--Aelius, and Tetricus facing head quinarius!) 19connorj92  (new, Dec. 2014, with three Greek silver fakes) aa_2101*   (new seller of only fakes 2/9/11) jackson.2-2 If the seller has done transactions with buyers based in China or Hong Kong, do not buy coins from them! Continuing through Jan. 2104) In England, Wales and Northern Ireland there is a legal obligation to report Treasure finds: under the law of Treasure Trove if found before 24 September 1997 or under the Treasure Act 1996 if found after that date. He also sells as: Coin-Ancient-World Stanislav Mirchev. A domus-aurea-coins  (June 2018. The one "ancient" coin, an Alexander the Great, is a fake) Lot of fakes.) Caesar_antiques    of Israel is the new eBay selling ID of the known Alibali_445  (cast fakes of expensive types, 10/24/10) aledush201717  (2018, March. Julius Caesar elephant, Tiberius Tribute penny, Constantine siliqua, etc.) Saxbys-coins (the most notorius fakeseller on eBay, reported many times, but still there. alexa-5383 garata999   (April, 2016, 24 silver fakes--all fakes) Devidc332  Caesar_antiques = Julian2430 = Avihai Hakmon lucarositobia2007 grandpopz_goodies   (2018, Feb. only 20 feedback so far, so he is new. The ancient coins are fakes. Fortuna_collectables (aka redbull359, ukcoins354 - John Georgiev) jenofonte48   Further down this page I will suggest you consider selling your coins on eBay. vivitelaeti -> uterefelix -> optimo-principi = M. Stankov All fakes. angelsneverdie (Sept. 2020. crude fakes. There are categories for you to explore on the left side, along with links to Sale items and more which will make it easy for you to find anything. 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