Why are people selling Isaac Newton 50p pieces for crazy money on eBay?

Why are people selling Isaac Newton 50p pieces for crazy money on eBay?
 

 
People are selling Isaac Newton 50p pieces for absolutely bonkers sums on eBay – with one auction valuing the 50p coin at £40,000.
But before you remortgage your home (or rob a bank) to buy one we should point out that there’s also coins on sale for less than a fiver – and one auction for a very reasonable 50p.
While there ARE auctions at crazy sums, they’ve got no bids: and coin-collecting blog Coin Checker ranks it as ‘common’.
People are basically chancing their arm – hoping that recent online frenzies over coins like the Kew Gardens 50p might lead someone to make an unwise purchase.... read more

 
7 November 2017 in Hot News, Views: 39
Source: Metro
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