eBay Bucks Certificates Issued for 2nd Quarter 2019

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If you’re a member of the eBay Bucks program, eBay has issued the eBay Bucks Certificates for the quarter.

eBay Bucks allows members to earn cash-back like rewards for qualifying eBay purchases.

Since it is the first month of the new quarter, eBay will often wait until the 3rd week of the month before starting any new eBay Bucks promotions. During the first promotion of the quarter is the best time to double-dip your eBay Bucks to earn more while you spend your earned Bucks.

There are several resources if you’re interested in learning more about the program and how you can earn cash-back rewards when you buy silver and gold bullion on eBay.

To find additional eBay Bucks eligible bullion items check out our list of eBay Bucks Eligible Bullion.

The base reward for eBay Bucks is 1% of the purchase price on eligible items. eBay will run promotions throughout each quarter increasing the cash-back reward to as high as 10% of the purchase price on eligible items.

Items in certain categories are excluded from earning eBay Bucks. Such as bullion, gift cards and things like that. However, some dealers will intentionally add listings for Silver Bullion and Gold Bullion items in categories that are eligible for earning eBay Bucks.

Most often, fractional gold coins, such as 20 Francs Gold Coins and British Gold Sovereign coins can be bought well below melt value when factoring in the cash back rewards. Pre-1933 Gold coins, such as the Double Eagle, can be bought for far below melt value.

For those wishing to add gold to their precious metals investments, leveraging the eBay Bucks cash-back rewards program offers an opportunity to buy gold below spot price.

2019 America the Beautiful .999 Silver Proof Quarters

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The 2019 United States Mint America the Beautiful Silver Proof Quarters set includes all five 2019 America the Beautiful Quarters minted in 99.9 percent silver.

This is the first time ever that the US Mint has released Proof Quarters in .999 fine silver. You can buy these Silver Proof Quarters sets online for a small premium over silver spot price, which makes them great for stackers and investors as well as collectors.

The silver in these coins can be seen by comparing the edge of the coin to that of a standard clad coin. On a standard clad coin there will be a line of copper visible along the reeded edge, while on these quarters all you will see is silver.

The First Silver Proof Quarters in .999 Fine Silver

The 2019 edition of the United States Mint America the Beautiful Quarters Silver Proof Set is the 10th annual release of five quarters in the series.

2019 American The Beautiful Quarters Obverse Design

Each coin in this series has a common obverse (heads) with the 1932 portrait of George Washington by John Flanagan. Inscriptions on the obverse are “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,” “LIBERTY,” “IN GOD WE TRUST,” and “QUARTER DOLLAR.”

2019 American The Beautiful Quarters Reverse Designs

The 2019 reverse (tails) is unique to each coin and honors these treasured sites with unique designs:

Lowell National Historical Park in Massachusetts
The design depicts a mill girl working at a power loom with its prominent circular bobbin battery. A view of Lowell, including the notable Boott Mill clock tower is seen through the window. Inscriptions are “LOWELL,” “MASSACHUSETTS,” “2019,” and “E PLURIBUS UNUM.”

American Memorial Park in the Northern Mariana Islands
The design depicts a young woman in traditional dress at the front of the Flag Circle and Court of Honor. She is resting her hand on the plaque whose text honors the sacrifice of those who died during the Marianas Campaign of World War II. Inscriptions are “AMERICAN MEMORIAL PARK,” “N. MARIANA ISLANDS,” “2019,” and “E PLURIBUS UNUM.”

War in the Pacific National Historical Park in Guam
The design portrays American forces coming ashore at Asan Bay, strengthening the number of troops on the island in the fight for Guam and its eventual liberation. Inscriptions are “WAR IN THE PACIFIC,” “GUAM,” “2019,” and “E PLURIBUS UNUM.”

San Antonio Missions National Historical Park in Texas
This design depicts elements of the Spanish Colonial Real coin to pay tribute to the missions. Within the quadrants are symbols of the missions: wheat symbolizes farming; the arches and bell symbolize community; a lion represents Spanish cultural heritage; and a symbol of the San Antonio River represents irrigation methods and life-sustaining resources. Inscriptions are “SAN ANTONIO MISSIONS,” “TEXAS,” “2019,” and “E PLURIBUS UNUM.”

Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness in Idaho
This design depicts a piloted drift boat on the rushing river encompassed by the trees and rock formations of the Wilderness. Inscriptions are “RIVER OF NO RETURN,” “WILDERNESS,” “IDAHO,” “2019,” and “E PLURIBUS UNUM.”

.999 Silver Proof Coin Specifications

Denomination: Quarter (25 cents)
Finish: Proof
Composition: 99.9% silver
Weight: 6.343 grams
Diameter: 0.955 inch (24.26 mm)
Edge: Reeded
Mint and Mint Mark: San Francisco – S

Each quarter in the set is minted from .999 fine silver which is the first time the US Mint has ever produced quarters in .999 silver. Each coin has a face value of 25 cents and weighs 6.343 grams (.203 troy ounces).

The complete set of five 2019 American The Beautiful Proof Quarters contains slightly more than 1 troy ounce of fine silver.

You can buy these proof quarter sets on eBay for a small premium over silver spot price and make an excellent gift for investors, bullion enthusiasts, silver stackers and coin collectors.

UPDATE: Prices are rising 2019 Silver Proof Quarter! Prices and premiums may continue to rise as collectors and investors buy all that they can of these!

eBay Bucks up to 13% Bonus 6/11 – 6/13 | eBay Bucks Silver & Gold Deals

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fractional gold coins | 20 Franc Gold Rooster

eBay announced a new Bucks promotion that began today. With this promotion you can earn up to 13% eBay Bucks rewards on qualified purchases made through the Mobile App. For purchases made through the website you can earn up to 8% eBay Bucks rewards. Using either method there is a minimum $25 purchase.

In most cases, buyers cannot earn eBay Bucks on bullion purchases. However, in some cases it’s possible to earn eBay Bucks when you buy silver & gold bullion on eBay.

Vintage Gold Coins

Some bullion items, such as vintage gold coins like 20 Francs, British Sovereigns and Pre-1933 US Gold Coins, are also classified as collectible coins. As a collectible coin they are eligible for earning eBay Bucks and in many cases bonus rewards as well.

Many precious metals investors flock to vintage gold coins for their bullion value. Millions of vintage gold coins were minted during the 19th and early 20th centuries throughout Europe and the United States. While it’s true that some gold coins are prized for their numismatic value and carry a significant premium. Many of them you can buy just for their bullion price very close to or under their melt value.

View listings of eBay Bucks eligible gold bullion on FindBullionPrices.com.

Pre-1965 Junk Silver

Also, circulated US coinage minted in 1964 or earlier, most often referred to as “Junk” Silver, is also often categories as collectible coins. Sellers often list junk silver in several different Coin or Collectible categories making them eligible to earn eBay Bucks.

Each $1 Face Value of pre-1965 quarters and dimes contains roughly .715 troy ounces of silver. Investors and silver stackers stock up on junk silver when they can find it on sale near silver spot price.

With eBay Bucks there are deals where you can buy rolls of $10 Face Value quarters and dimes that net below silver spot price.

View listings of eBay Bucks eligible junk silver on FindBullionPrices.com.

Silver Bullion

Most of the trusted and reputable online bullion dealers also have eBay Stores where they sell bullion. The prices that sellers list items for sale on on eBay are often comparable to the Credit Card/PayPal price on their own website.

As a bonus to customers, some dealers will list bullion items for sale in alternative categories. Being listed in alternate categories besides Bullion allows them to be eligible for eBay Bucks and Bonus Rewards.

View listings of eBay Bucks eligible silver bullion on FindBullionPrices.com.

eBay Bucks 10% in App, 8% on site, min. $25 – May 6 through 8

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eBay launched a targeted eBay Bucks promotion this week. The promotion offers 10% bonus on eBay Bucks for items purchased through the eBay mobile app and 8% bonus for items purchased through the website.

Some users have reported receiving an offer for 15% eBay Bucks.

This offer is targeted and you need to have opted-in to receive eBay Bucks bonus offers like these.

As usual, items listed in the Bullion categories are ineligible for earning eBay Bucks, so those items won’t earn you these bonuses either. However, some dealers have listed items in additional categories that are eligible for earning eBay Bucks on Bullion purchases.

Visit our website for a list of eBay Bucks eligible Bullion Items.

If you’d like to learn more about how you can leverage eBay Bucks to get free silver bullion, or silver and gold bullion below spot price, there are plenty of videos on YouTube that can provide the tutorial information.

Buying Silver Bullion on eBay

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The major online silver bullion dealers all have eBay Stores as well. Silver deals can be found on eBay from trusted and reputable sellers. Most of the time the prices offered by the major dealers on eBay are comparable to the credit card prices for the same items listed on their websites. When combined with special offers such as eBay Bucks or periodic eBay 10-15% discount coupons it is possible to get great deals on silver bullion below spot price.

The best deals for buying silver on eBay come at times when eBay is offering a promotion. Periodically throughout each financial quarter, eBay runs promotions involving their eBay Bucks program which increase the eBay Bucks earning to as much as 10% on qualified purchases. At other times, eBay may offer a one-time use discount coupon that could be as much as 10% or 15% of a single purchase.

Buying Silver on eBay During Promotional Periods

Buying silver on eBay during promotional periods is almost like getting a 10% discount on silver bullion. eBay Bucks is a rewards program that acts similar to the way cash-back credit card programs work. Normally, eBay Bucks earns a 1% reward on qualified purchases.

When eBay runs an eBay Bucks promotion the increase in the cash-back reward can be as high as 10%. The cash-back rewards accumulate through each financial quarter and become eligible and must be spent during the first month of the subsequent financial quarter.

When shopping for silver and gold bullion on eBay the prices and premiums often seem unrealistically high, even from trusted and reputable dealers. This is partly due to the fees eBay charges sellers for listings. As well, PayPal fees are typically incorporated into the cost as well. Combined, these fees can make the cost of some products up to 10% to 15% higher than they seem on bullion dealer websites.

However, not all silver bullion purchases will be eligible for earning eBay Bucks or for purchasing with a discount coupon. Items that are specifically or cross-listed in “Bullion” categories are automatically ineligible. Just as gift cards are typically ineligible as well. This is due to a combination of anti-money laundering laws relating to untraceable cash equivalents as well as specific eBay Policies regarding discounts of items in certain categories where sellers are often provided with discounted fees.

Comparing eBay Prices to Those Found on Dealer’s Websites

When comparing prices on eBay for Silver and Gold bullion it’s important to make sure that you’re comparing it to the Credit Card/PayPal price that is listed on the dealer’s websites. This is the closest comparable price.

In addition to the normal fees that PayPal and other credit card processors charge the dealers, eBay tacks on as much as 10% or so in additional fees for each item sold through it’s platform. In some cases, each dealer has a negotiated contract which provides them with lower fees because of the large volume of purchases.

In some cases, the dealers will absorb the extra fee and in some cases it is passed on to the customer with a slightly higher premium than the dealer would charge on their own website.

Typically, dealers like APMEX, Bullion Exchanges, Liberty Coin and BOLD Precious Metals will sell silver bullion on eBay that is eligible for eBay Bucks and other promotions. Dealer’s are aware of when the promotions are running and will often adjust their pricing on eBay accordingly knowing that savvy buyers are looking for a good deal.

During the promotion periods it’s common to find both foreign silver coins and Pre-1933 US Gold coins available for close to or below spot price when factoring in the promotional discount or earned eBay Bucks.

 

eBay Bucks Certificates Issued for First Quarter 2019

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eBay has issued eBay Bucks certificates for any Bucks earned during the first quarter of 2019. Throughout the first quarter, eBay ran numerous promotions  starting in mid-January.

eBay’s first Bucks promotion of the year started with an 8% bonus running from January 16- 18, 2019.

The promotions continued into February, with a promotion running weekly.

eBay Bucks Promotions continued running weekly throughout March.

Since it’s the beginning of a new quarter and the start of a new earning period, it’s typical for eBay to not begin running a promotion until the second or third week of April. Those wishing to “double-dip” eBay Bucks, earning more bonus bucks while spending their previously earned Bucks, may wish to hold off until then.

The eBay Bucks earned during the first quarter of 2019 must be redeemed in the first 30 days after the certificates are issued. So earned eBay Bucks must be spent on or before May 2.

If you’re looking for ideas on how to spend your eBay Bucks while earning additional eBay Bucks, be sure to check out our list of eBay Bucks Eligible Bullion items.

Bullion Holiday Gift Items include Free Shipping From Money Metals Exchange

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Diversion Safe Book
Money Metals Exchange has been around since 2010. Many people have avoided buying from them because they charge shipping for orders under $1,000 or because it often seems like they are just “silver pumpers” pushing metals because of the coming economic apocalypse.
In any event, they have decent pricing on a lot of things but due to the shipping cost. For smaller orders a $9.99 shipping charge means an extra $1.00 per ounce premium for 10 ounces.
As a holiday special they are offering free shipping on all orders placed through December 20 that contain an gift item from their list of gift ideas.
Gift items include:
Additional items are available on the Money Metals Exchange Bullion Gift Ideas page.

Earn 10% eBay Bucks When You Buy Silver Bars

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You can earn 10% eBay Bucks when you buy silver bars.

Just in time to start holiday shopping, eBay has launched a 10% eBay Bucks promotion that allows you to earn a bonus on all qualified purchases over $50.

Eligible purchases made on eBay on 11/19 and 11/20 that are over $50 will earn the 10% eBay Bucks bonus if you’re qualified and activate the offer.

Even if you are already signed up for eBay Bucks and you don’t receive the email notification you may still be eligible to earn the bonus. Follow this link to the eBay Bucks Promotion Activation Page, click the “Activate” link to determine if you’re eligible.

Despite items in the Bullion category being ineligible for earning eBay Bucks you can still earn Bucks when you buy silver bars, rounds and other bullion. Many times dealers will list bullion items in alternate categories that are eligible for earning Bucks.

These can be tricky to find so we list silver bars and rounds that are eligible for earning eBay Bucks on our Bucks eligible Bullion items list.

In addition to silver bars and rounds, we also track gold bullion, gold coins and other bullion items.

Earn 8% eBay Bucks on eligible purchases, including Silver & Gold Bullion

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eBay launched an eBay Bucks promotion this morning that allows buyers to earn 8% cash back eBay Bucks rewards on eligible purchases through November 15, 2018 at midnight Pacific time.

As usual, items listed in the bullion categories on eBay are ineligible to earn Bucks. However, there are many deals on gold, silver and junk bullion that trusted and reputable dealers have listed outside of the bullion categories that are eligible for earning eBay Bucks, including the 8% bonus.

To find out if you’re eligible for the eBay Bucks promotion, click this link to the eBay Bucks promotion page and click the “Activate” link.

https://pages.ebay.com/rewards/2018/1113.html

If you’re eligible to participate you will be brought to a confirmation page. If you are not eligible you will see a message stating that the offer cannot be activated and it may give you a reason.

Click here for lists of eBay Bucks eligible Gold, Silver and Junk bullion items.

Eligible items include rolls of American Silver Eagles, rolls of Canadian Silver Maple Leafs, fractional gold bars, 10 oz silver bars, 20 Franc Gold Coins, Gold Sovereign Coins, lots of 5 and 10 1 oz silver rounds and bars as well as 90% silver coinage in rolls and bags.