World War I Penny Collection

We could not believe it when we were checking a competitor’s website; they are offering a set of World War I Pennies 1914-1918. Yes, their set comes in a smart case, but they are charging £79.50 for the collection. Also, the coins they illustrated were cleaned, we guess they think that improves their appearance, but it actually depreciates their worth. Our coins are average circulated just as theirs are, but ours are natural, we have not cleaned them. We do not supply a case, on the other hand our set is priced at £9.50 and theirs is priced at £79.50. We have not named the other company, but if you really must know, just call us and we will tell you. We did not want to shame them any more than their price of £79.50 shames them already. We have just 200 sets available and with all the interest in the First World War, as this year is the 100th anniversary of its end, they should sell quickly.
Availability: In stock
SKU: CEX6491
£9.50
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