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Money is no object…

We spotted several over-R100K items sold on bidorbuy during the first twenty days of August.

Numismatists, see you in Joburg

The biggest South African numismatists’ annual gathering is coming to Johannesburg at the end of June. Be sure to attend!

The coins competition winner

We have the winner in the bidorbuy Coins and Notes New Buyers Competition. With all the holidays, it took a while to establish the contact, but once it was done, the bidorbuy user who goes under the name Scorpio108 could not have been happier. No wonder. The prize, sponsored by Randcoin, is indeed stunning and […]

The Coins and Notes New Buyers Competition

Proudly sponsored by Randcoin If you have never purchased a coin or note on bidorbuy, but have always wanted to give it a go, this is the perfect time to do it. Coins and notes are a gift that keeps on giving. Experience the thrill of purchasing a coin or note on bidorbuy between 15 […]

There are coins, and then there are coins

As you may imagine, we at bidorbuy are thrilled to have South African Mint auction what are undoubtedly two absolute jewels for any coin collector’s collection. The auctions open today at noon and feature: The SARB 90th Anniversary Sterling Silver Set, consisting of a proof R5 circulation coin and a £100 29 gram sterling silver […]

The collectable world

Strangely enough, at the time we conducted a keyword search for items with the attribute collectable or collectible, the bidorbuy search engine returned a page with only about 800 listings. What,, South Africa’s largest marketplace and the true treasure trove of collectibles, can only offer a measly eight hundred-odd items?! Things look a little […]

Combing the beaches for treasures

Blue Berg Strand… Milnerton… Sea Point… Clifton… Muizenberg… Macassar… Somerset-Strand… Gordon’s Bay… To you, those famous beaches in and around Cape Town may evoke the long, lazy days of summer holidays. To the bidorbuyer Pierre_Henri (aka Pierre Nortje), those very same beaches are a mini gold mine. Literally. Over the years, he and his fellow […]

What is in a pocketful of coins?

Well, a pocketful of coins can be just that, a pocketful of annoyingly jingling coins. On the other hand, a pocketful of coins can signify a fortune, providing certain conditions are met Scrape the bottom of your handbags, ladies. Turn out your pockets, gentlemen. Did the search unearth any loose coins? If yes, select eleven […]