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Currency, Coins, Cash Equivalents and Gift Cards

The content below is for guidance only. Amazon reserves the right to remove any listing it considers to be inappropriate for sale for any reason.

Examples of Permitted Listings
Reminder: all listings and products must comply with all laws and regulations.

  • Collectible coins or paper money that do not have legal tender status, as long as they are not foreign (non-UK) coins that are also valid tender outside the UK and provided they include relevant information known about the items:
    • Alterations
    • Authenticity of a coin or paper money, including if the seller is unsure of authenticity
    • Clear image of the item
    • Condition
    • Date of issue
    • Origin
  • Replica coins as long as they are clearly designed and described as replicas
  • Replica stamps as long as they are clearly described as replicas
  • Precious metals. Note: If over 1 gram, precious metals must be sold by weight.

Examples of Prohibited Listings

  • Counterfeit stamps, coins and paper money such as bank notes, bonds, and money orders/postal orders
  • Equipment intended to make such counterfeit items listed above
  • Any coins or paper money, whether collectible or circulating, that have legal tender status. See this guidance for further information.
  • Cash equivalent instruments, including bitcoins, money orders, travellers' cheques, gift cards, gift certificates, electronic stored-value redemption codes and other stored value instruments such as precious metal bullion
  • Foreign currency, including collectible, non-UK coins that are valid tender outside the UK
  • Stocks and securities
  • Gold, silver or other precious metal bullion

Note: Sellers who list prohibited items can have their selling permissions removed, either temporarily or permanently.

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