Old Jun 17, 08, 1:30 am
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Originally Posted by pgary View Post
I think everyone would appreciate it if anyone who actually purchases these coins reports here after your credit card is charged whether or not your card is charged for a purchase or a cash advance. If I am understanding previous comments correctly, cards are not charged until shippment, and the coins are not yet ready for shipment. If this is true, whoever said the coins are charged as a purchase couldn't possibly know this as fact. All credit card terms and conditions that I have read indicate that obtaining cash or cash equivalents via credit card will cause the expense to be charged as an expensive cash advance.
The US Mint charges for ALL online orders as a purchase, whether you believe it or not.
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