: I was tempting to bid on it as a joke to see his reaction.
: It can't be legal binding, can it? Since the item does not exist.
: Will ebay force me to pay $1,000,000.
No, but they will take you off their list.
But let me say this. To strike steel cents, the
pressures used on the presses might have been quite
high, and a dime planchet might have been struck
hard enough to expand to cent size. :-)
Don't bid more than you can afford. :-)
There are cases of cents struck on dime planchets,
why not in 1943?