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Engelhard Silver Bars

August 26, 2015 0 Comments
Engelhard Silver Bars

Engelhard Overview Founded in 1902 by Charles Engelhard, the Engelhard company has been ingrained with the precious metals community for decades. The quality of Engelhard silver bars has been a sought after commodity and although the company is now defunct, their bars remain as some of the most popular silver bars on the market. Engelhard […]

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All About The New 2015 American Liberty High Relief Gold Coin

August 19, 2015 0 Comments
All About The New 2015 American Liberty High Relief Gold Coin

The United States Mint has released a new coin for 2015 which harkens back to the Golden Age of coin minting – The 2015 American Liberty High Relief Gold Coin. Arguably America’s most famous coin engraver/sculptor, Augustus Saint-Gauden was the designer of the ever-popular gold $20 Double Eagle. In 1907, only about 20 of these […]

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How Many Silver Coins Come In A Tube?

August 11, 2015 0 Comments
How Many Silver Coins Come In A Tube?

This is a very common question and most times our customers are asking about American Silver Eagle coins in specific. To answer that, there are 20 American Silver Eagle Coins in 1 tube. In general, there are USUALLY 20 silver coins per tube on just about every silver coin out there. However, that is not true […]

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Gold & Silver Market 8-8-2015

August 8, 2015 0 Comments
Gold & Silver Market 8-8-2015

Last week was no better for precious metals than the one before; although there wasn’t much movement Friday to Friday in the key gold and silver markets we did see some losses across the platinum group. The general outlook is still negative, and this week’s performance deserves some close attention. Looking at gold, there really […]

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Birds of Prey Silver Coins

August 4, 2015 0 Comments
Birds of Prey Silver Coins

The Royal Canadian Mint released the Birds of Prey Silver Coin series in February of 2014 to commemorate Canada’s rich wildlife and iconic native birds. Following the RCM’s successful Canadian Wildlife Silver Coin series, the Birds of Prey series is looking to solidify their place in the silver coin collectible market with distinctively Canadian themes. […]

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Gold & Silver Market 8-3-2015

August 3, 2015 0 Comments
Gold & Silver Market 8-3-2015

Last week turned out to be another mixed one for precious metals, with gold and silver stabilizing but losses in the platinum group. In general it wasn’t a good week, but there are some things to be optimistic about. Gold didn’t manage to rebound, but its descent did slow dramatically. It actually managed to gain […]

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Red Spots On Gold Coin

July 27, 2015 0 Comments
Red Spots On Gold Coin

Anybody who has been collecting gold coins for a while now is familiar with the dreaded “red spot.” The topic is quite popular because many believe red spots on “pure gold coins” to mean that the coin is counterfeit. In most cases this is not the cause at all. Let us explain why. Red spots […]

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Gold & Silver Market 7-27-2015

July 27, 2015 0 Comments
Gold & Silver Market 7-27-2015

Overall last week was fairly positive for precious metals, but everything was overshadowed by the beating gold took from the markets. A coincidence of factors led to a sharp fall in the headline price, and took most of the investing media’s attention, which is understandable. However silver suffered much less and across the platinum group […]

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Gold & Silver Market 7-19-2015

July 19, 2015 0 Comments
Gold & Silver Market 7-19-2015

Once again we saw prices fall across most of the precious metals sector, with one big exception – yes, we were completely wrong about rhodium – and while some of it can be put down to the generally unsettled financial situation there are worrying signs for silver. If you’re looking at gold or the platinum […]

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What Is A Proof Coin?

July 16, 2015 0 Comments
What Is A Proof Coin?

To completely understand what a proof coin is, you need to know a little bit about the coin minting process. To see a full explanation of coin minting, see our blog post about it here: http://blog.goldeneaglecoin.com/silver-coins-minted/ Up until 2008, when a coin die was created, it was hand carved onto a larger version of the […]

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Gold & Silver Market 7-11-2015

July 11, 2015 0 Comments
Gold & Silver Market 7-11-2015

We saw losses almost right across the precious metal market last week, with the platinum group looking to take the biggest hit, but it’s a pretty confused picture overall. On the surface it looks as if modest gains in equities could be responsible but it’s all complicated by general market nervousness as the Greek debt […]

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Gold & Silver Market 7-5-2015

July 5, 2015 0 Comments
Gold & Silver Market 7-5-2015

Last week was a very mixed one for precious metals with gold and silver down, but some gains in the platinum group. The whole period was overshadowed by the accelerating crisis in Europe, where Greece became the first developed nation to default on an IMF loan and now looks likely to be pushed out of […]

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SilverTowne Mint

June 30, 2015 0 Comments
SilverTowne Mint

Founded in 1949, SilverTowne has been a mainstay in the numismatic community for well over half a century. A true success story, SilverTowne started from a cigar box underneath a lunch counter to a multi-million dollar business that touches all aspects of numismatics and precious metals. SilverTowne is rare in the industry in that they […]

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Gold & Silver Market 6-27-2015

June 27, 2015 0 Comments
Gold & Silver Market 6-27-2015

Last week was another bad one for the precious metal sector. Every major metal fell sharply except platinum, with gold and silver both coming off the upward trend they’d been on for the previous couple of weeks and dropping back to where they were at the start of June. At the same time US equities […]

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How Much Is Sterling Silver Worth?

June 26, 2015 0 Comments
How Much Is Sterling Silver Worth?

A quick and fast rule is that sterling silver is worth: Sterling Silver is Roughly 80-85% of Spot Silver Sterling silver is different from pure .999 fine silver in that it is actually an alloy metal that contains 92.5% silver with the remaining percentage an amalgam of other metals. The price that one would receive […]

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