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How Many Coins Are In A Roll?

January 26, 2015 0 Comments
How Many Coins Are In A Roll?

This question can apply to several types of coins, but for our sake we’re going to stick to U.S. coins that in circulation as well as United States bullion coins. Coins in Circulation When coins meant for circulation are finished being minted, they are then sent in bulk bags to branches of the Federal Reserve […]

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Difference Between Poured and Pressed Silver Bars

January 19, 2015 0 Comments
Difference Between Poured and Pressed Silver Bars

One common question we receive from investors and collectors new to purchasing precious metals is “What is the difference between the different types of silver bars?” When referring to silver what they are asking is the difference between poured or pressed silver bars. In this article we are going to discuss how they differ, how […]

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How To Ship Gold and Silver Bullion Securely

January 12, 2015 0 Comments
How To Ship Gold and Silver Bullion Securely

While you can ship gold and silver via any method you please, there is one way that is the preferred method in the industry; United States Postal Service Registered Mail. Why Use Registered Mail? USPS Registered Mail is the U.S. Postal Services most secure method of shipping. With Registered Mail you can insure a single […]

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Gold and Silver Market Update (12/28/14) – Golden Eagle

December 28, 2014 0 Comments
Gold and Silver Market Update (12/28/14) – Golden Eagle

It was hard to pick up any clear trends in the precious metals market last week, with performances varying across the sector. Most were up a fraction but the two main metals didn’t really go anywhere at all. It was a confusing end to what’s been a pretty confusing year. On the other hand after […]

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Gold and Silver Market Update (12/21/14) – Golden Eagle

December 21, 2014 0 Comments
Gold and Silver Market Update (12/21/14) – Golden Eagle

Last week’s news from the precious metals market is a lot more mixed than the one before, with gold and silver both down sharply – though not to their previous lows – and inconsistent performance across the platinum group – some gains, some inconclusive figures. Overall we’d say it comes down on the bad side […]

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What Is Coin (Mint) Luster?

December 15, 2014 2 Comments
What Is Coin (Mint) Luster?

If you are a coin collector, or have any experience in numismatics then you’ve more than likely heard the term “mint luster” or “coin luster” (lustre). It’s a common occurrence in coins, but it’s a difficult thing to describe. Not only is it difficult to describe, but a great deal of people don’t know how […]

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Gold and Silver Market Update (12/14/14) – Golden Eagle

December 14, 2014 0 Comments
Gold and Silver Market Update (12/14/14) – Golden Eagle

Overall last week was pretty good for precious metal investors, with most of the benchmark prices showing a healthy rise. There were some fluctuations through the week, with most of the gains being made on Monday and Tuesday; the second half of the period saw most prices slip back slightly. Still, after a poor run […]

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What Is A PCGS Rattler Holder?

December 8, 2014 0 Comments
What Is A PCGS Rattler Holder?

If you’ve been interested in graded coins for any length of time then more than likely you’ve heard the term “rattler” thrown around. In the following article we’re going to cover what a Rattler holder is, and more importantly, why you should be on the lookout for them. If you don’t know what coin grading […]

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Gold and Silver Market Update (12/7/14) – Golden Eagle

December 7, 2014 0 Comments
Gold and Silver Market Update (12/7/14) – Golden Eagle

Last week was another mixed one for precious metals; while gold and silver made modest gains all the platinum group metals lost value. The main driver for this seems to be a positive mood in the equities markets; we can’t see any other factors that might have pushed prices down. Firstly gold. While gold ended […]

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Cyber Tuesday? Why not! FREE SHIPPING on Everything!

December 2, 2014 0 Comments
Cyber Tuesday? Why not! FREE SHIPPING on Everything!

Ever hear of Cyber Tuesday? Neither have we, so we made it up! Jump start your holiday shopping with our Cyber Tuesday special! Get FREE SHIPPING on any product you see in our online store. Although, it may take you a while to browse everything because we have over 5,000 products available! Use the Promo […]

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Gold and Silver Market Update (11/30/14) – Golden Eagle

November 30, 2014 0 Comments
Gold and Silver Market Update (11/30/14) – Golden Eagle

After a fairly good mid-month perfoemance for the precious metal market, which seemed to signal an upturn, things went south again last week. Most of the benchmark metals fell and in some cases the decline was dramatic. Given the unexciting track record of equities over the same period it’s hard to be sure exactly what […]

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What Does MCMLXXXVI Mean On My Gold Coin?

November 28, 2014 0 Comments
What Does MCMLXXXVI Mean On My Gold Coin?

Why does my Gold Eagle not have a date? What year is my Gold Eagle, it’s not listed? What does MCMLXXXVI mean? These are all common questions we receive at Golden Eagle, and the answer to all of them is the same. When the United States Mint began producing American Gold Eagle Coins, they decided […]

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Gold and Silver Market Update (11/24/14) – Golden Eagle

November 24, 2014 0 Comments
Gold and Silver Market Update (11/24/14) – Golden Eagle

Finally it’s good news right across the board for precious metal investors, with all the main commodities rising in price last week. That’s especially welcome for gold and silver, but the platinum group did well too. Couple that with generally good results in other market sectors and it looks like a real recovery might be […]

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2015 Chinese Silver Pandas Available For Pre-Sale!!!

November 20, 2014 0 Comments
2015 Chinese Silver Pandas Available For Pre-Sale!!!

Just in time for the holidays, 2015 Chinese Silver Pandas are available for pre-order! These coins come individually wrapped in plastic capsules and are the only bullion series coin that changes its design every year. Orders in increments of 30 will come in mint-sealed plastic sheets and orders of 600 come in mint-sealed “Monster Boxes.” […]

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Why Do Some Coins Have Ridges (Reeds) On The Edge?

November 19, 2014 2 Comments
Why Do Some Coins Have Ridges (Reeds) On The Edge?

If you look at early gold and silver coins you’ll notice that a great deal of them have a smooth rim – or at least a rim without any ridges (technically called “reeds”). This is most often found in very old coins that come from an era when minting practicing weren’t as refined as they […]

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