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Archive for June, 2014

Gold and Silver Market Update (6/27/14) – Golden Eagle

June 30, 2014 0 Comments

The precious metal market has shown mixed performance this week, with modest overall gains following some more pronounced ups and downs. Both gold and silver opened well but then dropped sharply on Wednesday and Thursday. After that they picked up again, with silver managing to top its previous high but gold recovering more slowly. While […]

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What Is Bitcoin?

June 25, 2014 1 Comment
What Is Bitcoin?

Bitcoin is unlike the traditional fiat currency system that we use today where all money is created and controlled by central banks such as the Fed or the European Central Bank (ECB). With Bitcoin, there is no central authority and as such is referred to as a “decentralized” peer-to-peer payment network. Broken down simply, you […]

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$4.95 Shipping On ALL Orders!!!

June 23, 2014 0 Comments
$4.95 Shipping On ALL Orders!!!

Summer Savings!  Now at Golden Eagle, all orders ship for a flat rate of $4.95. We’ve gotten rid of complex shipping tables and lowered the price to the lowest tier for everybody – regardless of the amount of your order. You’ll still receive the top quality service you’ve been used to, just for much cheaper […]

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Certified Silver Maple Leafs – Where Are The MS70’s?

June 19, 2014 1 Comment
Certified Silver Maple Leafs – Where Are The MS70’s?

Being in the coin business for just about 40 years, we’ve seen a lot of markets and trends come and go. Bull markets, bear markets, the silver bubble (and crash) of 1980, the 2000’s commodities boom and more recently, the rise of graded coins. When PCGS came about and began offering grading coins as a […]

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What Is The Gold Standard?

June 11, 2014 0 Comments
What Is The Gold Standard?

Put simply, the Gold Standard is a monetary system where a country’s currency is based on a fixed quantity of gold. For example, a country could set the price of one ounce of gold at $100 dollars and gold would be bought and sold at that price. This would effectively give $1 dollar the value […]

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What Is Junk Silver?

June 3, 2014 0 Comments
What Is Junk Silver?

“Junk silver” is a loose term that is used throughout the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Australia. It generally applies to any silver coin that is being collected or sold strictly for its silver content. Often times, these junk silver coins are worn, exhibiting scratches and nicks from being in circulation and have […]

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