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Archive for February, 2015

Gold and Silver Market Update (2/21/2015) – Golden Eagle

February 21, 2015 0 Comments
Gold and Silver Market Update (2/21/2015) – Golden Eagle

Last week wasn’t a good one for the precious metals market, a fact which didn’t surprise many analysts. With the Eurozone’s latest Greek debt crisis switching attention to bonds and currency speculation and the equities market performing reasonably well demand for bullion as an investment as bound to be low, and that’s how it turned […]

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How Are Silver Coins Minted?

February 17, 2015 1 Comment
How Are Silver Coins Minted?

Most people don’t understand the amount of labor it takes to create a single silver coin, round or bar. This knowledge often goes hand-in-hand with why people don’t understand that they can’t buy a silver or gold coin for the spot price without any premiums. In this article we are going to discuss how a […]

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Gold and Silver Market Update (2/14/2015) – Golden Eagle

February 14, 2015 0 Comments
Gold and Silver Market Update (2/14/2015) – Golden Eagle

Last week was more mixed for precious metals than the one before, with no clear trend across the market; some prices rose well, some dropped and not all of them did either. It’s not easy to pick out any clear message from the week’s activity but overall it left us feeling quite positive, especially for […]

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Silver Rounds 99¢ Over Spot!

February 12, 2015 0 Comments
Silver Rounds 99¢ Over Spot!

1 ounce Silver Buffalo Rounds are on sale for just 99¢ over spot per round – any quantity! These coins feature the iconic Buffalo Nickel design and contain 1 troy ounce of pure .999 fine silver. Orders in increments of 20 will come packaged in sealed mint tubes. Increments of 500 will be packaged in […]

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What Is A First Strike Coin?

February 10, 2015 1 Comment
What Is A First Strike Coin?

Coin grading companies such as PCGS and NGC have been labeling coins “First Strike” for a while now and we get many collectors asking us what this designation means. There’s a lot of funny information out there and in this article we’re going to dispel the rumors and get right to what exactly the “First […]

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Gold and Silver Market Update (2/7/2015) – Golden Eagle

February 7, 2015 0 Comments
Gold and Silver Market Update (2/7/2015) – Golden Eagle

For the second week in a row the precious metals market has turned in a weak performance, with most prices falling again. The only exceptions were rhodium, which once more managed to rise, and palladium. However we’re still not feeling too pessimistic, as the general economic climate suggests metals are going to be in increasing […]

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What Are GSA Carson City Morgan Silver Dollars?

February 2, 2015 1 Comment
What Are GSA Carson City Morgan Silver Dollars?

From 1878 until 1921, the official silver dollar used in circulated was the Morgan Dollar. Morgan dollars were minted at 5 mints across the country: – Philadelphia (no mint mark on the coin) – Carson City (“CC” mint mark) – San Fransisco (“S” mint mark) – New Orleans (“O” mint mark) – Denver (“D” mint […]

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