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Archive for November, 2015

Gold & Silver Market 11-23-2015

November 23, 2015 0 Comments
Gold & Silver Market 11-23-2015

The precious metals sector was confusing last week, with a mixed bag of performances and no clear pattern visible. The two big investment items, gold and silver, didn’t show a lot of movement. Neither did platinum, while palladium managed to rise. With the equities markets also rising quite strongly, propelled mostly by gains in defense […]

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Silver Army Men

November 23, 2015 0 Comments
Silver Army Men

Silver Army Men! The perfect gift for the person who has everything. Everybody knows or has played with the ever-popular green plastic toy soldiers. For decades they’ve been a staple in homes across America. Now you can get your toy soldiers in pure .999 fine silver!

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Silver Toy Soldiers (Silver Army Men)

November 23, 2015 0 Comments
Silver Toy Soldiers (Silver Army Men)

  If you grew up in the United States in the second half of the 20th century then more than likely you’ve seen or even played with plastic toy soldiers. They were a staple in millions of American households and are a staple in 20th Century Americana history. They were sold by the millions and […]

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Gold & Silver Market 11-17-2015

November 17, 2015 0 Comments
Gold & Silver Market 11-17-2015

Once again there were disappointing results right across the precious metals sector last week, although the scale of losses varied. Overall it was a worrying period, because metals managed to lose ground even though the equities markets fell heavily. Normally we’d have expected to see metals make a lot of ground in these market conditions, […]

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Gold & Silver Market 11-12-2015

November 12, 2015 0 Comments
Gold & Silver Market 11-12-2015

There’s no question about it; last week wasn’t a good one for precious metals. Every benchmark across the sector fell with losses pushing past 5 percent for both gold and silver. Does this signal a collapse? We don’t think so just yet. Looking at other markets it looks like a general reluctance to invest was […]

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1964 Kennedy Half Dollar History

November 9, 2015 0 Comments
1964 Kennedy Half Dollar History

In 1964, the Kennedy Half Dollar was minted to commemorate the assassination of John F. Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States. The coin was authorized by Congress to be minted in just over a month after his death – an extremely fast turnaround for a new coin to be introduced. The United States […]

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The Elusive 1944 Steel Penny

November 2, 2015 0 Comments
The Elusive 1944 Steel Penny

If you have any background in coin collecting, you would probably know that for one year in 1943, the United States mint created pennies out of steel instead of their standard copper (there was a copper shortage during World War II). But what you might not know is that there were some steel pennies that […]

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Gold & Silver Market 11-1-2015

November 1, 2015 0 Comments
Gold & Silver Market 11-1-2015

After some recent gains for precious metals last week was less impressive, with falling values right across the sector. In general the losses weren’t serious, though – enough to be noticed, not enough to signal a renewed slide in the market. Based on the performance of equities it was a normal investor response to climbing […]

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