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How To Test For Fake Gold and Silver

March 19, 2015 0 Comments
How To Test For Fake Gold and Silver

One of the main appeals to investing in precious metals is that the product is physical – you can actually hold the silver or gold that you are buying. This is unlike paper money that is easy to print by counterfeiters as well as the government. Precious metals, because of their physical nature (size, and […]

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Silver Dollar – How Much Is It Worth?

September 24, 2014 2 Comments
Silver Dollar – How Much Is It Worth?

“I found a silver dollar, can you tell me how much it’s worth?” Believe it or not, this is a very common phone call we receive at Golden Eagle. We’ll usually oblige and play a little bit of I Spy and receive answers such as: “It’s got an old, bald guy on one side.” “The […]

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Hit The Jackpot With Your Pocket Change!

May 20, 2014 1 Comment
Hit The Jackpot With Your Pocket Change!

Most people don’t give a second thought to their pocket change. You buy a soda, toss the coins in your pocket and when you get home they go in a jar. Wash. Rinse. Repeat. Eventually, you’ll have enough coins in your jar to cash in at your local bank or Coinstar. If you work in […]

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Why Do Silver Coins Tarnish?

April 8, 2014 7 Comments
Why Do Silver Coins Tarnish?

All silver will tarnish. It’s an unfortunate fact of life. But you would think that the way people talk about it that they had just contracted some terminal illness. So to combat this negative stigma around silver coins becoming tarnished, the coin industry created the term “toning.” And many times, toned coins will cost more […]

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What is the cheapest way to buy gold?

March 12, 2014 0 Comments
What is the cheapest way to buy gold?

When it comes to buying gold, customers are regularly confused why they can’t purchase a gold coin or bar for the spot price. The common misconception is that the spot price of gold is just like the price of a stock; you can buy 1 share at the listed price. What people don’t realize is […]

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