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1941: approximately 300 miles southwest of Ireland, the S.S. Gairsoppa was on its way back to England from Calcutta, India when it was struck down by a German U-boat during World War II, causing it to sink almost 3 miles below to the North Atlantic ocean floor, bringing down 85 men (save one who survived […]

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Coin Dealers Flipping

Starting Jan. 1, 2012, Form 1099s will become a means of reporting to the Internal Revenue Service the purchases of all goods and services by small businesses and self-employed people that exceed $600 during a calendar year. Precious metals such as coins and bullion fall into this category and coin dealers have been among those […]

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Pricing Silver Today

It is hard to affirm what the cost of a silver coin is today. Silver dollars were first issued in the United States of America in 1794. Nevertheless, not all coins are of high value though they have a long history. The US mint used to issue a large number of silver money. But nowadays […]

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Interesting (personal+anecdotal)  article about the value of an investment in American Eagle Silver Proof Dollars.  It may or may not work out in the end unless you have a complete set or if you are looking to trade in buillion market values buying in on the lows and hoarding until you can make a standard […]

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Gold Demand

Strong demand remains for physical gold. Well selected gold coins will outperform common bullion products. The current high premiums for common gold Eagles, Maple Leafs, and Krugerrands allow astute collectors a buying opportunity.

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Kitco Spot Bullion Prices

$US Spot Gold $US Spot Silver

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