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SARC Auction 37 Nets $1.85 Million

The folks at Stephen Album Rare Coins bring a substantial base of combined knowledge to the process of cataloging their high quality, diverse consignments. I think also that their bidders tend to be very well versed in the specialized fields … Continue reading

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Problems with China and India Gold Statistics

By Patrick Heller In last week’s column, I detailed various ways that official and unofficial reports of precious metals data (supply, demand, inventories, trading volume, etc.) are either kept secret, is misreported or is skewed so as to be misleading. … Continue reading

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Move against China might hinder faking coins

Is cheap mail delivery from China one of the reasons there has been an explosion of fake coins entering the U.S. from that country? Could be. While it would not be the only reason, the ease with which individuals can … Continue reading

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China now largest printer of notes

In the bank note printing game, one company rules them all: China Banknote Printing and Minting Corporation (CBPM). With well over 18,000 employees spread over 10 large, secure paper money factories, this state-owned operation is the biggest security printer in … Continue reading

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Does China want higher gold prices?

On Sept. 14, South China Morning Post, an English language Chinese newspaper, reported that Shandong Gold Mining is seeking to raise as much as U.S.$768 million in a Hong Kong-based initial public offering of H-shares. The purpose of the stock … Continue reading

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