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Enjoy ‘Gold Rush’ Prudently, Advises PNG

  Buyers of physical gold and silver during the 2020 “Gold Rush” should be wary of potential counterfeits in the marketplace, mistaking plated “gold coins” for bullion products, and avoid overpaying for any purchases, cautions the Accredited Precious Metals Dealers … Continue reading

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Is it ‘Too Late’ to Buy Gold, Silver?

By Patrick A. Heller Ignoring the effects of inflation of the money supply, the price of gold this week reached an all-time record high, closing on the COMEX on Aug. 5 at $2,031. Silver’s COMEX close on the same day … Continue reading

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Record High Gold Price?

This week, the price of gold reached an all-time high price against the U.S. dollar. It closed Wednesday this week on the COMEX at $1,953.50 per troy ounce, well above even intraday gold prices during the previous peak in September … Continue reading

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Modern $5 Gold – Even on a Budget

By Mark Benvenuto The United States Congress brought a commemorative coin program back to life in 1982 in a quiet, almost simple sort of way. They authorized a single half-dollar coin honoring the 250th anniversary of the birth year of … Continue reading

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How High Will Silver Go?

By Richard Giedroyc Silver broke through the $21 an ounce barrier as this commentary was being written, so how high will silver go? Is it really the poor man’s gold? There really isn’t anything further to say that the spot … Continue reading

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Bullion Coins Have Their Day in the Sun

By Richard Giedroyc  Silver is more available than gold. Not just silver bullion, but silver in coinage format as well. Due to the more modest price of silver, it is more popular with collectors than gold. Right now, silver is … Continue reading

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‘Bogus Stella’ Case Investigated

Acting on a tip from the Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation (ACEF), federal and local California law enforcement agents are now investigating the attempted sale of $400,000 of counterfeit coins including a fake example of the historic 1879 Coiled Hair gold $4 … Continue reading

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Does A Gold Currency Make Sense?

Gold coins have circulated for thousands of years. Using gold in coins for payment purposes has a great combination of advantages—durability, portability, standardization, relative ease of production, and others. One limitation of using gold coins for commerce, however, has been … Continue reading

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Coins with Intrinsic Value in High Demand

By Richard Giedroyc Could prices for key date and ultra-high condition certified coins be ready for a dramatic increase? Dealers have been recently indicating there is a shortage of quality coins that aren’t what I would term “recycled stuff.” It … Continue reading

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Sneaky COMEX Rule Changes

By Patrick A. Heller The COMEX began trading gold futures contracts shortly after it was again legal for Americans to own gold at the beginning of 1975. An explicit purpose for setting up this gold exchange was to help manage … Continue reading

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