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Hobby First, Investment Second

by Richard Giedroyc There has been some disturbing news recently regarding investing in coins. It appears a company has been hawking coins as an investment on financial television programs. There is nothing wrong or unusual about that; however, this advertiser … Continue reading

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Coin Owners Reluctant to Sell

Relatively common-date, common-condition gold and silver composition coins continue to mirror daily market changes in their intrinsic values. Since there has been no breakaway in the spot price of gold or silver bullion, the value of these coins continues to … Continue reading

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Will Investor Demand Drive Out the Collector?

Gold and silver, be they in coinage form or trading as bullion, continue to move in tightly defined pricing ranges. Neither platinum nor palladium coins are as available as those comprised of gold or silver. Coins composed of either platinum … Continue reading

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Get busy, get active at current prices

Both buyers and sellers appear to be pleased with the current market, unless that seller has a collection he salted away years ago and now plans to liquidate. The market is like the old gray mare; she “ain’t what she … Continue reading

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Viewpoint: New grading might bring in investors

By Dominc Cicio I wasn’t going to respond but decided hey, I can give an opinion. I am sure Mr. Guth has the hobby interest at heart and will be honored to have a grading scale be referred to as … Continue reading

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Silver buyers need trucks

Coin collectors and bullion investors like to discuss the gold/silver ratio. Currently it takes approximately 71 ounces of silver to buy one ounce of gold. The U.S. coining ratio that prevailed during most of the bimetallic years of the 19th … Continue reading

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