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Bullion-Related Coins Remain a Hot Market

By Richard Giedroyc The market for coins is healthy, even frothy. It doesn’t matter if you are into buying bullion and bullion-impacted coins, collectible but generally available coins, or “desirable” coins. I am using the term desirable rather than scarce … 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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U.S. Bullion: All the Elements in the Equation?

By Mark Benvenuto The United States Mint has been playing on the world stage for decades now, when it comes to gold and silver bullion coins that is. We were not the first nation to unveil any sort of bullion … Continue reading

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New Kansas Bill Provides Sales Tax Exemption

On Thursday, May 16, 2019 Kansas governor Laura Kelly signed into law House Bill 2140, which provides a sales-tax exemption on sales of gold and silver coins and on all gold, silver, platinum, and palladium bullion. “The outcome is not … Continue reading

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Palladium star performer in 2018

For all the news coverage about strong U.S. stock markets for much of 2018, you probably didn’t realize that the performance of the price of gold outperformed all major U.S. stock indices last year. Even though the price of gold … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor (October 30, 2018)

Who decides how rare a new coin issue should be? The brilliant marketing bureaucrats at the U.S. Mint have now created their second rare palladium Eagle in 2018 with a 15,000 mintage limit, presumably as an early Christmas gift to … Continue reading

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Get your money ready for 2018 palladium proof

Remember the U.S. palladium bullion American Eagle coin introduced in September? You know, the one-ounce piece with a mintage of 20,000 that looks like a Mercury dime on the obverse and a Walking Liberty half on the reverse? You don’t? … Continue reading

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Buy palladium if you know what it is

Do you know what palladium is? I suppose I shouldn’t admit this, but I probably wouldn’t recognize it if you dropped some on my foot. From a coin collector’s experience, it is a fairly exotic metal. There are not many coins made of it. Continue reading

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