Tag: silver

  • Are ‘Pure Silver Flakes’ Authentic silver?

    Reading Time: < 1 minute New to collecting, I’ve bought rounds from APMEX and received coins as gifts in my childhood. Sometimes, I come across the chance to buy a small 1” glass vial labeled as “Pure Silver Flakes.” I’m skeptical about such offerings; is there a reliable method to test these flakes for authenticity?…

  • Gold-to-Silver Ratio: Why Past Trading Tactics Won’t Cut It.

    Reading Time: 5 minutes The gold-to-silver ratio, a measure comparing the prices of these precious metals, has historically been utilized by traders as a tool for making investment decisions. While it remains a popular indicator, its reliability as a standalone basis for investments has limitations. The ratio’s historical record showcases significant fluctuations influenced by factors…

  • LMU gold coins, great for stacking and collecting. 

    Reading Time: 4 minutes The Latin Monetary Union (LMU), a monetary alliance inaugurated in 1865, was founded upon coinage standards harking back to Napoleon’s era around 1800. Notably, one of the prominent coins originating from this epoch was the “Marengo,” minted to commemorate Napoleon’s triumph at the Battle of Marengo. LMU coins strike a harmonious…

  • What is junk silver coins?

    What is junk silver coins?

    Reading Time: 6 minutes Junk coins refer to those coins minted before 1964 in US. These often comprise of mercury dimes, silver dollars, Kennedy half dollars and so on. In the old times, coins like dollars and quarters were made of silver in varying degrees. Coins that were minted up to 1965 consisted of 90%…

  • Well Fargo Hoard, how the price were impacted 25 years later.

    Well Fargo Hoard, how the price were impacted 25 years later.

    Reading Time: 4 minutes Some details of a major purchase of a hoard of 1908 “no motto” Saint-Gaudens $20 gold pieces revealed by Spectrum Numismatics of Irvine, Calif. Coins from the famous Wells Fargo Gold Hoard! One of the finest U.S. Gold hoards ever discovered. The coins were hidden and stored in sealed bags since…

  • Silver price. Silver ounce to US dollar.

    Silver price. Silver ounce to US dollar.

    Reading Time: 2 minutes XAGUSD Gráfico por TradingView Spot price and real value of precious metals. One of the most treated precious metals in the world is Silver. The Silver price quoted by an institutional seller to a buyer is known as spot price or cash price; however, the delivery has to be made in two business days. This…