Tag: Silver prices

  • Revamping 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…

  • Premium on “junk” US silver coins has drop. Time to stack ?

    Reading Time: 3 minutes In 1972, a $1,000 face value bag of “junk” US silver coins was selling for approximately $1,300 to $1,350. At that time, the price of silver averaged $1.68 per ounce, making the silver content within the bag worth $1,200. The difference between the selling price and the silver content value was…

  • The Canadian silver coins.

    Reading Time: 4 minutes The Canadian silver coins were based on the US gold market and started in production around 1858. The first Canadian coins made of silver were in the following denominations, 5, 10, 20 and 50 cent pieces. Canada continued to use silver coins until 1968 four years after the US stopped minting…

  • How much is 22.6 grams of silver in todays market?

    How much is 22.6 grams of silver in todays market?

    Reading Time: < 1 minute answered by Anonymous: A troy ounce is 31.1 grams, so you have 0.727 troy ounce. That happens to be the exact weight of a 90% US silver dollar. Silver has been holding close to $22 for a while so your little treasure is worth about $20. Don’t sell it. The…

  • Silver To Average Lower Price In 2023 Than In 2022 But Demand For Silver Coins Is Soaring Globally.

    Silver To Average Lower Price In 2023 Than In 2022 But Demand For Silver Coins Is Soaring Globally.

    Reading Time: 2 minutes Silver prices will end this year at a lower average than last year’s average of $31.15 per ounce, the Silver Institute said Wednesday. “That expected decline will be largely due to the sell-off we’ve just seen in the last couple of weeks,” said Neil Meader, head of precious metals research and…

  • Silver’s rollercoaster ride in 2022.

    Silver’s rollercoaster ride in 2022.

    Reading Time: 3 minutes Silver, more perhaps than platinum, is a hybrid – an industrial metal with some of the precious metal investment attractions of gold. This, metals expert Philip Klapwijk said in a presentation to the Silver Institute in New York this week, explains why silver’s price hit an all-time high in April, but…