• Silver Coins vs Silver Bullion

    Silver Coins vs Silver Bullion

    When it comes to investing, especially in metals, gold is an expensive buy-in while silver makes a much more palatable investment, especially for the entry-level investor. However, when you look at silver and the silver market in general, many people discover a very important question. Which is the better investment, silver bullion or silver coins? The answer may surprise you and, if you’ve already started making some commitments in silver, you may wish you’d have seen this sooner. Let’s take a look at silver bullion: On the whole, silver bullion, whether in 1oz., 100oz. or 1000oz. bars is pretty much directly tied to current silver prices. This means if the spot price for silver drops some 15% as it did over a 2 day period in April, 2013, the value of your silver drops as well. It doesn’t much matter if your bar has the basic hallmarks for purity and ... Read More »
  • Largest Silver Mines in the World

    Largest Silver Mines in the World

  • Silver Coin Melt Values (Live)

    Silver Coin Melt Values (Live)

  • 4 Silver Flatware Buying Tips

    4 Silver Flatware Buying Tips

  • Silver Production By Country

    Silver Production By Country

  • Silver War Nickels 1942 to 1945

    Silver War Nickels 1942 to 1945

    Silver war nickels issued from 1942 to 1945 are a bit of an oddity in the coin community. I say beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Often war nickels are grimey looking, almost like they have been found in an automotive garage. Regardless of the way they look there is a market out there for them.  The silver melt value of war nickels is only $ as they are only 35% silver, making them very affordable. Although most Jefferson nickels, first minted in 1938, are nickel, those minted from 1942 through 1945 actually are a copper/silver/manganese composite. This was due to the fact that nickel is a key component of armor plating which was in high demand during the peak of World War II. Not only were “war nickels” important because of their silver content, but they were important as a symbol of the sacrifices necessary during war-time. During World War ... Read More »
  • 1879 Morgan Silver Dollar

    1879 Morgan Silver Dollar

  • Franklin Half Dollar 1948 to 1963

    Franklin Half Dollar 1948 to 1963

  • Standing Liberty Quarter

    Standing Liberty Quarter

  • Peace Dollar 1921-1928

    Peace Dollar 1921-1928