• 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 »
  • Where Should I Buy Silver?

    Where Should I Buy Silver?

  • Silver Production By Country

    Silver Production By Country

  • Most Popular Silver Bullion

    Most Popular Silver Bullion

  • Largest Silver Mines in the World

    Largest Silver Mines in the World

  • Barber Dime 1892 to 1916

    Barber Dime 1892 to 1916

    The Barber dime was first minted in 1892 as part of the barber coinage. The dime is 90% silver and has a melt value of $ Melt price live and based off current silver price of $  oz. After the passage of the Coinage Act of 1890, most coins used for circulation in the U.S. were redesigned and standardized. After a public competition for an artistic design provided no suitable candidates, the Director of the Mint, Edward O. Leech directed Chief Mint Engraver Charles E. Barber to make the design. After much discussion and several redesigns later, one design was approved by President Harrison and his cabinet in November, 1891. The Barber Dime began production in January, 1892 and continued through 1916 when they were replaced by the Winged Liberty (aka Mercury) Dime. According to government legislation (the Coinage Act of 1837), the metal content of the Barber Dime consisted of 90% ... Read More »
  • Roosevelt Dime 1946 to 1964

    Roosevelt Dime 1946 to 1964

  • Standing Liberty Quarter

    Standing Liberty Quarter

  • Peace Dollar 1921-1928

    Peace Dollar 1921-1928

  • Washington Quarter 1932 to Present

    Washington Quarter 1932 to Present