• Largest Silver Mines in the World

    Largest Silver Mines in the World

    We’ve taken some time to write an article detailing the largest silver mines in the world. These¬†behemoths make up 35%+ of the silver mined in the entire world. If you are looking to invest in silver mines you might want to start researching one of these. As with any business over the last few years, silver mining has seen gains and declines which means defining even the “top 10″ silver mines is a rapidly shifting landscape. However, several silver mines are consistently at the top of the charts, mining some 35% of the world’s silver mining production. Here’s a quick list (in no particular order.) BHT Billiton (Cannington) Queensland, Australia – Produced some 5% of the world’s mining supply with ~39 million ounces in 2012. Also the world’s largest lead mine. Pan American Silver (Canada) Peru, Bolivia, Mexico, Argentina – Although based in Canada, Pan American’s silver mine in Alamo ... Read More »
  • 4 Silver Flatware Buying Tips

    4 Silver Flatware Buying Tips

  • Silver Production By Country

    Silver Production By Country

  • Silver Coin Melt Values (Live)

    Silver Coin Melt Values (Live)

  • Why Invest In Silver?

    Why Invest In Silver?

  • Barber Quarter 1892 to 1916

    Barber Quarter 1892 to 1916

    The Barber Quarter was issued between 1892 and 1916 and has a current melt value of¬†$ As part of the aftermath of the Coinage Act of 1890, the silver coins, the dime, quarter and half dollar, were all redesigned. These designs, were done by then U.S. Mint Chief Engraver, Charles E. Barber for whom this series of coins is named. The Barber series of coins was issued from 1892 until 1916, although no half dollars were minted in 1916. The Barber Quarter was replaced in 1916 by the Standing Liberty Coin when the Barber Quarter was “retired” after a 25 year run. There became a consistent public call to replace the Seated Liberty Quarter in the late 1880’s since that series of coinage had been in use since the 1830’s. Coin specifications were established over the previous years by government regulation such as the Coinage Act of 1834 and the ... Read More »
  • Franklin Half Dollar 1948 to 1963

    Franklin Half Dollar 1948 to 1963

  • Liberty Seated Half Dollar 1839 to 1886

    Liberty Seated Half Dollar 1839 to 1886

  • Morgan Silver Dollars 1878-1921

    Morgan Silver Dollars 1878-1921

  • Silver Coin Melt Values (Live)

    Silver Coin Melt Values (Live)