• 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 »
  • Where Should I Buy Silver?

    Where Should I Buy Silver?

  • Silver Production By Country

    Silver Production By Country

  • Silver Coins vs Silver Bullion

    Silver Coins vs Silver Bullion

  • Silver Coin Melt Values (Live)

    Silver Coin Melt Values (Live)

  • Capped Bust Quarter 1815 to 1838

    Capped Bust Quarter 1815 to 1838

    The Capped Bust Quarter was issued by the mints in the United States from 1815 until 1838. These quarters have roughly .1808 oz of silver with a melt value of $ Unlike today, U.S. minted coins from the late 1700’s through the early 1900’s had essentially the same design across most denominations. As an example, the Capped Bust coinage introduced by the Chief Engraver of the Mint, William Kneass, included not only the half dollar and quarter, but the dime and half dime as well. Even the large cent and half cent denominations had a very similar design. Perhaps the most popular coin in the Capped Bust design was the Capped Bust quarter which was produced for circulation from 1815 to 1838. At the time, the government specification for silver coins stated that the coins should be 89.24% silver and 10.76% copper which is the composition of the Capped Bust Quarter. While ... Read More »
  • 1921 Peace Dollar

    1921 Peace Dollar

  • Barber Half Dollar 1892 to 1916

    Barber Half Dollar 1892 to 1916

  • 1878 Morgan Silver Dollar

    1878 Morgan Silver Dollar

  • Seated Liberty Dollar 1840 to 1873

    Seated Liberty Dollar 1840 to 1873