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Blanchard is a family-owned company with broad reach and deep roots in the precious metals market. We live by our name, which is known nationwide for honesty and integrity.

A superior tangible-assets portfolio is an ancient, proven strategy for protecting and enhancing wealth. Over the past 40 years, we have helped clients invest in American numismatic rarities and gold, silver, platinum, and palladium bullion.

Our history gives us unparalleled expertise in helping investors build solid portfolios. We take the time necessary to deeply understand your investment objectives, investment time horizon, and risk appetite before recommending products for your consideration.

 

Speaking with one of our advisors before you invest can dramatically improve your purchasing power and help you avoid an unprofitable purchase. We can also advise you on topics such as IRAs, inheritance, storage, diversification, and other factors affecting the metals markets. CALL US AT 888-337-2688

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The 1792 Half Disme: A Small Coin with Huge Historical Significance

By Blanchard & Company ......   The United States of America was still in its infancy in the early 1790s. The Founding Fathers signed the Constitution...

Bullion & Precious Metals: The Chinese Gold Rush of 2019

By Blanchard & Company ......   Beigao, a town of roughly 100,000 people in the Putian municipal area, the city's main street boasts 20 gold shops. Yes:...

How the Flying Eagle Cent Reinvented the Coin

By Blanchard & Company ......   For more than 60 years, the United States minted the large cent. These coins, about the size of a half...

Why Collectors Dream of Owning an 1894-S Barber Dime

By Blanchard & Company ......   Barber dimes were minted from 1892 through 1916 and struck at four different mints. In 1894, however, the San Francisco Mint...

Gold Mining Companies Consolidate as Mine Output Diminishes

By Blanchard & Company ......   It’s getting prohibitively difficult to source gold deposits. Mining companies are learning that the easy-to-access gold is all but gone....

The 1964 Peace Dollar That Never Was

By Blanchard & Company ......   In 1965 the US Mint melted 316,076 silver Peace dollar coins that never reached circulation. These coins were the early...

The Story of the 1973/74 Aluminum Lincoln Penny

By Blanchard & Company ......   How do you run a successful business? You make sure that costs don’t exceed revenues. However, in a 2014 biennial report to...

New York Lion Dollar – First Dollar of the America’s

By Blanchard & Company ......   History It’s the mid-17th century and the Dutch Colony of New Amsterdam, better known today as New York, is thriving! New York...

The Future of Gold Mining

By Blanchard and Company, Inc ......   Recently the World Gold Council released a report on the relationship between gold and the natural environment. As the...

Gold and the Retirement Crisis

By Blanchard and Company, Inc ......   The retirement crisis is upon us. The numbers present a startling picture. A new analysis from The Wall Street...

A Stir in Asia – Rising China Gold Demand

In recent months something has reinvigorated China Gold demand. In fact, 2017 was the first year since 2013 in which China experienced a growth...

The 1909-S VDB Lincoln Cent: A Popular Yet Controversial Coin

It was 1905. American coins had been sporting the same designs for over 50 years, and President Roosevelt decided that it was time for...

A Shipwreck for the Ages: The SS Central America and the...

The siren song of gold called from California to every corner of the country. Across the nation, men (and a much smaller number of...

Coin Profiles – The United States $20 Liberty Double Eagle Gold...

Too much gold? Start minting the Liberty Double Eagle It was 1849, and the Philadelphia Mint had more Gold Rush gold than it could possibly...

Coin Stories: Where Charles Barber Found Inspiration for a New Series...

After 55 years, the Seated Liberty half dollar design had become somewhat of a dinosaur. A classic, yes. Exciting, no. The design was heavily...

From the Icy Waters of the Atlantic: The WWII Treasure of...

The German commander of the Nazi U-boat fleet predicted that by using submarines to cut off Britain’s overseas commerce, Germany could bring the mighty...

One of America’s Greatest Coins: The 1917-S Walking Liberty Half Dollar...

World War 1 Coinage by the US Mint includes the Walking Liberty Half Dollar In 1914, British Foreign Secretary Sir Edward Grey famously said of...

Coin Profiles – The 1850 $5 Moffat Gold Coin – A...

Moffat Gold Coin - Imagine this for a moment: private issuance of currency isn’t frowned upon. In fact, it’s legal. There is an abundance...

Sesquicentennial Exposition of 1926 – Get Lady Liberty as a 1920s...

Sesquicentennial Exposition of 1926 - When you think of ways to honor your country, what do you think of? -  For nations around the world,...

Blanchard: Four Reasons Silver Is Outpacing Gold In 2017

By Blanchard and Company, Inc .....   The precious metals sector is off to the races in the first six weeks of 2017, as returns in...

CoinWeek News Wire for November 11, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for November 11, 2016 Current Events 1.) Some Central Florida toll booths not registering $1 coins Central Florida Expressway Authority officials said they weren't...

$1 Million in Recently Recovered 1715 Fleet Shipwreck Coins Coming to...

Sunken Spanish colonial gold treasure coins discovered during 300th anniversary of fleet’s demise to be offered for the first time More than 200 sunken treasure...

Blanchard & Company: What Coins Are CAC Eligible?

By Douglas LePre – Senior Portfolio Manager at Blanchard and Company, Inc .....   At the beginning of 2016, CoinWeek published an article I wrote discussing...

Precious Metals Bullion Market: Growing Global Population Will Drive Gold Price

By Blanchard and Company, Inc .....   The extremely articulate and savvy hedge fund manager Kyle Bass was quoted in 2013 saying, “at some point in...

Blanchard: The Beauty and Appeal of Toned Coins

By Douglas LePre – Senior Portfolio Manager at Blanchard and Company, Inc .....   In the many years that I've been in this market, one of...

Coin Collecting Strategies – A Philosophy for Rare Coin Investing

By Bruce Smith, Senior Portfolio Director and Numismatic Writer – Blanchard and Company ......   One of the first symbolic, political, and critical economic actions to...

Guest Commentary – What’s Happened to Coin Shows of Late?

By Douglas LePre – Senior Portfolio Manager at Blanchard and Company, Inc .....   I recently went to the American Numismatic Association (ANA) National Money Show...

Coin Investing – How Rare Coins Can Serve as a Portfolio...

By Douglas LePre – Senior Portfolio Manager at Blanchard and Company, Inc .....   Today’s rare coin market has the highest number of active investors looking...

Tips for New Collectors Joining the Numismatic Community

By Douglas LePre – Senior Portfolio Manager at Blanchard and Company, Inc ....   Oh, you're a coin dealer? What should I collect? This is a question...

Coin Grading – Why CAC matters in today’s era of slabbed...

By Douglas LePre – Senior Portfolio Manager at Blanchard and Company, Inc ....   Over the last 30 years, the coin market has changed dramatically. Initially...