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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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Nova Constellatio: The Story of America’s First Minted Coin

By Blanchard & Company ...... In 1783 the monetary system in the United States was something of a mess. There was inconsistency among the coinage used...
George Washington: The Early Coins, Tokens & Medals Honoring Our Founding Father

George Washington: The Early Coins, Tokens & Medals Honoring Our Founding...

By Blanchard & Company ......   Before there was a nation, before there was a symbol of this young nation — a flag, a constitution, a...
Blanchard: The Beauty and Appeal of Toned Coins

Blanchard: The Beauty and Appeal of Toned Coins

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

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...
Pillar Dollar Coin Coveted by US Collectors Recovered From Rooswijk Shipwreck

Pillar Dollar Coin Coveted by US Collectors Recovered From Rooswijk Shipwreck

The Spanish Pillar Dollar by Blanchard and Company, Inc .....   If there is one classic Mexican coin that serious U.S. numismatic collectors covet, it's the...

Coin Collecting Strategies – Sleeping Giants and Emergent Coins

1822 half eagle $5 gold piece By Bruce Smith - Sr. Portfolio Director and Numismatic Writer, Blanchard and Company ......   The year was 1822. On its...
Early US Coins: Only $361.03 Worth of Chain Cents Were Ever Produced

Early US Coins: Only $361.03 Worth of Chain Cents Were Ever...

By Blanchard & Company ......   It's big, beautiful, and very rare. It's also controversial and was only minted for one year, which increases the rarity value...

The Wreck of Brother Jonathan Still Keeps Its Secrets

By Blanchard and Company, Inc ......   On a Sunday morning in 1865, a paddle steamer called Brother Jonathan departed Crescent City Harbor, California. The ship...
The 1964 Peace Dollar That Never Was

The 1964 Peace Dollar That Never Was

By Blanchard & Company ......   In 1965 the United States Mint melted 316,076 silver Peace dollar coins that never reached circulation. These coins were the...
The 1792 Half Disme: A Small Coin with Huge Historical Significance

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...

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...

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, from...
Silver Demand Forecast to Increase Five Percent in 2022

Silver Demand Forecast to Increase Five Percent in 2022

By Blanchard and Company, Inc ......   Silver, sometimes known as the poor cousin to gold, due to its lower price per ounce – can offer...

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...
What Do Rising Oil Prices Mean for Gold?

What Do Rising Oil Prices Mean for Gold?

By Blanchard and Company, Inc ......   The rising price of oil is a concern for many Americans. The average price of a gallon of gasoline...

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

By Blanchard and Company, Inc ......   After 55 years, the Seated Liberty half dollar design had become somewhat of a dinosaur. A classic, yes. Exciting,...
Blanchard-Built Zito Collection Results in Two Auction Records Shattered

Blanchard-Built Zito Collection Results in Two Auction Records Shattered

By Blanchard and Company, Inc ......   Blanchard and Company, one of the nation's leading tangible asset firms, made numismatic history again following this week's public...
What the Russian Gold Bill Means

What the Russian Gold Bill Means

By Blanchard and Company, Inc ......   In early March, a bill was introduced to the United States Senate in an attempt to restrict Russia from...
Coin Profiles - The 1850 $5 Moffat Gold Coin - A Curious Liberty

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

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

By Blanchard & Company ......   It was 1905. American coins had been sporting the same designs for over 50 years, and President Teddy Roosevelt decided...

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...
Numismatic Boom Cycle Remains Strong in 2022: Blanchard

Numismatic Boom Cycle Remains Strong in 2022: Blanchard

Pandemic triggered new rising price cycle in tangible assets   By Blanchard and Company, Inc ......   While Bitcoin plunged 48% over the past four months, the numismatic...
The 1938 New Rochelle 250th Anniversary Commemorative Half Dollar

The 1938 New Rochelle 250th Anniversary Commemorative Half Dollar

By Blanchard and Company, Inc ......   In 1688, the city of New Rochelle, New York was founded by French Protestants. Colonist Jacob Leisler executed the...
Recent Chinese Gold Buying and Its Implications for Future Gold Prices

Recent Chinese Gold Buying and Its Implications for Future Gold Prices

By Blanchard and Company, Inc ......   Gold’s price retreat earlier this month offered long-term investors an opportunity “to buy on the dip.” Yet, you may...

Blanchard Sells Four SS Central America Gold Ingots in Five Days

Blanchard Gold marked numismatic history with its recent sales of six SS Central America gold ingots, which include the broadest collection of gold bars...
Oregon $5 Territorial Gold Beaver Coins

Oregon $5 Territorial Gold Beaver Coins: Move Over, Pelts and Furs

By Blanchard and Company, Inc ......   In the Oregon Territory during the California Gold Rush years – one important thing was missing – there was...

What a Biden Presidency Might Mean for Silver

By Blanchard and Company, Inc ......   The presidential win by Democrat Joe Biden may usher in a new era for government policies, from taxes to...

The Uniquely American Appeal of the $3 Indian Princess Gold Coin

By Blanchard and Company, Inc ......   In 1854, United States Mint Chief Engraver James B. Longacre reached a milestone in his career. For the first...

Could COVID Kill the Penny?

By Blanchard and Company, Inc ......   The COVID-19 pandemic has created a nationwide coin shortage. Shoppers are relying on debit and credit cards to avoid...

What Gold Could Do in the Second Half of 2020 –...

By Blanchard and Company, Inc ......   Uncertainty has long been the default outlook of investors. The present, however, represents both uncertainty and volatility not commonly...