Bullion & Precious Metals

Box Breaks for Coins: Questions, Answers, and Numbers on VaultBox Series 1

Box Breaks for Coins: Questions, Answers, and Numbers on VaultBox Series 1

By David Schwager for CoinWeek ..... Let’s start with questions and answers about VaultBox coin blind boxes, then go through the quantitative research. Questions and Answers Q:...
Inflation Is Here. Why Isn't Gold $3,000 an Ounce Yet?

Inflation Is Here. Why Isn’t Gold $3,000 an Ounce Yet?

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Gainesville Coins ...... It seems like a frustrating time to make decisions on precious metals. So many people want to buy...

Hear William Jennings Bryan’s Famous “Cross of Gold” Speech

  William Jennings Bryan's famous "Cross of Gold" speech catapulted the 36-year-old congressman to national prominence and brought the issue of bimetallism to the forefront...

What Are Bullion Coins?

By Jay Turner for PCGS ...... There is a significant share of numismatics and the coin market that is driven by one factor: the metallic...
Swiss Central Bank Moved Gold From Berne to Kandersteg Bunker

Swiss Central Bank Moved Gold From Berne to Kandersteg Bunker

By Jan Nieuwenhuijs for Gainesville Coins ...... In Switzerland, it’s a state secret where the central bank stores its gold domestically. From all the information...
Congressman Demands Answers From US Mint About Silver Eagle Program

Why You Can’t Buy Gold or Silver At Spot Price

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Gainesville Coins ...... Wouldn’t it just be grand to buy gold or silver at spot price? Think about that pile of...
Understanding the Silver Planchet Shortage at the U.S. Mint

Understanding the Silver Planchet Shortage at the U.S. Mint

By Bullion Shark LLC ...... If you've been wondering why the current premium over spot silver for American Silver Eagles is so much higher than...
Jeff Garrett: Do Bullion Prices Still Matter?

Jeff Garrett: Do Bullion Prices Still Matter?

While prices of gold and silver have cooled, the collectible coin market is still on a hot streak   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation...
Is the Russian Ruble Linked to Gold? Gainesville Coins

Is the Russian Ruble Linked to Gold?

By Jan Nieuwenhuijs for Gainesville Coins ...... Some gold commentators are writing that the Central Bank of Russia (CBR) has linked the Russian ruble to...
Congressman Demands Answers From US Mint About Silver Eagle Program

Congressman Demands Answers From US Mint About Silver Eagle Program

Treasury Secretary in Apparent Violation of Requirement to Mint Silver Eagles in Quantities “Sufficient to Meet Public Demand”   By Stefan Gleason - Money Metals Exchange...
How to Avoid Becoming the Victim of a Fake Gold Coin

How to Avoid Becoming the Victim of a Fake Gold Coin

By Tony Davis – Atlanta Gold & Coin Buyers ...... We recently met with an individual that was interested in selling a Canadian gold...
The London Gold Fix: A Brief Guide

The London Gold Fix: A Brief Guide

By Paulina Likos for Gainesville Coins ...... Administered by the London Bullion Market Association (LBMA), the London Gold Fix is considered the authority on gold...

Hoarding Gold or Silver

By Allen Rowe  - Northern Nevada Coin ...... Hoarding gold is part of life for more of us than many people think. A while back in...
Biden and G7 Ban Russian Gold Imports

Biden and G7 Ban Russian Gold Imports

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins ...... New economic sanctions against Russia will target the country's gold exports. Several of the Group of 7 nations (known...
Tennessee Governor Signs Full Repeal of Sales Taxes on Gold and Silver

Tennessee Governor Signs Full Repeal of Sales Taxes on Gold and Silver

By Stefan Gleason - Money Metals Exchange ...... With Governor Bill Lee’s (R) signature on Friday, Tennessee has officially become the 42nd state in the...
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...
The Rarest American Platinum Eagles

The Rarest American Platinum Eagles

By Bullion Shark LLC ...... In 1997, the United States Mint launched the American Platinum Eagle program to compete with other world mints that were...
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...
Tennessee to Become 42nd State to End Sales Taxes on Gold and Silver

Tennessee to Become 42nd State to End Sales Taxes on Gold and Silver

By Stefan Gleason - Money Metals Exchange ...... Both houses of the Tennessee legislature yesterday overwhelmingly passed bills that would make the Volunteer State the...
Alabama Expands, Extends Sales Tax Exemption Involving Gold and Silver

Alabama Expands, Extends Sales Tax Exemption Involving Gold and Silver

By Stefan Gleason - Money Metals Exchange ...... With Governor Kay Ivey’s signature on sound money legislation today, Alabama has become the second state this...
Virginia Bullion Sales-Tax Exemption Extended and Threshold Removed

Virginia Bullion Sales-Tax Exemption Extended and Threshold Removed

By National Coin & Bullion Association (NCBA) ...... On March 2, Virginia governor Glenn Youngkin signed House Bill 3, which extends the sunset date for...

Unusual Items: US Mint ‘Gold Disks’ Made for Oil Payments to Saudi Arabia

By CoinWeek ..... One of the things we find most exciting about reporting on the numismatic marketplace is coming across those things we either didn’t...
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...
Redesigned United States Mint American Eagle Gold Proof Coins On Sale July 29

Jeff Garrett: Gold Prices are Rising — That’s Good News for Collectors

Previous price spikes sparked new interest in hobby - let's hope that happens again   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ...... I began my...
US Mint Announces Release of 2nd Platinum Proof Coin Celebrating Five Freedoms of First Amendment

US Mint Announces Release of 2nd Platinum Proof Coin Celebrating Five Freedoms of First...

2022 Coin Acclaims Bill of Rights’ Freedom of Speech   The United States Mint has announced that it is releasing the second coin in the five-year...
Coin and Bullion Dealers: Protect Your Business From State Greed

2022 Could Be “Year of Sound Money” in States

By Jp Cortez - Money Metals Exchange ......   Last year was a good year for state-level sound money legislation across the United States. 2022 could...
Oklahoma to Consider Holding Gold and Silver, Removing Income Taxes

Oklahoma to Consider Holding Gold and Silver, Removing Income Taxes

By Jp Cortez - Money Metals Exchange ...... On Thursday, January 20, an Oklahoma state representative introduced legislation that would enable the State Treasurer to...
Coin and Bullion Dealers: Protect Your Business From State Greed

Coin Dealers: Protect Your Business From State Greed

In light of the Supreme Court’s South Dakota v. Wayfair decision, what would it mean for your business to be free of the burden...
Royal Mint to Turn Phones Into Gold With First Sustainable Precious Metal Technology

Royal Mint to Turn Phones Into Gold With First Sustainable Precious Metal Technology

Pioneering new technology will enable The Royal Mint to recover precious metals from discarded electronic devices such as mobile phones and laptops Provides...

Bullion Coins – Silver Stacking Techniques

Canadian Silver Maple Leaf Silver bullion is no longer just an investment vehicle but also a hobby that countless “Silver Stackers” take part in every...