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23 Jun 2019

American Silver Eagles

Coins-United States | Liberty Numismatics

American Silver Eagles were first minted in 1986 as a result of the Liberty Coin Act introduced by Senator McClure. The Liberty Coin Act's goal was to shrink the national stockpile of silver by using it for collecting and investing of the public and everyday Americans. They are the official silver bullion coins of the United States, and they have a one dollar face value.

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30 Nov 2017

Collectors vs Investors

Coins | iccoins

I have been busy lately and haven't been able to write many articles, but finally, here is another one:)

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20 Jan 2016

The Experts Guide to Collecting and Investing in Rare Coins; Part 1

Library | CMCC

My Mom surprised me by bringing home this book from a run to the library. I was astounded! She thought that I might be interested in it, and interested I was! I have always wanted to read this book, but I soon found that it is a DENSE book! The 655 2-Column 11 Font pages not only have plenty of words, but there is enough information in there for a 2000 2-Column 11 Font page book!! I am a fast reader, but for the first fifteen chapters, I could only fit 10 pages in an hour, and by then I was starting to feel lightheaded from all the information I was acquiring! Another part is that it is written by Q. David Bowers!

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13 Aug 2015

The End of My Business...The Start of Investing

Stocks & Bonds | CMCC

For 16 months I have bought and sold coins and eBay, with successes and failures, and fees, fees, fees. It it hard to make a gain with over 13% fees, so I had a lot of trouble making gains.

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06 Aug 2015

What You Need to Know Before Investing in Gold

Consumer Alerts | ANA Official Post | ANAStaff

One of the most popular ways to invest in gold is through exchange traded funds; more commonly referred to as ETFs. There are a few reasons why individuals choose to invest in this form of gold. Most obvious is the convenience of being able to purchase shares through a brokerage account with a couple of keystrokes from a computer. Secondly, it’s possible to invest in shares that are a fraction of standard size gold coins and bars, which provides a bit more flexibility. Thirdly, the expenses associated with investing in ETFs are minimal. Lastly, the round trip commission associated with buying and selling gold through ETFs are nominal on an annual basis. While on the surface, investing in gold ETFs may sound like the ideal investment, the fact of the matter is that investing in gold ETFs is a very risky proposition; much more than you may have realized. In this article, we’ll share with you some of the potential pitfalls associated with investing in gold ETFs and why we believe that an investment in physical gold coins and bullion is a superior option.

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