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US Mint Issues First Domed Coin

By | March 21st, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

photo via US Mint In honor of the 75th anniversary of the National Baseball Hall of Fame, the US Mint is releasing a limited amount of dome-shaped coins that are unlike any others that they have produced. The coin will feature a baseball on the rounded, convex size and a baseball glove on the obverse, [...]

Silver Prices Expected to Continue Rallying

By | March 10th, 2014|Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The market price of silver rose at the turn of the New Year, and it’s expected to continue to rally into the foreseeable future. Money Morning reports that there was an 80% increase in contracts traded on iShares Silver Trusts options at the end of last month, and that “Total silver ETF [exchange-traded fund] holdings [...]

Silver Starts the Year Off Strong

By | January 4th, 2014|Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

photo via Flickr Silver futures saw a surge on the first day of the new year, rising 3.9% to $20.128 an ounce. This was a welcome development after 2013, which closed out with a 36% decline overall—the worst year for the metal on record since 1984. Gold’s performance of course beat out silver’s—but [...]

Demand for Silver Coins Record-High

By | November 21st, 2013|Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

  Sales of one-ounce American Eagle silver bullion coins reached 40.175 million ounces this month, which the US Mint has announced is an annual record. The previous record was set in 2011 when sales amounted to 39.9 million ounces.   Industrial demand for the metal has risen alongside dropping prices, which means that [...]

61 Tons of Silver Recovered From the Ocean

By | October 21st, 2013|Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Photo via Flickr   Whether you stop to collect every quarter, nickel, and dime you see on the sidewalk or actively scan beaches with a metal detector, the dream of striking it rich is lost on no one. And for the Florida-based marine salvage company Odyssey Marine Exploration, that dream is a reality.   In [...]

Is Your Change Worth More Than You Think?

By | September 24th, 2013|Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

  The coins in your pockets may have clearly marked face values, but they could be worth a lot more than they let on. Prior to 1965, dimes, quarters, and half dollars contained 90 percent silver, and many of them are still in circulation today—and while they are still accepted as valid currency, [...]

Newly Discovered Silver Nanoparticles are More Stable than Gold Ones

By | September 7th, 2013|Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

By way of an accident—as so many great scientific discoveries are—researchers at the University of Toledo in Ohio have found a way of synthesizing ultrastable silver nanoparticles that could eventually perform the functions of their more typically used gold counterparts.   While silver boasts of many useful physical properties, relative abundance, and a [...]

Man Arrested in Connection to Series of Silver Thefts

By | August 28th, 2013|Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

  From Tennessee to Florida, antique silver has been disappearing from homes since February 2011. Over $10 million worth of the precious metal is estimated to have been stolen, and one “master thief” was finally arrested for the crimes.   The 51-year-old suspect covered his tracks expertly, disabling alarm systems and replacing panes [...]

Market Price of Silver Gaining Momentum

By | August 15th, 2013|Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

In the midst of a rather disappointing year, the price of silver hit a two-month high on Wednesday as it rose 44.4 cents to $21.787 a troy ounce. Silver futures have now risen 12% across five trading days, and it is on track to record its sixth straight gain for the first time [...]