What would be wrong with just making your future holding purchases in bullion ? There are pluses and minuses for both. In the US only AES and pre '65 coinage would currently be considered Safe From Government Confiscation if FDR like policies were placed in effect.
Originally Posted by crvmiata
I'm not a retailer but I'd say forget about a one for one swap with a retail dealer, BUT it never hurts to ask.
Your best bet would probably be finding people in the opposite predicament of yours for swaps.
Consolidation to save 10% of your current storage issue is minimal at best.
If Ag prices continue to rise you may find the fractional coinage to be of more value in barter situations than 10oz slabs or larger "bricks".
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