Warning: Function ereg() is deprecated in ..../includes/class_postbit.php(345) : eval()'d code on line 4

Warning: Function split() is deprecated in ..../includes/class_postbit.php(345) : eval()'d code on line 19

Warning: Function ereg() is deprecated in ..../includes/class_postbit.php(345) : eval()'d code on line 4

Warning: Function split() is deprecated in ..../includes/class_postbit.php(345) : eval()'d code on line 19

Warning: Function ereg() is deprecated in ..../includes/class_postbit.php(345) : eval()'d code on line 4

Warning: Function split() is deprecated in ..../includes/class_postbit.php(345) : eval()'d code on line 19

Warning: Function ereg() is deprecated in ..../includes/class_postbit.php(345) : eval()'d code on line 4

Warning: Function split() is deprecated in ..../includes/class_postbit.php(345) : eval()'d code on line 19

Warning: Function ereg() is deprecated in ..../includes/class_postbit.php(345) : eval()'d code on line 4

Warning: Function split() is deprecated in ..../includes/class_postbit.php(345) : eval()'d code on line 19

Warning: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is deprecated, use preg_replace_callback instead in ..../includes/class_bbcode.php on line 2958

Warning: Function ereg() is deprecated in ..../includes/class_postbit.php(345) : eval()'d code on line 4

Warning: Function split() is deprecated in ..../includes/class_postbit.php(345) : eval()'d code on line 19

Warning: Function ereg() is deprecated in ..../includes/class_postbit.php(345) : eval()'d code on line 4

Warning: Function split() is deprecated in ..../includes/class_postbit.php(345) : eval()'d code on line 19

Warning: Function ereg() is deprecated in ..../includes/class_postbit.php(345) : eval()'d code on line 4

Warning: Function split() is deprecated in ..../includes/class_postbit.php(345) : eval()'d code on line 19

Warning: Function ereg() is deprecated in ..../includes/class_postbit.php(345) : eval()'d code on line 4

Warning: Function split() is deprecated in ..../includes/class_postbit.php(345) : eval()'d code on line 19

Warning: Function ereg() is deprecated in ..../includes/class_postbit.php(345) : eval()'d code on line 4

Warning: Function split() is deprecated in ..../includes/class_postbit.php(345) : eval()'d code on line 19
Help Appreciated - Page 2
Page 2 of 6 FirstFirst 1234 ... LastLast
Results 11 to 20 of 52

Thread: Help Appreciated

  1. #11
    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    Posts
    24

    Default Silver coins are 1 percent under

    People investing or selling USA silver coins should be aware that, due to wear in circulation, $1000 face value in dimes or quarters yields not 723.38 troy ounces as the coin book would imply, but 715 troy ounces; and halves a little more because they show less wear on average.

  2. #12
    7nomads Guest

    Default Simple time to buy and sell

    First of all, if you don't need the money don't sell. Think of silver as future gas money. In 1964 one could buy a gallon of gas for about three dimes. Those same three dimes will buy a gallon of gas today.

    Buy the gold/silver ratio at 54 (kitco.com) shows it on their main page.
    Sell when the ratio is 47,

    http://stockcharts.com/h-sc/ui?s=%24gold%3A%24silver#

    Just because you didn't buy silver at $5 an ounce; doesn't mean its too late. That was 5 years ago, who's to say where things will be in five years from today.

    Finally, you it as a savings plan, 5% every month is good enough for most.

    PS don't listen to your friends like I did in 1978 who told me not to buy gold.

  3. #13
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Posts
    45

    Default

    As TomAlciere said, older coins have wear and thus, less silver. Buy only coins from the 1960's that show no wear from circulation. Try this, stack 10 old worn Mercury dimes next to 10 1964 Roosevelt dimes. The difference in the height of the stacks is impressive. If you buy old worn coins for the same price as newer coins, you are cheating yourself.

  4. #14
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Posts
    3,654

    Default Take My Advice

    OK, my intelligent young friend,

    If I were you, I'd still be me. The game plan is the same for people with a lot or a little money. Convert dollars to silver. Silver that will be in the most demand and easy to buy or sell.

    One Ounce coin.

    I would go to the local coin shop and buy as many of the "Common Rounds" as you can. They are the cheapest way to aquire One Ounce Coin. I stay away from the Chineese Panda coins cause there are counterfeits out there. eBay had an article describing how to tell the most obivous counterfeits. Do a google to find that info. I also stay away from the Mexican Onza. Don't trust that country for anything. 98% of the coin you come across in the shop will be American made. If it looks "strange" don't buy it.

    When you clean out the shop of the "rounds", then go to the One Ounce bars. Again use your common sense when you buy them. Englehard, Johnson Matthey and Sunshine are well known mints. No "testing" needed.
    I've even bought "Merry Christmas" bars and "Happy Birthday" bars.

    Most dealers screen the stuff they buy, so when you get to know a dealer real well, you'll be able to trust his judgement.

    Now, if you've cleaned out them of the 1oz stuff, go to www.tulving.com to buy American Eagles. I haven't seen anyone beat his prices yet. You can now buy a lot of 300 Eagles, instead of the 500 Green Monster, for a minimum order. Shipping is free. And he'll buy them back for $1.15 per coin when you sell. Cost to you is about .60 per coin plus your cost to ship them back.

    As long as you keep the purchase under $10,000 per month, the IRS won't know you have them

  5. #15
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Location
    Chicagoland
    Posts
    242

    Default Your 90% Silver Coins

    Get a coin collector's book and see if any of your 90% coins have numismatic value substantially in excess of their melt value. If you have a few, sell those and buy 999 bullion bars or rounds. This way you convert a speculative value into purely physical value which will appreciate much more as Silver goes up in value.

  6. #16
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Posts
    507

    Default


  7. #17
    akak Guest

    Default

    Regarding that last post, with the photo:


    I hope you have your very own personal defibrillator on hand after eating a steady diet of THAT!


    And now for some Spamku:


    Waxed my car with Spam
    The finish gleams, water beads
    hungry dogs chase it.


    They have no more SPAM
    My hands tremble with anger
    Clean-up on aisle 5.


    SPAM--Jews won't touch it.
    Muslims proclaim it unclean.
    Wisdom of the East.
    Last edited by akak; 21st October 2008 at 19:13.

  8. #18
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Fly-over country, South Dakota. The heart of the USA
    Posts
    1,403

    Default Hmmmmm...

    I think they may be on to something here.
    Learning my lesson,
    JesterJay
    Unlike JewsterJay, I will touch Spam.
    Me not smart enough to leave it alone.


    Quote Originally Posted by akak View Post
    SPAM--Jews won't touch it.
    Muslims proclaim it unclean.
    Wisdom of the East.
    If you don't GOT it, You don't GET it!

  9. #19
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Posts
    507

    Default

    I think Spam might taste extraordinarily good to some peeps about three weeks after a major disaster. One tin might be worth almost a sovereign.

  10. #20
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Fly-over country, South Dakota. The heart of the USA
    Posts
    1,403

    Default Yet another good point...

    Note to self.
    Buy some:
    Spam, spam, spam.
    ASPAM!
    JesterJay
    Strikes again!!!


    Quote Originally Posted by argentos View Post
    I think Spam might taste extraordinarily good to some peeps about three weeks after a major disaster. One tin might be worth almost a sovereign.
    If you don't GOT it, You don't GET it!

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •