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“If you don’t know gold, you’d better know your gold dealer,” Stuppler emphasized.  He is from the Temecula, California–based Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) which was founded in 1955. Recently published in Coin Update and following the recent fraud charges filed by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission against a California gold seller, a trade group composed of […]

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Coin Update recently announced, with input from numismatic experts, the attorney general of Texas, Ken Paxton, has issued a consumer-protection alert about buying and selling gold coins.  Paxton’s advisory cautions consumers and investors:  “If coins you bought as an investment would have to double or triple in value before any gain could be realized, you […]

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“As a general rule, the most successful man in life is the man who has the best information” – Rick Mills He wrote this article for the gold and silver bullion purchaser who wants the comfort and the insurance of owning some gold and silver in what are very troubling times.   There’s a lot going […]

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How do you enjoy your collection and still make sure it is safe?  Too often we hear news of a home invasion, a dealer being robbed or a collector’s car being vandalized while grabbing something to eat on a long drive back from a coin show.  Security is a top concern for many collectors and dealers […]

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If you have a business or are just a collector, at some point in time you will have to use a shipping service. Whether it is across town, in the next state, the other side of the country or even internationally, there are many important points to consider.  Important things are  speed, security and condition. To […]

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You can’t always trust certified checks!! By Dr. Don Taylor, Ph.D., CFA, CFP, CASL • Bankrate.com Dear Dr. Don, I have a valuable item for sale and now have an out-of-state buyer. The buyer wants to pay by certified check, but I have decided not to take the check as payment because of check counterfeiting […]

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Since early 2012, JP Morgan’s stockpile has grown from less than 5 million ounces of physical silver to more than 55 million ounces of physical silver. Clearly, someone over at JP Morgan is convinced that physical silver is a great investment. Michael T. Synder at Investing.com, shares his opinion and interesting insights on what lies […]

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Beware of the Fakes!!  Here is Some Help In its weekly issues, Coin World writer Paul Gilkes often discusses counterfeit silver bullion coins, rounds and bars that have plagued the numismatic marketplace for several years.  He has reported on counterfeit 1-ounce silver rounds being offered in the United States, fake 2011 silver bullion coins surfacing […]

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Remember to Secure Your Valuables

Roof-top burglar steals from rare coin store at Tacoma’s Freighthouse Square by Alexis Krell / The News Tribune In minutes, the thief cut through the ceiling and used a rope to descend into the rare coin shop below and steal a bagful of its merchandise before he fled the store. Surveillance video shows the unmasked burglar’s […]

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