Thursday July 17, 2014
As contrarian investors, we’re always looking for depressed prices in various segments of the market, and one of the glaring examples of an undervalued coin at the moment is the Peace silver dollar. At the time of this writing, the melt value of Peace silver dollars is approximately $15.30. Lower end examples of Peace silver dollars can be had for as little as $20, which is at a very reasonable premium level and one which we haven’t seen in quite some time. In general, the premium for Peace silver dollars tends to contract as silver prices increase, which makes the current low premiums especially surprising, since silver is currently less than $21 an ounce. In today’s article, we’ll delve further into Peace dollars, compare current values to their big sister, Morgan silver dollars, and look at relative values of other popular bullion and semi-numismatic silver coins.
Thursday December 26, 2013
We see that silver has been used even in the earliest times as exhibited in the Old Testament when, in Genesis 23:15 Ephron tells Abraham that he will sell the Cave of Machpelah, which is currently in the modern city of Hebron, Israel, to him for 400 silver shekels.
Friday April 19, 2013
Zachary Taylor became an important figure in the Mexican-American war. His Battle of Buena Vista gained him wide-spread fame and the city of New Orleans awarded Taylor a medal to commemorate both his Mexican-American War victories and the Battle of Buena Vista.
Monday April 15, 2013
Learn about Olympic medals, which are some of the rarest and most recognized medals in the world. As well, discover some interesting facts about these medals.