Bullion Purchase

Discussion in 'Bullion Investing' started by CoinBlazer, Mar 30, 2019.

  1. rte

    rte Well-Known Member

    Yes BUT, then Google wont give it to you when one does a search for ???
    the other site we dont care to advertise for.
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  3. mpcusa

    mpcusa "Official C.T. TROLL SWEEPER"

    I think the word strategic stalk pile got me...LOL
  4. Clawcoins

    Clawcoins Well-Known Member


    @mpcusa @JCKTJK

    I have a question for you three.
    CoinBlazers bar - the eagle (and everything else).

    When I was collecting the San Francisco assayer's 1oz rounds one of the prime indicators (at least that I learned of) of identifying a fake was the simplified rendition of the eagle, such as on CoinBlazers.

    Any of you know about the bars and Eagle on identifying fakes or not ?? I don't know but thought I would mention it.

    I only collected a couple for the eagle design a few years ago but haven't thought of them since seeing these bars. I believe they did have a couple eagle designs but they were well defined in the feathers, etc.
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  5. CoinBlazer

    CoinBlazer Numismatic Enthusiast

    Thats my bar right?
  6. Clawcoins

    Clawcoins Well-Known Member

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  7. mpcusa

    mpcusa "Official C.T. TROLL SWEEPER"

    Thanks for the tip :) i would have to go back and look at the 5OZ design to see
    If there was any difference and if the eagle would be same as on the round
    Even though cool this bar is branded as "Generic" so not worth much over
    Spot, just like cool factor :)
  8. rte

    rte Well-Known Member

    I dont know about fakes But there are a few varieties of that design, some have the APM logo.
    Some with the one,five,ten spelled out Others with 1,5,10....
    ALWAYS check out your purchases for silver content.
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  9. Kentucky

    Kentucky Supporter! Supporter

    Don't know but willing to learn.
  10. Clawcoins

    Clawcoins Well-Known Member

    Yes, I mentioned there are 5 or 6 eagle designs.
    But if you look at his eagle design it's a simple horizontal die cut. You essentially on a metal die create an outline of the emblem (yes, think pencil outline). Then can simply do diagonal cuts to "cut out" the design. His 5oz has a very simple cut to fill out a design, the eagle doesn't even have eyeballs. The entire "cut" seems a shortcut which the fakes have (not being a fake expert on these though)
    here's a 1 oz rendition of that eagle

    and a 10oz rendition of that eagle/big wing chicken (apmex)
  11. Clawcoins

    Clawcoins Well-Known Member

    Yes. Where did you buy it from, price to spot, weight, etc?
    Just curious

    I know there were fakes of the 1 oz rounds but I never bought the 5/10 oz variety so I never researched those. So check the quality of the surface finish, letters/numbers compared to other examples, etc.
  12. CoinBlazer

    CoinBlazer Numismatic Enthusiast

    LCS, $87
  13. Clawcoins

    Clawcoins Well-Known Member

    ok. I just found a 5 oz picture from an online reseller ... looks legit comparatively. Just wish they spent some more time in detailing that eagle.
  14. mpcusa

    mpcusa "Official C.T. TROLL SWEEPER"

    As long as that one isnt fake were all right...LOL
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  15. TheFinn

    TheFinn Well-Known Member

    What's a high-earning savings account? 1%?
  16. Clawcoins

    Clawcoins Well-Known Member

    at least 2.1%
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  17. myownprivy

    myownprivy Well-Known Member

    Two pages of posts to authenticate your bullion? No thank you! This is precisely why you should buy Silver Maple Leafs (2013 to present with security features) or junk silver as a distant second (because everyone knows what a half dollar, quarter, and dime look like).

    Who wants to spend $87 on 5 ounces of silver and then wonder if it's real? Next time, take that $87 and buy 5 Canadian Silver Maples for around $1 over spot from your dealer and have about $6 left over to put in a high yield savings account (such as online that offer 2.2% or better).
    Last edited: Apr 2, 2019
  18. Clawcoins

    Clawcoins Well-Known Member

  19. Kids can buy and sell coins for profit too. I am a 14 year old who buys and sells ancient coins.
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