Gold Eagles more than Gold Maples. It makes NO SENSE

Discussion in 'Bullion Investing' started by myownprivy, Jul 2, 2018.

  1. myownprivy

    myownprivy Active Member

    I don't understand why the 2018 Gold Eagle is around $5 more than the Gold Maple.

    The Gold Eagle contains a bunch of copper and is prone to spotting. Minus 1
    The Gold Eagle has a lady on obverse that looks like she has nursed the entire nation and now has the droopiest, floppiest boobs. minus 2
    The Gold Eagle has no extra security features and is harder to authenticate Minus 3

    The Gold Maple is 9999 gold and near pure. Spotting is very unlikely, almost impossible. Although because it is so pure, it's easy to scratch.
    The Gold Maple has brilliantly beautiful and simple maple leaf on the obverse (just ignore the wrinkly old figure head on the reverse)
    The Gold Maple has radial lines and a micro engraved security date. It can also be DNA authenticated.

    The Gold Maple is $5 less. That's a whole extra sandwich at Subway!


    I vote for the Gold Maple.
     
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  3. Clawcoins

    Clawcoins Well-Known Member

    Except for the crowd that only buys US made bullion. Like me. No Canadian, Mexican, UK, Australian, Austrian, South African, etc.

    I'd probably only buy Canadian (or other) for some specific design. I do have one of their Holographic gold coins from 2009ish? But that's all; no other foreign gold.
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  4. Oldhoopster

    Oldhoopster It seemed like a good idea at the time.

    Is there a $5 spread in the buy price as well?
     
  5. Randy Abercrombie

    Randy Abercrombie Supporter! Supporter

    It is a flowing blouse. Not what you think.
     
  6. longnine009

    longnine009 Hammer of the gods

    Do they have Subway shops in Canada?
     
  7. V. Kurt Bellman

    V. Kurt Bellman Guardian of The Farce, & Dead-Eye Master

    Subw-eh?
     
  8. Clawcoins

    Clawcoins Well-Known Member

    Yes, but they're just called Tim Hortons.
     
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  9. V. Kurt Bellman

    V. Kurt Bellman Guardian of The Farce, & Dead-Eye Master

    That's the second time in a day somebody mentioned Tim Horton's. Until now, I had never heard of them. That's okay, I've never seen a Menard's, either.
     
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  10. Oldhoopster

    Oldhoopster It seemed like a good idea at the time.

    Better watch out Kurt. They're expanding out of Canada. The one in Duncannon is just up the road from you:eek:

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  11. V. Kurt Bellman

    V. Kurt Bellman Guardian of The Farce, & Dead-Eye Master

    Clearly Canadian invaders. Check out Erie with 9 of 'em. It was an amphibious landing.
     
  12. Kentucky

    Kentucky Supporter! Supporter

    The other Canadian restaurant we have in the USA is Burger King.
     
  13. Santinidollar

    Santinidollar Supporter! Supporter

    Tim Horton’s and Burger King are owned by the same company now. I also think they recently bought Popeyes chicken.
     
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  14. Kentucky

    Kentucky Supporter! Supporter

    OMG...we are being overrun...eh.
     
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  15. Santinidollar

    Santinidollar Supporter! Supporter

    Same investment group from Brazil that merged Kraft foods and Heinz.
     
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  16. myownprivy

    myownprivy Active Member

    Yes, it's a terrible design that makes it look like she's a tired old hag who had a few too many kids.
     
  17. green18

    green18 Sweet on Commemorative Coins Supporter

    Get over the fact that most folks like 'yanks' are opposed to Canadians.......fact is, I do like my brethren to the north.........just not their bullion. It's prone to spotting, and negative data. I've yet to own an bullion piece, but I'm open to purchase one, in the near future.
     
  18. Sullysullinburg

    Sullysullinburg Well-Known Member

    Supply and demand set the price. Either there’s a lower supply or higher demand for Eagles over Maples.
     
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