The Worst Silver Purchase

Discussion in 'Coin Chat' started by CHARLES GINETTO, Mar 3, 2021.


    CHARLES GINETTO Active Member

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  3. yakpoo

    yakpoo Member

    I'm not sure what the message is. You say you bought the coins for their numismatic value, not their silver value...but you're concerned about their premium over spot?

    "First Strike" is meaningless, but the slab serves a useful purpose...and isn't free. If your goal is numismatic appreciation, I would focus more on the lower mintage proofs...since none of these coins will see their numbers decline from circulation.
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  4. baseball21

    baseball21 Well-Known Member

    They still carry a premium over ones without it.
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  5. Morgandude11

    Morgandude11 As long as it's Silver, I'm listening

    I don’t get the point of this thread. Some moderns collectors do collect them for their numismatic value. I have a few of the W mint ASEs in 70 grade. What is the purpose of that video??
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  6. Evan Saltis

    Evan Saltis College Dorm Collector Supporter

    10 minutes of fluff to get monetization?
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  7. coinup

    coinup Junior Member

    ...and these...are the days...of our lives...:bored:
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  8. yakpoo

    yakpoo Member

    Lol...but what does it mean? Is there just one working die that deteriorates over time so the first ones are the best? :confused: Is a "First Strike" MS-70 superior somehow to an MS-70 without it?

    Hey, buy what you like! I have some autographs on my labels.
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  9. baseball21

    baseball21 Well-Known Member

    Just means it was done in the first 30 days. The labels are generally more attractive with designs that adds to the presentation.
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  10. Santinidollar

    Santinidollar Supporter! Supporter

    What I see from the video is that graded bullion coins are a lousy buy — but he’s making them anyway.

    CHARLES GINETTO Active Member

    I got that from someone on you tube.
  12. yakpoo

    yakpoo Member

    You should maybe mention that in the OP. ;)

    CHARLES GINETTO Active Member

    You're right.
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