What have you added to your collection/investment lately?

Discussion in 'Bullion Investing' started by myownprivy, May 7, 2017.

  1. Mkman123

    Mkman123 Well-Known Member

    Stopped by the usual pawn shop that I keep getting good deals from.......he had 36 half dollars.......mix of walking libs, franklins, and kennedies........5 each, 180 out the door!!! Thats 18 FV at 10x! Person is always so good to me, I told him I would be back next week!
     
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  3. -jeffB

    -jeffB Greshams LEO Supporter

    I would be, too. I feel bad for the folks he's buying them from, but not sure how you turning down cheap silver would help them...
     
  4. myownprivy

    myownprivy Active Member

    Lots of 2017 silver maples since they're on sale at Provident. I have delayed my 1oz gold Maple purchase until spot drops closer to $1200. I hope we'll get there by September!
     
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  5. Silversloth

    Silversloth Member

    The 1st run eBay 10 ounce bars were on sale from their normal inflated price. I have been wanting one. It is a good looking bar!

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  6. Don P

    Don P Active Member

    ASEs!!!!
     
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  7. Kanderus

    Kanderus Active Member

    I just picked this up. Only my 2nd gold coin so far but I hope to increase my holdings more and more.

    Today is my birthday but I picked this up yesterday the 10th for $85. About $10 over spot but I am happy and that is what counts. I think my next purchase will be a 1/4 or 1/2 oz Eagle.
     

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  8. Kentucky

    Kentucky Supporter! Supporter

    Hmmm just looked and it said melt was $148, I'll look again Oops, that was an older one...$75
     
  9. Silversloth

    Silversloth Member

    My '18 bullion budget was pretty much blown. Then Freddy Kruger started wiggling his way into my dreams.
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  10. V. Kurt Bellman

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

    Okie dokie. Whatevs floateth thine dingy.
     
  11. Deserttaxguy

    Deserttaxguy New Member

    Mail man just brought me a little goody..
    Ashai 10oz.. Really nice bar. Hefty chunk. I've got the Geiger 10, and some other MPM hand poured bars, but I like this of all them.. Asahi 10.jpg
     
  12. Jason.A

    Jason.A Active Member

    Acquired some good gold pieces recently with these prices
    1 oz gold Maple
    1/10 oz gold Maple
    1/10 oz American gold Eagle
     
  13. myownprivy

    myownprivy Active Member

    Just waiting on 3 ducats to arrive. On sale for under $140 each from JMBullion when I placed my order.
     
  14. V. Kurt Bellman

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

    Want collectible? Forget the ducats and buy a Ducati.

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  15. Kanderus

    Kanderus Active Member

    Yesterday my wife got her nails done so while there I looked for something to do. Little to my knowledge there was a coin shop around the corner. This isn't my normal shop but I figure I would give him a chance. I will stick to my normal guy. Down to earth, easy going, gives great deals, and we agree politicaly. 20180807_235456.jpg 20180807_235537.jpg

    The pricing wasn't horrible but he was very high energy, one of those Energizer bunny type of folks.. Anyways, at 99 cents over spot I couldn't resist adding an Arctic Fox to my stack.
     
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  16. Johnnie Black

    Johnnie Black Neither Gentleman Nor Scholar Supporter

    2019 Queen’s Beast Falcon 2oz

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  17. panzerman

    panzerman Well-Known Member

    Mint state 1730 AV Dukat from Lubeck
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  18. longnine009

    longnine009 Most Exalted Excellency

    Golden State Mint, 39mm M/A

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  19. Kevin wu

    Kevin wu Well-Known Member

    s-l400.jpg got 4 gold coins from apmex .
    s-l400 (1).jpg and 5 bars from bullion exchange on July and August.
     
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  20. DWSchmidt

    DWSchmidt New Member

    I spent my approx $100 monthly budget ($112 actual, $16 each) on 7 oz of Maple Leaf and Canadian Wildlife (2 mountain lions and 1 pronghorn) culls at my LCS. I also received a Cumberland Island 5 oz ATB which I pre-ordered in July for $101.61 from JMBullion.

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  21. medoraman

    medoraman Supporter! Supporter

    I wish I had enough discipline to have a monthly coin budget. I buy when presented an attractive deal most generally. Some months for bullion that will be nothing, (especially a few years ago when prices were simply too high), to $5k if I feel market prices are low and premiums cheap. I have been buying quite a bit lately with low market prices and what I feel premiums coming down a lot.
     
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