Two precious metals trade organizations are asking that Congress continue to permit “like-kind exchanges” of precious metals in order to avoid penalizing investors and dealers in metals like gold and silver. Congress is considering eliminating such exchanges.
By the end of 2017, the U.S. could witness silver coin and bar demand falling by approximately 33 percent, to 60 million ounces, compared with an annual average from 2010 to 2016 of 108 million ounces.
Osborne Mint in partnership with Anonymous Mint is releasing a collection of .999 fine silver rounds focusing on the military, with a portion of the proceeds being donated to the Wounded Warrior Project. The collection is called the Armed Forces Convex Rounds and is available exclusively through JM Bullion. Osborne assures that only 1,000 of each design will be minted,...
The rounds measure 39 millimeters in diameter. They were custom made by the Highland Mint of Melbourne, Florida, with an HM Mint mark.
Total demand in India for silver in coins, investment bars, silverware, jewelry, and industrial applications remains above total supply from imports, recycling and mine supply, according to the Indian Silver Market Study, prepared by the precious metals consultancy Metals Focus for The Silver Institute.
A new book on bullion coins, “The World of Leading Bullion Coins,” is a collaborative effort with the Perth Mint, the Austrian Mint, the Royal Canadian Mint, the Rand Refinery and the Royal Mint.
To identify Liberty Dollar medals as those seized by federal authorities in 2007 and now being delivered to their owners, Liberty Dollar creator Bernard von NotHaus is stamping the pieces, upon request, with a special hallmark.