Tell me all about buying silver...

TheShadow

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So since my last post I went and bought a few 1 oz bars of silver.

I went with silver because at 38 bucks an ounce it's affordable. Ironically, they have since gone up to 40 bucks an oz so I made a few bucks I guess.

I could not afford around 2800 bucks for an oz of gold. ;)

I have started looking at precious metals in coins though.
 

petros

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If your not in to earn but just want something pretty, go for it. Scrap is where the money is though.

There is plenty of pretty scrap silver too.
 

TheShadow

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CanadaPost and the mint sell at spot price with free shipping.

Silver maples (silver coins) are an excellent investment.
I couldn't find silver bars on the Canada post site but if I get into coins then I will start buying from there too. Thanks for the tip.

Also, the RCMint doesn't seem to have 1 oz bars a lot either.

So I have started to get the 1 oz bars from my bank. I order them and they get shipped to the bank for free where I pick them up.
 

TheShadow

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I took the last of my pennies when they stopped making them and buried them in the yard

I made a map and told my nieces when they were about 5 that when they turn 18 they can use the map to find them.

Every time they see me they ask if they can see the map.

Not yet!
 
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There were aluminium and steel pennies in the last years.

They are worth a penny.

The 2 Indian heads can go from $3 to $161


 
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