what should I buy??????

Discussion in 'Financial Cents' started by irish, Mar 20, 2008.


  1. irish

    irish Monkey++

    Hello guys new so this ahave been Answered before . I have a small stash of 90% silver coin and want to add to them . What type of coins should I buy,us dimes ,quarters ,half or what ? Because of cost Morgan and peace dollars are out of my price range.
     
  2. RouteClearance

    RouteClearance Monkey+++ Site Supporter

    Question is, what have you put up in tangables, gold and siver are fine for long term investments, but you can't use these types of commodities as ammo, food, band aids, or shelter. All tangibles should always come first, then get as much solid investment commodies as possible. As for you original question, if you want long term investment then go with coinage, if you want to use for barter down the road then go with bullion. Hope this helps a bit.
     
  3. <exile>

    <exile> Padawan Learner

    I'm with RouteClearence on this one. But with the recent near vertical decline of silver the only thing you can buy from many of the reputable online dealers is 90% and golddealer.com is only allowing $1K Face so unless you've got $13K sitting around go buy something that feeds you (and loved ones if you've got 'em).
     
  4. groovy mike

    groovy mike Immortal

    Don't buy silver.

    Buy what you would use the silver to get when your greenbacks aren't any good.

    Use the cash while you still can to buy canned goods, bulk grains (oatmeal & rice), oil, gasoline, over the counter medicines, ammo, quality boots etc.
     
  5. Jonas Parker

    Jonas Parker Hooligan

    Get your staples (beans, bullets, and band-aids) first. If you still have a little money left over, head to eBay. With some searching, you can find single rolls of 1964 or earlier 90% Silver US dimes and quarters at current spot pricing for melt value. It takes some digging and patience, but it's out there. For some reason Silver American Eagles and half dollars seem to go at a premium. Are they worth it? Not to me...
     
  6. SLugomist

    SLugomist Monkey++

    Ebay silver and gold sales run at pretty high premiums. I've seen silver spot at 17 and going for 23 + 5 shipping on Ebay. I can't believe people pay this.
    Try your local coin shop, no shipping fees.

    Also APMEX.com
    and Redford jewelry and coin (google it)

    Don;t waste $ on the "COLLECTOR" value this is why bullion bars and rounds are preferable. Also make sure they have the PURITY imprinted on them.
     
  7. Tackleberry

    Tackleberry Krieg H√ľndchen

    I agree with some of the other advice given above: first buy your staples...MH foods, MREs, etc. Don't forget guns, ammo and their assesories. Then look at siver coins. When you get to the coins, go for dimes, quarters, half-dollars and then look at the dollars. The one-ounce walking liberty dollars are really good to have if you can find a good price on them.

    The advantage to having small silver coins is that you won't overpay when you barter. If you have a one once silver dollar and the cost of the item you want is valued at half an once, you are going to over-pay if the seller does not have change to give you.
     
  8. BAT1

    BAT1 Cowboys know no fear

    Food, water, ammo and pay down the bills. You can't eat or drink gold or silver, Will gold buy you food and water that is not to be found?
     
  9. Mule

    Mule Monkey++

    Gold and Silver are for the optimist

    Food, water, and ammo is for the pessimist



    Buy according to your convictions

    Mule
     
  10. Jonas Parker

    Jonas Parker Hooligan

    Gold, silver, food, water, and ammo are all for the realist.



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  11. Mule

    Mule Monkey++

    Somehow I do not think that "reality" exist on this forum--------
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    Speculation, yes--------

    Reality, I doubt it

    Pessimism, most assuredly

    Mule
     
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