Posted in: Precious Metals

3 Collectible Items to Sell for Extra Cash

Posted June 10, 2019

Almost everyone has some items lying around their house that they can sell, and a significant number of these may be valuable collectibles. If you’re looking for some extra cash, here are five collectible items that you can often sell for nice sums. 1. Coins People have been collecting coins for centuries, and these remain… View Article

3 Places You Shouldn’t Use a Metal Detector In

Posted October 23, 2018

If you’re new to metal detecting, you’re probably excited about going out and seeing what you can find. However, first you need to know how to stay out of trouble. In our previous post, “Mistakes to Avoid When Using Metal Detectors,” we mentioned that some newcomers forget to get permission to metal detect in certain… View Article

Mistakes to Avoid When Using Metal Detectors

Posted July 31, 2018

Metal detecting may seem easy to learn, and the hobby is simple. Nonetheless, there are a number of mistakes that people frequently make when first starting out. If you’re going metal detecting for the first time, avoid these seven mistakes to increase the chances of finding something valuable. Not Getting Permission to Go Detecting Being… View Article

Precious Metals Worth Collecting

Posted June 11, 2018

Many people like the idea of collecting or investing in gold. Gold has consistently increased in value over the course of years, and it has a unique value because of its role in electronics, jewelry, and robotics. Gold coins from the past hold a certain glamour and mystique that more common metals might not have…. View Article

Strike It Rich: 7 Best Practices for Using a Metal Detector

Posted June 22, 2017

Handheld metal detectors often appear in film and television, usually as comedic devices or symbols of hopeless causes. In reality, searching with a metal detector can often lead to the discovery of lost rings or keys, coins and other items, and foster a spirit of exploration. Whether you own a metal detector or plan to… View Article

Don’t Fake It: 7 Ways to Identify Precious Metals

Posted May 16, 2016

When you think of precious metals, you probably think of expensive jewelry, Tiffany’s boxes, or the intricate cogs of a pricey watch. But many people manage to find precious metals in unlikely places. Treasure seekers find rare coins using metal detectors, while bargain shoppers often find precious metal jewelry at pawn shops and consignment boutiques…. View Article

A Brief History of Gold and Silver in Colorado

Posted December 10, 2015

Colorado has many perks, from its beautiful scenery and top-notch ski resorts to the relatively low cost of living. But apart from offering a host of benefits to its residents, Colorado also plays an important national role: it’s one of the top gold-producing states in America. Colorado’s rich history of gold and silver mining goes… View Article

Silver Is Becoming Scarce Worldwide For Purchase

Posted September 11, 2015

At some point in the next few years it will become hard or impossible to buy silver or gold in exchange for fiat currencies. We aren’t at the “impossible” stage yet but there are signs around the world that silver is becoming difficult to buy and if you can find some the premiums over the… View Article

Gold Or Silver Shortages?

Posted August 26, 2015

A big pet peeve of mine is when an article is published talking about a shortage in silver or gold. Recently, we have seen an increase in articles claiming precious metals shortages simply because both the U.S. mint and Royal Canadian Mint ran out of blanks. Both of these government mints predetermine a rough amount… View Article