Fake Silver Coins: 14 Ways to Spot Counterfeits

Real vs. Fake Silver Eagle

It is unfortunate that articles like this have to be written, but where there is money trading hands, there will always be fakes, frauds, and counterfeits. If you have purchased some silver and can’t get rid of that little voice in your head that keeps saying what if they are fake silver coins … Below […]

11 Facts About Silver Bernanke Won’t Say


1. Silver has been used as money for over 2,000 years Silver has been used in coinage for thousands of years even more so than gold! As a precious metal, it has been recorded that it was discovered as a mining metal circa 4,000BC in the Mesopotamia region near Turkey.  Silver first began circulating as […]

Home Prices in Silver – Ounces per House

Ever wonder how many ounces of silver it takes to buy a house? I got curious, so I went out and collected median single family home prices (source) and silver prices for the last 35 years and made a nice graph to chart the ratio. As of December 2014 it took 18,288 ounces of silver […]