Category Archives: Metals
What is 800 Silver?
Posted on March 20, 2023 by admin
If you’re a fan of antique silverware, you may have come across pieces marked with “800” or “80%” silver. This type of silver is known as 800 silver, and it has a long and interesting history. In this blog post, … Continue reading →
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What is 900 Silver?
Silver is a precious metal that has been used for centuries in various forms, including jewelry, tableware, and decorative items. Among the many types of silver, one lesser-known but still valuable alloy is 900 silver. This article will discuss this … Continue reading →
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What is 950 silver?
950 silver is a silver alloy that contains 95% pure silver and 5% other metals, typically copper. The “950” in its name represents the proportion of pure silver per 1,000 parts of the alloy. This composition provides a balance between … Continue reading →
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U.S. Dollar Declining Purchasing Power
The table below shows an example of the U.S. dollar’s declining purchasing power over the last 50 years. Year Consumer Price Index (CPI) Purchasing Power (Relative to base year) 1970 38.8 1.00 1980 82.4 0.47 1990 130.7 0.30 2000 172.2 … Continue reading →
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Top 10 Uses for Silver
10 Most Effective Uses A Conductor Like No Other Silver’s conductive properties set it apart from other less conductive metals, making it the preferred choice in various applications where efficient electrical transmission is crucial. With the highest electrical conductivity of … Continue reading →
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2023 Gold and Silver Market
A Blast from the Past and a Glimpse into the Future Gold and silver market prices have always been an important indicator of the global economic stability. This article explores 2023 market conditions for gold and silver, compares them to … Continue reading →
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CoinBin.com Digital and Physical Coin Values
Posted on April 10, 2021 by admin
CoinBin.com has taken a new and forward thinking approach detailing currencies and precious metals. They has created an online resource for those interested in Numismatics, Precious Metals, and of course the ever popular Cryptocurrencies. Their website has news articles, articles, … Continue reading →
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2015 Silver and Gold Market?
Posted on January 21, 2015 by admin
So 2014 was a mediocre year for the gold and silver markets. Gold ended lost and then gained to end up right where it started at, and silver lost a few dollars a troy ounce to end up hovering around … Continue reading →
Washington-Quarters.com Great Site for Quarters!
Posted on October 14, 2014 by admin
We stumbled upon the website Washington-Quarters.com the other day and were immediately struck by how cool a site it was, assuming you are a quarter person. Many coin collectors and coin roll hunters like to focus on a specific sub … Continue reading →
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Silver Value Calculator
Posted on March 20, 2014 by admin
The Silver Value Calculator from silvervalue.co is a nice tool that always gives you the current silver price (todays price) and then allows you to modify it to view historical data, and price variations based off weight. The site also has … Continue reading →
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