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How It Works With Our Jewelry & Bullion GOLD & SILVER SERVICE in Illinois and Greater Chicago Area.
- Step One: is determining if you are planning to buy or sell your gold or silver & determining the category of the item(s). After the wholesale price will be determined based on market pricing. Market pricing is determined by “SPOT” and current premiums, which are influenced by supply & demand.
- Step Two: the offer will be made for the bullion you are buying or selling. The larger volume of your trade the better pricing you will receive. If you are selling 1 ounce of silver or 100 ounces of gold, there is a fixed time involved, and a guaranteed value we can receive based on market pricing and our trading desk. The volume of your trade will allow us to provide the best pricing available based on our internal and external trading resources, supply and demand.
- Step Three: Payout and contract. For large pre-pay orders, a contract will be provided with a delivery date of your order. For on site orders, fulfillment can often be made immediately. You will find trust & confidence with us compared to other online sellers and buyers allowing for cash, wire, check or card payments.
Gold jewelry comes in a variety of purities. Gold jewelry traditionally comes in 10k, 14k, 18k, 22k, and 24k. The most common purity of gold jewelry is 14k.
Silver jewelry also comes in a variety of purities such as .585, .750, .800, .925 (Sterling Silver), and Pure Silver. The standard for silver jewelry is .925 commonly known as Sterling Silver.
Silver and Gold Bars can be minted/manufactured both privately and by a national government. Generally a bar comes with a lower premium, and you will find common 1 gram, 5 gram, 20 gram, 1 ounce, 10 ounce, 50 ounces, 100 ounce bars, Kilo bars, occasionally 1000 ounce bars.
Bars are rectangular in shape and produced all around the world. You will find them stackable for optimal storage depending the design and type of pour.
A silver or gold “coin” is considered legal tender and can only be issued by a national government. There are several all unique features a coin will carry compared to a “round” which can be minted by a private mint, national government and others.
- A coin is minted by a national government
- A coin will carry the name of the government who issued and minted the bullion, and will carry a denomination, and considered legal tender.
- A coin when produced with silver, gold or other precious metals will typically carry a higher price then private minted rounds.
- A coin’s weight and purity is backed by the national government and production of fake coins is regulated by anti-counterfeiting laws
Commonly Known Silver Coins
- Silver American Eagle
- Canadian Silver Maple Leaf
- Chinese Silver Panda
- Austrian Silver Philharmonic
- Australian Silver Kangaroo
- South African Silver Krugerrand
- British Royal Mint Coin
- Mexican Libertad
- British Silver Britannia
- Pre-1964 90% Silver also Known As Junk Silver
- Barber Dime (1892-1916)
- Mercury Dime (1916-1945)
- Roosevelt Dime (1946-1964)
- Barber Quarter (1892-1916)
- Standing Liberty Quarter (1916-1930)
- Washington Quarter (1932-1964)
- Barber Half Dollar (1892-1915)
- Walking Liberty Half Dollar (1916-1947)
- Franklin Half Dollar (1948-1963)
- Kennedy Half Dollar (1964)
- Morgan Dollar (1878-1921)
- Peace Dollar (1921-1935)
- 35-40% Silver Coins
- Eisenhower Dollar – 40% – (1971-1976)
- Kennedy Half Dollar – 40% – (1965-1970)
- War Nickel – 35% – (1942-1945)
Commonly Known Gold Coins
- Gold American Eagle Type 1 and Type 2
- American Buffalo Gold Coin
- Canadian Gold Maple Leaf
- Austrian Gold Philharmonic
- Australian Gold Kangaroo
- South African Gold Krugerrand
- British Royal Mint Coin
- Mexican 50 Gold Peso
- Mexican 20 Gold Peso
- British Gold Britannia
- Austrian 100 Gold Corona
- Vintage – Old Production
- $1 Gold Liberty Type 1 (1849-1854)
- $1 Gold Liberty Type 2 (1854-1856)
- $1 Gold Liberty Type 3 (1856-1889)
- $2.50 U.S. Liberty Gold Quarter Eagles (1840-1907)
- $2.50 Indian Head Gold Coin / Quarter Eagle (1908-1929)
- $5 Liberty Gold Half Eagle (1839-1908)
- $5 Indian Head Half Eagle (1908-1929)
- $10 U.S. Liberty Gold Eagle Coin (1838-1907)
- $10 Gold Indian Head Eagle (1907-1933)
- $20 U.S. Liberty Gold Double Eagle (1849-1907)
- $20 Saint Gaudens Double Eagle (1907-1933)
- $1 Pound – British Sovereign (1817-2007)
- $20 Francs – French Angel Franc (1871-1898)
- $20 Francs French Rooster Franc (1901-1914)
- $20 Francs Swiss Helvetia Franc (1897-1947)
A silver or gold “round” is not considered legal tender and can be minted by a private mint or national government. This makes them different then a “coin” because they are not backed by the national government of issue. They are not considered legal tender, and typically (but not always) carry a slightly lower premium over the spot price of the metal it is minted from.
There are several all unique features a “round” will carry compared to a “coin”
- A round can be privately minted, and are not considered tender
- A round may carry trade marks, and copyrights, bringing a unique premium
- Do not carry dates, and can never display a value or denomination.
Commonly Known Mints/Manufactures of Rounds
- 9 Fine
- Asahi Refinery
- Austrian Mint
- Bavarian State Mint
- British Pobjoy Mint
- Geiger Edelmetalle
- Germania Mint
- Golden State Mint
- Highland Mint
- Johnson Matthey
- Monarch Precious Metals
- Nadir Metal Refinery
- PAMP Suisse
- Polish Mint
- Rand Refinery
- Republics Metal Corporation
- Scottsdale Mint
- South African Mint
- Sunshine Mint
- The Chinese Mint
- The Perth Mint
- The Royal Mint
- The Royal Canadian Mint
- Valcambi SA
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