Best Deal right now on Gold

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Re: Best Deal right now on Gold

Post by SomeDude » Wed Dec 30, 2020 8:31 am

ppnewbie wrote:
Wed Dec 30, 2020 1:04 am
I should have jumped on that - I had just purchased an a set of MS-70 1,0.5,.25,0.1 eagles. And thought I can’t do another one so quick. I should have done it. Those go for something like 15 percent premiums. Anyway keep the deals coming if you have them - both of those have been fantastic.
Yup I had just purchased a set of proof MS-69 eagles. Don't boast about the MS-70 :)

Are you a collector?
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Re: Best Deal right now on Gold

Post by ppnewbie » Wed Dec 30, 2020 12:54 pm

No just a goldbug. It fascinated me for some reason. Maybe a little line Gollum from Lord of the Rings. The only reason I bought the graded coins is because my local dealer had them at a decent premium 7%. I actually like to be able to touch my gold, so the graded stuff is a little annoying. If I had purchased those gram maples, I probably would have kept one in my wallet.
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Re: Best Deal right now on Gold

Post by SomeDude » Wed Dec 30, 2020 2:11 pm

ppnewbie wrote:
Wed Dec 30, 2020 12:54 pm
No just a goldbug. It fascinated me for some reason. Maybe a little line Gollum from Lord of the Rings. The only reason I bought the graded coins is because my local dealer had them at a decent premium 7%. I actually like to be able to touch my gold, so the graded stuff is a little annoying. If I had purchased those gram maples, I probably would have kept one in my wallet.
AHAHAH yesssssss.........

I LOVE to touch my gold. I HATE slabs. Getting these MS 69 coins will kill me but the price was so damn good.

Having the 1 gram in the pocket would be sweet. I have a silver Eagle in a capsule in my car center counsel for when I want to fondle real money and I'm not home.

If you don't have a Britannia.....make it your next purchase. TRUST me. I don't have a 2021 but it looks like the best sovereign coin ever minted. I have a 2020 and it's spectacularly beautiful.
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Re: Best Deal right now on Gold

Post by dualstow » Wed Dec 30, 2020 3:26 pm

+1 I have just one Britannia and it’s beautiful.
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Re: Best Deal right now on Gold

Post by Smith1776 » Thu Dec 31, 2020 12:24 am

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Having the 1 gram in the pocket would be sweet.
Join the club! The MapleGram is very satisfying to have in the wallet at all times. You never know when hyperinflation might strike! ;D
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Re: Best Deal right now on Gold

Post by ppnewbie » Thu Jan 07, 2021 12:47 am

JM Bullion has excellent prices on some 50g bars at the moment.

4% over spot for this cool bar.
https://www.jmbullion.com/50-gram-argor ... -gold-bar/

And 6.5 percent over spot for 50g combibars
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Re: Best Deal right now on Gold

Post by SomeDude » Thu Jan 07, 2021 2:31 pm

ppnewbie wrote:
Thu Jan 07, 2021 12:47 am
JM Bullion has excellent prices on some 50g bars at the moment.

4% over spot for this cool bar.
https://www.jmbullion.com/50-gram-argor ... -gold-bar/

And 6.5 percent over spot for 50g combibars
That bar looks like a rainbow. It's something else for sure. I prefer coins but it's very unique. I'm sure a dealer will still just give you spot but that isn't bad.

the 50g combibar is the best price I've ever seen on that item.

I just got 2 of the $5 dollar quarter oz coins today delivered. An eagle on one and James Madison on the other. They look good. Came in capsules. I think they were about 2% over spot.
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Re: Best Deal right now on Gold

Post by Mark Leavy » Thu Jan 07, 2021 2:38 pm

SomeDude wrote:
Thu Jan 07, 2021 2:31 pm
That bar looks like a rainbow. It's something else for sure. I prefer coins but it's very unique. I'm sure a dealer will still just give you spot but that isn't bad.
Any idea how that spectral response is done?
Is there a plastic hologram overlaying the bar? Or do they emboss a diffraction grating directly onto the metal?

If there is no overlay, and it is just pure gold, a diffraction grating is the only method I can imagine. Pretty snazzy, if so.
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Re: Best Deal right now on Gold

Post by SomeDude » Thu Jan 07, 2021 3:51 pm

Mark Leavy wrote:
Thu Jan 07, 2021 2:38 pm
SomeDude wrote:
Thu Jan 07, 2021 2:31 pm
That bar looks like a rainbow. It's something else for sure. I prefer coins but it's very unique. I'm sure a dealer will still just give you spot but that isn't bad.
Any idea how that spectral response is done?
Is there a plastic hologram overlaying the bar? Or do they emboss a diffraction grating directly onto the metal?

If there is no overlay, and it is just pure gold, a diffraction grating is the only method I can imagine. Pretty snazzy, if so.
no idea
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Re: Best Deal right now on Gold

Post by ppnewbie » Thu Jan 07, 2021 6:00 pm

SomeDude wrote:
Thu Jan 07, 2021 2:31 pm
ppnewbie wrote:
Thu Jan 07, 2021 12:47 am
JM Bullion has excellent prices on some 50g bars at the moment.

4% over spot for this cool bar.
https://www.jmbullion.com/50-gram-argor ... -gold-bar/

And 6.5 percent over spot for 50g combibars
I just got 2 of the $5 dollar quarter oz coins today delivered. An eagle on one and James Madison on the other. They look good. Came in capsules. I think they were about 2% over spot.
After you buy all that you are going to buy, add it to this thread please. Two percent over spot is amazing. Also Let us know your experience with JM Bullion. I use APMEX mostly but JM seems to have excellent deals and would start buying from them if there is general good feedback.
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Re: Best Deal right now on Gold

Post by SomeDude » Sat Jan 09, 2021 8:38 am

ppnewbie wrote:
Thu Jan 07, 2021 6:00 pm
SomeDude wrote:
Thu Jan 07, 2021 2:31 pm
ppnewbie wrote:
Thu Jan 07, 2021 12:47 am
JM Bullion has excellent prices on some 50g bars at the moment.

4% over spot for this cool bar.
https://www.jmbullion.com/50-gram-argor ... -gold-bar/

And 6.5 percent over spot for 50g combibars
I just got 2 of the $5 dollar quarter oz coins today delivered. An eagle on one and James Madison on the other. They look good. Came in capsules. I think they were about 2% over spot.
After you buy all that you are going to buy, add it to this thread please. Two percent over spot is amazing. Also Let us know your experience with JM Bullion. I use APMEX mostly but JM seems to have excellent deals and would start buying from them if there is general good feedback.
I've bought 8 times from JM buillion since 2018 and never had a problem. In looking back at my orders, they were all for silver. Looks like they usually have better silver deals than gold, at least when I scan everything which is weekly.

I have had good success with SDbullion, JMbullion, Provident Metals (now owned by JM), APMEX (very turn around time), Monument Metals, Moneymetals, and a few others. I got a great price on a 100oz silver bar earlier in the year from Scottsdale mint but it took about 6-8 weeks to get to me. I don't blame them though, that's when silver dropped to $14 and sales were insane, no one could keep up with the orders.

Do not hesitate to by from JM, although as usual, I just looked at their deals and the best prices are on silver right now. Not that great today.

I'll post later on what I see as the best gold and silver deals out there today. Friday's gold sell-off is a gift. Biden said yesterday they are going to pass another several trillion dollar stimulus (sedative) for the economy. It will all be printed money. The purchasing power will come from the bondholders.
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Re: Best Deal right now on Gold

Post by ppnewbie » Sat Jan 09, 2021 7:07 pm

Oh definitely - very happy that it’s selling off. Thanks for the info regarding the dealers.
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