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The Case for Fiat Currency – Nationalize the Federal Reserve Swiss Shooting Talers Unavoidable Catastrophe – Copy Paco’s article Cause & Track of 1930’s Depression –  Ref Peter Schiff Sources to Purchase Bullion Ideal Format for Currency Ultimate Economic Options … Continue reading

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Glossary for Investing in Precious Metals

Bullion – The word bullion technically refers to gold and silver formed into bars or coins to be specifically held for investment or as a store of value.  In the context of my discussion of precious metals, I have extended … Continue reading

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The Case for Precious Metals as a Store of Value against Hyperinflation

Storage of Value, Not Necessarily an Investment Facing hyperinflation, what would one do with one’s money to save it’s value?  Fifty years ago the cost of a gallon of gas was 25¢, yet today it’s $2.50 to $4.00.  Food has … Continue reading

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British Catching Up on Commemoratives

I thought my first article pretty much covered my views on this subject, but it’s getting pretty comical. I have come to realize it is more serious than simply the significance of events and anniversaries being lost in the morass … Continue reading

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Commercialization of Commemorative Coins

Commemorative coins have a particular attraction in that they are generally more aesthetic and unique than coins for circulation.  Commemoratives are minted to celebrate an event or an anniversary, while general coinage continues with the same images before, during and … Continue reading

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Icelandic Mythology on 1930 Commemorative Series

The Icelandic “Althing” (parliament) was established in 930AD, making it one of the oldest parliamentary institutions in the world. The Althing parliament has been in continuous operation since, except for a 45 year period (1800 to 1845). In 1930 a … Continue reading

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Source of the Current Economic Scene

The best explanation I have heard for the recent economic crash has come from Peter Schiff, investment adviser and Senate candidate in Connecticut.  I will have to look back at his videos on YouTube to find it and to be … Continue reading

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