We believe that an educated customer is a happy customer.
Here are a number of resources we recommend to expand your knowledge of precious metals & coins.
How the Mint Made America Beautiful – Article about America the Beautiful Quarters
Our Leading Competitors
http://www.amark.com A Mark Precious Metals
http://www.govmint.com Gov Mint
http://www.swissamerica.com Swiss America
Commodities Markets & Investing Silver Markets
24h Gold “The Information Portal on the Economy, Precious Metals and Natural Resources”
GATA “Exposing the manipulation of the gold market”
Ted Butler Precious Metals Commentary
World Gold Council
Grading & Certification Services
Since their introduction in the 1980s, Grading Services have been the single greatest innovation in coin collecting, eliminating the differences of opinion about grading and authenticity. As a result, coins have become a sound investment and the hobby has gained in prestige.
The two leading grading services are:
General Coin & Bullion Information
http://www.coinlink.com/CoinGuide/ Coinlink’s excellent US Coin Guide
Precious Metals IRAS
We recommend two reputable firms who are custodians for Self-Directed IRAs who accept physical bullion
American Numismatic Association
“The ANA is a century-old, not-for-profit educational association for collectors of coins, tokens, medals and paper money.”
Joshua has been ANA Life Member 3841 since 1986 and proudly follows the guidelines of the ANA Code of Ethics.
Industry Council for Tangible Assets (ICTA)
ICTA is the national trade association for all who have an interest in precious metals, rare coins, US and foreign currency, and other numismatic and tangible assets.