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Commodities versus collectibles: a precious metals buying guide

The Coin Shop | Michael McConnell

Troubled economic times have prompted any number of socio-cultural and economic trends in recent months, including everything from protests like the Occupy Wall Street movement to an increased interest in precious metals. According to Reuters, investors are increasingly gravitating toward gold, copper and other commodities in an attempt to achieve greater asset security; but without a proper understanding of the difference between bullion gold and numismatic gold, novice buyers may find themselves making purchases that are incompatible with their ultimate goals.

Buying precious metals: a beginner guide

San Diego Coin & Bullion | Michael McConnell

In our current climate of economic uncertainty, many people are buying precious metals for the first time; and while some are succeeding in buying items that they want, others are ending up with purchases they don’t understand. As experienced San Diego precious metal and rare coin dealers, we hope to educate our new and returning customers — and to make what may be an unfamiliar process easier for first-time buyers. Whether you’re a hobbyist, an experienced bullion buyer or a complete novice, the following tips will help you get acquainted with the process of purchasing precious metals – and ensure that you find the products you are looking for at a fair price.

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