silver mine and miners bgasc

Where Does Silver Come From?

A good portion of silver comes from Mexico and Peru. In recent years, annual global silver mining production has supplied about 85% of current silver demand each year. The remaining […]

silver and gold

Recycling Precious Metals

The Role of Recycling in Creating Supply Part of gold and silver demand is met by recycling existing metal. Because gold is about 70 times more expensive than silver, more […]

theodore roosevelt atb coin bgasc

America The Beautiful Coin Sales March Higher

The United States Mint’s Five Ounce Silver Bullion Coin Sales Elevated Sales of the U.S. Mint’s ‘other’ silver bullion coin, the American The Beautiful (ATB) coin have surpassed all sales […]

silver bullion bars bgasc

Silver Soars in 2016

Silver is the Best Performing Asset in 2016. ` While gold has captured most of the headlines this year for its stunning price rebound and rise in 2016, silver has […]

Perth Mint Australian silver kangaroo image

Perth Mint Silver Sales Hop 217% in June

June 2016 Sales of Silver at the Perth Mint Rise 217% Year Over Year. The Perth Mint sold 1,220,817 ounces of silver in June 2016. This was up 217% from […]

bgasc american silver eagle

American Silver Eagle Sales Fall In June

Sales of American Silver Eagle Coins Slid in June After selling more than four million one ounce American Silver Eagle coins (ASEs) five months in a row, the U.S. Mint […]

bgasc franklin half dollar

Buying Silver Half Dollars

Considerations in Buying “Junk” Half Dollars Junk silver is generally defined as pre 1965 dated U.S. dimes, quarters and half dollars that were minted of 90% silver. When silver is […]

Perth Mint Australian silver kangaroo image

Perth Mint May Silver Sales Jump 189%

May 2016 Sales of Silver at the Perth Mint Rise 189% Year Over Year. The Perth Mint sold 974,865 ounces of silver in May 2016. This was up 189% from […]