2018 saw rather dismal sales of American Silver Eagle coins from the United States Mint. However, a swift acceleration in demand in 2019 caused the mint to sell out of its available Silver Eagle supply in February.
Many investors include silver bullion in their investment portfolios, but what makes this metal “precious”? Learn more about why silver is valuable before making your next purchase.
Potentially hazardous encounters with wild game hunters are increasingly common at the Greens Creek Mine in the Alaskan wilderness. The company is asking the Board of Game to ban hunting near the silver mining operation.
After years of speculation and suspicions that big banks engaged in manipulating gold and silver prices, a guilty plea by a JPMorgan trader has placed the topic into mainstream discourse.
Gold is now nearly 85 times more expensive than silver, which is a historically high ratio of gold-to-silver prices. This may indicate that a reversal of this trend is approaching on the horizon.
Even as the silver mine supply remains in a deficit, the price of silver continues to languish at bargain levels. How long will this be the case?
The production of solar power has been increasing dramatically. Because silver is a key component of solar panels, this trend should lift silver demand.
Coin collectors have not been thrilled with the designs of the new 2018 World War I commemorative silver dollar, but the coins support a great cause.
On the German island of Sylt in the North Sea, an impressive hoard of Viking treasure—jewelry, coins, and ingots made of silver—was discovered this summer.
The U.S. Mint dropped a bombshell on collectors regarding the provenance of Silver Eagle coins produced at the mint's branch facilities the last few years.