Introduction What is Silver? How does natural silver occur? And why have humans been digging it out of the ground for thousands of years? This article will briefly cover natural silver in nature and silvers properties. It will also briefly cover the history of silver and the history of silver bullion. Natural Silver Silver isContinue reading “What Is Silver?”
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The Piastres: Sultanate Of Egypt
Introduction This article will discuss the Egyptian silver Piastres used during the British Sultanate of Egypt. The piastres were initially based upon the Ottoman Qirsh. Coins used in Egypt at this time can be somewhat confusing since they have similar names, sizes, and metal content. The Qirsh was based on the Ottoman Kurus. In EuropeContinue reading “The Piastres: Sultanate Of Egypt”
The Ruble: Currency of Emperors and Workers
Introduction Welcome, you’ve found our article on the Russian ruble. This article will cover ruble history, collecting rubles, and more. We will be focusing more on the history related to the silver ruble minted during the reign of various Czars. The history of the silver ruble tracks some of the most turbulent times in Russia’sContinue reading “The Ruble: Currency of Emperors and Workers”
Austrian Philharmonic: Bullion
Introduction This article talks about the Austrian philharmonic coin, history, the design, and where is the Austrian philharmonic minted? The Austrian Philharmonic is one of the most recognizable bullion coins in the world. Austrian silver and gold bullion is collected and loved by many throughout the world. As a shorthand, the name is often shortenedContinue reading “Austrian Philharmonic: Bullion”
What is Junk Silver?
Introduction Junk silver despite the name is a great buy, Americans might know junk silver by the name “constitutional silver”. Junk silver is coins minted by a sovereign state or mint which contain a certain amount of silver per coin. The coins must also contain a purity percentage lower than the countries percent used toContinue reading “What is Junk Silver?”
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