KMAG100

Total Coin Registry Points: 59,706 Rank: 2144
 


KMAG100's Bio
I started collecting modern silver bullion coins in late 2011. The initial reason was looking for a way to make small purchases ($20-$100) of something that could convert back to cash easily. If I lost some on the conversion I was OK with it, because the cash would have been spent on something else if not a coin. If I am being completely honest I have never been a good saver of cash. Always seem to find something to spend it on so why not silver coins. My thoughts were if I could convert small amounts of cash into silver coins monthly and stock pile it, I could essential have an easily convertible cash reserve for unexpected events that life brings. After buying spot silver bullion coins for a while I started looking at the rarer coins and liked the idea of the larger premiums over spot silver and their reduced sensitivity to movements in the spot price. In fact, I found the price of a rare coin can completely decouple from the underlying metal spot price and appreciate from rarity and/or collector demand of the coin.


The advice I would give a new collector is start a collection within your means to afford, otherwise you may find yourself disappointed after spending considerable time and effort trying to put a collection together that is financially impossible to complete. So yes, money makes a huge difference in the type of collections a person can undertake and complete. Money also impacts the rate of speed one can put a collection together. The sooner a person embraces this reality of collecting, the better focused collector they become. I have found I can still enjoy all the elements of collecting with collection sets of lesser monetary value than others (Silver vs. Gold). For me the collection is not about the overall monetary value of the collection, it’s about my personal intrigue and feelings about the coins I collect. They are pieces of art created from pure silver. As much as I like looking at Picassos and would love to own one I will have to collect Doolittle’s, which by the way brings me as much intrinsic joy and intrigue.



    

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[Collapse] Australia - Bullion
  Koala, Silver Dollars, 2007-Date, Mint State 12 Koala's From The Land Down Under set 76 10 10 10 4435 -51 3/13/2018405
[Collapse] Mexico
  Caballito Silver Pesos, (KM 453), 1910-1914, Circulation Issue 14 South of the Border "The Little Horse Peso" 71 5 5 5 4978 -94 2/28/2019360
  Silver 1 Onza, Libertad, 1983-Date, Proof and Prooflike, One-Per-Date 6 "South of the Border" 1 Per YR 94 34 31 32 22431 -113 6/28/2019332
  Silver 1 Onza, Libertad, 1983-1995, Proof and Prooflike, Including Varieties 2 "Old" South of the Border 100 16 15 16 12578 -2630 3/5/2019551
  Silver 1 Onza, Libertad, 1983-Date, Proof and Prooflike, Including Varieties 4 South of the border Proofs 93 42 37 40 28486 -113 6/28/20191246
  Silver 5 Onzas, Libertad, 1996-Date, Mint State 11 Libertad 5s 3 1 1 1 507 507 3/25/2015217
[Collapse] Half Dollars
  Seated Liberty Half Dollars, Motto, 1866-1891, Circulation Issue 11 SLH Motto 2 1 0 0 1428 453 5/26/2015316
  Seated Liberty Half Dollars, 1839-1891, One-Per-Date 21 Seated Half Dollar 1 1 0 0 1428 453 5/26/2015200
  Barber Half Dollars, 1892-1915, One-Per-Date 8 Barber Half Dollar 4 1 1 1 1421 0 6/19/2015215
  Walking Liberty Half Dollars, 1934-1947, Circulation Issue 84 WLH - 5 2 2 0 2021 -76 6/12/2017146
  Walking Liberty Half Dollars, 1941-1947, Circulation Issue 140 WLH 5 1 1 0 463 -76 6/12/201799
  Walking Liberty Half Dollars, 1936-1942, Proof Issue 49 WLH Proofs 28 2 1 0 2523 -190 6/13/2017234
  Kennedy Half Dollars, 1964-Date, Silver Issues, Complete 31 MR. K's Silver Proofs 27 10 5 5 5035 -520 2/28/2019228
  Kennedy Half Dollars, Silver, 1964-Date, Proof Issue 46 MR K's 90 PROOF 23 8 3 3 3011 -520 2/28/2019331
  Kennedy Half Dollars, Silver 4-Coin 50th Anniversary Set, 2014, Complete 1 Rockin the 50th with MR K 100 4 4 4 2765 -3111 10/12/2017383
[Collapse] Commemoratives
  Silver Commemoratives 1892-1954, Complete Set (144 Pcs) 294 classis commemoratives 0 0 0 0 0 0 6/19/201571
  Silver Commemoratives 1892-1954, Type Set (50 Pcs) 318 Classic Commoratives 0 0 0 0 0 0 6/19/201566
[Collapse] American Eagles & Bullion Coins
  Silver Eagles, 2006-Date, Reverse Proofs 63 ASE Reverse Proofs 33 2 2 2 1517 -414 5/19/201799
  2013 West Point Silver Eagle Set 1 2013 West Point Proofs 100 2 2 2 952 -39 2/7/2019132
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