KMAG100

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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 13 Koala's From The Land Down Under set 71 10 10 10 4435 -51 3/13/2018524
[Collapse] Mexico
  Caballito Silver Pesos, (KM 453), 1910-1914, Circulation Issue 16 South of the Border "The Little Horse Peso" 71 5 5 5 4978 -94 2/28/2019462
  Silver 1 Onza, Libertad, 1983-Date, Proof and Prooflike, One-Per-Date 6 "South of the Border" 1 Per YR 91 34 31 32 22836 405 2/3/2020455
  Silver 1 Onza, Libertad, 1983-1995, Proof and Prooflike, Including Varieties 2 "Old" South of the Border 94 16 15 16 12578 -2630 3/5/2019664
  Silver 1 Onza, Libertad, 1983-Date, Proof and Prooflike, Including Varieties 5 South of the border Proofs 87 42 37 40 28891 405 2/3/20201507
  Silver 5 Onzas, Libertad, 1996-Date, Mint State 21 Libertad 5s 3 1 1 1 507 507 3/25/2015294
[Collapse] Half Dollars
  Seated Liberty Half Dollars, Motto, 1866-1891, Circulation Issue 13 SLH Motto 2 1 0 0 1428 453 5/26/2015420
  Seated Liberty Half Dollars, 1839-1891, One-Per-Date 22 Seated Half Dollar 1 1 0 0 1428 453 5/26/2015282
  Barber Half Dollars, 1892-1915, One-Per-Date 9 Barber Half Dollar 4 1 1 1 1421 0 6/19/2015342
  Walking Liberty Half Dollars, 1934-1947, Circulation Issue 97 WLH - 5 2 2 0 1929 -357 6/11/2020214
  Walking Liberty Half Dollars, 1941-1947, Circulation Issue 165 WLH 5 1 1 0 463 -357 6/11/2020147
  Walking Liberty Half Dollars, 1936-1942, Proof Issue 53 WLH Proofs 28 2 1 0 2523 -190 6/13/2017307
  Kennedy Half Dollars, 1964-Date, Silver Issues, Complete 43 MR. K's Silver Proofs 25 10 5 5 5035 -520 2/28/2019323
  Kennedy Half Dollars, Silver, 1964-Date, Proof Issue 66 MR K's 90 PROOF 22 8 3 3 3011 -520 2/28/2019405
  Kennedy Half Dollars, Silver 4-Coin 50th Anniversary Set, 2014, Complete 1 Rockin the 50th with MR K 100 4 4 4 2765 -3111 10/12/2017497
[Collapse] Commemoratives
  Silver Commemoratives 1892-1954, Complete Set (144 Pcs) 403 classis commemoratives 0 0 0 0 0 -39 10/13/2020105
  Silver Commemoratives 1892-1954, Type Set (50 Pcs) 435 Classic Commoratives 0 0 0 0 0 167 10/13/2020109
[Collapse] American Eagles & Bullion Coins
  Silver Eagles, 2006-Date, Reverse Proofs 107 ASE Reverse Proofs 33 2 2 2 1517 -414 5/19/2017144
  2013 West Point Silver Eagle Set 1 2013 West Point Proofs 100 2 2 2 952 -39 2/7/2019175
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