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longonsilver
03-31-2011, 12:16 AM
On fee-bay i have been able to win quite a few oz of .999 silver rounds for decent prices. All of them are kind of strange collector type coinage. In a way this makes me a tad concerned it may not be real silver. Anybody have experience buying from this mint and if you know these are legit?

longonsilver
03-31-2011, 12:31 AM
all of these even come with a certificate that says 1 of 2000 or 1 of 5000 and it clearly marks .999 fine silver 1 oz, also i have a strange 4 oz medallion with a certificate saying the same.

AgGregator
03-31-2011, 12:37 AM
all of these even come with a certificate that says 1 of 2000 or 1 of 5000 and it clearly marks .999 fine silver 1 oz, also i have a strange 4 oz medallion with a certificate saying the same.

Never heard of the mint, Got any Pics.?

longonsilver
03-31-2011, 12:48 AM
12956

12957

AgGregator
03-31-2011, 01:13 AM
Check here:

http://www.highlandmint.com/

Here's all the metals they use: http://02dca62.netsolstores.com/metalsandfinishes.aspx

Looks like if it says .999 ..................

longonsilver
03-31-2011, 01:21 AM
Cool thanks, it is hard to win on the bay. i have won 8 oz of silver from the highland all under spot. Naturally a bit suspicious.

calmbreeze
03-31-2011, 03:17 PM
"On fee-bay i have been able to win ..."

Guess again. Nobody "wins" anything at an auction. Fact is they "buy" an item when they willingly pay more than anyone else.

"Win" is a business ploy...a psychological head game created and perpetrated by auctioneer's. People are much happier "winning" something than "buying" something.

Auctioneer's aim: Keep the audience happy so they keep bidding.

Legio Patria Nostra
03-31-2011, 03:43 PM
had a look at the rounds and the website ... must say I'm not impressed !
That said : I don't think you have anything to worry about ... coins are marked .999 silver 1 oz ....just like all silver-bullion ... and I have plenty of these ( without certificate ) ...like most members I guess

longonsilver
03-31-2011, 03:48 PM
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had a look at the rounds and the website ... must say I'm not impressed !
That said : I don't think you have anything to worry about ... coins are marked .999 silver 1 oz ....just like all silver-bullion ... and I have plenty of these ( without certificate ) ...like most members I guess


HAHAHA The rounds themself are an abomination. But all silver is pretty to me.

toby5678910
03-31-2011, 05:59 PM
"On fee-bay i have been able to win ..."

Guess again. Nobody "wins" anything at an auction. Fact is they "buy" an item when they willingly pay more than anyone else.

"Win" is a business ploy...a psychological head game created and perpetrated by auctioneer's. People are much happier "winning" something than "buying" something.

Auctioneer's aim: Keep the audience happy so they keep bidding.


They "win" because there is competition between buyers. When humans compete there is always a "winner".

govikesgo
03-31-2011, 06:04 PM
All the Highland mint stuff is all good. In fact I had 100's of these back in the day. I used to do shows selling sports cards and memorabilia. These coins featured sports stars of the day. BUT it was at a time when silver was $4-6 an oz. So these, as a dealer cost maybe $7 and we sold them for $15 or so. Recently I went through some old inventory that I hadn't touched in maybe 10 years or so. Dug up 47 of them. Took them to my local coin shop and got 95% spot and bought 43 oz of bars and Eagles with them. Just wanted more recognizable silver. But they are good as gold...er I mean Silver.:D

Jamesbong
03-31-2011, 08:09 PM
12956

12957

You should see the Dennis Rodman and Dion Sanders rounds I got, what a racket lol.

longonsilver
03-31-2011, 08:51 PM
I also have a 4oz pure silver medalion of gore and lieberman from highland. It is a horrible looking piece. But it is pure silver. I have been able to get highland for under spot on ebay. It is hard to get any silver for a good price on there