Chris Keller

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Chris Keller
Chris Keller
Product Specialist

Chris Keller has a passion for the precious metals industry (he's been collecting coins since he was a child). He specifically enjoys creating written and video content around unique products that our customers might not see otherwise. At SD Bullion, Chris has consulted thousands of bullion investors leading to millions of dollars in sales. He enjoys learning about both new and old coins, especially US Mint products. In his free time, he is often either playing or watching sports.

  1. Ounce Vs Troy Ounce - What's the Difference?

    Ounce Vs Troy Ounce - What's the Difference?

    One of the biggest misconceptions for investors who are new to the bullion marketplace is that an ounce and a troy ounce are equal. This is not the case, and many people are frequently confused when their products weigh more than one ounce. In fact, most products are referred to in ounces but are actually sold in troy ounces. The reality is that the vast majority of bullion dealers are referring to troy ounces when they say “ounces”. This is the “industry standard.”

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  2. How Much is a Gold Bar Worth?

    How Much is a Gold Bar Worth?

    The base prices of all gold products are determined by the gold spot price. The gold spot price is a live price, meaning the price for gold is constantly changing (unless the market is closed of course). Since January 2018, the price for gold has not gone below $1,250 per ounce. In late 2019 to early 2020, the gold price has risen to levels as high as $1,650 per ounce.

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  3. How Much Is A Silver Dime Worth? Formula Below

    How Much Is A Silver Dime Worth? Formula Below

    All 10¢ dimes issued in 1964 and years prior have 2.5 grams or almost 1/10th an ounce of pure silver in each coin. Although today's circulating dimes have a ‘silvery’ polish, they don’t contain any pure silver at all. The US Mint currently uses low-value pot metal alloys to strike all US dimes today.

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  4. How Much Is A Silver Half Dollar Worth? Melt Value

    How Much Is A Silver Half Dollar Worth? Melt Value

    All half dollars issued in 1964 and years prior had 11.4 grams or almost 2/5th an ounce of silver in each.

    To calculate how much a silver half dollar melt value is, use the following equation and data inputs...

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  5. Saving in Silver - Not a Bad Idea Historically Speaking

    Saving in Silver - Not a Bad Idea Historically Speaking

    Since the beginning of this 21st Century, silver’s value versus every one of the hundreds of fiat currencies has increased.

    If you are looking for something with more long term stability coupled with value appreciation potential versus continuously inflating paper and digital fiat currency options, look no further than silver bullion.

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  6. How Unemployment Rate Could Affect Gold and Silver Prices?

    How Unemployment Rate Could Affect Gold and Silver Prices?

    Even with the re-openings of a large number of states and businesses, the job losses caused by COVID-19 continue to add up. With a correlation between unemployment numbers and the precious metals prices, we look ahead to see how the unemployment increase will affect gold and silver.

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