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New Monetary System: Gold Standard, Past is Prologue

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In terms of the next new monetary system, what is past may indeed be prologue.

One of the world’s most eloquent gold commentators, makes another excellent presentation on potential new monetary system changes to come.

Here you can find a backlink to see this thought provoking 40 minute presentation, but first we need to give you a bit of a background on the matter of new monetary systems.

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Gold Silver Bullion Tax IRS Reporting Rules

IRS Precious Metals Reporting Tax Rules USA

In the following SD Bullion infographic, we again cover IRS bullion reporting requirements when buying bullion in the USA.

We also discuss current IRS reporting requirements if selling bullion to US based precious metal dealers as well.

Also discussed are current general Gold Silver Tax ramifications for when you sell bullion at either a profit and or a loss (always consult a tax professional on the matter as we are not tax pros)

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Platinum Value vs Gold

Platinum has not been this cheap vs gold since 1907 AD. In other words, in over 110 years we have not seen platinum values slump this far versus gold.

Check out these following long term charts on platinum prices versus gold prices in US dollar since the late 1800s. and throughout this post 1971 full fiat currency era.

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Financial Collapse vs Crash Discussion

Financial Collapse vs Crash Discussion

Famed real estate investor and alternative financial author Robert Kiyosaki speaks with former Presidential candidate and US Congressman Ron Paul about what financial collapse looks like.

SPOILER ALERT: Robert and Ron likely agree, a financial collapse may be underway. 

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Next Financial Crisis is in Bonds | Keith Dicker | Macro Voices

In this Macro Voices interview, Keith Dickner, a Canadian CFA and investment portfolio manager, lays out his case for why the next global financial crisis will be in the bond market.

Topics include the growing government bond bubble, artificially suppressed interest rates, and how some bonds with limiting liquidity may no longer be a safe haven trade.

What impact would a bond market route have on stock markets and if indeed the bond bear market has started? The interview concludes with Keith’s outlook on equities, future US dollar strength, and gold bullion.

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Where Gold Prices Could Go 2020s

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It is indeed rare when pursuing the internet for gold and precious metal related content, one runs into exceptional fundamental research and market insights.

The following snippet and backlink is an exception to often dull precious metal content publishing and insightless market coverage.

This content is well worth your precious time.

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What is a Gold Assay?

Gold Assaying Why Gold is Assayed

The practice of gold assaying is commonplace within the gold bullion, gold refining, and gold mining industries.

Understanding gold grades is key to profitable gold mining, gold refining, and gold bullion product production.

Gold coin and gold bar content purity also remains essential in the creation of trustworthy gold bullion products and establishing reputable brand or gold bullion hallmarks by both private gold mints and government gold mints respectively.

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How Much Silver Is In a Dime? Which Dimes Are Silver?

How Much Silver is in These Dimes?

Although often referred to as ‘junk silver,’ pre-1965 US dimes aren’t junk in the true sense of the word. Silver dimes struck by the United States Mint during that era contained 90% silver and their silver content makes them valuable from a melt value standpoint. 

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Where is Platinum Found?

In this short article we cover Where is Platinum found in the world along with a short video describing how platinum is mined.

Unlike gold or silver, platinum mines are more rare and concentrated amongst only a few regions globally.

Come learn where Platinum and why investor demand is on the rise.

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Largest Gold Nuggets Ever Found

Come see the 5 Biggest Gold Nuggets ever found by humans. With the second largest gold nugget finding recently occurring only months ago in Australia (2018).

Learn about what percentage of gold purity the typical gold nugget is depending on the location it is found in. As well, what the troy ounce gold yield was for each of the biggest gold nuggets ever found.

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Gold Scammers go to Great Fraud Lengths

The lengths some Gold Scammers go to take advantage of unknowing investors is practically infinite.

Come see how one man lost some $8 million USD even after flying to the Gold Scammer's home country in order to perform his due diligence.

Good news is there are various easy methods and tactics you can use to avoid would be Gold Scams which we will also backlink for you here.

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Gold Allocation Discussion

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Fundamental forgotten information following the 1970s financialization of the US / western economies.

The old adage of +10% gold bullion allocation remains mathematically sound although possibly somewhat out of date.

Yet financial middlemen hate bullion. Why? Because physical gold bullion never churns their profits. Come learn more about potentially prudent gold allocation percentages.

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Obverse Definition: What Is The Obverse of a Coin

Guess which one is the obverse

Collecting coins or investing in them demands some basic knowledge of the terminology thrown around in this domain. Not only can this knowledge reduce the chances of you getting duped into buying a worthless product, but it can also help you understand this field a little bit better and make it more interesting.

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US Mint Coin Sales September 2018

USMint Bullion Coin Sales September 2018 US dollar volumes sold Gold Silver Eagle coins

Here at SD Bullion, every month we update our US Mint bullion coin sales page with the latest precious metal coin sales figures.

In this specific post, we will dive into US Mint coin sales updated to September 2018, while also posting the latest US Mint bullion coin price premiums charts.

For the month of August 2018, both Silver and Gold Eagle coin sales and product price premiums were up. Have a look for yourself here.

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Gold Standard on Jeopardy

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Come see what happened on the TV game show 'Jeopardy' in early 2018 when the category of Gold Standard questions was undertaken by the contestants. Test your knowledge and see which answers you know and which ones they certainly did not.

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Mexican Libertad Coin Stacker Tradition Runs Deep

Mexican Libertad Coin Stacker Tradition Runs Deep Chico de Movimiento Naranja

Learn a bit about our fellow brethren and sistren, striking bullion in the heart of Mexico City. A tradition as deep and rich as most of our family history’s on these North American lands.

Many coin aficionados are quick to point out that the Mexican Mint or Casa de Moneda is the oldest, still functioning mint on this side of the world (part of Spanish conquistador history).

Mexican silver real coins (pieces of eight) were a dominant reserve currency worldwide, from the 18th to the 19th Century. Now they strike Libertad Coins, which are 30 to 200Xs more rare than others.

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Coin Grading Companies: Sheldon Scale Coin Grading Chart Explained

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Graded coin specimens attract both investors and collectors as they know exactly what quality to expect. Although there are many grading agencies out there, two of them are regarded highly in the precious metals market, especially here in the United States – NGC (Numismatic Guaranty Corporation) and PCGS (Professional Coin Grading Service).

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How Many Grams In a Troy Ounce of Silver?

Troy ounce to grams How Many Grams In a Troy Ounce of Silver? SD Bullion SDBullion.com

Unlike the ounces you find in grocery stores, a troy ounce is a unit that is commonly used for precious metals like silver and gold. Although their names might not indicate this, these two units are not the same in weight.

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