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Your Source for Pure Gold & Silver wants consumers to be aware of what spokesperson Maria Martin calls the hit-or-miss commemorative gold and silver coin market.

Fort Worth (PRWEB) July 03, 2014

Texas-based precious metals dealer has called for investors to exercise extreme caution when dealing with commemorative gold and silver coins due to some coins highly unpredictable performances during the last few years. spokesperson Maria Martin hopes the companys warning, as well as the June 30th Arkansas News article entitled, Coin experts dont see sellout for Marshals coin, serves as a solid reminder to both investors and collectors that commemorative coins can be, for all intents and purposes, a gamble.

The recent success of the Baseball Hall of Fame coin was based on the coins unique design and the popularity of the sport, Martin said. Will the U.S. Marshals coin sell as well as the HOF coin or the 2008 American Bald Eagle commemorative coin? Will it be a financial disaster like the Girl Scouts coin or the Arkansas desegregation coin? Only time will tell.

Martin says investors may be better off targeting commonly-traded items like Canadian Maple Leaf gold and silver or PCGS certified coins. Collectors, she says, should look closely at surcharges, mintages and the coins subject matter to determine if strong secondhand demand could develop. Coins with low mintages and high premiums are often suckers bets, so it might be best to wait unless the coin has strong sentimental value for you, Martin added. is a North American market leader for gold and silver investments for home delivery or within retirement accounts. They buy and sell all sorts of investment-grade gold, silver and platinum. For more information or a free gold and silver investment guide, visit or call 1-800-394-3337 today.

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