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Enemies of Liberty are ruthless.  To own your Liberty, you'd better come harder than your enemies..
**TO ALL .GOV WATCHING MY LIFE** You already know I am playing by all the rules. If you want to talk to me, just call or knock on the door. I'll meet you at your place, or invite you into mine. But there is no need to shoot my dogs or frighten my wife. Just so you know. ~ Kerodin

Friday, January 25, 2013

Copper?


Is anyone out there investing in copper bullion?

K

11 comments:

  1. LOL -- no, the only "copper" I'm investing in right now is FMJ ...

    -dan

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  2. Yes, my copper bullion is made by Barnes.
    CM.

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  3. Not bullion, but I keep all pre-1982 pennies and all nickels that I lay hands on because their metal content is already worth more than their face value.

    See http://www.coinflation.com/ for a bit more on this.

    WIII

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  4. Yeah. I have about 30lbs of cents. Most of the cents I have are all wheat cents. I think that 145 cents. equal a pound. I always wondered how many coins it would to make a bullet, not that's it illegal to melt the coins, I just wondered.

    Kerodin, If you were to make the III coins out of copper I could donate them to the cause.
    Papa Mike
    III

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  5. What size / quantity? Coins or Bars?

    GrandpaRed

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  6. I keep saving up copper pennys and nickels. Scrap copper too,but being a working class guy I usually turn the change in and scrap the scrap!

    China
    III

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  7. AOCS Mint has some nice 1oz ‘coins’, they also do custom orders, talk to them, I’d buy some III% copper to promote the cause.
    Richard R Deaver
    III

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  8. Can you folks see coppoers becoming used in an economy-down scenario for smaller purchases? For instance - do you think Mrs. Farmer John would take a few coppers for a dozen eggs, or do you think for the smaller purchases of daily necessities most people will want to barter instead?

    K

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    1. I don’t see copper in the economy-down scenario you present, silver or barter yes, but as a promotional/challenge coin- yes, I give out copper just to get people aware of the idea of barter and coins that have intrinsic value, d’anconia copper - to get people thinking, 1/2 oz or 1oz III% coppers would be great conversation starters.
      RD III

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  9. I am thinking that pre-65 dimes will fill the gap, realistically in to-days economy, a dozen eggs with any profit for the farmer is going to be at least a dime. If the pre-82 copper is too small then you might look at minting the equivalent if the large cent ~ 11 grams. I am still thinking that for the most part barter will cover anything that a dime will not buy outright.

    fitty

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  10. save all Old and new pennys. pre 1980 mostly copper , post zinc plated with copper. 70% copper + 30% zinc = brass. a jug of old pennys and a dead car battery = about 50 lds bang stik candy.

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