There are many hidden benefits and a deep culture that one discovers on this precious metals journey.
As many of you know, we've always emphasized maximizing purchases and getting the most metal for the money. In the end, "it all melts the same".
But whether it's a generic bar or round, a government issued, graded, certified or rare coin - there is a wonderful process that precedes what we ultimately contemplate real money in our possession.
Here's a fascinating journey and insight into the minting process from the perspective a one-man operation.
Daniel Carr, the owner of Moonlight Mint in Colorado, was kind enough to share his process and experience in the private minting business.