Happy Birthday Silver Stackers

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  1. Macros_The_Black

    Macros_The_Black Member Silver Stacker

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    Happy Birthday SS & GP and many thanks for all your hard work. If it wasn't for this forum, I'd be way less confident in my "investments" in precious metals, so a shout out to all the members who make it possible, even through the spats and disagreements, it helps form personal opinion.

    Oh ... and buzz on that SS coin when it's released!
     
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    ausau Active Member Silver Stacker

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    Well done Ben and thank you.

    Will send one off for PCGS grading "First Strike" :lol:
     
  3. THUCYDIDES79

    THUCYDIDES79 New Member Silver Stacker

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    and il have any error issues :D

    Congratulations to GP and the wider SS community.
     
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    anonmiss Active Member Silver Stacker

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    Happy birthday [​IMG]
    Thankyou you GP for your efforts and to all other SS members for sharing information freely and answering dumb newbie questions with patience and a sence of humour.

    (and buzz x2) :D
     
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    nice! im glad to have joined, its an awesome community that i see myself being apart of for many eons to come. pretty addictive so far and informative for the nooby. :)
    if theres any left, i'll buzz a couple as well.
    cheers to the GP!
     
  6. ShadowPeo

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    Congrats, will certainly pick some up when the time comes
     
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    Good job pelican & i think a thanks to Mrs pelican is in order for being so tolerant of the whole deal .
     
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    Congrats GP - all the best and count me in for a few of those new coins
     
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    dragafem Well-Known Member Silver Stacker

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    ...but how many active members?:)
     
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    woot woot
    congratz!!!
     
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    Well done GP.
    Also congrats, and thanks to the Pelican family and "first members" for helping SS to get under way.
     
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    Congratz GP and buzz
     
  13. trew

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    Will definitely be wanting one of those rounds.
    Can I suggest you include a year on it so you can mint new versions each year.
    You could also retrospectively mint the past 3 years as well.
     
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    Congrats GP

    Looking for 10 - 20 based on pricing. Perhaps a year as stated or even an inaugaural coin differernt to the rest.
     
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    Design isn't finalised. so there's time for changes.

    The "www" was added for symmetry - it was left off the 10oz stacker bars, but fit the design of the round better. Will try it with/without to make a final call.

    Can potentially add the year to the reverse, but it means regular additional costs for new dies, which needs to be absorbed by additional margin. Will have a think about it, to me a generic round shouldn't be dated with a year (1974 Valentines Day bar anyone?), but Buffalo rounds regularly are.

    Fractional versions are planned but not immediately.
     
  16. Macros_The_Black

    Macros_The_Black Member Silver Stacker

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    And make sure to allow a spot for the privy down the track!
     
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    the year is an interesting one, yeah the changing of the die means that cost will factor in every year.
    I think it would need careful consideration.
    there may not be the opportunity to mint at some stage,
    silver may be to high, economy may not justify a mintage for that year, that would stuff up the whole year thing.

    But a year would mean that a collector type would become a repeat customer, buying every year.
    if you have distributed the first year well enough, around the world, then all those people will buy next year.

    without a year there's no reason to buy anymore.
    so in two or three years time you will be advertising
    these still and it will go in one ear and out the other
    as we've been there done that, yeah yeah good on ya mate type of thing.
    so it's quite a critical decision to make.

    the way I would go is no year, if you were to change the year then you may aswell change the design!
    collecting years is as boring as, just a new number, there's so much like that already.

    perth mint are renown for their new designed bullion,
    it's what stands them appart from say the american eagle
    or canadian maple which are the same except the year.

    so forget years, and go for mintage numbers.
    the first design is what you decide it is, you decide on the maximum mintage, say 20,000
    use the same die until you have done 20,000
    that could be 1 year or 3 years, no matter.

    then when 20,000 have been produced, that die is destroyed in a public affair so we know it's gone,
    and the new design begins.

    you could also mint the second design whilst the first design is still in production, so you may of sold 12,000
    and still have 8,000 of that design to mint & sell,
    but you could then start selling the new design.
    you could keep adding as you saw fit, if the market calls for it, you simply add a new design, if not you just keep printing the original design until the maximum mintage is realised.
     
  18. goldpelican

    goldpelican Administrator Staff Member

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    These won't be marketed as collectibles, but as bullion.
     
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    Gongrats to GP & his team.

    WOW.........3 years.

    It has been a pleasure to log in everytime.

    Enjoy the next 3yrs.

    Over & out from member number 15.......
     
  20. trew

    trew Active Member Silver Stacker

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    ahhh well in that case forget the idea of years

    can we at least have some kind of cheapo first run collectible version to buy - say for the first 1000 minted ?
    a nicely printed colour certificate signed by you with a number would be good :)
     

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