What should these have gone for?

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  1. samboyellowsub

    samboyellowsub Member

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    A few weeks ago, I bought a 1991 1/2 oz gold panda in the mint package for 3% over spot, which is what my coin guy sells most of his gold for (even fractional! I know, its crazy). Last week I bought a 1984 1/10 oz gold panda for the same premium. I know they were a pretty good bargain, but how good? I've stared them both down and both coins swear to me that they're not fakes (i.e. they look pretty real to me).

    The thing is, in texas, I don't think there is a huge market for Chinese coins, especially in a small(ish) west texas town. Everyone here is busy buying ASE's or 90% junk silver. So, its understandable that they don't have the same premiums here, i guess.

    What say the panda people?
     
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    check APMEX.com that would give you the international dealer price. Although they are not the best priced -_-.
     
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    mmm....shiney! Well-Known Member Silver Stacker

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    If you subscribe to peter anthony's pricepedia, you'll get an idea of it's worth. :)
     
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    samboyellowsub Member

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    according to apmex (even their buy price) I did pretty good.
     
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    yennus Well-Known Member Silver Stacker

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    I'm saying this tongue in cheek (jokingly)... don't get Peter Anthony's fantastic Pricepedia... that way you will likely undervalue the price of your Pandas and sell them to someone who will really appreciate their value :)

    Ok, joking aside :)

    Follow mmm....shiney's advice, get the Pricepedia and it will go a long way in helping you appreciate the current market rate for these Pandas.

    Hope this has been helpful :)
     
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    mmm....shiney! Well-Known Member Silver Stacker

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    What was spot at the time?
     
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    petercamperdown New Member

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    1991 1/2 oz - $1060.00 us
    1984 1/10 oz - $200.00 us
     
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    mmm....shiney! Well-Known Member Silver Stacker

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    We'll call it $US1530. So, 1530/2 + 3% = $US787.95 = bargain. :)
     
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    damn, that is a bargain. Compared to my $888, Im a loser.
     
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    mmm....shiney! Well-Known Member Silver Stacker

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    No mate not a loser, you still got a good deal.
     
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    I'll take them off you for $888 so you don't lose any money what say you? ;)

    wahahaha
     
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    Psst, I know I do. Gotta make myself look bad or yennus will never forget what I did to him.

    @fishball

    I say I want to remain a loser :D
     
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    Lol, mate yennus will never forget that, regardless.
     
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    painful memories... painful memories... but I'm happy they went to a good home *sniff* *sniff*
     

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