This is reflected on the ebay USA website: Silver coin offers are roughly double the number of gold offers.
24hGold.com has a most handy tool to compare ebay prices and premiums above the pure metal value. Click here for gold coins and here for silver coins and remember that numismatic coins were exempt from confiscation in the Great Depression.
A last note of caution: Only buy from sellers with a spotless transaction record and at least 100 ebay recommendations.
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