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Everything You Need to Know When Selling Silver

Everything You Need to Know When Selling Silver

Are you ready to part ways with your silver jewelry or valuables? It can be hard to know where to start, but understanding some basics can help ensure you get the best deal. At National Rarities, we’re passionate about educating people and we’re here to teach you about the process of selling your silver. Arming yourself with knowledge before selling will maximize your returns and make your transaction easier. 


1. How to Determine the Value Of Silver

How to Determine the Value Of Silver


Understanding the value of silver is important. Like any other metal, silver has a constantly changing market price. When you combine that market price with the metal’s weight and purity, this determines the spot price for it. To accurately determine the value of silver, get the weight and check for its purity. The more pure or ".999 fine" it is, the higher its monetary value. Additionally, research current market prices online to ensure you receive a fair price per unit of weight. Once these two steps have been taken, calculating how much your silver is worth should be straightforward and accurate.


2. The Best Ways to Sell Silver


There are many factors to take into consideration when selling your silver. It is essential to receive the best value for the items in question. To ensure the most profit, proper research into potential buyers should be done. Before any sale you should check reviews, consult price guides and ask about payment rates. Additionally, pricing each item competitively will get people’s attention, which may lead to higher offers being made. All potential buyers should be aware of any return policies offered and any associated costs. This is so you can be prepared for anything that might come up during or after the sale. With these tips in mind, you'll have success selling your silver.

3. How to Sell Silver Coins or Bullion

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If you are looking to sell silver coins or bullion you must first understand what you have, what their current market value is and their potential for growth. Once you know this, you'll have a better understanding of the right time to sell. Next, research buyers in your area and make sure they are reputable. Finally, determine if the buyer will assess a fee or commission on the sale. Plus, find out if there are any additional costs when you sell silver coins or bullion. With this information, you’ll be well-positioned for a rewarding sale.

4. Tips for Getting the Most Money for Your Silver


There are a few tips to keep in mind in order to get the most money out of your transaction. Be aware that silver can come in many forms—jewelry, coins or old dishes. Each form will have a different value and it is important to be educated on the true worth of what you sell. You should then research marketplaces before deciding where to sell your silver. Researching multiple outlets is recommended. Additionally, if you have multiple items of silverware and jewelry, it is best to sell them in bulk as opposed to individually. This often yields a better return on investment. The key to getting the most money for your silver is doing diligent research and understanding market value prior to making a sale.


5. Tips For Buying Silver


When it comes to buying silver, there are a few tips to keep in mind that can help ensure you get the most for your money. First off, educate yourself about silver prices. Familiarizing yourself about past and current silver price trends can tell you whether now is a good time to purchase silver. Additionally, consider other factors such as silver purity levels. Higher levels of purity often mean steeper premiums. This doesn’t equal added value over less pure forms of silver. Remember to explore your options and to ask questions. Understanding what you're buying and what price you should pay is key! 

Entrust Your Silver to National Rarities

Selling silver can be extremely lucrative, especially if you have a lot of items or valuable pieces. However, it's important to do your research and understand the process before attempting to sell. With a little bit of knowledge and effort, you can maximize your profits and get the most bang for your buck. And fortunately for you, we’re experts when it comes to silver. From silverware to coins, National Rarities would love to give you an evaluation of your pieces. Our skilled Estate Buyers can examine your items in a pressure-free environment. Plus, we can even write you a check on the spot. So, check out a nearby event, get an offer online or stop by our office at 2190 S Mason Rd, Suite 209 in St. Louis. We can’t wait to see you!