Comment: Dont buy Raw

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Dont buy Raw

I agree with the other comments advising against buying "raw" silver or silver ore. Keep in mind that there are two sides to the transaction to consider. Saving money when you buy but getting a worse price when you sell nets you less in the long run.

If you ever need to barter or trade your silver, far fewer people will be willing to buy ore, or unmarked silver.

In my opinion, the cheapest reasonable way to buy silver is to purchase silver rounds, which are basicall non-monetary coins. Yet for a few pennies more per ounce you can buy legal tender bullion coins, which are far more liquid and easier to sell. Stamped and registered silver bars are possibly a few cents less in bulk but will again, be harder to sell or trade.

Personally, I purchase silver bullion coins through Fidelitrade and it gets delivered via Fedex. I have found them to be a reputable company but don't take my word for it ask around the DP and other sites for additional recommendations.

You are smart to be buying silver so it sounds like you are on the right track already.