Comment: Some call me a humorist. You are a tough act to follow.

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Some call me a humorist. You are a tough act to follow.

"... easiest and safest way to go about..." - Bear.
Start saving Nickels. They are worth their weight. No tax. No commission. No fee. No insurance. Just sound money. Add silver (takes less space per value). Consider gold when you have nothing better to do with you fortune. Not familiar with that problem.

Safety deposit box? - Bear. Suit yourself.
At the bank? - Bear. Do not store at the point of failure. Consider a credit union or other options.

Gold from the dentist? - Bear. Yes. He may well have a line waiting for removal of fillings, crowns & such. You will have competition. Little new work is gold or silver.

Thanks for the most enjoyable post.

Disclaimer: Mark Twain (1835-1910-To be continued) is unlicensed. His river pilot's license went delinquent in 1862. Caution advised. Daily Paul