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I am not in this for

I am not in this for collecting, so it pisses me off when peoples' numismatic boners for things rub off onto the price of crap I'm going to wind up circulating. You either have a choice to pay a huge premium for crappy circulated coins, you can pay even higher for "proof" stuff that is newer-minted but not in their original sets but still hold original weight, or you can pay twice as much or more for unworn old crap.

It's all the paper game that's causing this. The DJIA goes up and shines for a day, people dump their ETFs which aren't attached to the physical good, the price of the physical good plummets, and demand skyrockets over a fake panic enabling the dealers to gouge the prices.

Please come join my forum if you're not a trendy and agree with my points of view.