Silver (Ag)

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$22.89

Silver Round - one troy ounce - .9999 bullion

 

Meaning "shining" or "white", named argentum in Latin from which the chemical symbol Ag is derived, and known since ancient times having even been mentioned in the Book of Genesis, silver has been a prized and highly sought after precious metal throughout human history. It has been used as money as early as 700 B.C. when electrum (a silver and gold alloy) was first coined by the Lydians. The Greek and later Roman empires also coined silver money as early as the 4th century B.C. Silver has been an indomitable staple of world currencies from those ancient times until relatively recently when the gold standard was abandoned and fiat currencies prevailed. It is also an indispensable industrial metal. It is a soft, malleable, lustrous elemental metal that also possesses the highest electrical conductivity, the highest thermal conductivity and the highest reflectivity of any metal. These unique properties make it almost irreplaceable in a myriad of industrial processes and commercial applications including photography, X-rays, electronics, telescopic mirrors, solar energy panels and windows, water purification systems and as a chemical catalyst. It has strong disinfectant properties which are becoming more utilized in medicine to control and prevent infections in an age of devastating nosocomial superbugs.

Our silver rounds weigh one troy ounce, are 99.99% pure and come in an airtight capsule. Their purity is considered ultra-fine and is uncommon outside of the silver bullion products of the Royal Canadian Mint. Our rounds contain this information as well as the chemical symbol (Ag), our registered logo, and a map depicting our realm which, though vast and diverse, is one of limited resources. 

If you are not completely satisfied with any purchase from us, you have 30 days to return it for a full refund (buyer to pay return shipping). Domestic shipping is free for all orders over $199 (enter code free shipping at checkout). For orders of $199 or under, domestic shipping is $9.95. International shipping is now via USPS international priority express and costs $45 for shipments up to a pound (9 one ounce rounds or ingots or less including packaging materials) and $10 for each additional pound.

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Silver

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abundance_of_elements_in_Earth%27s_crust

http://minerals.usgs.gov/minerals/pubs/commodity/silver/

http://forums.silverstackers.com/

https://www.silverinstitute.org/site/

https://www.facebook.com/SilverStackers

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