You can buy an ounce of physical silver from certain banks and precious metals dealers. It is important to use a reputable source for your purchase, as there are many scam operators who sell fake metals. More »

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To buy silver at a low price, check whom the purchase will be made from and if they're reputable. Make sure to purchase silver valued by weight rather than collector's demand as is found in rare coins. Also, know what ty... More »

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Silver bullion can be purchased from private sellers, from silver dealers or through a broker by creating a silver account. Silver bullion is available for purchase as coins, bars and exchange traded funds (ETFs). More »

Silver is usually obtained as a by-product of the process of purifying other metals such as copper, lead and zinc. Silver can also be collected from refining gold or from silver ores. It is usually separated from its ore... More »

Silver may be sold by the ounce to local jewelry stores or online to bulk commodity websites that specialize in precious metal acquisitions and sales. As always, sellers should consult multiple sources and compare prices... More »

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Silver stamped ".925 FAS" is made of 92.5 percent silver, and the remaining 7.5 percent can include a combination of other alloy metals. These other metals may include copper, nickel or zinc. More »

The three main venues through which to sell silver are private parties, silver dealers and pawn shops. Private parties generally pay the most but also may take more time and effort. More »