Price tumble prompts scramble for silver coins and bars


Silver Lining in Precious Metals' Rout Catches Out Coin Mints

By A. Anathalakshmi
Wednesday, November 5, 2014

A tumble in silver prices to four-year lows has triggered a global scramble by consumers to purchase silver coins and bars as the metal has reached its cheapest level relative to gold in more than five years.

Retailers and distributors in Asia and the United States said they were struggling to get supplies of items such as Canadian Maple Leaf silver coins. ...

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