said by EUS:
Fair enough, but trading paper gold (short term) has nothing to do with buying metal for wealth protection (long term) which is what the OP seems to be looking to do.
i don't see $1000 worth of nickels being worth much in 10 years...10 year old nickels today, are still worth a nickel...i am sure there are likely much better ways to "invest" your $1000.--
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