@Aknot Thanks for the reply, i probably wasn't concise enough in my post. I'm primarily of the investor mindset and trying to buy close to spot. I should have been more careful about using the word collecting. That said there are a few collector pieces that catch my eye from time to time and i'm still trying to figure out my thoughts on purchasing and resale of those items.
@HighlandTiger I'm of the same mindset and primarily buying gold and some silver on the side. I will probably only get silver from Europe or second hand from now on. Just hoping that Brexit doesn't put an end to imp