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 Posted 04/16/2010  12:17 pm Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add cownas22 to your friends list Get a Link to this Message

Are ASE's more liquid than Maple Leafs?

Has anyone gone to sell and found one is easier to sell than the other? I personally don't think there would be much difference, but with ASEs you might pick up on some US coin collectors verses strictly bullion buyers.

Any Input? Thanks

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 Posted 04/16/2010  12:31 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add m9frank to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
In my experience, in my area, ASEs are easier to sell.

I'm not sure why, Canadian Silver Maple Leafs have a silver purity of .9999, the highest purity silver coin struck by a government mint. Personal preference I guess.
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 Posted 04/16/2010  1:40 pm  Show Profile Check Libertad's eCrater Listings Bookmark this reply Add Libertad to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
People tend to stay away from Canadian money in general. I don't know why. It has the same value as US dollars.
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 Posted 04/16/2010  2:44 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Dvorak to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I would think so in the US. Even non-bullion/coin people have probably seen an ASE and know what it is. CML are not as common and IMO, usually have a higher premium. This also hurts liquidity.
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 Posted 04/16/2010  8:49 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add SDcoinguy to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
having recently purchasing gold and silver bullion coins, gold is gold and silver is silver. I am not sure if it matters much that one was minted in s. africa, canada, China, etc... its gold... its silver... right?
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 Posted 04/16/2010  8:53 pm  Show Profile Check Libertad's eCrater Listings Bookmark this reply Add Libertad to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
That's right. But some people "like" Pepsi, while others are trained to "like" Coke.
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 Posted 04/16/2010  9:10 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add SDcoinguy to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
and like what was mentioned earlier, maples leafs are the purest...

i had a similar dilemma when debating to buy saints or rands...but with that, as the same with ASE's, you will have the premium..
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 Posted 04/17/2010  12:13 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add fcrazo to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
To a dealer, its just as liquid as your cash. Of course, I still feel it's time for a design change as I mentioned in a previous posting.
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04/17/2010 12:14 am
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 Posted 04/17/2010  12:20 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add bryan1234 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
personally I like the ASE better just because I like the design to it compared to the maple leaf.
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 Posted 04/17/2010  6:08 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Pandesalapi to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
It is the same as comparing Apple (ASE's) to an Orange (Maple leafs)...
I prefer to choose ASE's because of its supernice design and lastly... Made in USA is Made in USA
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