I have tried selling both constitutional and bullion outside of normal channels (ebay, dealers, etc). It is very very hard to get anyone to take silver when things are good in the world. If things get bad, I feel it will be even harder. If things get bad, consumables will be the thing to have to trade. Food, ammo, alcohol, tobacco, TP all will be very easy to trade. When silver becomes priced based on demand for physical instead of priced by paper trading, which I believe it will some day, the price in dollars will be much higher. When silver goes back toward 50$ there will be several issues with "junk" silver. One being weight, the wear on coins adds up. a 1000$ bag could weigh net only 700 ounces instead of 715. The premium on 1000$ bags will shrink and possibly go negative due to the refining times. When silver is hot, it can take a month or more to get 90% turned into "deliverable" silver. (1000 oz .999 bars) Someone has to take that risk of large daily price swings. Modern government issue 999 (Maples, Eagles, Onzas) should keep it's premium better than most everything else. Just my opinion.