How does APMEX ship products so fast?

APMEX QuickShipWe see many APMEX customers who are thrilled to receive their orders in three business days or less. All domestic orders (except for orders that have pre-sale items in them) paid by credit card or bank wire ship within 1 business day of your payment clearing. We guarantee this. And in some cases orders ship the same day as well. Now, there are times when we may not be able to meet this commitment and when that does happen you will receive a coupon for free shipping on your next order (go here to learn more about some restrictions).  So how is this possible? We have a special program called QuickShipSM. The aim of this program is to offer expedited shipping to our customers at no additional cost. I can’t give away too much of our trade secrets but here are some tidbits about APMEX and about QuickShipSM

  • We maintain over $60M in inventory at all times as well as have a state of the art fulfillment operation. This enables us to ship faster.
  •  More than 99% of orders paid by credit card or wire transfer placed between October and December have shipped by the next business day from when the funds were received
  • Because we always try and exceed expectations, more than 1/3 of these orders even shipped same day!

At APMEX, customers always come first. Even if that means that we have to work overnight, during the weekend or right through the holidays. In fact, our shipping team worked over the weekend and all Silver American Eagle pre-orders shipped on Saturday or yesterday! Thank you for shopping on www.APMEX.com and we look forward to helping you meet your investment goals this year by getting Gold and Silver in your hands faster.

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Sunshine Silver Bar Special Until Thursday 11/7 Midnight (ET)

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Any quantity only $1.19 per bar over spot!
This 1 oz Silver bar from Sunshine Minting boasts a brand new security feature, MintMark SI™, to help you authenticate the origin and .999 purity of your Silver bar. This new feature is on the reverse of the bar among a repeating pattern of rising suns.

When viewed through Sunshine Minting’s special decoder lens at one angle, the central design shows the word “Valid,” but when you turn the decoder lens 90 degrees, a sunburst appears. These two different views further verify your 1 oz Silver bar. Authenticate your new Sunshine Minting Silver bars with the Sunshine Mint Decoder Lens!

The obverse of this Silver bar bears the Sunshine Minting eagle with the sun and rays in the background. Listed on the obverse are the weight and purity.

Silver Spot Price Dips Almost $1

If you’ve been waiting for a price dip in order to begin or expand your holdings in Silver, now may be a good time to act. Silver prices have pulled back, creating opportunities for savvy investors.

LOCK IN YOUR PRICE WHEN YOU ORDER FROM APMEX

When you buy Silver from APMEX, the price listed is the price you pay (not including shipping) — locked in at the time of your order. There are no commissions and no hidden fees. That means you can take maximum advantage of the recent price pullback in Silver to buy your favorite items.

Take Advantage Of This Silver Buying Opportunity

APMEX Launches Quick Ship on Domestic Orders and Lower Cost Shipping Policies

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Guaranteed Next Business Day Shipping With Quick ShipTM: Now all domestic orders paid by Credit Card or Bank Wire will ship within one business day of payment clearing.

Enjoy FREE Shipping on All Orders Over $5,000: We changed our shipping procedures, and we have lowered our shipping rates.

$0.00 (USD) for orders of $5,000 (USD) and over
$14.95 (USD) for orders of $500.00 – $4,999.99 (USD)
$9.95 (USD) for orders of $50.00 – $499.99 (USD)

APMEX Club Gold and Platinum Members pay $9.95 (USD) for orders of $50.00 – $4,999.99 (USD) and FREE Shipping for orders of $5,000 (USD) and over. Before taxes and other surcharges.

If for some reason, we don’t meet our commitment to ship domestic orders within one business day of payment clearing, customers will receive an email coupon for free shipping with their next order. Quick ShipTM does not apply to international shipments, orders with Pre-sale items, orders that include Pre-1933 Gold Coins or Jewelry, or orders shipped to our Citadel subsidiary.

Perth Mint Lunar Series II Year of the Horse. Interview with Ron Currie Marketing Director Perth Mint

Perth Mint Lunar SeriesTell us a little bit about the history of the Perth Mint.

The Perth Mint was established in 1899 as a branch of Britain’s Royal Mint to refine the gold from Western Australia’s eastern goldfields, and to turn it into sovereigns and half sovereigns for use throughout the Empire.

The Mint continued under British control until 1970, when ownership was transferred to the Government of Western Australia.

In the mid-1980s, following a major redevelopment initiated by the State Government, The Perth Mint became the home of the Australian Precious Metals Coin Program. By agreement with the Commonwealth Government, the Mint manufactures and markets an extensive range of legal tender gold, silver and platinum coins to investors and collectors worldwide.

Operated by Gold Corporation, The Perth Mint is committed to adding value to, and creating demand, for Australian precious metals in a worldwide market.

In addition to producing the world’s widest range of precious metal minted products, The Perth Mint operates Australia’s only precious metals refinery. It also offers a variety of investment options and storage facilities, and hosts a multi-award winning attraction which welcomes more than 80,000 visitors each year.

Can you please tell us more about the design for the Lunar Horse?

The Perth Mint has a dedicated team of six talented designers who together work with sculptors, engravers and engineers to create the intricate designs of our Australian Lunar Coin Program.

In 2014, the reverse designs of the gold coins depict a horse galloping in a stylised scene of mountains and clouds, which represents the highland regions of China. The horse symbolises freedom and reinforces the energetic characteristics of this spirited animal.

The design featured on the reverse of the silver coins depicts two horses standing in a Chinese landscape inspired by traditional Chinese painting styles. The two animals standing together represent the creature’s social nature and companionship.

What makes the Lunar Series special and collectable?

The Australian Lunar Series II is the most sought-after annual coin program released by The Perth Mint, with a number of the more popular issues selling out soon after they are released.

This result is due to the consistent high quality of our bullion coins, coupled with annual design changes and select mintages, which combine to create potential for numismatic appreciation above each coin’s investment value.

What can we expect in terms of a design next year

In 2015, we will unveil exciting new designs in celebration of the Year of the Goat. Here at the Mint, we work for more than one year in advance to perfect our Lunar design, and I can tell you that our designers are currently finalising a range of options for both the gold and silver issues.

The Lunar goat is renowned for peace, health and success; as such, our 2015 coins will reflect these attributes in our designs.

What can the winner look forward to during their trip to Perth?

A visit to The Perth Mint! As one of Western Australia’s leading tourist attractions, The Perth Mint offers a combination of unique exhibitions and demonstrations themed on gold.
The winner can enjoy a guided heritage walk, a traditional gold pour and view the Australian Kangaroo one tonne pure gold coin, recognised by Guinness World Records as the largest coin in the world. For more information, go to http://www.perthmint.com.au/visit
Other popular Perth attractions include unspoilt white beaches, Kings Park, the Bell Tower, Perth Zoo, and Caversham Wildlife Park where visitors can see kangaroos, koalas, kookaburras and wombats.

Gold Maple Leafs Only $34.99 Per Coin Over Spot – Only Until Midnight Wednesday!

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Canadian Gold Maple Leaf coins, considered some of the most beautiful Gold coins in the world, appeal to both investors and collectors worldwide for their beauty and high purity.

Coin Highlights:

  • Contains 1 oz of .9999 fine Gold.
  • Multiples of 10 are packaged in mint tubes. Multiples of 500 are packaged in “Monster Boxes.” All other coins will be in protective plastic flips.
  • Eligible for Precious Metals IRAs.
  • Obverse: Right-facing profile of Queen Elizabeth II, along with the year and face value.
  • Reverse: A large, single maple leaf with a small maple leaf privy mark that has a micro-engraved “13” in the center, visible under magnification. The “13” will change annually to correspond with the year of issue.
  • Guaranteed by the Royal Canadian Mint.

Today Only – Carnival of Savings Features Stars & Stripes Silver Rounds 99¢ Over Spot!

summersalestarsandstripesOur Carnival Of Savings continues with something for everyone — more than 1,800 incredible Gold, Silver and Platinum values. Shop now! Quantities are limited and the APMEX Summer Carnival Of Savings leaves town Friday July 19, at Midnight (ET)!

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