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Provident Prospectors

Discussion in 'PM Dealer Feedback' started by Usury, Nov 15, 2014.



  1. Usury

    Usury Gold Chaser Platinum Bling

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    Ok, so a couple weeks ago Provident had a promotion where they sold their custom prospector rounds for X cents over spot where X was the place their sponsored NASCAR driver finished in a race. IIRC he finished 41st, so 41 cents over spot for up to 100 of these rounds. I bought 100 and MAN AM I GLAD I DID!!! These are IMO the best darn silver rounds I've ever seen, period! I like these more than ASE's, even if they were the same price. I don't have the photography skills to do these justice, but they are spectacular--even better than the pics on Provident's website. They are extremely detailed.

    Here's a link to the rounds, but they appear to be out of stock ATM: http://www.providentmetals.com/provident-metals-prospector-1-oz-silver-round.html
     
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    Annie Silver Member Silver Miner

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    At .41 over spot I'm pretty sure they were WAY cheaper than ASEs.
     
  3. Usury

    Usury Gold Chaser Platinum Bling

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    You think? My point is the quality of these are just as good if not better, IMO.
     
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    Thanks for posting this. That is a very nice round! Lot's of good reviews on Provident's site too.

    Here are three YouTube videos showing the rounds...

    ALL NEW Provident Prospector 1 Oz. Silver Round - FIRST LOOK! (1 min 07 sec):
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9y6BLn7VtKw




    Published on Oct 15, 2014

    These stunning Prospector 1 Oz. Silver Rounds are brand new and manufactured by the most respected private mint in the USA. The obverse (front) features the rugged image of a mid-nineteenth century prospector standing in a rocky valley. Holding a pickaxe and his trusty sluice pan, a faithful mule stands by his side. Each round is inscribed with the word PROSPECTOR. The reverse features a sextant — a navigation tool used to measure angular distances and altitudes — along with a compass, both placed atop a map on a wooden surface. The rustic design includes the inscription ONE TROY OUNCE .999 FINE SILVER. ​

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    Provident Prospector 1 Ounce Silver Round (2 min 52 sec):
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W80fmwNvD9Q




    Published on Oct 3, 2014

    A look at the new Provident Metals Prospector silver round. Very well done for a private mint with cheap premiums. Enjoy!

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    SILVER!! in them hills! Provident Metals Prospector round (6 min 22 sec):
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TGfg19Qe30I#t=0m49s




    Published on Oct 11, 2014

    The new Provident Metals Prospector silver round and the Golden State Mint 5 ounce Incuse Indian.​
     
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  6. pitw

    pitw Gold Member Gold Chaser Site Supporter

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    Really cool rounds and even my wife liked them.
     
  7. Mr Paradise

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    I'm gonna play Debbie downer ...the horses head bothers me for some reason compared to it's body and the face of the prospector reminds me of the head orangutan from planet of the apes.
     
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  8. Ragnarok

    Ragnarok I'd rather be Midas Member

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    He's just squinting 'cause the sun is so bright.

    R.
     
  9. GOLD DUCK

    GOLD DUCK Mother Lode Found Mother Lode

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    QWAK,Mr Paradise,Who would have thunk:thumb.aspx: that Obamas uncle would have such a good singing voice!:questionmark::dontknow::haha:

    The DUCK :15_1_70v:
     
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    Thanks. I was wondering what they looked like in person.

    I find most generic rounds to be of very poor quality.
     
  11. louky

    louky Silver Member Silver Miner

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    I had some in my cart, but didn't pull the trigger. Glad you're enjoying them.
     
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