Quick and easy Silver test – WARNING: if you are under 18 or unfamiliar at all with these testing methods, seek the help of a Professional -do not try this y…
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  1. Tsakadragon says:

    If it’s collectable it destroys the value, if it’s not, you’ve found out you’ve got real silver you could sell for scrap or melt down for your own use.

  2. Anon Wibble says:

    So much for the acid test.

  3. ThecoinGuru says:

    can u use this to test silverware and plates as well

  4. Silveready1 says:

    yes apmex, tulving and gainesville coin are very reliable companies.

  5. M Robert Havens says:

    is apmex reliable for silver purchase?

  6. Unputonombre84 says:

    Yeah… But if testing for authenticity destroys the value of the coin what is the point of all this?

  7. BewegteBilderrahmen says:

    Corrupt in a broader sense goes to any first world country, some just disguise it as lobbying. Western countries dump their garbage in the third world, china exploits them, same difference really. Agree about human rights. Pollute like us, yes, like us, pretty much nails it ;). Computer Hacking is done just as often from any part of the world and mostly by individuals, not a country. Japan hunts whales, not China. I think, China is just opportunistic and follows our example… so much for “bad”.

  8. Ryan Privee says:

    Oh, also Alpaca silver is not real silver, it’s mixed metals, that’s a term used in Latin American and South American countries trying to pawn fake silver, but they do usually stamp it “Alpaca” unlike the Chinese who will put 925 or sterling…

  9. Ryan Privee says:

    Beware of fake Chinese and Thai silver that’s stamped 925, it’s often just plated silver over non-silver mixed metals, often referred to as “Tibetan silver” or “German silver” “New Silver” or “Miao Silver” I see a lot on Ebay……..none of it is silver, it’s nickel, copper and other white metals that resemble silver in combination, but they’re not…..usually they’re slightly magnetic with a rare earth magnet, harder to bend and will acid test as fake even if stamped 925.

  10. Ryan Privee says:

    That’s silver tarnish from the acid, silver turns brown then black when tarnishing.

  11. Ryan Privee says:

    Yes but they’re also corrupt and keep their money artificially low in value so people will keep doing business with them. They make it so companies leave other third world nations. They have no human rights for their workers, they’re expendable. They pollute the environment like we did 100 years ago. They cause species to go extinct looking for their odd medicinal animal parts. They hack our computers and banks, they invade other countries’ ocean territory to fish/hunt whales….they’re bad!

  12. Ryan Privee says:

    No kidding, they sell us junk (at best) or poisonous toys/food/drywall, cyber attacks, they keep their money artificially low on purpose….they have little to no human rights concern for their workers, they pollute the environment like during the Industrial Revolution here….you can’t trust the Chinese, don’t buy their junk!

  13. Ryan Privee says:

    If it destroys the value, there really isn’t much point, but I’ll say this, the fake ones look obvious to me……also, try a rare earth magnet, the larger the better, it should still pick up any traces of nickel or iron, the real coins should be silver and small amount of copper (not magnetic).

  14. MikeyCreation says:

    What is the acid called? Where can I buy some?

  15. conflatedsensations says:

    Thanks for the video silveready1.

  16. TheExtremeWilderness says:

    No offense but when I was 12 i made thermite, i think i can do what ever the hell i want when ever the hell i want.

  17. BewegteBilderrahmen says:

    China was definitely exploited in the past. Japan was the enemy of the US and of China so working together makes sense and I wouldn’t call anything that has to do with war “Liberation”. Also, if China is such a threat to the US, why do they keep producing in China and buying Chinese products? They keep doing that because it’s so fucking cheap to get these underpaid workers get their hands dirty.

  18. alexalex1191 says:

    2 weeks ago i bought a necklace that should be silver. the customer tested it with something like the one you used and it stayed red….. the problem is that he scratched the surface and poured right on the scratches, and i know a substance that turns red where is useless metal (not silver). im suspicious because it started to get black stripes on the edges…

  19. Silveready1 says:

    thanks for watching.

  20. Prosaicsscr33name says:

    Cool video! Thanks!

  21. believerJona says:

    Pouring acid on silver coins destroys their collectible value (if it has any collectible value) but it doesn’t make it “worthless” since it is still made of silver. This is why you should only do the acid test on coins that have no collectible value and are only worth money for their silver content. like common date pre-1964 us coins and common bullion coins.

  22. bobbychyldd says:

    But if it destroys the value, you just made it worthless, unless you are looking for silver to melt?!

  23. believerJona says:

    probably. those coins can come from anybody that is not a precious metals/coin dealer. be careful if buying from ebay sellers with little experience selling silver/gold. if you are unsure stick with the big sellers like apmex and mcm.

  24. loh1110 says:

    Where did you get the fake coin? ebay?

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