I had thought it would stick about 20. We now buy an ounce or two every time we order, it adds up. I just found out about EFT's, I've been trying to find a self directed IRA to stick it in, don't like what I've read about B of A lately. You can no longer expect stability anywhere, so everything is much harder to do.
If you want to buy physical silver, get casting grain, or sheet, set up a wholesale account with a jewelry company, there are a couple that will be glad to sell to you no problem. Julie