Perth Unveils Its Most Expensive Coin This Year: The Discovery

Perth Unveils Its Most Expensive Coin This Year: The Discovery

The Perth Mint unveils its most expensive gold coin ever. On September 4th, 2018 Perth showed off its two kilograms or 4.4 lbs gold coin they call Discovery to the rest of More »

The Royal Australian Mint Commemorates 250th Anniversary Of Captain Cook’s Voyage With Gold Coin

The Royal Australian Mint Commemorates 250th Anniversary Of Captain Cook’s Voyage With Gold Coin

Captain Cook is an important figure in the history of Australia. It has been 250 years since the British Naval captain embarked on his first voyage in 1768 to find the Southern More »

Tricks of the Trade: Selling Gold Coins

Tricks of the Trade: Selling Gold Coins

For most of us who are new to the world of gold coins or numismatics might find this article useful, especially if you are about to embark on mission to sell your More »

Golden Legacy of the Sovereign Coin

Golden Legacy of the Sovereign Coin

Gold sovereigns are acknowledged as one of the oldest and most recognised gold coins largely due to their attachment to history and tradition that stems directly from the olden days of the More »

The Chinese Panda

The Chinese Panda

The Chinese Gold Panda Bullion Coin issued by the People’s Republic of China was introduced to the Gold Coin Bullion market in 1982 with the designs changing every year (the older ones More »

 

Why You Should Avoid Investing In Commemorative Coins

Commemorative coins have been issued by different companies as a way to advertise themselves. Most companies present these coins as a “one-of-a-kind” viable investments. They may be beautiful and themed after admirable individuals or some memorable historical event making them attractive to collectors, but when it comes to gold coins, looks can be deceiving.  

Perth Unveils Its Most Expensive Coin This Year: The Discovery

The Perth Mint unveils its most expensive gold coin ever. On September 4th, 2018 Perth showed off its two kilograms or 4.4 lbs gold coin they call Discovery to the rest of the world. This Australian gold coin is a .999 quality gold coin encrusted with four pink diamonds that are worth more than $1.8

2018 Brings A New Silver Krugerrand

2018 has been a busy year for the gold market. Just when you thought mints have presented the best products they could another mint launches a surprise. The South African Mint came out with exciting news recently. Every gold bug and gold bullion collector should know the Krugerrand gold coin. The Krugerrand is steeped in

The Royal Australian Mint Commemorates 250th Anniversary Of Captain Cook’s Voyage With Gold Coin

Captain Cook is an important figure in the history of Australia. It has been 250 years since the British Naval captain embarked on his first voyage in 1768 to find the Southern Continent along the Pacific Ocean. Cook set sail on the “HM Bark Endeavour.” To commemorate this, The Royal Australian Mint is releasing a

Tricks of the Trade: Selling Gold Coins

For most of us who are new to the world of gold coins or numismatics might find this article useful, especially if you are about to embark on mission to sell your gold coins. What you must know and what you know may differ greatly and when it comes to selling gold coins, both perspectives

Golden Legacy of the Sovereign Coin

Gold sovereigns are acknowledged as one of the oldest and most recognised gold coins largely due to their attachment to history and tradition that stems directly from the olden days of the British Empire. Weighing exactly 7.98 grams at 22 karats which basically means that the purity level (gold content) in a sovereign is 91.66

The Chinese Panda

The Chinese Gold Panda Bullion Coin issued by the People’s Republic of China was introduced to the Gold Coin Bullion market in 1982 with the designs changing every year (the older ones gradually increase in numismatic value) except for a single constant. The Gold Coins come in 5 denominations starting at 1/20 troy ounce, 1/10

The Canadian Maple Leaf

The Canadian Maple Leaf that is produced by the Royal Canadian Mint is the official gold bullion for Canada and has the highest gold content purity compared to any other bullion coin at a fineness of .9999 which makes it 24 Karats and containing nothing else but gold extracted from Canadian gold mines. The coin was introduced

The Krugerrand

Among the more popular gold coins around is the Krugerrand which the South African government issues, the Krugerrand is one of the oldest gold coins issued in the world with a standard gold content or fineness of 0.916. The coin was first minted in 1967 by the South African mint with the sole purpose of marketing

Grading Coins

There are numerous ways through which one is able to grade gold coins in order to determine their ‘numismatic’ value. One of the most popular grading methods was invented by Dr. William Sheldon in 1949 which is a 70 point grading system that is still used by gold and silver coin collectors everywhere. Grading gold coins or