2016 American Gold Eagle - The American Gold Eagle Coin was introduced in 1986 as an official gold bullion coin so the USA could compete with other Country’s offerings. It [...]
UK 2012 Proof Sovereign: Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee - 2012 was Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee, celebrating 60 years of reign. The Sovereign features a new reverse design to commemorate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. [...]
Investing in Gold Coins – Frequently Asked Questions - This article will answer some of the most frequently asked questions about investing in gold coins.
The 1989 Gold Proof 500th Anniversary Sovereign - The 1989 gold proof sovereign is one of the most sought after modern gold proof sovereign issues. For the first time since 1817, both the obverse and the reverse designs of the sovereign were jointly changed. Benedetto Pistrucci’s popular portrayal of St. George slaying the dragon was removed as the reverse design for one year. A design was needed to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the sovereign.
The Canadian Maple Leaf Gold Coin – The Purest of All Gold Bullion Coins - Produced entirely from Canadian gold sources, the Canadian Maple Leaf is made of 24 karat gold meaning they are 99.99% pure. They are said to be the purest gold bullion coins in the world.
Royal Mint Proof Boxes – What Year, What Box? - Where the Royal Mint has been fairly consistent with the reverse designs used, they have not with the style of presentation boxes used.
The Gold Sovereign - The British Gold Sovereign is one of the most ubiquitous of all coins and much sought after by both coin collectors and bullion investors. Read more about this historic coin.
Why gold is a good investment – and why it is so expensive and rare - Gold has long been a popular choice as an investment. Yet as a metal, gold is too soft for many applications; it is the most malleable metal known. Gold is a good electrical conductor; copper and silver are better and much cheaper, although gold is less prone to corrosion. Yet none of gold's physical properties justify it's extremely high cost.