The Chinese Gold Panda - The Chinese Gold Panda is a series of 24 carat gold bullion coins that have been minted since 1982 by the People's Republic of China. Each year depicts a (usually different) image of a Panda.
The Maria Theresa Thaler - The Maria Theresa thaler is a silver bullion coin that has been minted continuously since 1741. Note that all Maria Theresa thalers minted after 1780 bear the date '1780'.
What is a Silver Britannia? - Britannia’s are bullion coins minted in Britain. This article covers silver Britannia’s, but the coin is also minted in gold. This is the British silver bullion equivalent to the American Silver Eagle dollar or the Canadian Maple Leaf dollar.
Silver Krugerrand (plus Gold and Platinum) for 50 Year Anniversary - It's not a spelling mistake - we have a SILVER Krugerrand! Whatsmore, we have a PLATINUM Krugerrand plus EIGHT different weights of gold coin, including an unbelievable 50 ounce gold 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.