Christian IX Danish Gold 20 Kroner - The Christian IX Gold 20 Kroner was minted between 1873 and 1900. Christian IX was the King of Denmark from 1863 to 1906 and was given the nickname of The Father-in-Law of Europe.
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.
M J Hughes Coins Launches iPhone App For Gold Sovereigns - A new free App for the iPhone, MJH Guide To Gold Sovereigns, has been launched by M J Hughes Coins. The iPhone App is a listing of Gold Sovereign coins with history, mintage information and other associated facts and data. Many with images of obverse/reverse.
1937 was Not the Only Gold Sovereign Minted in George VI’s Reign - The 1937 Gold Sovereign is much sought after as it is the only gold sovereign that bears the head of King George VI. But it was not the only year that sovereigns were made at the London Mint during the George's reign (1936-1952).
2012 Gold Ten Pounds Diamond Jubilee 5oz Coin - The 2012 Gold Ten Pounds Diamond Jubilee 5oz coin was issued to commemorate Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee, celebrating 60 years of reign. This is an incredible coin, with a diameter of 65 mm and 156g of .9999 gold.
1966 Rhodesia Gold Set - The 1966 Rhodesia Gold Set has a interesting history to it. Originally, this country located in Southern Africa, was know as Southern Rhodesia. Today it is know as Zimbabwe.
Wilhelm II Gold 20 Marks Germany - Wilhelm II of Germany (1859-1941) was the last Emperor of Germany and was King of Prussia. Wilhelm II Gold coins were the last gold coins issued by Germany.
History of the Gold Double Eagle Coin - This article covers the history of the Gold Double Eagle, which is an American Gold coin that was minted between 1849 and 1933. The article covers how the coin got its name and a description of the major and minor variations.
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.
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.