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 Why gold is a good investment – and why it is so expensive and rare - Gold is rare. Gold is made when a star collapses and forms a supernova. This is such an exceptional event that in a Galaxy of 100 billion stars, the conditions for making gold only exist for less than one minute every century.