Bullion Products with Security Features

March 30, 2017 by Buy-Gold - No Comments

Security is increasingly becoming an issue when buying precious metals. There are many companies in China that specialize in reproducing famous coins, from the ancient Chinese coins that have a square hole in the middle all the way up to renowned brands in the bullion market. These fake coins and bars (often filled with tungsten ... Continue reading

Sizes of gold bullion coins

March 15, 2017 by Buy-Gold - No Comments

Most gold bullion coins are offered in the standard sizes of 1 oz, 1/2 oz, 1/4 oz, 1/10 oz and sometimes even 1/15 oz and 1/20 oz. If you were to think that these are all the sizes that exist, you would be mistaken. So what are the biggest and smallest sizes of gold bullion ... Continue reading

Small gold bars vs. small gold coins

February 27, 2017 by Buy-Gold - No Comments

There cannot be any doubt that the variety of gold bullion products is higher now than ever before in the history of mankind. Only a few decades ago, most gold bullion coins existed in only one size which was usually one troy ounce. Nowadays, some gold bullion coins like the Australian Kangaroo gold coins are ... Continue reading

The United States Mint’s new Liberty Coin Series

February 13, 2017 by Buy-Gold - No Comments

Have you ever wondered which image appears the most often on precious metal bullion coins? The clear winner in that category must be America’s Lady Liberty. Not only did Lady Liberty appear in various ways on a whole range of gold coins that were minted by the United States Mint before 1933 (Liberty Gold Dollars, ... Continue reading

50th Anniversary South African Krugerrands

January 30, 2017 by Buy-Gold - No Comments

Which contemporary gold bullion coin is the most traded (and most widely owned) worldwide even 50 years after its inception? That distinction belongs to the 22 karat South African Krugerrand coins that experts estimate have been traded 60 million times since they were first introduced in 1967. The 50th Anniversary South African Krugerrands that are issued in ... Continue reading

2017 Gold Sovereign’s 200th Anniversary

January 14, 2017 by Buy-Gold - No Comments

Have you ever wondered which contemporary gold bullion coin can look back upon the longest history? That distinction goes to the British Gold Sovereign that will celebrate its 200th anniversary in 2017. The original Sovereign even goes as far back as 1489 when a thus-named coin was struck under the reign of King Henry VII. ... Continue reading

New 2017 Gold Coins

December 30, 2016 by Buy-Gold - No Comments

Since gold bullion coins are dated like circulation coins, many gold coin collectors are looking forward to the latest issue of their favorite gold coins. On most new 2017 gold coins, the only thing that will be different compared to 2016 is the changed date. There are however some renowned gold bullion coin series that ... Continue reading

Finnish Gold Coins

December 14, 2016 by Buy-Gold - No Comments

For a long time, the gold bullion coin market has been dominated by famous mints like Britain’s Royal Mint or the US Mint. Now it seems that more and more smaller government mints are stepping up their efforts to produce gold coins. India for example seems to have great success with it’s recently issued Indian ... Continue reading

The Queen’s Beasts coin series

November 29, 2016 by Buy-Gold - No Comments

It is generally quite rare that an established mint decides to issue a new bullion coin series. Most of the flagship coins in the bullion market can look back on a decades long history. So it must have been a delight for coin collectors (and investors looking for new investment options) worldwide when Britain’s renowned ... Continue reading

How gold coins are made

November 14, 2016 by Buy-Gold - No Comments

Many people enjoy the intricate details of a beautifully crafted gold coin such as the Canadian Call of the Wild gold coins. However, many details about the manufacturing process of gold coins are actually unknown to most people. This short article will explain how gold coins are made. The process starts with the melting of ... Continue reading