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Chiwoo Cheonwang Medals

May 31, 2020 by Buy-Gold.Link in Coin Series, Exotic Coins, Gold, Silver - No Comments

One less well-known Asian government mint that has been making great strides in recent years is the state-owned South Korean KOMSCO. It has perhaps become best-known for its Chiwoo Cheonwang medals that are issued in both gold and silver since 2016. Admittedly, South Korea’s minting operations by KOMSCO are still far from rivaling Asia’s minting ... Continue reading

99.999% Pure Gold Coins

May 15, 2020 by Buy-Gold.Link in Gold, Minting Institutions, Precious Metal Investing - 1 Comment

Whereas 22 karat gold coins like the South African Krugerrands used to dominate the gold coin market for a long time, most newly issued gold coins these days are 24 karat. One reason for this might be that many new investors seem to prefer higher purity gold coins and another is that both government-run and ... Continue reading

Mickey Mouse Gold Coins

April 30, 2020 by Buy-Gold.Link in Coin Series, Exotic Coins, Gift Ideas, Gold - No Comments

When checking out the content of a blog about precious metals, I’m sure you didn’t expect to find the name of a famous cartoon mouse mentioned. However, Mickey Mouse gold coins (as well as silver coins) do exist and they are made out of 99.99% pure gold. Even though such coins are obviously aimed at ... Continue reading

Bargain Bin Gold/Silver

April 15, 2020 by Buy-Gold.Link in Gold, Precious Metal Investing, Silver - No Comments

Due to the current uncertainty because of the Coronavirus crisis, demand for precious metals has increased dramatically in recent times. In fact, demand for gold coins and small gold bars is now so high that many gold dealers are unable to fulfill it. Yet there might still be a way to procure yourself some of ... Continue reading

Swiss Gold Refineries

March 31, 2020 by Buy-Gold.Link in Minting Institutions, Precious Metal Investing - No Comments

During the current coronavirus crisis, the US has already learned what a bad idea it is to procure most of the basic ingredients that medicines are made of from a single country (even more so since it’s a totalitarian country like China). At the end of March, gold investors learned that a large part of ... Continue reading

Diamond-Shaped Silver Coin

March 16, 2020 by Buy-Gold.Link in Exotic Coins, Rare Coins, Silver - No Comments

If you have followed this blog for a while, then you already know that a coin doesn’t have to be round to be considered a coin. In ancient China for example, knife-shaped as well as spade-shaped coins were in use during one period. Now, the Royal Canadian Mint has issued a 99.999% pure diamond-shaped silver ... Continue reading

Proof American Platinum Eagles 2020

February 29, 2020 by Buy-Gold.Link in Coin Series, Platinum - No Comments

Collecting coins that have an annually changing design is getting more and more popular with collectors worldwide. The Australian Gold Kangaroo coins as well as the Chinese Gold Pandas have been especially popular in this regard. However, it is not only gold coins that can be attractive for coin collectors because of their changing design. ... Continue reading

Una & The Lion Gold Coins

February 15, 2020 by Buy-Gold.Link in Coin Knowledge, Gold, Rare Coins - No Comments

After reporting on the new title holder in the category of the world’s smallest gold coins in our last article, this article is about the two unique Una & The Lion gold coins, a 5 kg and a 2 kg piece, that were just released by one of the world’s major mints, the British Royal ... Continue reading

The world’s smallest gold coin

January 30, 2020 by Buy-Gold.Link in Coin Knowledge, Gold, Rare Coins - No Comments

If you have followed this blog for some time already, then you know that we regularly highlight precious metal coins here that are special in some way. That includes coins that are special because of their design and coins that are unique because of their size (check our article about the sizes of gold bullion ... Continue reading

10,000 Piso gold coins

January 14, 2020 by Buy-Gold.Link in Exotic Coins, Gold - No Comments

More than a year ago, I already published an article that introduced some commemorative gold coins from the Philippines. Most of these gold coins were quite small and ranged in purity from 90% to 92.5%. Just last month, the Central Bank of the Philippines (Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas – BSP) has announced the issue of ... Continue reading

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