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The Perth Mint Exhibition

May 15, 2019 by Buy-Gold.Link in Minting Institutions - 1 Comment

For anyone that loves coins, visiting a mint is a special and memorable experience. Industrial tourism has been increasing in popularity for a long time and visitors from all over the world come to see how their favorite car is manufactured or how their favorite beer is brewed. More and more minting institutions have also ... Continue reading

Trimetallic Coins & Bimetallic Coins

April 30, 2019 by Buy-Gold.Link in Exotic Coins, Rare Coins - No Comments

While searching online for a topic for our next blog article, I came across the website of the Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club (WBCC), the self-proclaimed first Internet Coin Club that was founded all the way back on the 14th of September 1996. It specializes in the collection of bimetallic and even trimetallic coins (including bimetallic ... Continue reading

Somalian Elephant Gold Coins

April 15, 2019 by Buy-Gold.Link in Coin Series, Exotic Coins, Gold - No Comments

As a generalization, one might say that the precious metal coin market is dominated by the government mints of some of the most developed nations in the world like the United States, Australia, the United Kingdom and the emerging superpower China. Granted, some mints from developing countries also play a major role like the South ... Continue reading

Ancient Chinese Coins

March 31, 2019 by Buy-Gold.Link in Exotic Coins - 1 Comment

It is not the shape that defines a coin but the authority under which it was minted. If it was minted under the authority of a legitimate government that assigned a legal face value to it, then it is a coin. If it doesn’t have a legal value as currency assigned to it, then it ... Continue reading

Proof Coin Production

Whereas most buyers of gold coins or other precious metal coins prefer to buy brilliant uncirculated coins as they can be bought for prices close to the spot price of the metal, many numismatic collectors prefer to buy proof coins. Coins with a proof finish undoubtedly represent the highest quality level in the production of ... Continue reading

Gruffalo Coins

February 28, 2019 by Buy-Gold.Link in Gift Ideas, Rare Coins - 1 Comment

If you don’t know who or what a Gruffalo is, you are not alone. I didn’t know either until today (February 19th) when I saw this headline that announced the sale of three different Gruffalo coins (a gold, silver and base metal version) by Britain’s Royal Mint. As it turns out, “The Gruffalo” is the ... Continue reading

Gold Reichsmark

February 14, 2019 by Buy-Gold.Link in Gold, Rare Coins - No Comments

It is always fun for a collector of precious metal coins to obtain historic coins, even more so if they are from a country that no longer exists at all or at least not in the same form. In today’s blog article, I’d like to introduce a type of historic gold coin that was minted ... Continue reading

The Rarest Gold Coin

January 30, 2019 by Buy-Gold.Link in Gold, Rare Coins - No Comments

Have you ever wondered what the rarest gold coin is? With that I mean a gold coin that was actually in circulation and not just a pattern coin. For pattern coins it is after all not unusual that only a few specimens exist. However, the gold coin that I want to introduce today must have ... Continue reading

Silver Valentine’s Day Gifts

January 14, 2019 by Buy-Gold.Link in Exotic Coins, Gift Ideas, Silver - No Comments

The day that flower shop owners love most is just a month away now, Valentine’s Day! If you are planning to buy a gift for your significant other, now would be the time. Even though diamonds are a girl’s best friend and gold is the shiniest metal, I understand that most young lovers are not ... Continue reading

Chinese Lunar Coins

December 31, 2018 by Buy-Gold.Link in Coin Series, Exotic Coins, Gift Ideas, Rare Coins - 1 Comment

With Christmas now behind us and New Year’s Eve just a day away, another holiday that is getting more and more popular each year is already casting its shadow. Some readers might be wondering which holiday I am talking about but people of Asian descent will know that it can only be the Chinese New ... Continue reading

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