Two types of Silver Kangaroos?

July 14, 2018 by Buy-Gold - No Comments

If you are just starting out to invest in precious metals, you will sooner or later come across the Perth Mint’s Gold and Silver Kangaroo coins that are offered by almost all precious metal dealers online. Whereas the Perth Mint’s Australian Gold Kangaroo coins started out as Australian Gold Nugget coins back in 1986, the ... Continue reading

The US Mint’s Commemorative Arts Medals

June 30, 2018 by Buy-Gold - No Comments

Few precious metal investors are aware of the fact that the United States Mint ran another gold bullion program before the first American Gold Eagles came out in 1986. The reason for this is probably that the 10 different items that the US Mint released between 1980 and 1984 were not gold coins but gold ... Continue reading

Precious Metal Rounds, Coins, Medallions

June 15, 2018 by Buy-Gold - No Comments

Government mints are certainly best known for the coins that they produce. However, some mints like the Royal Canadian Mint also produce bullion bars. Other product types that some mints produce are precious metal rounds and medallions. So what is the difference between a coin, a round and a medallion? Coins can only be minted ... Continue reading

Diamond Gold Coins

May 31, 2018 by Buy-Gold - No Comments

If you buy gold bullion coins for the purpose of investment, it is best to stick to the regular brilliant uncirculated coins as their premiums are generally the lowest. If you buy proof coins, you will already have to pay an additional collectibility premium. That is fine for numismatists but not for investors who want ... Continue reading

Gold Bullion Jewelry

May 14, 2018 by Buy-Gold - No Comments

Few gold buyers are familiar with the idea of buying gold bullion jewelry. When buying gold bullion, smaller investors usually prefer to buy gold coins whereas larger-scale (and especially institutional investors like banks, funds etc.) investors tend to prefer gold bars. The reason for this is simple. It costs more to produce small gold bars ... Continue reading

Precious Metals IRA – what to include?

April 30, 2018 by Buy-Gold - No Comments

While some of our American readers may already own a precious metals IRA, others may not be familiar with that form of investment yet. The basic laws that stipulate the rules and regulations for precious metals IRA’s can be found on the website of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). The most important thing that you ... Continue reading

How to handle coins properly?

April 14, 2018 by Buy-Gold - No Comments

When people begin collecting precious metal coins, receiving the shipment of your first order is a very special moment. It is very tempting to hold your new gold coins in your hands and perhaps even pass them around to the hands of your partner and children. That’s why it is so important for newbie precious ... Continue reading

Olympic Gold Medals

March 29, 2018 by Buy-Gold - No Comments

When people think of gold medals as opposed to gold coins, the Olympic gold medals usually come to mind first. However, it has been quite a long time that the gold medals for the winners of the Olympic sports events were made out of solid gold. More on that later in the article. At the ... Continue reading

Rare US gold coins

March 14, 2018 by Buy-Gold - No Comments

One thing that coin buyers take for granted these days is that one year’s issue of a coin differs from another year’s issue only by the year of mintage. That was not always the case in the past. In fact, many historic US gold coins have special rare versions that differ from the standard version ... Continue reading

Russian Ballerina palladium coins

February 27, 2018 by Buy-Gold - No Comments

The recent market introduction of the American Palladium Eagles is undoubtedly a sign that palladium as a precious metal is becoming more attractive to investors. That’s why it might be interesting for our readers to hear about a historic palladium coin series. The Russian Ballerina palladium coins are not only beautiful to look at but ... Continue reading

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