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Super Incuse Gold Maple Leaf

June 30, 2022 by Buy-Gold.Link in Coin Knowledge, Coin Series, Gold - No Comments

This previous article on this blog introduced the silver version of the super incuse Maple Leaf coins. This follow-up article now aims to introduce the super incuse Gold Maple Leaf coins which the Royal Canadian Mint has issued as well, albeit in much lower mintages than the super incuse silver coins. On incused coins, the ... Continue reading

Luxembourg Silver Niobium Coins

June 15, 2022 by Buy-Gold.Link in Coin Knowledge, Coin Series, Silver - No Comments

The previous article on this blog introduced the collectible silver niobium coins from Austria that are still being minted each year. However, there exists another popular collectible coin series that is comprised of bimetallic coins out of silver and the rare precious metal of niobium. These are the Luxembourg silver niobium coins that were first ... Continue reading

Silver Niobium Coins from Austria

May 30, 2022 by Buy-Gold.Link in Coin Knowledge, Coin Series, Silver - No Comments

When most people think of precious metal coins, they picture coins that are made out of gold or silver. Most serious precious metal investors however know that platinum bullion coins and palladium bullion coins exist as well. There are other precious metals though such as rhodium or niobium that are hardly known among the general ... Continue reading

Super Incuse Maple Leaf coins

May 15, 2022 by Buy-Gold.Link in Coin Knowledge, Coin Series, Silver - No Comments

Most precious metal investors that buy coins regard the coin design as a secondary feature. After all, when you buy silver bullion coins for the purpose of investment, it is the premium that you will have to pay above the spot price of the metal that will interest you most of all. However, collectible precious ... Continue reading

Collectible Precious Metal Coins

December 15, 2021 by Buy-Gold.Link in Coin Knowledge, Precious Metal Investing - No Comments

What distinguishes collectible precious metal coins from ‘regular’ bullion coins? That question is not as easy to answer as it may at first seem since there are several different factors to consider. In simple terms, it is scarcity that makes a coin collectible and distinguishes it from more abundant brilliant uncirculated bullion coins. Such relative ... Continue reading

Diamond Standard Coins

June 30, 2021 by Buy-Gold.Link in Coin Knowledge - No Comments

Whereas gold, silver and other precious metal bullion coins are traded as commodities worldwide and have a constantly fluctuating spot price, the same is not the case for diamonds. Their value cannot be standardized in the same way, at least not until now, since diamonds don’t only vary in size (carat) but also in color, ... Continue reading

2021 Britannia Coin Security Features

October 15, 2020 by Buy-Gold.Link in Coin Knowledge, Precious Metal Investing - 1 Comment

As counterfeiters become more and more sophisticated and gain access to more advanced coin production technology, it becomes more and more important for coin producing mints to add security features that are hard to fake. Britain’s Royal Mint is one of the world’s leaders in introducing new coin security features which the mint recently proved ... Continue reading

Modified Bullion Coins

September 16, 2020 by Buy-Gold.Link in Coin Knowledge, Precious Metal Investing - No Comments

Most readers of this blog will certainly be familiar with the difference between brilliant uncirculated and proof coins, antique (historic) and newly issued coins etc. The concept of modified bullion coins however is still a bit obscure as it’s mostly smaller private mints and coin dealers that engage in this practice. So what exactly are ... Continue reading

Antiqued Silver Coins

August 30, 2020 by Buy-Gold.Link in Coin Knowledge, Silver - No Comments

Whereas most precious metal investors almost exclusively buy brilliant uncirculated coins as that allows them to accumulate the largest precious metal amount for the lowest possible, some buyers also occasionally buy coins with other finishes. One type of coin finish that has been growing in popularity in recent times is the aged look of antiqued ... 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

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