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Australian Shipwreck Coins

September 30, 2021 by Buy-Gold.Link in Coin Series, Gold, Silver - No Comments

If you have read our recent article about the Bermuda Shipwreck coin series then you’re already familiar with the concept of triangular coins. However, there is another series of gold and silver bullion coins that have the unusual shape of a┬áReuleaux triangle. These are the Australian Shipwreck coins of which 4 issues were minted by ... Continue reading

Reverse Proof American Silver Eagles

September 15, 2021 by Buy-Gold.Link in Coin Series, Silver - No Comments

As already discussed in previous articles, one proven way for a mint to increase its sales is to issue special collectible versions of its bullion coins. No matter whether these coins distinguish themselves from the regular bullion coins by a special finish, the addition of a mint/privy mark, the selective application of color to the ... Continue reading

Bermuda Shipwreck coin series

August 31, 2021 by Buy-Gold.Link in Coin Series, Exotic Coins, Gold, Platinum, Silver - No Comments

Collecting precious metal coins from exotic countries is one of the joys of many numismatists worldwide. The appeal for collectors of such exotic coins is enhanced by such factors as scarcity, an unusual shape and/or design of the coins, selective coloring of design elements, the use of rare metals such as black rhodium etc. Among ... Continue reading

2021 American Eagle Type 2 Coins

August 15, 2021 by Buy-Gold.Link in Coin Series, Gold, Silver - No Comments

Apart from the few gold and silver bullion coins that change their reverse design each year like the Australian Gold Kangaroo coins or the Chinese Gold Pandas and Silver Pandas, it is highly unusual for a long-running bullion coin series to make a change to its design. The US Mint however has decided to do ... Continue reading

Nickel-plated silver coins

July 15, 2021 by Buy-Gold.Link in Coin Series, Exotic Coins, Silver - No Comments

As private and government mints constantly try to find new ways to attract buyers for their numismatic precious metal coins, there are always new trends emerging. One of these is the plating of silver coins with rare and seemingly exotic precious metals such as rhodium. While black rhodium-plating certainly gives numismatic silver coins a more ... Continue reading

Queen’s Beasts Completer Coin

May 31, 2021 by Buy-Gold.Link in Coin Series, Gold - No Comments

I’m sure I’m not the only one who thought that the Royal Mint‘s series of Queen’s Beast gold coins and Queen’s Beast silver coins had ended in September 2020 with the White Greyhound of Richmond issue. Even though all ten heraldic beasts had already individually appeared on the reverse of a coin issue by then, ... Continue reading

Seated Liberty Silver Coins

February 28, 2021 by Buy-Gold.Link in Coin Series, Silver - No Comments

Most buyers of precious metal bullion coins are familiar with the various Lady Liberty images that appeared on pre-1933 U.S. gold bullion coins such as the Saint Gaudens Gold Double Eagles or the Liberty Gold Eagles. The Seated Liberty portrait that appeared on historic US silver coins (90% silver, 10% copper) is much less widely ... Continue reading

America the Beautiful Silver Coins

January 30, 2021 by Buy-Gold.Link in Coin Series, Silver - No Comments

If you live in America, you are probably already familiar with the America the Beautiful Quarter Dollars which have been issued as circulation coins since 2010. However, some of you may not yet have heard of the America the Beautiful silver coins which are actually an integral part of the America the Beautiful Quarters Program. ... Continue reading

American Eagle coins – 2021 Redesign

December 15, 2020 by Buy-Gold.Link in Coin Series, Gold, Silver - No Comments

In most product-based types of businesses it would be unthinkable to completely change the visual design of a product with a proven 35-year track record of garnering sales. However, the market of bullion coins is one of the rare exceptions to that general rule. Not so long ago, it was the British Britannia coins that ... Continue reading

Privy-marked American Eagle coins

November 15, 2020 by Buy-Gold.Link in Coin Series, Gift Ideas - No Comments

Even though bullion coins are generally intended to be purchased by investors, many mints are actively looking for ways to market special versions of their coins to collectors. The production of modified bullion coins (such as coloured coins) as well as privy-marked coins are two such methods that are becoming more and more commonplace whereas ... Continue reading

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