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Polish Gold Coins

June 15, 2020 by Buy-Gold.Link in Exotic Coins, Gold, Minting Institutions - No Comments

Most collectors of precious metal coins are constantly looking for ways to expand their collection. Buying coins from the less well-known government mints of smaller countries is one way to do that. However, some smaller countries have their commemorative precious metal coins minted by the big players in this market like the Royal Canadian Mint ... Continue reading

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

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

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

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

English Gold Guineas 2020

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

With the exception of the British Gold Sovereign coins whose historic roots reach back all the way to the middle ages, most popular contemporary gold bullion coins can only look back upon a history of a few decades. On the other hand, most colonial gold coins that used to dominate the world market a few ... Continue reading

Titanium Silver Coins

November 30, 2019 by Buy-Gold.Link in Coin Series, Exotic Coins, Silver - No Comments

Even though this website is primarily focused on precious metal bullion coins instead of collectible coins, every so often a new collectible coin comes along that is so stunning that I can’t resist writing about it here. That was the case with for example the Two Dragons Silver Coin and that is the case today ... Continue reading

Hong Kong Gold Coins

August 31, 2019 by Buy-Gold.Link in Coin Series, Exotic Coins, Gold - 4 Comments

As the city of Hong Kong has been in the news quite often recently due to the ongoing protests there, I thought some readers of this blog might possibly be interested to read an article about Hong Kong gold coins. Gold coins from this semi-autonomous part of China could indeed be an interesting niche for ... Continue reading

10,000 yen Japanese gold coins

May 31, 2019 by Buy-Gold.Link in Exotic Coins, Gold - No Comments

Most buyers of gold coins are aware of China’s leading position in the precious metal coin market. Not only does China issue a perennial favorite with its Chinese Gold Panda and Chinese Silver Panda coins but it also regularly issues stunning commemorative precious metal coins like its annual editions of the Chinese Lunar coins. On ... 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

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