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Noah’s Ark Gold Coins

April 30, 2022 by Buy-Gold.Link in Coin Series, Exotic Coins, Gold - No Comments

Many coin collectors are always looking for new collectible gold bullion coins to add to their collection, especially coins that were minted in countries that are perceived as exotic and that are therefore somewhat more difficult to obtain. The Noah’s Ark gold coins certainly fit that description as they are issued in low mintage numbers ... Continue reading

Ukrainian Archangel Michael coins

April 15, 2022 by Buy-Gold.Link in Coin Series, Exotic Coins, Gold, Silver - No Comments

With the Ukraine constantly being the focus of so many news stories these days due to the ongoing war with Russia, I thought it might interest some readers to know that there are some Ukrainian gold and silver coins that investors as well as collectors might be interested in buying. Apart from the 1 oz ... Continue reading

Convex Silver Coins

January 31, 2022 by Buy-Gold.Link in Exotic Coins, Silver - No Comments

Many coin collectors have a strong preference for adding coins to their collection that are somewhat unusual. Mints have used various methods to create such coins like coloring, gold-plating etc. but few mints have so far issued collectible precious metal coins that deviate from the standard and traditional round coin shape. There have been some ... Continue reading

Laos Jade Lunar Series

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

As already mentioned in previous articles, bullion investors should always stick to buying bullion coins and bars from renowned government mints and private mints as these bullion products sell for the lowest premiums and are also much easier to sell when the time has come. However, one of the joys of bullion coin collectors is ... Continue reading

Tutankhamun Sand Triangle Coin

October 15, 2021 by Buy-Gold.Link in Exotic Coins, Gold, Silver - No Comments

Recently, this blog already featured two articles about unusual triangular gold coins, the Bermuda Shipwreck coins as well as the Royal Australian Mint‘s Australian Shipwreck coins. Both of these rare collectible coins are shaped like a Reuleaux triangle. Another unusual and rare collectible bullion coin that has a triangular shape is the Tutankhamun Sand Triangle ... 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

The Japanese Gold Koban

July 31, 2021 by Buy-Gold.Link in Exotic Coins, Gold, Rare Coins - No Comments

If you have read our recent blog article about the Japanese Gold Oban, you may be able to guess that the Japanese Gold Koban must be a similar ancient coin from feudal Japan. That is indeed the case and you may consider these two types of ancient Japanese gold coins as sort-of relatives. The essential ... 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

The Japanese Gold Oban

June 15, 2021 by Buy-Gold.Link in Exotic Coins, Gold, Rare Coins - No Comments

Most coin collectors have probably never heard of the Japanese Gold Oban. That is not really surprising since these oval gold plate coins (the Japanese word ‘Oban’ means ‘big plate’) were minted a really long time ago in Imperial Japan and never in large quantities. Many people may have seen an image of such an ... Continue reading

Philippine Silver Pesos

May 15, 2021 by Buy-Gold.Link in Exotic Coins, Silver - No Comments

Many coin collectors these days would be surprised if they obtained a coin that shows the image of a shield with the US stars and stripes (a symbol that has appeared on lots of different US coinage) as well as a reference to the country of the Philippines. Nowadays a lesser-known part of US history ... Continue reading

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