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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

Winnie the Pooh Gold Coins

September 30, 2020 by Buy-Gold.Link in Gift Ideas, Gold - No Comments

While it’s not unusual for collectible gold coins to feature motifs that are inspired by popular culture, there seems to be a growing trend for such coins to feature images of cartoon characters. The latest example for this are the 22 karat (so 91.67% pure) Winnie the Pooh gold coins that were just recently issued ... Continue reading

South African Big Five Series

June 30, 2020 by Buy-Gold.Link in Coin Series, Gift Ideas - No Comments

Coin series with annually changing animal images are perhaps the most popular series of precious metal bullion coins these days. The China Mint was the first to explore this when it launched its Chinese Panda coin series in 1982 and Australia’s Perth Mint followed a few years later when it switched its Australian Nugget coin ... 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

Time-Limited Coin Issues

July 30, 2019 by Buy-Gold.Link in Coin Knowledge, Gift Ideas - No Comments

What are time-limited coin issues you may wonder? Please allow me to explain. Whereas most bullion coins are minted according to the current market demand, the total mintage number of numismatic precious metal coins is usually limited to a few thousand or tens of thousands of pieces. Limiting the total mintage of these coins creates ... Continue reading

The world’s only 24k gold watch

June 15, 2019 by Buy-Gold.Link in Gift Ideas, Gold - No Comments

Besides buying gold coins and gold bars, more and more precious metal investors are looking to buy other types of bullion items. Among the Afro-American population in the US, heavy gold necklaces have long been a popular trend (especially in the hip-hop/rap music scene) whereas Indian women like to buy all kinds of expensive gold ... Continue reading

Gruffalo Coins

February 28, 2019 by Buy-Gold.Link in Gift Ideas, Rare Coins - 1 Comment

If you don’t know who or what a Gruffalo is, you are not alone. I didn’t know either until today (February 19th) when I saw this headline that announced the sale of three different Gruffalo coins (a gold, silver and base metal version) by Britain’s Royal Mint. As it turns out, “The Gruffalo” is the ... Continue reading

Silver Valentine’s Day Gifts

January 14, 2019 by Buy-Gold.Link in Exotic Coins, Gift Ideas, Silver - No Comments

The day that flower shop owners love most is just a month away now, Valentine’s Day! If you are planning to buy a gift for your significant other, now would be the time. Even though diamonds are a girl’s best friend and gold is the shiniest metal, I understand that most young lovers are not ... Continue reading

Chinese Lunar Coins

December 31, 2018 by Buy-Gold.Link in Coin Series, Exotic Coins, Gift Ideas, Rare Coins - 1 Comment

With Christmas now behind us and New Year’s Eve just a day away, another holiday that is getting more and more popular each year is already casting its shadow. Some readers might be wondering which holiday I am talking about but people of Asian descent will know that it can only be the Chinese New ... Continue reading

Holographic Coins

August 30, 2018 by Buy-Gold.Link in Coin Knowledge, Gift Ideas, Rare Coins - No Comments

If you primarily buy precious metal coins for the purpose of investment, it is best to choose brilliant uncirculated bullion coins. These coins will be available for low premiums above the precious metal spot price and this will allow you to buy the biggest precious metal amount for the lowest possible price. However, precious metal ... Continue reading

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