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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

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

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

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

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

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

Bimetallic Gold & Platinum Coins

April 15, 2021 by Buy-Gold.Link in Gold, Platinum - No Comments

When most coin collectors think of bimetallic coins, it is of course bimetallic coins out of gold and silver that come to mind first. However, that is not the only precious metal combination that can be found in a bimetallic coin. One other existing type of bimetallic precious metal coins are bimetallic gold & platinum ... Continue reading

Mongolian Gold Coins

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

Even though most people reading this page probably prefer to buy gold bullion coins from the world’s leading government mints, there is no doubt that the market for numismatic gold coins is growing as well. One of the joys of a coin collector is to obtain coins from countries that are perceived to be somewhat ... Continue reading

Space Gold Coins

February 15, 2021 by Buy-Gold.Link in Gold - No Comments

Just like all the other chemical elements in the periodic table, the origin of all gold that has been created in the universe lies in outer space. Even though gold is relatively scarce since only a few cosmic prevents can create it, there seems to be more space gold in existence than the current scientific ... Continue reading

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