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Swiss Gold Refineries

March 31, 2020 by Buy-Gold.Link in Minting Institutions, Precious Metal Investing - No Comments

During the current coronavirus crisis, the US has already learned what a bad idea it is to procure most of the basic ingredients that medicines are made of from a single country (even more so since it’s a totalitarian country like China). At the end of March, gold investors learned that a large part of ... Continue reading

Commemorative Chinese Gold Coins

October 16, 2019 by Buy-Gold.Link in Gold, Minting Institutions, Rare Coins - No Comments

One government mint that is regularly issuing commemorative coins out of gold and other precious metals is the China Mint. To be more precise, it is the China Gold Coin Incorporation that is charged by the Chinese government with this task. Finding out about the newly issued commemorative Chinese gold coins is not so easy ... Continue reading

The Perth Mint Exhibition

May 15, 2019 by Buy-Gold.Link in Minting Institutions - 1 Comment

For anyone that loves coins, visiting a mint is a special and memorable experience. Industrial tourism has been increasing in popularity for a long time and visitors from all over the world come to see how their favorite car is manufactured or how their favorite beer is brewed. More and more minting institutions have also ... Continue reading

Proof Coin Production

Whereas most buyers of gold coins or other precious metal coins prefer to buy brilliant uncirculated coins as they can be bought for prices close to the spot price of the metal, many numismatic collectors prefer to buy proof coins. Coins with a proof finish undoubtedly represent the highest quality level in the production of ... Continue reading

The Royal Mint Experience

September 30, 2017 by Buy-Gold.Link in Minting Institutions - No Comments

Since industrial tourism is one of the fastest growing areas of tourism, it is no surprise that a growing number of people visit a minting institution each year. Many government mints throughout the world offer guided tours of their minting facilities but it is Britain’s Royal Mint that has lifted such a factory visit to ... Continue reading

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