20 Lire Italian Gold Coins

November 15, 2023 by Buy-Gold.Link in Gold - No Comments

The 20 Lire Italian gold coins, affectionately known as “marenghi,” hold a rich historical significance as they were issued from 1862 until 1927. These 90% pure historic gold bullion coins, minted during a pivotal period in Italian history, are revered not only for their numismatic value but also for their captivating design. On the obverse ... Continue reading

Tokelau Bullion Coins

October 31, 2023 by Buy-Gold.Link in Exotic Coins, Gold, Silver - No Comments

Even some small and tiny nations that most people have never even heard of produce precious metal bullion coins these days. That is easier as it may seem at first glance since nations that don’t have a national mint or whose national mint lacks the technological expertise to produce such coins can always outsource the ... Continue reading

Single Sourced Gold Maple Leafs

October 15, 2023 by Buy-Gold.Link in Gold, Precious Metal Investing, Silver - No Comments

As customers are becoming more aware of environmental and social issues, companies in all areas of business are looking for ways to demonstrate their good and sustainable management as well as corporate responsibility. For bullion producers particularly, it has been difficult to ensure that the precious metals they use don’t come from areas of conflict ... Continue reading

Vatican Gold Coins

September 30, 2023 by Buy-Gold.Link in Exotic Coins, Gold, Rare Coins, Silver - No Comments

Most people would never expect a micro-nation like the Vatican City to issue precious metal coins. Yet, such coins have been issued by papal mints since about the 8th century during medieval times. The latest in a series of Vatican gold coins was just issued earlier this year, a 91.7% pure gold coin of 30 ... Continue reading

Coin Art: The Crown Coin

September 15, 2023 by Buy-Gold.Link in Gold, Rare Coins - No Comments

When you google the term ‘coin art’, you will quickly discover a myriad of ideas to use your old coins to make works of art. However, it is rare for valuable precious metal coins to be used for such a purpose. Due to their low price and ready availability, junk silver coins might be suitable ... Continue reading

Congo Silverback Gorilla Coins

August 31, 2023 by Buy-Gold.Link in Coin Series, Exotic Coins, Gold, Silver - No Comments

Even though the collection of exotic precious metal coins such as the Congo Silverback Gorilla coins that are introduced in this article is a popular hobby among coin collectors, it does not come without its risk. For one, it is often difficult to ascertain the genuineness of such coins that are usually produced by mints ... Continue reading

Digital Gold Coin (DGC)

August 15, 2023 by Buy-Gold.Link in Gold, Precious Metal Investing - 1 Comment

Whereas digital currencies like Bitcoin are nothing more than lines of computer code that are only valuable due to people’s trust in them, gold and other precious metals have a real tangible value that is the result of their utility. However, digital currencies are of course much easier to trade than physical precious metals. A ... Continue reading

Australian Dolphin Series

July 31, 2023 by Buy-Gold.Link in Coin Series, Gold, Silver - No Comments

Many previous articles on this blog such as this one about the Australian Shipwreck series already introduced some of the collectible coin series that are issued by the Royal Australian Mint. The Australian Dolphin series is another such coin series that is made up of both 99.99% pure gold coins and 99.9% pure silver coins. ... Continue reading

Macau Lunar Coin Series

July 15, 2023 by Buy-Gold.Link in Coin Series, Exotic Coins, Gold, Silver - No Comments

It can be argued that Chinese New Year/Lunar coins are one of the most popular types of coin series that exist. Many renowned government mints such as Australia’s Perth Mint and Britain’s Royal Mint have issued Lunar coins out of precious metals for decades now. The Macau Lunar coin series is a fairly obscure coin ... Continue reading

Maltese Cross Silver Coins

June 30, 2023 by Buy-Gold.Link in Coin Series, Exotic Coins, Silver - No Comments

Whereas portraits of famous historical figures as well as images of real and imaginary animals are most commonly used in the design of precious metal coins, it is also fairly common for coins to display certain iconic symbols, albeit mostly on the obverse side of the coins. One of the most famous historic symbols, the ... Continue reading