Glint – the new gold app

November 29, 2017 by Buy-Gold - No Comments

Many older investors remember the time when the major world currencies were tied to the gold standard. Now, the startup company Glint has launched an app that aims to introduce a sort of new gold standard in our digital age. The UK-based company was founded by Jason Cozens and Ben Davies. Both of these individuals ... Continue reading

Chinese Unicorn Coins

November 14, 2017 by Buy-Gold - No Comments

Most gold coin buyers, no matter whether they buy as collectors or investors or both, have at least heard of the popular Chinese Gold Pandas that have been issued by the China Mint since 1982. However, these beautiful coins that depict various cuddly panda images are not the only Chinese bullion coins that score high in ... Continue reading

Gold Gifts for Diwali?

October 30, 2017 by Buy-Gold - No Comments

Out of all the countries in the world where gold is traded (which is pretty much everywhere), India is undoubtedly the one that influences the gold spot price the most on the world market. The gold purchases for Indian weddings (to be given as a dowry and as wearable jewelry for the bride) alone contribute ... Continue reading

Swiss Gold Coins

October 14, 2017 by Buy-Gold - No Comments

An investor who is just starting out to learn about precious metals finds out very quickly that are large number of the most respected gold bar producers are based in the country of Switzerland (for example PAMP Suisse and Valcambi Suisse). Swiss gold coins are however never mentioned when the world’s top gold bullion coins ... Continue reading

The Royal Mint Experience

September 30, 2017 by Buy-Gold - 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

The South African Kruger Pond gold coin

September 14, 2017 by Buy-Gold - No Comments

Whereas the South African Gold Krugerrands are known throughout the world, few precious metal investors are aware of the fact that other rare gold coins also bear the likeness of Paul Kruger on their obverse. Even in South Africa, these coins aren’t that well known anymore today. The coin that I’m referring to is known ... Continue reading

Commemorative Chinese Panda coins 2017

August 31, 2017 by Buy-Gold - No Comments

Issuing a commemorative coin to mark a certain coin’s mintage anniversary is a good way to get some publicity for a mint and to earn some extra income. So it is no surprise that that’s exactly what the China Mint did to mark the 35th anniversary of its popular Chinese Panda coins. The coins that ... Continue reading

The Gold Spot Price

August 15, 2017 by Buy-Gold - No Comments

One of the special terms that you will hear often when you begin to research gold investments is the “gold spot price”. This short article will attempt to clear up any confusion about what the gold spot price is and how it is determined. There are basically two types of precious metal deals. One type ... Continue reading

Precious Metal Bars – cast or minted bars?

July 31, 2017 by Buy-Gold - No Comments

After browsing the online inventory of many precious metal dealers, you may have noticed that precious metal bars are often categorized by the way in which they are made. There are two ways to manufacture such bars, casting and minting, and the finished precious metal products are referred to as cast bars and minted bars. ... Continue reading

Divisible Gold Bars

July 15, 2017 by Buy-Gold - No Comments

As I mentioned before in previous articles, one of the main benefits of buying smaller quantities of gold is to have something valuable, tangible and portable to barter with for the time of the coming financial meltdown. The two private mints PAMP Suisse and Valcambi Suisse have each created their own type of divisible gold ... Continue reading