Precious Metal Investing

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

What is the Aurum Coin?

October 31, 2019 by Buy-Gold.Link in Precious Metal Investing - No Comments

Quite a long time ago I already wrote a blog post about Glint, an app that allows its users to save, send and spend their wealth in gold. Today’s post is about something similar, a new gold-backed cryptocurrency called the Aurum Coin (AU). The mission of the creators of this new electronic currency could hardly ... Continue reading

How to sell your gold coins

July 15, 2019 by Buy-Gold.Link in Precious Metal Investing - No Comments

Even though the gold price went up a bit in recent times, it is definitely not the time yet to sell your gold coins. However, that time may come at some point so investors should have an idea and perhaps even a plan how to eventually sell their gold that they acquired over the years. ... 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

Gold Purity Guide

November 30, 2018 by Buy-Gold.Link in Gold, Precious Metal Investing - 1 Comment

One of the most important concepts that a beginning precious metal investor has to learn is how the gold purity of coins, bars and jewelry is classified. Absolute purity of 100% can only be achieved theoretically under laboratory conditions. What’s more, it is not at all the case that higher gold purity is always better. ... Continue reading

Precious Metal Rounds, Coins, Medallions

June 15, 2018 by Buy-Gold.Link in Precious Metal Investing - No Comments

Government mints are certainly best known for the coins that they produce. However, some mints like the Royal Canadian Mint also produce bullion bars. Other product types that some mints produce are precious metal rounds and medallions. So what is the difference between a coin, a round and a medallion? Coins can only be minted ... Continue reading

Precious Metals IRA – what to include?

April 30, 2018 by Buy-Gold.Link in IRA's, Precious Metal Investing - No Comments

While some of our American readers may already own a precious metals IRA, others may not be familiar with that form of investment yet. The basic laws that stipulate the rules and regulations for precious metals IRA’s can be found on the website of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). The most important thing that you ... Continue reading

Bitcoin vs. Gold 2018

January 14, 2018 by Buy-Gold.Link in Precious Metal Investing - No Comments

Most people who read this are probably aware of the fact that cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin are surging at the moment whereas the prices of precious metals hardly budge. Will this trend continue in 2018? This short article is meant to give you my perspective on this issue. Keep in mind that I’m not an expert ... Continue reading

Glint – the new gold app

November 29, 2017 by Buy-Gold.Link in Precious Metal Investing - 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

The Gold Spot Price

August 15, 2017 by Buy-Gold.Link in Precious Metal Investing - 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