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Diamond-Shaped Silver Coin

March 16, 2020 by Buy-Gold.Link in Exotic Coins, Rare Coins, Silver - No Comments

If you have followed this blog for a while, then you already know that a coin doesn’t have to be round to be considered a coin. In ancient China for example, knife-shaped as well as spade-shaped coins were in use during one period. Now, the Royal Canadian Mint has issued a 99.999% pure diamond-shaped silver ... Continue reading

Una & The Lion Gold Coins

February 15, 2020 by Buy-Gold.Link in Coin Knowledge, Gold, Rare Coins - No Comments

After reporting on the new title holder in the category of the world’s smallest gold coins in our last article, this article is about the two unique Una & The Lion gold coins, a 5 kg and a 2 kg piece, that were just released by one of the world’s major mints, the British Royal ... Continue reading

The world’s smallest gold coin

January 30, 2020 by Buy-Gold.Link in Coin Knowledge, Gold, Rare Coins - No Comments

If you have followed this blog for some time already, then you know that we regularly highlight precious metal coins here that are special in some way. That includes coins that are special because of their design and coins that are unique because of their size (check our article about the sizes of gold bullion ... Continue reading

English Gold Guineas 2020

December 30, 2019 by Buy-Gold.Link in Exotic Coins, Gold, Rare Coins - No Comments

With the exception of the British Gold Sovereign coins whose historic roots reach back all the way to the middle ages, most popular contemporary gold bullion coins can only look back upon a history of a few decades. On the other hand, most colonial gold coins that used to dominate the world market a few ... 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

American Liberty High Relief Gold Coin

August 15, 2019 by Buy-Gold.Link in Gold, Rare Coins - No Comments

Some renowned mints of the world like Australia’s Perth Mint and the Royal Canadian Mint realize a large part of their annual sales through the issue of collectible coins. However, other mints like the US Mint are still much more focused on their core business which is the production and issue of bullion coins as ... Continue reading

The world’s only unique gold coin?

June 30, 2019 by Buy-Gold.Link in Gold, Rare Coins - No Comments

A few months ago, I wrote an article about a historic British gold coin that I thought at the time to be the world’s rarest gold coin. Only three specimens are known to exist of the British Double Florin which is about as rare as coins can be. A few days ago however, news came ... Continue reading

Trimetallic Coins & Bimetallic Coins

April 30, 2019 by Buy-Gold.Link in Exotic Coins, Rare Coins - No Comments

While searching online for a topic for our next blog article, I came across the website of the Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club (WBCC), the self-proclaimed first Internet Coin Club that was founded all the way back on the 14th of September 1996. It specializes in the collection of bimetallic and even trimetallic coins (including bimetallic ... Continue reading

Gruffalo Coins

February 28, 2019 by Buy-Gold.Link in Gift Ideas, Rare Coins - 1 Comment

If you don’t know who or what a Gruffalo is, you are not alone. I didn’t know either until today (February 19th) when I saw this headline that announced the sale of three different Gruffalo coins (a gold, silver and base metal version) by Britain’s Royal Mint. As it turns out, “The Gruffalo” is the ... Continue reading

Gold Reichsmark

February 14, 2019 by Buy-Gold.Link in Gold, Rare Coins - No Comments

It is always fun for a collector of precious metal coins to obtain historic coins, even more so if they are from a country that no longer exists at all or at least not in the same form. In today’s blog article, I’d like to introduce a type of historic gold coin that was minted ... Continue reading

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