Category Archives: Gold Bullion coins

United States Mint Unveils New American Silver Eagle, Gold Eagle Coin Reverse Designs

New designs will be featured on bullion and collectible coins in 2021   On Thursday, October 1, the United States Mint unveiled new reverse designs for bullion and collectible versions of American Eagle Gold and Silver Coins. 2021 marks the 35th Anniversary of the American Eagle coin program, and the new designs will begin appearing […]

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American Gold Eagles – A Brief History and Current Values

By Bullion Shark LLC …… Although the American Gold Eagle program debuted in 1986 like the American Silver Eagle, it was established under a different 1985 law than the silver coins. The Gold Bullion Act of 1985 that authorized the minting of American gold investment coins in four sizes (1 ounce, ½ ounce, ¼ ounce, […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2021 Lunar Series III Year of the Ox 1oz Gold Bullion Coin

These magnificent gold coins celebrate the Year of the Ox, the second of 12 animals associated with the ancient Chinese lunar calendar. Those born under the sign of the Chinese lunar ox in 2021, 2009, 1997, 1985, 1973, and every 12th preceding year are said to be kind, intelligent, honest, and reliable. Admired for their […]

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US Mint Making Changes to Meet Exploding Demand for American Gold, Silver Eagles

By Bullion Shark LLC …… As a result of the pandemic and its effects on the U.S. economy, which have resulted in the largest-ever decline in the gross domestic product (32.9%) in the second quarter of 2020 and tens of millions of unemployed–as well as rising silver and gold prices (with gold having reached several […]

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Highlights of Stack’s Bowers Upcoming July Precious Metals Auction

  Stack’s Bowers Galleries is proud to present their July Precious Metals Auctions, a new auction platform for buying bullion with no buyer’s fees. The interest in bullion has seen a steady increase over the past several years, as interest in this historically stable investment category grows. Bullion is available in a wide range of […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2020 Hand of Faith 1oz Gold, Silver Bullion Coins

These commemorative gold and silver bullion coins mark 40 years since the discovery of the Hand of Faith nugget. The largest gold nugget still in existence and the second biggest ever found, the Hand of Faith was discovered by Kevin Hillier 200 kilometers northwest of Melbourne near the small Victoria town of Kingower on September […]

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New Release Silver and Limited Mintage Gold Coins from APMEX

The Silver Krugerrand Returns This is the third year this popular silver South African coin has been offered as Brilliant Uncirculated. The iconic design is popular with both investors and collectors alike worldwide. The obverse of this .999 fine silver coin matches the Gold Krugerrand, featuring the South African Republic’s first president, Paul Kruger. The […]

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Bahamas: New limited quantity gold bullion coins featuring sea life motifs launched

The Central Bank of the Bahamas has announced the imminent issue of two new bullion-quality gold coins, though with very limited mintages. The 2019-dated coins are the second year in which the Central Bank has launched gold coins, and due to their limited quantity, have been seen as collector’s pieces

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Stack’s Bowers Galleries Announces Their Inaugural Precious Metals Auction

Bidding ends Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at 10:00 am PT Stack’s Bowers Galleries is proud to announce their Precious Metals Auctions, a new auction platform for buying bullion with no buyer’s fees. The interest in bullion has seen a steady increase over the past several years, as interest in this historically stable investment category grows. […]

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Australia: New gold bullion series, “Kangaroos at Dawn,” debuts with new 1/5-ounce Proof coins with limited mintage

The Royal Australian Mint has launched their new gold bullion series entitled “Kangaroos at Dawn” with the issue of 1/5-ounce gold Proof coins and a very limited mintage of just 1,000 pieces.
For 13 years, the Royal Australian Mint released, by ballot, the “Kangaroo at Sunset” 1/5-ounce gold coin for serious collectors and those attracted to fine artistic representations of one of Australia’s most popular unique animals

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Largest Solid Gold Coin in the World on Display Outside New York Stock Exchange

Gold Coin on Display by Provident Metals …… For one day only on July 16, Australia’s greatest gold coin icon will make its debut in the United States right outside the New York Stock Exchange. The Perth Mint is proud to bring the biggest, heaviest, inherently most valuable gold coin on earth to the US. […]

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Beware of Grossly Overpriced Gold Coins

In a news release received on May 28, the Professional Numismatists Guild cautions, if you’re purchasing modern precious metals coins strictly for their silver, gold or platinum content, beware of significantly overpaying simply because the coins may be housed in fancy holders or accompanied by autographs of celebrities or the coins’ designers.
“The personal finance market is filled with slick advertisements touting gold bullion coins labeled with a superb grade or in holders with decorative, autographed inserts. These may be fine collectibles for some, but you could pay more than twice the value of the precious metal content of the coin

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Will gold coins stored in envelopes tone?

Will gold coins stored in envelopes containing some sulfur tone in time?
Gold is an inert metal that doesn’t rust or tarnish when exposed to air or water. Since most gold coins struck for circulation contain other metals, these metals may react to the environment if they are near the surface of the coin.
 
Will gold bullion coins such as the Gold American Eagle tone if they are stored in paper or cardboard holders that contain sulfur?
Gold bullion coins including the GAE, Canadian Maple Leaf, Austrian Philharmonic and others are typically 0

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Canada: Incused Maple Leaf gold and silver bullion strikes and “Moose” themed gold bullion coins launched

The Royal Canadian Mint has launched (1st April) three new coins geared toward precious metals investors looking for bullion coins that stand out from the competition. Among these are double-incused gold and silver Maple Leaf bullion coins and a new themed bullion coin entitled “Call of the Wild,” which is the Mint’s newest 99

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2019 Dragon 1oz Gold & Silver Bullion Rectangular Coins

The Perth Mint is excited to release 1oz gold and silver bullion coins featuring a Chinese dragon in a unique rectangular format. In Chinese culture, the dragon is revered as a divine mythical creature, a symbol of power, strength, wealth, and good fortune, and it is often portrayed alongside a luminous or flaming pearl. Dragons […]

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Royal Australian Mint Silver and Gold Dolphin Bullion Coins Exclusive to APMEX

APMEX, Inc., the nation’s largest Precious Metals e-retailer, has introduced the first release in a new bullion series from the Royal Australian Mint featuring one of the most recognizable marine animals in the world: the bottlenose dolphin. In various cultures, the dolphin symbolizes happiness, power and protection. The bottlenose dolphin is known for its high […]

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Isle of Man Releases 2018 Silver and Gold Bullion Angel Coins

Isle of Man – 2018 Angel Isle of Man. Angel. 2018. Silver .999. 2 oz. 38.61 mm. Proof. Mintage: 999 pcs. B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt, Munich. Isle of Man. Angel Gold. 2018. Gold .9999. 1/64 oz. 11 mm. Proof. Mintage: 15,000 pcs. B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt, Munich. Description The obverse bears Jody Clark’s portrait of […]

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Vienna Philharmonic Bullion Coins Make up Christmas Tree of Pure Gold

By Austrian Mint …… A Christmas tree adorned with the 2018 Vienna Philharmonic, the golden hallmark of the Austrian Mint, caused a sensation in Ginza in Tokyo. This year, we are also bringing it to Munich. The renowned precious metals dealer Pro Aurum, in cooperation with the Austrian Mint AG, is showing the gold tree, […]

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APMEX: 2019 Gold Buffalos Available for Pre-Order

APMEX Inc. is pleased to announce that 2019 Gold Buffalos are now available to pre-order. As an authorized purchaser, APMEX is able to buy Gold Buffalo coins directly from the U.S. Mint, meaning APMEX customers will be among the first to receive their coins once produced by the mint in January. In 2006, the U.S. […]

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American Eagle one-ounce gold Uncirculated coin goes on sale on July 12

Washington — The United States Mint will open sales for the 2018 American Eagle one-ounce gold Uncirculated coin (product code 18EH) July 12 at noon Eastern Time (ET).
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American Eagle one-ounce gold Uncirculated coin goes on sale on July 12

Washington — The United States Mint will open sales for the 2018 American Eagle one-ounce gold Uncirculated coin (product code 18EH) July 12 at noon Eastern Time (ET).
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2018 American Buffalo One-Ounce Gold Proof Coin goes on sale on May 10

Washington — The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2018 American Buffalo One-Ounce Gold Proof Coin (product code 18EL) on May 10 at noon Eastern Time (ET).
The Mint introduced the American Buffalo One-Ounce Gold Proof Coin in 2006

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APMEX – Second Gold & Silver Czech Lion Bullion Coins Now Available

First Ever Czech Lion Bullion Coins from the Czech Mint APMEX, Inc., a leading online Precious Metals retailer based in Oklahoma City, is pleased to announce the newest releases from the Czech Mint celebrating timeless icons of the central European country. In 2017, the Czech Mint introduced their first-ever bullion coin, showcasing the famous Czech lion […]

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Austrian Mint Offers Vienna Philharmonic Gold Coin Subscription Plan

Gold has always been a popular investment product, especially for the financial security it can offer. With this new gold savings plan, the Austrian Mint has developed an investment product that works as simply as a magazine subscription. Investing – whether for the start in life or retirement – is a topic that causes many […]

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2018 Golden Eagle Coin 5th in RCM series, Now Available at APMEX

APMEX, Inc., a leading online precious metals retailer based in Oklahoma City, announces the latest release in the exceptional Call of the Wild Series from the Royal Canadian Mint, The 2018 Golden Eagle Coin, which combines elegant design, classic subject matter and high Gold content to appeal to investors and collectors. The Royal Canadian Mint […]

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Rosland Capital Unveils PGA Tour Gold Coin & PGA Silver Coin Collection

By Rosland Capital, LLC …… Leading precious metal asset firm Rosland Capital today unveiled its latest coin collection licensed by the PGA TOUR. The first PGA Tour Gold Coin and PGA Silver Coins in the series celebrate the U.S. team’s victory at the 2017 Presidents Cup, held at the Liberty National Golf Club in New […]

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Introducing The Royal Mint Bullion Sovereign Coins for 2018

By The Royal Mint …… Following a significant year celebrating the 200-year anniversary of the sovereign’s design, The Royal Mint has launched its 2018 Bullion Sovereign coins – The Sovereign and The Half-Sovereign. The Sovereign is The Royal Mint’s 22 carat gold flagship coin of and has become an internationally recognized symbol of unrivaled accuracy, […]

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63 Kilos of Pure Gold: The First Christmas Tree from the Vienna Philharmonic Bullion Coin

A very special Christmas tree can now be admired in Tokyo. The resident precious metals dealer Ginza Tanaka shows a Christmas tree, which consists of 2017 golden Vienna Philharmonic coins. The approximately three-meter-high, unsalable tree thus has a total value of about 310 million yen or 2.3 million euros [A little over $2.7 million USD. […]

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Pre-Sale of 2018 Austrian Philharmonic Bullion Coins Now at APMEX

APMEX, Inc., a leading online Precious Metals retailer based in Oklahoma City, is thrilled to announce they have all 2018 Austrian Philharmonic coins available for pre-sale. The Philharmonic coins, available in Gold, Silver and Platinum, are recognized around the world for their iconic imagery that depicts the Vienna Philharmonic, perhaps the most-renowned orchestra in the […]

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US Coin Profile – 2015 High Relief 24K Gold Coin

Description: On July 30, 2015, the United States Mint will issue a 1 ounce .9999 gold coin struck in high relief and bearing the notional denomination of $100. This high relief gold coin was not specifically authorized by Congress, but instead will be issued under the authority granted under 31 U.S.C. § 5112(i)(4)(C), which gives […]

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New 2018 American Gold Buffalos Now Available for Preorder

APMEX, Inc., the nation’s largest Precious Metals e-retailer, is pleased to announce the 2018 American Gold Buffalos are now available to pre-order. As an authorized purchaser, APMEX is able to buy Gold Buffalo coins directly from the U.S. Mint, meaning APMEX customers will be among the first to receive their coins in January. In 2006, […]

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2018 Canadian Gold & Silver Maple Leafs Now Available from APMEX

APMEX, the nation’s largest Precious Metals e-retailer, is thrilled to announce one of the world’s most iconic coins, the 2018 Canadian Maple Leafs, are now available to order. The 1 oz Gold Maple Leaf coin was introduced by the the Royal Canadian Mint in 1979 and honored not only Queen Elizabeth II but also the […]

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APMEX Introduces 2018 Gold, Silver Chinese Pandas

APMEX, Inc., a leading Precious Metals retailer based in Oklahoma City, is thrilled to announce that 2018 Gold and Silver Chinese Pandas are now available to order. The 1 oz Gold Panda, introduced in 1982, featured a simple design showcasing one of the most beloved animals in the world. Since then, the yearly changing designs […]

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Celebrate Lunar New Year with APMEX, Enter to Win Trip to Australia

APMEX, Inc., a leading Precious Metals retailer based in Oklahoma City, is excited to introduce the latest releases in one of the most popular bullion series in the world: The Perth Mint Lunar Series. First introduced in 1996 and renewed in 2008, Perth Mint Lunar coins have long been valued for their unique designs, high […]

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South Africa 2017 Gold Krugerrand

Description The 2017 South African Krugerrand 1-ounce gold coin marks the 50th anniversary of one of the world’s most famous bullion coins. The South African gold Krugerrand was first produced by the South African Mint in 1967 to provide a vehicle for private gold ownership. The coin’s name incorporates Kruger for the former South African […]

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U.S. Mint Ends Production of 2016 Gold, Silver Eagle Bullion Coins

The following information was delivered in an announcement sent to authorized purchasers by Michael White, from the Office of Corporate Communications for the United States Mint: 2016 End of Year Bullion Sales and Production The United States Mint has finished producing all 2016-dated American Eagle Silver and American Buffalo Gold Bullion Coins for the year. […]

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2017 Silver, Gold American Eagles Now Available to Pre-Order at APMEX

APMEX, a leading Precious Metals e-retailer, now has the 2017 Silver and Gold American Eagles available to pre-order. As an authorized purchaser, APMEX purchases Gold and Silver Eagle coins directly from the U.S. Mint. As the newest release for 2017, APMEX is pleased to announce the pre-order for 2017 Gold and Silver American Eagles. These […]

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PNG: Three Things to Know Before Buying or Selling Gold This Holiday

As holiday time gets closer, some people may want to sell their gold to get cash for purchasing gifts or may want to buy gold coins to give as gifts. Do your homework first, cautions the Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG). The PNG is a nonprofit organization founded in 1953 that’s composed today of the country’s […]

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South Africa Marks Bullion Coin’s 50th Anniversary with First Ever Silver Krugerrand

2017 marks the milestone 50th anniversary of the world’s first modern gold bullion coin: the South African Gold Krugerrand. The Krugerrand remains the most widely held bullion coin in the world, and the most traded coin in history. The Krugerrand has been the model for all other bullion coins issued since its 1967 debut. But […]

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South Africa Issues Silver, Platinum Krugerrands for 50th Anniversary

By Everett Millman – Gainesville Coins ……. It’s not entirely surprising that in addition to enjoying vast precious metal deposits, South Africa has long been a world-leader in the international gold coin market. The flagship South African Gold Krugerrand was the first modern bullion coin available on the global market in 1967. Krugerrands quickly ended […]

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South Africa Issues Silver, Platinum Krugerrands for 50th Anniversary

By Everett Millman – Gainesville Coins …….   It’s not entirely surprising that in addition to enjoying vast precious metal deposits, South Africa has long been a world-leader in the international gold coin market. The flagship South African Gold Krugerrand was the first modern bullion coin available on the global market in 1967. Krugerrands quickly […]

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New Bullion Coin from Pobjoy Mint: 2016 Isle of Man Gold Christmas Angel

Issued on behalf of the Isle of Man with a mintage of only 1,000 coins This is the last Christmas Gold Angel to be released by Pobjoy Mint on behalf of the Isle of Man Every year a special 1/20oz Gold Angel is released on behalf of the Isle of Man to celebrate the Christmas […]

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Chinese Pandas – Setting the Bar High in Shenyang

For its 120th anniversary, the Shenyang Mint has unveiled numerous commemorative items, including a half-kilogram silver bar with an enchanting panorama of images from three decades of Panda coins By Peter Anthony  – Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ……. It is late August and summer is already waning in northern China. Under a brilliant blue sky with […]

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CoinWeek News Wire for September 23, 2016

By Coinweek …. CoinWeek News Wire for September 23, 2016 The Future Is Now 1.) Bitcoin is money, U.S. judge says in case tied to JPMorgan hack “Bitcoins are funds within the plain meaning of that term,” [Judge Alison] Nathan wrote. “Bitcoins can be accepted as a payment for goods and services or bought directly […]

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Coin Books – First Read: American Gold and Silver by Dennis Tucker

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek …. As modern U.S. coins grew in popularity and became an important segment of the coin market over the last several decades, there was no real concomitant emergence of a significant numismatic literature about this burgeoning field. There are a few key works, like Eric Jordan’s Modern Commemorative Coins (2010), […]

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New Indian Gold Coins Emerge on World Bullion Scene

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek ……. Indian Overseas Bank (IOB) announced that it will begin issuing the Indian Gold Coin, a new bullion offering that will come in denominations of 5, 10, and 20 grams. The 0.999-fine 24-karat coins will be India’s first-ever national gold coins and boast two culturally iconic images: a portrait of […]

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U.S. Mint to Open Sales for 2015 American Buffalo Gold Proof Coin April 9

The United States Mint will accept orders for the 2015 American Buffalo Gold Proof Coin (product code PM6) starting April 9 at noon, Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). The bureau has priced the coin based on its pricing strategy for numismatic products containing precious metals. Current pricing information is available at catalog.usmint.gov. Orders will be accepted […]

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