Gold

  1. Gold to Silver Ratio Reaches All-time High

    Gold to Silver Ratio Reaches All-time High
    The gold to silver price ratio has long been an essential part of global trade. In recent history, it has been a crucial marker for precious metals collectors to determi ...
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  2. How Do Today's Gold Trends Compare to Previous Years?

    How Do Today's Gold Trends Compare to Previous Years?
    The price of gold has been a big story this summer with spot prices recently reaching over $1500 per ounce, which is a six-year high. In 2019 gold has gone up $295 per ounce, or 24.37%, and in the past month alone it is up $97, or 6.9% (as of August 8, 2019). Silver is al ...
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  3. The Two Largest Gold Coins Ever Minted

    The Two Largest Gold Coins Ever Minted
    Gold has been in the news recently as spot prices hit a six-year high, reaching more than $1440 per ounce. Gold has also been in the headlines recently because of news related to the world’s two largest gold coins. The Largest Gold Coin in the World: 1 Ton Gold Kangaroo ...
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  4. Celebrating 40 Years of Excellence: The Gold Maple Leaf

    Celebrating 40 Years of Excellence: The Gold Maple Leaf
    In 1979, the Royal Canadian Mint became one of the first government mints to begin issuing modern bullion coins. Fittingly, their preeminent series featured and was named for one of the most recognizable symbols of Canada, the sugar ...
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  5. The Gold Coin that Protected Spies and Special Forces

    The Gold Coin that Protected Spies and Special Forces
    While watching From Russia With Love (1963) recently, I was amazed to see something in the movie I had long forgotten—the James Bond Gold Piece! Near the beginning of the movie, Q delivers a special black brief case to Bond. The case was filled with the usual rounds of ammunition & many high-tech weapons – but also fe ...
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  6. The Future of Generic Gold Coins

    The Future of Generic Gold Coins
    Although owing physical gold appeals to many looking for the ultimate protection against financial calamity, others are quite interested in the pure investment potential for gold. Taking delivery of actual gold coins can be expensive when considering shipping, insurance and storage. There are also security risks to be considered when h ...
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