Metal Investing

  • Krugerrands
    In 1967, the South African Chamber of Mines decided to issue an interesting type of gold coin. They minted the first Krugerrands that same year. These coins were developed to improve the market for So....
  • Gold Stock
    Some people like to feel the weight of solid gold coins in their hands. For many inexplicable reasons, throughout the centuries, the soft glow and the warm feel of burnished gold have filled men and w....
  • Buy Gold Coins
    Many people purchase and display gold coins for the sheer joy of owning beautiful and lasting objects, some of which may be thousands of years old. Others buy gold coins because they understand the va....
  • Gold Spot Price
    Whether you are buying gold outright or speculating on gold futures, you will have to become very familiar with the term "gold spot price." Simply put, gold spot price refers to the current going rate....
  • Peace Dollar
    The United States Peace silver dollar was first minted in 1921, the same year that Morgan silver dollars were reintroduced and then dropped. The cause of the peace silver dollar had been taken up by n....
  • Precious Metals
    If you're going to invest in precious metals of any kind, it will help if you understand the underlying principles that drive the precious metals market. Why is a particular metal designated precious?....
  • American Silver Dollars
    Coin collectors all over the world and particularly in the United States are often intrigued with the beauty and history of American silver dollars. Even today, the fairly new American Eagle Silver Do....
  • Pure Gold
    The chemical symbol for gold is Au, and its purity is defined in karats or its degree of fineness. If you are planning to invest some of your portfolio in gold bullion, bars, or rare coins, you will n....
  • Canadian Maple Leaf
    While the Canadian maple leaf gold coin is one of the most exciting coins in the world today, the maple leaf silver coin is clearly one of the most collectible and reasonably-priced investment coins. ....
  • Solid Gold
    Gold fever has been around almost since the discovery of gold itself. The unusual beauty and malleability of this precious metal made it highly desirable even to ancient civilizations with crude tools....