Gold coins and jewelry – your best options for selling

In the vast majority of cases, when someone owns gold it is in the form of gold jewellery.  And when that person wants to sell their gold jewellery, for whatever reason, there are a number of considerations they should keep in mind: If the jewellery is broken, damaged, or greatly out of fashion, then it will likely only fetch the melt value of the gold without any compensation for beauty,...

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Seeing double – 1976 Olympic commemorative coins

By far, the most common gold coins that we see in gold packs and at gold parties are the 1976 Olympic Commemorative coins issued by the Canadian Mint. There were two different coins issued at that time, and they are of vastly different worth to gold buyers, but both carry a face value of $100! So, if you have a 1976 gold Olympic commemorative coin, here’s how to tell what you have. Can you...

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Most common gold coins

In preparing for a “town hall” gold party recently, we needed to make sure we had all the information on hand for any gold coins which we were likely to encounter. Through experience, we knew which gold coins we should most expect… Olympics Commemoratives, Maple Leafs, Ducats through to the less likely but still possible Pandas and Pesos. However, in trying to compile the info,...

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Krugerrand and Canadian Gold Coins Are the Most Popular Gold Bullion Coins in the World

Krugerrand gold and the Canadian gold maple leaf coin are the two most traded gold bullion coins in the world. According to US gold dealer Regal Assets, the Krugerrand is the most traded historically with the Canadian gold valued for it’s purity. Recently the Krugerrand was sold out at the Rand Refinery by an anonymous Swiss buyer and the Canadian Royal Mint was a week behind for gold...

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Thinking of Investing in Gold? Part 2

Not since the late Nineties have investors and speculators had an eye on real estate. Since the collapse of the housing market, followed by floundering big banks and a Western economic “downturn” which has become a global one, it seems as though gold is the one safe investment harbour. You can buy bars and coins of it, and even host a¬†Tupperware-style party to sell your unwanted gold...

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