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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People with gold to sell like the personal touch

Three days ago, with no fanfare whatsoever, we decided to offer a “free evaluation by phone” for people who want to sell their gold. When we put this banner on a few pages of the site… … we didn’t really expect a huge response to it. After all, offering an evaluation over the phone on old gold jewelry, something that really has to be inspected, weighed, tested and...

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Selling gold coins

Gold is a material that has been valued through the ages by almost every society on earth because it has one thing that paper currency does not – an inherent, intrinsic worth. Currencies, such as the Canadian dollar, are subject to the effects of inflation, but gold enjoys a set, lasting value that can weather even severe global economic upsets. Because the value of a set amount of gold...

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