Why Is Gold So Valuable? The Complete Guide by Gainesville Coins
Why is gold valuable? Gold bullion and jewelry have protected wealth for centuries. Today, new demand from technology and medicine increases its value.
Why Everyone Is Searching for the Rare New 2019-W Quarter
The first circulating coin in history to bear the "W" mint mark of the West Point Mint was announced this week. Ten million 2019-W America the Beautiful quarters will be mixed in with more than a billion regular quarters this year, making this coin an instant rarity!
Perth Mint Appointed as Member of Shanghai Gold Exchange
The Shanghai Gold Exchange continues to emerge as one of the world's premier gold trading platforms. Australia's Perth Mint has been named an international member of the exchange, strengthening ties between the two regional powers.
Coin Collection Survives California Wildfires
The California wildfires last year destroyed hundreds of homes, wiping out an incredible amount of possessions. However, one man's coin collection was recovered and restored after the fire thanks to NGC.
9 Bonafide Reasons Why Silver Is So Valuable
Many investors include silver bullion in their investment portfolios, but what makes this metal “precious”? Learn more about why silver is valuable before making your next purchase.
Don't Discount Trump Using Emergency Powers to Rescue the Economy
In the event of a recession or economic crisis, there are wide-ranging emergency powers that President Trump can invoke. There are also already signs of slowing growth and uncertainty in global markets. Outright wealth confiscation in a crisis is not an impossible scenario.
The Problem With Venezuela's Gold
Venezuela is not only in the midst of a protracted economic crisis, but the Maduro government is also facing a growing political impasse. Where does the country's gold fit into this difficult situation?
Gold Price Outlook for 2019 Appears Bullish
After ending 2018 mostly flat, gold prices are poised to rally in 2019 due to an alignment of economic conditions. Between slowing growth, trade wars, and policy uncertainty, safe-haven demand for gold is likely to be strong.
Stakes Double for Treasure Hunt in Singapore
After offering a $50,000 grand prize to the winner of a scavenger hunt for a gold coin in Singapore last year, the same group is raising the prize to twice as much, promising $100,000 to the winner.
2019 Silver Eagles and 2019 Gold Eagles Arrive
The United States Mint has released its popular American Silver Eagle and American Gold Eagle coins again for 2019. These coins are intended as a vehicle for investors to gain exposure to physical precious metals.
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