Buying Gold Coins and Factors to Consider

November 13th, 2011

To some people there may be a barrier between them and their coin collecting ambitions. This barrier is the perceived cost of buying gold coins which have some collectible values to them. In reality there are many collectible gold coins which are within the price range of even the most humble budget. These include many fine examples of five dollar gold coins which are not anywhere near as expensive as some of the larger denominations that you can find.

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Recent Observations of the Gold Market

November 6th, 2011

Following the various indexes may not be for everyone who enjoys coin collecting, but in a way they are investors. The heavy volatility which exists in the markets is beyond a lot of what we do as collectors but did you ever stop to think how the price of gold today could affect the gold coin values in your collection? At the last coin show we attended there was quite a lot of talk about the way that gold [...] Continue Reading...

Find Stability in Gold Coins

October 27th, 2011

The variations in gold prices this year have seen a fairly wide range when you look at certain periods of 2011. The price rising has certainly caught a lot of attention as it always does when this happens. The prices falling though seem to make a bit less of a splash in the media overall though. This year has seen gold prices reaching upwards of $1,900 while declining into the range of $1,650 recently this year as well. The [...] Continue Reading...

Appreciating the 5 Dollar Gold Coin and the Past

October 10th, 2011

The 5 dollar gold coin includes the Half Eagles which some people may know as part of the Liberty Head Series of coins. These are part of many wonderful coin collections today and like most things this old people can really show a great appreciation of them. Times were very different when examples of the 5 dollar gold coin were made, for instance the 1854 $5 gold coins. In comparison these coins were made much differently than the way [...] Continue Reading...