France is a country rich in history and gold coins represent a large part of it. The first French franc was struck in 1360 as a gold coin. It was issued after King John was freed and depicted the King in armor seated on a horse. By 1643, francs…Continue readingFrench Gold Coins.
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The Coinage Act of 1792 established the US Mint, the nine coins that would be produced, and the amount of precious metal that would be contained in each coin. The nine coins slated to go into production were the copper half cent and cent, the silver half dime and…Continue readingGold Coins Of The United States.
Mexican Peso Gold coins.
We have already spoken about the 50 pesos coin. This coin remains a very good choice for buyers looking to invest over the long term. But the 50 pesos coin is not the only Mexican gold coin to have in your money bag! In the following article you will…Continue readingMexican Peso Gold coins.
First offered in 2006 the American Gold Buffalo Coin is a stunning example of a 24-karat gold bullion coin. The 2006 run was around $800.00 per coin compared with the 2009 proof coin which ran at approximately $1400.00 per coin. The limited nature and therefore scarcity of the runs…Continue readingGold Buffalo Coins, value for US investors.
The German mark, created in 1873, is a coin with multiple facets. Closely linked to the political history of Germany, this often forgotten coin nevertheless has many other benefits. The German Mark origins. In 1861, after the years of the Napoleonic Wars, Wilhelm I accedes to the throne of…Continue readingThe German Mark: a gold coin steeped in history.
British Gold Coins.
The sovereign is an English gold coin that is one of the four types of English gold coins. However, it is the sovereign who remains the most present. For a diameter of 22mm and a weight of around 8 grams, the coin can also be found as a two-sovereign coin (which weighs around double), the five-sovereign coin and…Continue readingBritish Gold Coins.