Tag: Gold coins by country

  • Us gold coins: Federal Gold Coins of the United States Mint.

    Us gold coins: Federal Gold Coins of the United States Mint.

    Reading Time: 5 minutes 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 dime, the…

  • 24-carat gold coins:

    24-carat gold coins:

    Reading Time: 2 minutes In this article, we will explore the most iconic 24-carat gold coins in the world, their unique characteristics, and their fascinating history. Whether you are an experienced collector looking for new acquisitions or an investor seeking to diversify your portfolio with these investment-grade gold coins, we will provide you with detailed…

  • French Gold Coins.

    French Gold Coins.

    Reading Time: 3 minutes 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 stopped being…

  • Mexican Peso Gold coins.

    Reading Time: 2 minutes 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 discover the…

  • The German Mark: a gold coin steeped in history.

    The German Mark: a gold coin steeped in history.

    Reading Time: 3 minutes 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 Prussia, which…

  • British Gold Coins.

    British Gold Coins.

    Reading Time: 3 minutes 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 the half-sovereign…