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  • Is the Swiss Franc Gold-Backed?

    There's a popular conception that the Swiss franc - one of the few independent currencies left in Western Europe - is backed by gold. Indeed, until the year 2000, the Swiss currency was legally required to be 40 percent backed by the nation's gold reserves. However, a Swiss referendum - the country...
  • The Swiss Gold The PAMP Bar

    For those who are interested in investing in small weight gold bars, the Swiss Produits Artistiques de Métaux Précieux produces one of most recognizable bars in the world. This refinery opened its doors in 1977 refining gold, silver and platinum and can be found in Castel San Pietro. Today they ...
  • The Platinum Noble Of The Isle Of Man

    In November of 1983, the Isle of Man issued the first platinum coin designed specifically for investors. Called the Platinum Noble, this coin weighed on a troy ounce and was made from .9995 pure platinum. The Isle of Man is considered to be under the protection of Great Britain, yet is a free and se...
  • The Platinum Maple Leaf of Canada

    While most of us are more than familiar with the Canadian Gold Maple Leaf bullion coin there is one more coin that only a few investors are aware of. The Platinum Maple Leaf was produced by the Canadian Royal Mint between 1988 and 2002 and then once again in 2009. The first series were availabl...
  • The Early History Of Platinum

    Unlike gold that has been used in one form or another for thousands of years, platinum is considered to be a relative newcomer to the world of precious metals. The native Indians of South America began to work with this metal somewhere around one thousand years ago, but it was not until the 15th a...
  • The Australian Platinum Koala

    Australia was the first major nation to announce that they were going to mint a full one troy ounce and various sub denominations platinum coin. First introduced in 1988 and struck at the Perth Mint, this coin features a low relief image of a Koala bear on the obverse with a picture of Queen Eli...
  • Is Buying Silver Coins Wholesale Worth It?

    You will find that there are several places online where you can buy wholesale lots of silver coins; many people wonder if this is a wise investment or simply a company's way of getting rid of junk silver coins that have no real value. As with any purchase such as this, caveat emptor is always a goo...
  • British Sovereigns

    The first sovereigns to feature English kings were minted in 1489 and they have become one of the best recognized and trusted gold coins in the world. For over 500 years they have been accepted as currency and a medium of exchange across the globe. The first sovereigns were minted in honor of King H...
  • 5 Top Reasons To Invest In Gold Today

    With the current state of our financial markets still in disarray the investing world is rapidly moving towards gold as a solid investment vehicle. In the past year gold has increased in value by 25% and the future looks bright as the price of gold in any form continues to climb. When you stop to re...
  • Forms Of Decorative Gold

    In one form or another, gold has been used for decorative purposes for over 6,000 years. There is nothing quite like the appeal of gold, its glowing luster gives it a unique appeal that has transcended cultures for many centuries. Perhaps it is the fact that it is easily malleable and can be forme...

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