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Gold: The Number One Sought-After Precious Metal

Just think of all the precious metals that come to mind, the most desired among them all is gold. From time immemorial, gold has been used in a wide range of works of art, jewelry and, of course, coins. This most widely sought-after precious metal exists in the form of grain, are found in rocks […]

Gold as An Investment: How to Invest in Gold

Out of the nine identified precious metals, four are seen as investment commodities. And out of these four, the most popular is gold. Gold as an investment is a means of getting protection against possible crises that may erupt from economic or political upheaval. Investing in gold coins can be carried out in six ways, […]

Bullion: Bulk of Precious Metals

Bullion is a mass or bulk of just about any widely sought-after precious metal. Strictly speaking, precious metals refer to rare metallic elements. Usually, bullion comprises of either silver or gold. The value of bullion is based on what the metal itself is worth and not the face value as money. Put differently, the value […]

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Gold: The Number One Sought-After Precious Metal

Just think of all the precious metals that come to mind, the most desired among them all is gold. From time immemorial, gold has been used in a wide range of works of art, jewelry and, of course, coins. This most widely sought-after precious metal exists in the form of grain, are found in rocks […]

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Gold as An Investment: How to Invest in Gold

Out of the nine identified precious metals, four are seen as investment commodities. And out of these four, the most popular is gold. Gold as an investment is a means of getting protection against possible crises that may erupt from economic or political upheaval. Investing in gold coins can be carried out in six ways, […]

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Silver: A Precious Metal Featuring the Most Thermal and Electrical Conductivity

Generally, silver is described as white, soft, shiny metallic chemical element. In its pure, natural form, silver occurs as an alloy alongside other metallic elements, particularly gold. This precious metal also occurs in other minerals such as the chlorargyrite. Silver is completely ductile and malleable, an essential feature of coinage metals. Silver possesses the highest […]

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Silver As An Investment: How to Invest in Silver

In terms of being recognized as an investment commodity, silver is just like other three major precious metals: gold, palladium, and platinum. Even silver has been engaged as a form of currency in the past four centuries. Investing in silver can be accomplished in diverse ways. Here are six of such ways of investing in […]

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The Traditional Coinage Precious Metals

In the periodic table of elements (Group 11), you will find four transition metals. With the exception of one, the rest are known as traditional coinage metals. Going further, just two among these three are seen to be precious metals, which are gold and silver. Gold and silver feature high economic values, plus they are […]

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Krugerrand: The Most Widely Sought-After Metal Coin

In the entire world, there are 33 (thirty-three) known bullion coins: 18 are made of gold, 9 of silver, 5 of platinum, and 1 of palladium. Among all these precious coins, the most widely sought-after is probably the Krugerrand. The Krugerrand was introduced by the South African Mint Company in 1967, having in mind circulating […]

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Gold Standard: The Definition and the Three Different Kinds

There are tons of reference materials that contain gold standard definition as a monetary system where the applied unit of currency is a fixed weight (quantity) of gold. Going by this definition, bank deposits, notes and all other forms of money are freely converted into gold at the fixed price. Three Kinds of Gold Standard […]

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