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What to Keep in Mind When Buying Coins Online

What to Keep in Mind When Buying Coins Online

Is there something better than browsing the internet for great bargains that you can add to your collection? After all, Covid-19 still makes us spend most of our weekends at home. And hoarding money in a bank account hasn’t made profits for quite some time now. So why don’t you combine the pleasant with the useful and invest in your own coin collection? We explain what to keep in mind when buying coins online. Continue reading
What It Takes to Create the Perfect Gold Blank

What It Takes to Create the Perfect Gold Blank

Very few people who buy a Vienna Philharmonic as an investment think about how much know-how goes into creating the perfect gold blank. They blindly trust that weight and fineness of their bullion coin are exactly as specified. And they can perfectly do so. The Austrian Mint has decades of experience in producing gold blanks – which is one of the reasons why commemorative and bullion coins of about 60 nations are made with gold blanks from the Austrian Mint. Continue reading
A Bullion Coin from Germany: The Somalia Elephant

A Bullion Coin from Germany: The Somalia Elephant

Every coin has a history. And that history does not come out of nowhere, it is a reflection of its time. A typical example for this is the Somalia Elephant, a bullion coin from Germany that is minted every year featuring a new motif by the Bavarian State Mint on the initiative of Emporium Hamburg. Continue reading
Flat is an Old Hat – Domed Coins

Flat is an Old Hat – Domed Coins

The adventurous market for collector coins regularly comes up with new exciting innovations. Today, we present a technique that even the US Mint, which is considered conservative in such matters, has taken up after only a few years: domed coins. Continue reading