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American Gold Buffalos

An impressive and picturesque gold coin with the classic profile of a Native American on the front and a buffalo on the back. First released for sale in 2006 by the United States Mint, this gold coin comprises 1 oz. of 24-karat, .9999 pure gold bullion. The American Gold Buffalo marked an upgrade to its prototype, the American Gold Eagle, which is 22-karat and mixed with alloys of copper and silver. Additionally, the design of the American Gold Buffalo was based on the more historic Buffalo Nickel, first crafted in 1913 by James Earle Frasier. The American Gold Buffalo is now considered to be one of the most elite gold bullion coins on the market.

American Gold Eagles

This original gold bullion coin features a beautiful engraving of Lady Liberty on the front and a majestic eagle swooping down to its nest on the back. First released for sale in 1986 by the United States Mint, this gold coin comprises 1 oz. of 22-karat, .9167 gold alloy bullion. In addition to its 91.67% gold, this coin contains 3% silver and 5.33% copper—alloys that are added to increase the durability of the coin. The fact that the American eagle is the national animal of the United States makes this coin one of the most popularly purchased and traded gold bullion coins on the market.

American Gold Commemorative Coins 

These coins come in a variety of designs, ranging from a First Spouses series—featuring First Ladies of U.S. Presidents—as well as a series that honors the U.S. Army. The First Spouses American Gold Commemorative coins are ½ oz. 24-karat, .9999 pure bullion gold, and were first released in 2007. American Gold Commemorative coins are also available in a U.S. Olympics series and other significant national U.S. activities.

Canadian Gold Maple Leafs

These coins display a large engraving of a primary Canadian treasure, the maple leaf. Produced by the Royal Canadian Mint, these gold coins were first created and released in 1979. They are comprised of 1 oz. of 24-karat, .9999 pure gold bullion; however, special editions of these coins are reportedly .99999 pure gold! Canadian Gold Maple Leafs are the most frequently sold gold coin on the planet. In 2007, the Royal Canadian Mint created a $1 million Gold Maple Leaf coin with a mass of 100 kg. that measured 50 cm in diameter and 3 cm in thickness. Although originally created as a promotional item, a few of these colossal coins have sold for $2.5 to $3 million each. 

Canadian Gold Collectible Coins

The Royal Canadian Mint has created a variety of collectible gold bullion coins, including a Lunar series based on the 12 signs of the Chinese zodiac, a Constitution coin, and an Olympic series. Some of these gold coins also come in a special hologram version that features a spectrum of colors overlaid on the gold coin. The Gold Canadian Maple Leaf Hologram is ¼ oz. of 24-karat, .9999 pure gold bullion. Most of the lunar gold collectible coins are also holograms, and come as .32 oz. of proof gold. In 2009, the Royal Canadian Mint released a Canada Coal Mining coin that comprises ½ oz. of 22-karat gold. This coin has black laser enhancement to make the image of coal on the coin appear black. The Royal Canadian Mint continues to make innovative collectible coins. In 1986, they released an International Year of Peace gold coin, and they continue to mint coins that celebrate national treasures and events.

Mexican Gold Libertads and Onzas 

The front of these coins feature the engraving of an angel perched before two lovers’ peaks in the background. The design is based upon an ancient Mexican legend about the enduring love between a fair maiden and her warrior lover. The back of the coins display an eagle carrying a snake in its mouth, perched upon a cactus. The Mexican Gold Libertad was first produced in 1981 and comprises 31.1 grams of .999 pure gold bullion. Mexican Gold Onzas were produced only in the 1980s and comprise 34.5 grams of .900 pure gold bullion. Both coins, however, contain the same quantity of gold. 

Mexican Gold Pesos 

Founded in 1535, Casa de Moneda de Mexico—the national mint of Mexico—is the oldest mint on the American continent. Vintage Mexican Gold Pesos are those created before 1960. They are comprised of 90% pure gold and 10% copper—which increases the physical strength of the coin. These vintage gold coins are reportedly some of the most beautiful coins in existence. Mexican Gold Pesos were first crafted to celebrate the centennial of liberation and independence from Spanish rule. Modern Mexican Gold Pesos—made after 1960—are comprised of varying weights, but continue the basic formula of 90% gold and 10% copper.

Austrian Philharmonic coins. 

The Austrian Mint located in Vienna began minting and producing gold coins in 1989.  The gold coins come in 4 different sizes and are all 999.9 fine gold. Named in honour of the world famous orchestra, the coin boasts a classic award-winning design depicting a harmonious assortment of musical instruments, including a string bass, cellos, violins, a bassoon, a harp and a Viennese horn, on its reverse. The obverse of the coin shows the great organ of the Musikverein concert hall in Vienna, the orchestra’s home.

Australian Gold Coins  

Australia, represented by the Royal Australian Mint and the Perth Mint, is the world’s second largest producer of gold coins. They have created a number of high-quality, globally recognized gold coins, including the Australian Gold Kangaroo which was first released in 1989. Part of the Gold Nugget series, this coin comes in various weights of 24-karat, .9999 pure gold bullion. Australian Gold Lunar coins, containing the same purity as Gold Kangaroos, are another noteworthy coin. Created by the Perth Mint, the Gold Lunar series features 12 coins, each depicting an animal from the 12 year Chinese zodiac. Another favorite is the Australian Gold Koala, which is also 24-karat, .9999 pure gold bullion. The Gold Koala is a specialty coin released in limited size batches. Both the Gold Kangaroo and the Gold Koala represent animals that are indigenous to Australia. As such, these coins enhance a sense of national pride by celebrating a local phenomenon on a worldwide scale. 

Chinese Gold Pandas  

Chinese Gold Pandas celebrate one of that country's most prized symbols, the panda bear, on the front of the coin while the reverse side features the famous Temple of Heaven in Beijing, one of China's oldest Taoist temples. Almost every year the reverse design of the panda is changed, which makes the panda series more interesting to collectors. Pandas are regularly produced in five sizes from one ounce to a twentieth ounce, although in some years much larger sizes have been issued, sometimes in very limited quantities. China issued its first gold coins picturing an Panda design in 1982, in sizes of 1, 1/2, 1/4, and 1/10 troy oz. of 999 fine gold.

South African Krugerrand

Since 1967 the Krugerrand been a major producer of coins accounting for 46 million ounces of gold. Minted by the South African Mint and one of the most popular amognts collectors world wide. Many other countries followed South Africa in producing gold coins and credit the Krugerrand for leading the way in example the Chinese, Canada, and Australia all came after South Africa.  The Krugerrands also have limited edition proofs for special collectors items. The South African Mint company also produces Olympic coins


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