Popular gold coins and differences between them

When investing in gold coins, a lot of people who are new to this type of investments in precious metals aren’t even aware what kind of coins are there, which ones are the most popular. Knowing this might save you some grief because even though these coins are counterfeited the most, it’s also a lot […]

What Are Gold Filled Items

Gold-filled jewelry, also known as “rolled gold” or “rolled gold plate” is composed of a solid layer of gold bonded with heat and pressure to a base metal such as brass. Some high quality gold-filled pieces have the same appearance as 14 karat (58%) gold. In the USA the quality of gold filled is defined […]

United States Mint American Arts Gold Commemoratives

Date Design Oz. Mintage   Supply 1980 Grant Wood 1 313,000   266,000 1980 Marian Anderson 1/2 280,000   238,000 1981 Mark Twain 1 116,000   106,000 1981 Willa Cather 1/2 97,000   89,000 1982 Louis Armstrong 1 409,000   68,000 1982 Frank Lloyd Wright 1/2 348,000   57,5000 1983 Robert Frost 1 391,000   […]

Deciphering Jewelry Markings

Following is an in-complete list of common precious metals & jewelry markings: Gold Markings: “14KS” – 14K Gold plated over Silver (fake gold) “14K FG” – Gold Filled (very heavy plating). This mark is usually followed by a fractional number, i.e., 1/20 10K GF “14K P” – Plated 14 carat gold. “14K.P.” – Plated 14 […]

14K Mexican 50 Pesos Copy Gold Coin

There’s been stipulation about this type of copy coin being in circulation. OC GOLD® has been offered a sample today, and we have refused to accept it due to ethical consideration (plus avoiding a possibility of being ‘ripped off’). We regret not taking a photo of this sample do share with the public. Following are […]

General Information About Gold Bullion

Conversion Factors: 1 troy ounce = 31.1034768 grams 1 pound = 14.5833333 troy oz 1 lượng (Tael) = 37.5 grams 1 pennyweight = 1.55517384 grams 1 ounce = 0.911458333 troy ounce 1 ounce = 28.3495231 grams 1 Troy ounce= 0.829426048 lượng ( làm tròn 8.3 chỉ) 1 lượng (tael) = 1.205652996 Troy Ounce (37.5 grams) […]

The Second Most Common Gold Bullion: Krugerrand 1 oz Gold Coin

Measurements:   Weight: 33.40 Grams   Purity: 91.67% Pure Gold (22K)   Diameter: 32.6 mm   Thickness: 2.74 mm The Krugerrand was introduced in 1967, as a vehicle for private ownership of gold. It was actually intended to circulate as currency. Therefore it was minted in a more durable gold alloy, unlike most other bullion […]

Where to Sell Gold?

There are many places where one can convert gold bullion and jewelry into cold hard cash. Below are a few ideas: Pawn shop Jewelry Store Gold Exchange Private gold buyer Collector Friends and Family Banks (some banks do provide gold to fiat exchanges) Cash For Gold Shops Gold Dealers Online cash-for-gold websites Direct Gold Refiner […]