All About Bullion Coins

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This presentation talks about bullion coin collecting, featuring some popular examples. Read on to learn about bullion coins from around the world.

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All About Bullion Coins

  1. 1. All About Bullion CoinsAll About Bullion Coins Investment Asset and CollectibleInvestment Asset and Collectible CommodityCommodity Manhattan Gold & Silver | 45 W 47th Street | New York, NY 10036 | 212-398-1454
  2. 2. The Wide World ofThe Wide World of Bullion CoinsBullion Coins • Bullion coins are made with all four kinds of precious metalsfour kinds of precious metals. However, gold tends to be the most popular material. • Because they contain pure precious metal, bullion coins are good stores of value. Also, bullion coins are popular collectors items because there are so many different kinds. 2013 © Manhattan Gold & Silver2013 © Manhattan Gold & Silver www.mgsrefining.com | 212-398-1454www.mgsrefining.com | 212-398-1454
  3. 3. 2013 © Manhattan Gold & Silver2013 © Manhattan Gold & Silver www.mgsrefining.com | 212-398-1454www.mgsrefining.com | 212-398-1454 Cool Bullion CoinsCool Bullion Coins • Nearly every country produces its own unique bullion coins. • Bullion coins are high-value representations of their respective countries. As such, the designs tend to be very memorable. • For this presentation, we’ll highlight some fun facts about some popular bullion coins.
  4. 4. 2013 © Manhattan Gold & Silver2013 © Manhattan Gold & Silver www.mgsrefining.com | 212-398-1454www.mgsrefining.com | 212-398-1454 American BuffaloAmerican Buffalo • Features the same design as the “Indian Head” nickel, which was minted from 1913 to 1938. • One of the purest gold bullion coins – 99.99% pure gold. • Comes in one size: 1ozt.
  5. 5. 2013 © Manhattan Gold & Silver2013 © Manhattan Gold & Silver www.mgsrefining.com | 212-398-1454www.mgsrefining.com | 212-398-1454 Gold NuggetGold Nugget • This Australian bullion coin’s design originally featured depictions of Australian gold nuggets that changed every year. – Australia has a rich history of gold rushes. • The coin now features different kangaroo designs every year. – These iterations are occasionally referred to as “gold kangaroos” • Sizes available: 1/20 ozt, 1/10 ozt, 1/4 ozt, 1/2 ozt, 1 ozt, 2 ozt, 10 ozt, 1 kg
  6. 6. 2013 © Manhattan Gold & Silver2013 © Manhattan Gold & Silver www.mgsrefining.com | 212-398-1454www.mgsrefining.com | 212-398-1454 KrugerrandKrugerrand • Named after former South African President Paul Kruger and the rand (the unit of currency in South Africa). • Krugerrands were meant to circulate as normal currency. They are 91.67% pure gold and 8.33% copper. – This level of copper makes the coins more resistant to the wear and tear of circulation. • While the krugerrand didn’t make it as normal currency, it did become and extremely popular bullion coin – accounting for 90% of the gold coin market in 1980.
  7. 7. 2013 © Manhattan Gold & Silver2013 © Manhattan Gold & Silver www.mgsrefining.com | 212-398-1454www.mgsrefining.com | 212-398-1454 Maple LeafMaple Leaf • This Canadian bullion coin comes in many different sizes and designs. – Gold, silver, platinum, palladium, and bi-metallic (silver and gold) varieties are available. – Sizes available (gold variety): 1/20 ozt, 1/15 ozt, 1/10 ozt, 1/5 ozt, 1/4 ozt, 1/2 ozt, 1 ozt, 10 kg, and 100 kg. • The 100 kg coin was originally created as a promotional product. But it sparked so much demand that the Canadian mint now produces them on a special order basis. • A 100 kg Maple Leaf is 50 cm in diameter, 3 cm thick, and contains more than $5 million in gold.
  8. 8. 2013 © Manhattan Gold & Silver2013 © Manhattan Gold & Silver www.mgsrefining.com | 212-398-1454www.mgsrefining.com | 212-398-1454 Bullion Coins and ValueBullion Coins and Value • While bullion coins are a precious metal investment, they usually have a value higher than their precious metal content. – This is because of their inherent craftsmanship and collectability. • They tend to fetch higher prices from collectors than precious metal refinersprecious metal refiners.
  9. 9. About MGSAbout MGS Manhattan Gold & Silver | 45 W 47th Street | New York, NY 10036 | 212-398-1454 • Manhattan Gold & Silver (MGS) is a precious metals refiner that has been based in Manhattan’s historic Diamond District since 1985. We are a B2B company that buys and recycles precious metal scraps that accumulate in other businesses. • We serve: – Jewelers – Pawnbrokers – Dentists – The industrial sector – Antique dealers – Machinists – And more! • MGS also creates charts, calculators, and other online tools for our customers to use. – Try our Precious Metals Prices app, which lets you monitor the real-time precious metals market situation from anywhere, right from your iPhone.
  10. 10. Recycle your PreciousRecycle your Precious Metals for ProfitMetals for Profit • MGS accepts gold, silver, platinum, and palladium. • Payouts are based on the London Fixing. • Up to 98% payout (among the highest in the US) – Up to 98.5% for gold brought in for hand testing. • Not in NYC? Ship us your precious metals using our Ship & Sell service. Ship & Sell offers: – Same day wired payment (once lot is received) – Discounted, insured shipping – Payout calculator Manhattan Gold & Silver | 45 W 47th Street | New York, NY 10036 | 212-398-1454
  11. 11. Connect with MGSConnect with MGS • For amazing facts, history and news, read our gold and precious metals blog. • Join the conversation about precious metals on the MGS Facebook page. • Follow gold, silver, and other precious metal trends at the MGS Twitter account. • Circle MGS on Google+ to hear our latest updates. • If you do business with us, connect with us on the MGS LinkedIn page. • To see precious metal melting and refinement in action, visit the MGS Youtube channel. Manhattan Gold & Silver | 45 W 47th Street | New York, NY 10036 | 212-398-1454

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