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GOLD BULLION: A COLLECTIBLE, BEAUTIFUL INVESTMENT

Throughout the course of history, many cultures have been lured to the beauty of pure gold. Gold has always stood for prestige and riches, and has even been thought to have mystical powers by some ancient civilizations. While gold is still highly sought after today, the mythical lore surrounding it has given way to the…

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TOP 5 GOLD PRODUCING COUNTRIES

  For centuries, gold has been an ongoing commodity sought after by both the rich and poor. Throughout history the metal has been synonymous with power, wealth, beauty and accomplishment, a constant leader in the precious metals industry that has set the bar for the investment purposes, and a contributing factor to a country’s economy….

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TO BULLION OR NOT

What is bullion? Who determines the worth of bullion? What is the difference between bars and coins? Are bullion coins or numismatic (collectible) coins valued at a higher rate? For many, these are questions without simple answers. Bellevue Rare Coins has decided to tackle these and provide simplified answers for those interested.   Let us…

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Gold and Silver Roar Back

Upon reading a newspaper account of his demise, Mark Twain wrote to the New York Journal, “The report of my death was an exaggeration.” Much the same could be said about last year’s reports of the “end of the gold era,” which seem to have been way off the mark in light of the recent…

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What An Olympic Gold Medal Is Really Worth

With the start of the Winter Olympics, the whole world has turned its eyes toward Sochi, Russia — and everyone is dreaming of gold. Here are some details about the tradition of awarding medals in Olympic history, as well as the lowdown on the gold, silver and bronze medals at this year’s Olympic Games in…

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Top 10 Gold Stories of 2013

It’s been a fascinating year for the world’s most popular precious metal. From treasure hunters and hoarders to the possible end of quantitative easing, gold has been in the news constantly throughout these past 12 months. So, without further ado, here are the top 10 gold stories of 2013 (in no particular order): 1. Jesse…

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New Presidential Dollar Coins Coming Soon

The United States Mint just announced the design selections for the 2014 Presidential Dollars, which will feature the 29th to 32nd presidents of the United States: Warren Harding, Calvin Coolidge, Herbert Hoover, and Franklin D. Roosevelt. Back in 2007, the presidential dollar program began with a directive from Congress to the U.S. Mint to release…

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