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THE MOST POPULAR (AND VALUABLE) RHODIUM COINS

Considered to be one of the world’s most expensive metals, rhodium is rarer than gold and silver combined. Discovered after being isolated from platinum, rhodium was found to be a glittering, crisp reflective metal, silvery-white in color, which is also resistant to corrosion. These metal characteristics make rhodium the perfect metal for jewelry and investment…

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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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LOST IN TRANQUILITY

    The sapphire has long been a beloved and sought after stone. It’s notorious for its brilliant blue hue and being a closer runner up, with regard to hardness, to the diamond. Sitting pretty at a durable 9 on the Mohs scale, this vivacious gem is easily cared for and provides the wearer peace…

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Top Five Reasons to Invest in Gold and Silver

The U.S. dollar is strong, helping drive down gold and silver prices. From high demand in Asia to the Federal Reserve raising interest rates, here are the top five reasons why now is the perfect time to invest in gold and silver. China and India are buying According to The Wall Street Journal, in 2013,…

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Top Five Best Designed Platinum Coins

Platinum is one of the most rare and valuable metals in the world. Unlike silver and gold, platinum will not melt in a fire. This heat resistance is also what makes platinum difficult to work with when it comes to making coins and jewelry. Humans have only had the technology to work with platinum since…

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Fast Facts for Buying Bullion

The word “bullion” may conjure up images of pirates pillaging treasure chests or the military patrolling the golden bunkers of Fort Knox — but bullion isn’t just for the criminal class and the government. In fact, buying bullion is a great way to diversify your portfolio and (often) realize a great rate of return. How…

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How To Mint A Trillion-Dollar Platinum Coin

So we know the proposed $1 trillion coin made of platinum was ultimately rejected by the U.S. Federal Reserve and the Treasury. And no, the proposed coin was not going to contain $1 trillion worth of platinum, but let’s consider for a moment, what it would look like if it did… Thanks to a quirky…

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