Atkinsons Bullion & Coins

From its uses in currency production and medicine, to its vital purpose in the manufacturing of computers, gold still has many purposes today. Gold Britannias and Gold Sovereigns are the two main gold investment coins within the UK. Therefore, when expanding your gold investment portfolio, they’re often seen as good investment choices. However, it can be difficult to determine which coin is the best investment between the Sovereign and the Britannia.

Coins can be worth far more than their face value. But which are the 10 rarest and most valuable gold & silver coins in the world? Our list explains which coins qualify.

Those new to investing in gold and silver often ask us: ‘which is better, bars or coins?’. The answer is simple: there are pros and cons to each. In this week’s blog, we will compare both bullion bars and coins, which may help you make an informed choice in which could be more suitable for you when in investing in precious metals.

The price of gold has surged, hitting highs of $1,533 an ounce – levels unseen since April 2013 - as rising tensions between the US and Iran see investors flock to the precious metal as a safe-haven asset.

As this year’s Christmas and New Year celebrations kick-off, and 2019 draws to a close, here we are reflecting on the year that has passed, as well as pondering the possibilities for gold in 2020.

The pound surged, and the price of gold fell after the results of the 2019 UK general election, which saw the Conservative party win a clear majority.

The spot price of gold has enjoyed a massive record-breaking upturn during 2019, largely boosted by the failure of the UK government to deliver Brexit. As the general election approaches this week, we are discussing the possible outcomes of the election and what these could mean to gold investors.

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