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Gold Price Breakout in Multiple Currencies

Gold Price Breakout in Multiple Currencies by Ronan Manly for Bullion Star The most commonly watched gold price these days is of course the gold price per troy ounce measured in the fiat currency US dollars. This is so for...

The Puzzle of Electrum Coins

The Puzzle of Electrum Coins by JP Koning for Bullion Star For several years Brits have been hearing rumours that their 1p and 2p coins were on the cusp of being discontinued. Not so. Last month the UK Treasury announced...

The vast gold hoards held by Germany’s population

The vast gold hoards held by Germany’s population by Ronan Manly for Bullion Star While the Chinese and Indian populations are well known for their insatiable appetite for importing, buying and hoarding physical gold, there is one market in the...

Where did all the silver coins go?

Where did all the silver coins go? by JP Koning for Bullion Star In times past, small denomination coins were made of silver. The U.S. quarter dollar, for instance, once contained 90% silver, which meant that each quarter had 5.6...

The Great Japanese Gold Trade of 1859

The Great Japanese Gold Trade of 1859 by JP Koning for Bullion Star The price of gold is $1,300 per ounce right now. But imagine if there was one place in the world – say Japan – where you could buy...