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Bron Suchecki - Perth Mint
  The ideal percentage allocation between gold silver 
There are three major types of Perth Mint Depository investor: Those that only buy gold Those that only buy silver Those that buy 50% gold and 50% silver There are others who include platinum, or have different percentages, but the above three types are a significant majority of our clients. I find it interesting that most investors who weren’t strong goldbugs or silverbugs and couldn’t decide between them went with a simple 50/50 strategy. This begs the question: is this a good strategy and w
Monday, August 19, 2019
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Then, As Now, Silver's Course Dangerous To Predict
Looking for something different to read during my midday break today, I visited The Perth Mint’s library and came across “Messrs.Mocatta andGoldsmid’s Circular on the Movements of Gold and Silver during 1913”, an Appendix to the British Royal Mint’s 1913 Annual Report. Silver investors will find this circular of 100 years ago of interest as Messrs.
Saturday, August 10, 2019
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Franz Liszt: the first pop phenomenon
In many ways Franz Liszt was the JustinBieber of his day. It’s been said that Liszt generated such excitement that women would literally attack him: tear bits of his clothing, fight over broken piano strings and locks of his shoulder-length hair. Born in Hungary in 1811, Liszt stood over six feet tall and had flashing brown eyes.
Saturday, August 3, 2019
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Coins Or Bars - What's Best For You
BULLION BARS AND COINS Have you ever wondered why some people buy bars and others choose coins? Hereâ??s what to consider when deciding. Cast Bars Cast bars are highly cost-effective. The reason is their low fabrication cost. As a result, cast bars can be sold at a low premium above the prevailing value of their fine gold. It is most important to buy from a trusted supplier to ensure weight, purity and re-saleability. Minted Bars Cut from rolled gold and stamped with attractive designs on a mint
Tuesday, July 9, 2019
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How Is Gold Produced
PRECIOUS METAL SERIES - 7 The days when miners could dig or pan for nuggets of gold are largely gone. Today, gold is generally extracted from the Earth's crust as microscopic particles.  Estimates put the amount of gold in the Earth's crust at just 11 parts per billion!To recover a single ounce of gold, many tonnes of material must therefore be blasted and processed. Gold mines sell unrefined gold in the form of doré bars. Australian doré bars are usually composed of between 70-80% gold and 10-1
Wednesday, July 3, 2019
Jeff Clark - Goldsilver
How Where to Buy Gold Bars (2017 Buying Guide)
If you’re looking to invest in physical gold at the lowest possible price per ounce, there’s no better choice than gold bars. Coins may be more attractive, but all that manufacturing and packaging comes at a price. Gold bars, on the other hand, are the stalwart of the industry, what everyone from average investors to central banks buy and store. In other words, you can’t go wrong buying gold bars—provided you follow four tips including where to buy gold bars. The Advantage of Buying Gold BarsTip
Saturday, June 1, 2019
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  A Question Of Purity
Purity refers to the amount (by weight) of pure gold an object has. The most common way of describing purity, particularly in the jewellery industry, is by Carats (Karat in the US). Carats are just the purity expressed in units of 24, such that 100% equals 24 carat and 50% equals 12 carat. For bullion, refiners and dealers use either percentages or fineness (fine being another word for pure). The table below shows the most common purities. In wholesale investment
Thursday, May 30, 2019
investing in precious metals - gold.ie
Beware of Exchange Trade Funds (ETFs) Bearing Gold 
Gold is unique among asset classes as it is the only asset class not dependent on the performance of auditors, management, corporations, financial institutions, banks, politicians and governments. Nor should physical gold be dependent on the performance of trustees, custodians and or sub custodians.
Saturday, May 18, 2019
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The ultimate guide to silver
Thinking about investing in silver? Here's your essential guide to the history, culture and science of one of the most remarkable metals known to man.  . The Periodic Table lists elements in order of atomic weight. At 47 on the table, silver is represented by 'Ag' from argentum, the Latin description for white, shiny metal.  . Silver is one of the seven so-called 'metals of antiquity' which mankind identified and found uses for thousands of years ago.  . First mined around 3,000 BC i
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
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SOLD OUT Latest bullion coin sell outs at The Perth Mint
The following bullion coin releases are now sold out at The Perth Mint. Homer Simpson 2019 1oz Silver Bullion Coin Maximum mintage: 25,000 Welcome Stranger 2019 1oz Silver Bullion Coin Maximum mintage: 30,000 Australian Kookaburra with Panda Privy Mark 2018 1oz Silver Bullion Coin Maximum mintage: 8,000 Dragon
Thursday, April 11, 2019
Mark O'Byrne - gold.ie
A beginner's guide to investing in Gold 
One’s motivation for buying gold is fundamental to deciding in which form you should buy it. Are you a speculator, investor or saver? Do you wish to take a short term speculative position in gold? Are you investing for the short, medium or long term? Or are you diversifying, saving or using gold as a form of financial insurance?
Sunday, March 10, 2019
BullionStar - Bullion Star
The 5 Largest Gold Nuggets that Still Exist
Throughout gold rush and gold mining history, the discovery of a large gold nugget is a phenomenon which always causes excitement throughout a mining community as well as capturing the wider public's imagination. It has probably something to do with so much gold being found at the same time, often with relative ease. Gold nuggets can be found in alluvial deposits (sediments formed by water movement) or in other placer deposits (formed by other movement), but gold nuggets can also be found in or
Saturday, December 29, 2018
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Perth Mint gold app gives investors the Midas touch
Australia’s foremost precious metals enterprise, The Perth Mint, has today launched an exciting new smartphone app – GoldPass™ – as part of its commitment to taking Australian gold to the world. At the touch of a smartphone screen, GoldPass™ gives retail investors the unique ability to securely buy, store and sell gold via digital certificates. The app also allows the instantaneous transfer of gold to other approved GoldPass™ app users. The Perth Mint launched GoldPass™ today during the opening
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
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Monthly Sales - February 2018
Total ounces of gold and silver sold by The Perth Mint in February 2018 as coins and minted bars:   - Gold (Au): 26,473 oz   - Silver (Ag): 992,954 oz This chart shows total monthly ounces of gold and silver shipped as minted products by The Perth Mint to wholesale and retail customers worldwide. It excludes sales of cast bars and other Group activities including sales of allocated/unallocated precious metal for storage by the Depository.
Thursday, March 1, 2018
Mark O'Byrne - gold.ie
Digital Gold Provide the Benefits Of Physical Gold
– Will digital gold provide the benefits of physical gold?– Digital gold and crypto gold products claim to combine efficiencies of blockchain with value of gold– They are yet to provide the same benefits or safety as owning physical gold– National mints jumping in on the ‘sexy blockchain’ act – BOE  declares bitcoin ‘not a currency;’ Royal Mint launches blockchain gold product– Digital gold, blockchain gold and crypto gold is frequently not fully backed, unallocated, pooled and unsecured gold ho
Monday, February 26, 2018
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Limited Emu silver bullion coin set to run hot
Native to Australia, the emu is the second largest living bird on Earth. With tiny wings it’s unable to fly, but with strong, powerful legs it can run with incredible speed. The magnificent bird features prominently in the traditional stories, dance and art of Australian Aborigines, the oldest continuous culture on the planet. Yet it remained unknown to Europeans until the 17th century when explorers would have been amazed when they first encountered this remarkable creature. A national animal
Monday, February 19, 2018
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Wedge-tailed Eagle reaches new high in 2018
In his third design for The Perth Mint’s Australian Wedge-tailed Eagle coin series, renowned engraver John M. Mercanti explores the relationships between a chick and its parents for a beautifully composed new portrayal. Unrivalled in his experience of depicting large birds of prey, the former Chief Engraver of the U.S. Mint captures the intimate bond between mother and eaglet while a protective male hovers in the sky overhead. Seen stooping towards her needy offspring in a stance that conveys
Monday, February 19, 2018
Mark O'Byrne - gold.ie
Bitcoin and Crypto Prices Being Manipulated Like Precious Metals
Listen on BlogTalkRadio Kerry Lutz of the Financial Survival Network (FSN) interviewed GoldCore’s Mark O’Byrne about the outlook for crypto currencies, financial markets and precious metals. – Are bitcoin and crypto prices being manipulated like precious metals? – Is there a coordinated backlash against bitcoin from JPM and powerful interests? – 95% of cryptocurrencies and ICOs will likely go to zero – Good cryptos will thrive, most will disappear in “massive creative destruction” – Ponzi like n
Monday, February 12, 2018
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The Celebration of Chinese New Year
Chinese New Year is probably the most important date in the Chinese calendar, with the event being celebrated throughout China and in Chinese communities around the world. Gold plays an essential part of the Chinese New Year celebrations. Also known as Lunar New Year, the date on which Chinese New Year falls each year is variable since it follows the Lunisolar calendar, hence the New Year festival is a movable event. However, Chinese New Year usually falls somewhere between 21 January and 21 Feb
Sunday, February 11, 2018
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Kookaburra bullion special marks Year of the Dog
The Perth Mint has issued a special Australian Kookaburra bullion coin in celebration of the forthcoming Year of the Dog. Struck from 1oz of 99.99% pure silver, the new release features the 2018 Kookaburra’s eye-catching reverse design with the addition of a privy mark representation of a labrador retriever. This is the sixth Australian Kookaburra variant incorporating a lunar privy mark. First seen in 2012 with a dragon privy, the sequence has proved popular with four of the preceding coins so
Wednesday, February 7, 2018
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