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Atkinsons Bullion & Coins

Reports are showing that Britain’s economy has grown at the slowest rate in almost a decade, and we have also seen the price of gold drop, dipping down by around 2% in the last week alone. So, how does the future look for precious metals?

A question we are asked a lot, is ‘When is the right time to sell my gold or silver bullion?’ While we can’t give you a definitive answer to that, as each investor’s reasons for buying and selling is completely different, here we’ll be looking at some of the reasons why, as well as when, people may choose to sell their precious metals.

Mints across the world produce millions of gold and silver coins on a daily basis, but investors and collectors are pretty much unaware of the processes that go into making the coins they hold in their hand. Here, we take a quick look at each step of the coin-making process.

The price of gold has descended over the past week or so, dropping to £1,147 this morning, largely due to news that a deal may be possible between the UK and the EU. However, Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal is yet to be approved and, as we edge closer to the deadline of 31st of October – will we finally win the Battle of Brexit?

2019 has (so far) given us some exciting and beautiful gold and silver coins, as well as some returning favourites. As we’re heading towards the end of the year; we thought we’d take a look at 2019’s most popular and top selling bullion coins available in gold and silver here at Atkinsons, as well as take a look to the future with some of the most anticipated 2020 coins.

This week sees the release of the 2020 UK Britannia Coins, in both gold and silver, for pre-order. The Britannia is a famous British bullion coin, exclusively minted by the Royal Mint in gold since 1987 and in silver since 1997. Since it was launched in 1987 as the first European investment coin, the Britannia has become extremely popular with both investors and collectors. But who is the strong yet graceful Britannia, who so beautifully graces the reverse of these coins? What is the allure of this popular British coin?

Civilisations all across the world have coveted and revered gold for as long as records have existed. This most precious and useful of metals features unique properties, and it is thanks to these that make it a top choice for a wide variety of industries. In this blog, we take a look at some of the many uses for gold today.

The gold price has risen by around 50% in the last ten years, and some experts believe we could possibly see our favourite precious metal soar to new heights over the next couple of years. Could we really see gold hit that magic $2,000 mark?

Are gold and silver a good investment? Everyone has their own reasons for looking to invest in precious metals, the most powerful reason being they are well known for holding their value over time - especially in times of economic uncertainty. Here are five top reasons why many investors choose gold and silver:

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