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Gold has been highly prized in human society for thousands of years, but it until recently its origins have been somewhat of a mystery. During the Middle Ages, alchemists were unsuccessful in their attempt at the impossible, to convert the ordinary into the extraordinary by turning lead into gold. If it could not be made, where did this precious and valuable asset originate?

If you are new to buying gold and silver bullion or coin collecting, you may have heard about graded coins. The grading system may seem a little daunting at first glance, but in this article, we will explain how and why coins are graded, as well as ascertain whether the grading process can make a significant difference to the value of a coin.

Traded for thousands of years, long before the existence of fiat currency, stocks or bonds, gold bullion is a popular asset, particularly for those looking for a long-term store of wealth, and can present many opportunities for investors. A key question we are often asked is if buying gold is a safe investment.

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