Atkinsons Bullion & Coins

After a record-breaking start last Monday, smashing through the ceiling in GBP, the price of gold then fell towards the close of the week. So, after its end of week slump, and with the coronavirus outbreak spreading further, is gold set to refresh its momentum?

Gold prices have rocketed, smashing through the ceiling this morning and beating all-time record highs as it hits over £1,300 per oz. Why? The ‘Black Swan’ has landed, & its name is the Coronavirus.

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.

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