Australia has unveiled the world’s largest gold coin, weighing a massive 1,000 kg, to mark the visit of Queen Elizabeth II. The Perth Mint produced it in time for the Queen’s visit to Western Australia for the Commonwealth heads of government meeting. The coin has a kangaroo on one side and the Queen’s profile on […]
The Taj Mahal coin comes with a carrying case designed by Goyard that contains a magnifying glass.
The worldâ€™s largest gold coin, a Maple Leaf, sold for 3.27 million euros ($4.02 million) at the Dorotheum auction house on Friday in Vienna. The coin – measuring 53 centimetres in diameter and weighing 100 kilograms – was bought by Spanish precious metals firm Oro Direct. The Maple Leaf coin, which is listed in the […]
On June 25, 2010, the world’s largest gold coin, a 2007 Canadian $ 1,000.000 Maple Leaf is to be auctioned at Vienna’s Dorotheum. This monetary item is twenty inches (53 cm) in diameter and one inch thick. It’s made of 99.999 percent gold bullion and weighs 220 pounds (100 kilograms). The world record-breaking coin, which […]
Department store Selfridges is encouraging shoppers to buy their extremely expensive £1,000 ($1,500) Easter eggs in the hope they will gain value. How? Because each of these exorbitantly priced eggs will contain a gold coin which the store considers to be of good investment value. A Selfridges spokesman said: â€œAccording to the financial institution Swiss […]