Latest posts with tags "gold coin"

Australia unveils world’s largest gold coin

Nov 03, 2011 / Collectibles

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 […]

New Gold Coin Features The Taj Mahal

Nov 18, 2010 / Jewellery

The Taj Mahal coin comes with a carrying case designed by Goyard that contains a magnifying glass.

World’s largest gold coin sells for $4 million

Jun 28, 2010 / Collectibles

The world’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 […]

World’s largest gold coin set for auction

Jun 15, 2010 / Auctions

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 […]

Selfridges Sells Easter Egg Containing a Gold Coin

Apr 08, 2009 / Collectibles

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: “According to the financial institution Swiss […]

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