GOLD

Gold is a metal whose symbolism is historically very rich.

The first gold coin ever striked goes back to the 8th century BC.

However, the first mass gold coins issue happened between 560 and 547 BC. Those coins gradually spread and allowed retail trade to develop. Gold currency then spread in Persia, Central Greece, followed by the whole antique world.

Gold coins are highly liquid and fractionable and therefore are likely to be traded for smaller amounts. Indeed, a gold coin will have better luck in finding a potential buyer than an ingot will, requiring much more investment from the buyer.

Nowadays, gold coins purchase and resale are considered as one of the best ways of investing your money. They represent the most exchanged transaction around the world by private individuals. That’s why collectors or investors agree to say that gold has an inestimable value.

Moreover, whether you invest your money today or tomorrow, your coins will never lose their value in the long term.

 

SILVER


Silver is one of the four noble metals, along with gold and platinum. It is less popular than gold, but remains interesting.

For a long time, gold and silver are used alongside as currencies.

The 3 biggest world producers are Mexico, Peru and China, which represent half of the total production.

PLATINUM

Platinum has been discovered in South America by Atonio de Ulloa in 1735. Independently, this metal has been isolated by Charles Wood in 1741.

Not many people invest in platinum compared to gold and silver. However, the white metal offers a unique investment with sound assets to consider :

  • This metal is more expensive than gold. This is due to its corrosion resistance which makes it very stable through time
  • It is a rare thus expensive element, a noble metal, 30 times rarer than gold.
  • With its greyish-white colour, platinum is a dense, malleable and ductile metal.

Platinum is, just as gold, a great investment for your money thanks to its high stock market value and a great intermediate choice between gold and silver values.

That’s why it would be wise to invest in platinum coins.

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