Gold is considered to have an important role in Ramadan through Zakat. This article looks at what this is and why gold is an important aspect of charitable giving in the Islamic religion.
We’re very pleased to announce the release of the new Queen’s Beasts 2021 Completer Coin which is the eleventh and final coin in the highly popular Queen’s Beasts Collection.
Saint George is one of the most iconic symbols in recent history. Since 1817, he’s been featured on the world-famous UK sovereign coins, and most recently, the UK Valiant coins. We explored who Saint George was and why he appears so often on bullion coins from the UK.
This iconic gold coin remains a firm favourite for all kinds of wealth protection and is loved by collectors and investors worldwide. The Royal Mint has produced a 2021 edition. Introducing the 2021 UK Gold Sovereign coin.
Buying gold and silver bullion is a great way of protecting your finances, especially during times of economic uncertainty. It’s a little like financial insurance. However, with the appeal of gold and silver also comes the responsibility of keeping it safe. Having a secure storage plan for your gold and silver is crucial if you plan on keeping it at home safely.
A covid vaccine is within reach after news that a vaccine has been found to be 90% effective in protecting people from transmitting the virus. We take a look at what effect this has had on gold and silver prices.
The new president of the United States has been speculated to win the presidency after a truly spectacular race. Although not officially confirmed, Joe Biden has beaten Donald Trump by achieving the 270 electoral college vote threshold needed to become the 46th American president. We take a look at what effect this has had on gold and silver prices.
What an epic conclusion to a truly stunning series. The final installment of The Royal Mint’s epic Queen’s Beast series has finally been revealed. Introducing the 2021 Queen’s Beast White Greyhound of Richmond coin.
The 2021 Britannia coin design has finally been revealed. This edition comes with some distinctly new features making it different from the rest of the previous Britannia coins.
If you’re an investor or collector of physical bullion bars and coins, and you don’t store your precious metals offshore, then a popular method of storing your precious metals may be at home. The aim is to hide your treasure somewhere so unusual, an intruder never finds it.
There have been some discrepancies in the precious metal markets since the start of the Coronavirus pandemic and this article looks at three examples where powerful entities have lined their pockets by benefitting from the disruption and exploiting loopholes.
Gold prices continue to surge higher and higher with coronavirus cases still increasing, simmering US-China tensions on the rise and slow global economic growth.
With the release of the latest edition of the 2020 Chinese Panda coin, we’re taking a look at the history of this People’s Bank of China’s bullion series and the cultural significance behind the magnificent panda bear.
We take a look at the biggest recessions from the past century, what led them to occur and, following recent crashes caused by the coronavirus pandemic, if there are any warning signs that could arguably lead us into a new recession, or worse, a new great depression.
The coronavirus has been causing havoc in markets all over the world and investors are deploying all sorts of investment tactics. The information for this week’s article was sent into us by our good friend, Russell, who explores 3 interesting precious metal investment trends.
Markets across the world have been seriously hit by the fears of the spread of coronavirus, driving economies into another recession. Here’s a look at other key driving factors and how all this has impacted gold prices.
The Bank of England was founded in 1694 and is now home to some of the largest amounts of gold in the world. This article takes a rare look behind the scenes.
We thought it would be interesting to see just how this whole process has affected gold prices since the referendum result in 2016.
It may have slipped under the radar for some, but the IMF (International Monetary Fund) gave a stark warning about the global economy last week. This article looks at why this was kept quiet, the justification for a crash and how you can financially safeguard your future finances.
A new British record has been set with the first coin to be bought for over £1million. This article looks at this remarkable coin, and why it was valued so highly.
We take a look at the events occurring between Iran and the U.S. from 28th December 2019 to 10th January 2020. This article looks at what has happened, reactions, and how this news has affected precious metal prices.
In the UK, it is illegal to sell any item like gold, silver, platinum or palladium unless it has been hallmarked. The hallmark represents one of the oldest forms of consumer protection. This article will explore these symbols and what they represent.
The Queen’s Beast series returns with a new edition! Please allow us to introduce, the 2020 White Lion of Mortimer is now available in both 1oz gold and 2oz silver. Learn more about the background of the design, the coin design, and the importance of the design for the series.
Imagine experiencing the rush felt by many explorers and metal detectorists in the discovery of real treasure! But what does one do when they find new coins? In this article, we’ll go through the five largest coin hoards discovered in the UK and what happened to them.
Would you know how to identify a fake gold coin if you saw one? Knowledge about what to look out for, along with a series of tests you can perform, will allow you to quickly identify a fake from a genuine gold coin. Learn our tips on what to look out for in this article.
We were recently asked to explain how we calculate our prices for buying precious metals from our customers, so we thought we’d explain in a transparent way, how it is that we work this cost out. Learn more in this article.
Are you an investor with a multi-asset portfolio? This week, we’re taking a look at ‘alternative investments’ and how this solution of diversification is beneficial to investors.
You may have heard of the term ‘Capital Gains Tax’ but you might not quite understand how it relates to your precious metal investments. This article looks to explore CGT in more detail.
You may have heard in recent news that global central banks have been increasing their stockpiles and buying up gold. But why are they doing this and what does it mean? Learn more in this article.