Category Archives: What Type Gold and Silver to Buy

What Type of gold and silver to buy

Whether it’s deciding between gold and silver themselves, coins and bars, or locally refined versus imported gold and silver, you’ll find these topics covered here.

Check out this category to help with your decision making on the type of gold and silver products best for you.

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NZ Gold Coins (and Silver Coins) or NZ Gold Bars (and Silver Bars): Which Should I Buy?

NZ Gold Coins (and Silver Coins) or NZ Gold Bars (and Silver Bars): Which Should I Buy?

Learn about the pros and cons of buying coins versus bars. But also about buying New Zealand produced gold and silver products versus those imported from offshore.

PAMP Suisse Gold / Silver vs Local NZ Gold / Silver: Which should I buy?

PAMP Suisse Gold / Silver vs Local NZ Gold / Silver: Which should I buy?

Here you’ll  learn about the pros and cons of buying the well known Swiss PAMP gold and silver products versus buying locally produced gold and silver.

Should I Buy Legal Tender (Face Value) Gold and Silver Coins?

Should I Buy Legal Tender (Face Value) Gold and Silver Coins?

Are legal tender gold and silver coins the best buy? Maybe you don’t actually know what legal tender coins are. By the time you’ve read this you will be an expert!

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What Type of Gold Bar Should I Buy?

What type of Gold Bar to Buy

Here’s everything you need to know when you’re thinking of buying a gold bar. You’ll learn: When to choose gold bars over gold coins What size gold bar to buy Pros and cons of different gold bar sizes How you can borrow against 1kg gold bars What’s the most commonly purchased gold bar size Different […]

What to Do With Your Money When Doom Awaits – Asset Allocation

Here in New Zealand, real estate is the heavily most favoured investment class. Pretty much to the exclusion of everything else for the vast majority of the country we’d imagine. But there are many other assets to consider owning that serve different purposes. Below Dan Denning (who we’ve heard speak well at the Sydney Gold […]

Societal Breakdown: Are Gold and Silver Coins Better Than Tradable Items Like Tools, Water and Wine?

Following on from our recent post: What is the Best Type of Gold to Buy For Trading in a Currency Collapse?, we have a new but related question. Why would you buy gold or silver coins over other potentially more useful or tradable everyday items? The full question was: “Considering the variety of things that […]

What is the Best Type of Gold to Buy For Trading in a Currency Collapse?

Here’s our latest reader question, basically asking what is the best type or size of gold to buy for trading in a currency collapse situation… Gold seems to always be more valuable than silver. And I’ve heard a lot about people buying ‘bricks’ of gold, but really how useful would owning a brick be? Wouldn’t […]

Carrying Gold into a Foreign Country. What are the Rules?

Carrying Gold into a Foreign Country. What are the Rules?

A common misconception is that carrying gold into a foreign country is illegal. There may be the odd jurisdiction where this is the case. However, for the vast majority of countries it is perfectly legal to bring gold into the country with you. Generally even without paying any import duties. From the US customs website: […]

Why is a 1oz PAMP Gold Lady Fortuna Minted Bar Worth Less Than a Canadian Gold Maple Coin?

Why is 1oz PAMP Gold Lady Fortuna Minted Bar Worth Less Than a Canadian Gold Maple Coin?

Why is a 1oz PAMP Gold Lady Fortuna Minted Bar Worth Less Than a Canadian Gold Maple Coin? “How is it that the price of a 1oz PAMP Gold Lady Fortuna Minted Bar – PAMP Suisse with Certificate is consistently worth less than a 1 oz Canadian Gold Maple coin? Both are 1 ounce and […]

Could Silver Be Worth More Than Gold?

Could Silver Be Worth More Than Gold? You may have heard about the increasing uses for silver in industrial applications. This is often used to argue that the price of silver will rise significantly and could equal or even overtake gold. Could this really happen? A reader posed just such a question recently: “I’ve heard […]

Silver Maple Monster Box – The Complete Guide

Silver Maple Monster Box – 500 x 1oz Royal Canadian Mint Silver Maple Leaf Coins   A Silver Maple Monster box is one of the best value ways of buying the popular 1oz silver maple leaf coins in bulk. First produced in 1988 by the Royal Canadian Mint, the Silver Maple Leaf (SML) was the […]

Should I Buy Legal Tender (Face Value) Gold and Silver Coins?

Should I Buy Legal Tender (Face Value) Gold and Silver Coins?

In this post you’ll learn: What is a legal tender silver or gold coin? Why are they given the specific face value they have? What use would these legal tender coins be in a currency collapse situation? Should I buy legal tender gold and silver coins?   The questions are coming thick and fast! Hope […]

What Use Will Silver Coins be in New Zealand in a Currency Collapse?

An excellent question in this week from reader Dave on what use silver coins would be if a currency collapse were to occur in New Zealand. He writes how he is looking at them as a form of savings just in case they could be used as cash to pay for everyday necessities: “I’m curious […]