Gold: $1982.90  Silver: $24.15  Platinum: $984.00  90% Junk $1 FV: $17.27  Gold/Silver Ratio: 82.11

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The smartest way to invest in gold as a store of wealth is to invest in bars, coins and bullion that have the lowest relative premium over gold spot price.

The Gold Coins listed here have the lowest premium over gold spot price per ounce. These are the cheapest gold prices offered by major online bullion dealers with the lowest gold premium.

When you're looking to buy gold coins our tools will help you find the best deal online from trusted and reputable dealers.

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Buying Gold coins

Investing & Storing Wealth

Precious metals like gold are often seen as a "safe haven" investment. Many financial advisors recommend having at least 10% of your portfolio in a trusted and reliable asset such as gold. This becomes even more important when the economy is heading towards a recession.

Volatility in the markets and escalating geopolitical disagreements are causing tremendous uncertainty about the future. Many are in agreement that now is a wise time to prepare.

A practical view of precious metals that we learn from history is that gold and silver are the quintessential form of money. Before modern banks, debit cards and credit cards, gold was used as a currency and store of wealth.

Having ownership and possession of physical gold has been a proven store of value and wealth that has survived through centuries of changes.

During troubling financial times it is important to have safe, stable assets in case of a financial emergency. Precious metals ownership is similar to owning other physical assets and offers some similar benefits as owning real estate or land, but without complicated contracts or involvement of third parties. Though buying, selling and holding gold bars or coins provide a simple and easy path.

Where to buy Gold

When shopping for gold bullion it is important to remember that it is a commodity. Today's gold spot price is based on buying a futures contract containing thousands of ounces. With a few exceptions, in order to buy gold at spot price requires an investment in futures and waiting for delivery. Premiums on smaller orders are higher than those with larger quantities.

Our price listings show the prices per coin, bar or round. The price displayed is for single quantity purchases from each listed dealer. Quantity discounts are usually available but will vary for each online bullion dealer.

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The Closest to Spot tool can display gold coins and bars sorted by the lowest gold price per ounce over gold spot price.

Searching for the lowest premiums on gold coins to find the lowest dealer premiums should be a practical exercise for investors of all types.

Investors interested in stacking gold bullion because of the intrinsic value will look for the best gold price per ounce closest to today's spot price.

Finding the lowest premium over spot price is important for investors who buy gold coins. Our gold price comparison tools will help find the Cheapest Gold Eagles, best prices for Chinese Gold Pandas, or the lowest premium Mexican Gold Pesos and the cheapest Gold Krugerrands. This page shows the cheapest gold bars, with the lowest premium and the best prices on gold coins.

Buying Gold Coins and Bars

Gold continues to be a store of value and wealth and a key element for many looking for long term financial security. Gold investments are typically divided between coins and bars.

Gold coins are issued by sovereign governments and often include both modern and historic or antique bullion coins. Coins come in a variety of standard sizes and are measured using troy ounces and in fractions of an ounce.

Gold bars are most often from private mints. For many investors, 1 oz gold bars are a popular choice due to the wide availability and low premiums.

Fractional gold bars are the most popular and offer versatility and flexibility. Premiums for fractional gold bars are relatively higher. The smallest of sizes will have the highest premiums.

When investing in precious metals the most important factor is to buy with the lowest premiums. The lowest gold premiums can often be on gold bars and vintage gold coins.

Vintage gold coins offer tremendous intrinsic value as well as historic consideration. Popular historic gold coins for investors and stackers include Pre-1933 American Gold Coins such as the $20 Double Eagle and $10 Gold Eagle. Fractional gold coins like the 20 Francs and British Sovereign are affordable, easy to stack and at times have the lowest premiums of other fractional gold.

Gold coins are a great investment and perfect as a store of value. They are widely recognized and have well-known purity and mintage, which makes them a solid gold investment with regard to dealer premiums.

There are many modern investment-grade gold coins and the vast number of choices can make it difficulty when making a decision. Typically, newly minted modern gold coins share higher production and distribution costs than vintage or secondary market gold coins.

  • Many modern coins, such as the Gold Maple Leaf and Perth Kangaroo are minted with .9999 pure gold, while the American Eagle is minted with a 22 karat alloy that is 90% gold.
  • The weights of modern gold coins are measured in troy ounces and fractions of a troy ounce.
  • Coins typically have a reeded or inscribed edge, though some modern coins, such as the Gold Philharmonic are minted with a smooth edge.
  • Legal tender face value will be inscribed on newly minted gold coins with a few notable exceptions. For example, both the Libertad and Krugerrand are legal tender coins even though they do not display a nominal face value.
  • Sovereign minted coins are backed with the trust and full-faith of their respective governments for the purity, weight and legal tender value

Historic or vintage gold coins come in a variety of alloy compositions, with the majority minted with alloys of .900 purity (22k) or greater.

Dealer premiums on vintage gold coins are often lower than those of modern gold coins. Great examples of low-premium gold coins include Mexican Gold Pesos, Gold 20 Francs, Gold Sovereigns and Pre-1933 US Gold Coins.

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Fractional gold offer an incremental store of wealth in a physical asset that is only available with precious metals. They are a safe haven, trusted, reliable and generally accept alternative store of value

Historically, fractional gold coins have been used for barter, trade and commerce. Fractional gold coins were in regular circulation in the United States up until the government confiscated and seized all gold from citizens in 1933. Some that defied the Presidential Order and hoarded gold coins were prosecuted as felons as a result. Cryptocurrencies already face risk of seizure by the government. Recent headlines and prosecutions show that government regulators are being very aggressive in trying to control alternate currencies.

Having a stack of fractional gold at home makes it easy to trade for quick cash when the sudden need arises. It is something to give some peace of mind when uncertain financial times hit.