Gold Coins

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Houston Gold Merchants Gold Coins


You can buy a variety gold coins in Houston at Houston Gold Merchants, but you can also sell gold coins in Houston Gold Merchants.

The most common coins bought and sold in Houston are the US Gold Eagle, The Krugerrand, the Mexican Peso and the Canadian Maple Leaf. The American Gold Eagle is sold in Houston Gold Merchants because it is one of the world’s most recognized coins. The Peso is popular as a gold coin for sale in Houston because of our proximity to the Mexico border. You can buy the Krugerrand at Houston Gold Merchants because it is one of the most widely bought and sold coins in modern history. Canadian Maple Leafs coins are also popular due to their higher purity. While these are not the only coins we sell, these are among the most common. Call our store and ask for your favorite. We are always available to answer questions about gold coins at 832 259 7225.

Below is a brief description of each:

The American Gold Eagle is the official gold bullion coin minted in the US. It is marked in denominations of 5, 10, 20 and 50 dollars  though the value of gold itself has long ago eclipsed its marked value as US currency. All coins are of 22K purity (91.67% pure) and are minted in a variety of sizes including 1/10 ounce, 1/4 ounce, 1/2 ounce, and 1 full ounce. American Gold Eagles are available at Houston Gold Merchants for investors who wish to acquire the “gold standard” in investment bullion. Buy American Eagles at Houston Gold Merchants. Currently you can buy American Gold Eagles at approximately 80 dollars over spot price.

The South African Krugerrand

Buy Krugerrand in Houston at Houston Gold Merchants. In an effort to reach out to the international community and spur economic growth, the country began minting the coins by the millions. The obverse features a picture of Boer leader Paul Kruger while the reverse image features a South African springbock, which is a native antelope species.

The Krugerrand is a 91.67% gold coin, or 22K and contains one troy ounce of gold. It weighs 33.93grams and is 32.6mm in diameter and has a thickness of 2.74mm.

The Krugerrand is widely recognized as a valuable addition to any bullion collection and is very durable owing to its copper content. It was originally intended for use as a circulated currency and only later became a marketing tool for the South African gold industry and the country itself.

Despite some restrictions on its sale, the Krugerrand managed to become one of the most heavily traded gold coins in the world and remains so today. Buy Krugerrand at Houston Gold Merchants. Krugerrands also come in a variety of sizes including 1/10, 1/4, 1/2 and one ounce. If you have questions, you can contact us at [email protected].

The Mexican Gold Peso is a unique 90% pure coin insofar as it is the largest version of the peso, (50 pesos) it actually contains more than one ounce of gold by weight, (1.2057 oz) a distinction that has helped it become one of the most commonly traded gold coins in the Southwest and central western United States. The premiums on a Mexican Gold Peso are among the lowest of all the investment coins.

At current prices, the Peso can be obtained for approximately spot +$30, which makes it among the most affordable coins in the bullion investment community. Buy the Mexican peso at Houston Gold Merchants.

The Canadian Maple Leaf has been a popular gold coin for many years among investors because it is highly refined, and practically pure gold. You can buy Maple Leafs at Houston Gold Merchants. Various purities exist, but all are between .999 and .9999 fine. These extremely pure varieties of bullion make them popular with investors, but all Gold Canadian Maple Leafs are subject to damage if removed from their protective packaging, as they are pure gold and very soft. Buy maple leafs at Houston Gold Merchants.