The best buys for Gold Bullion Coin is the 99.99% per ounce gold coins.
The most popular Gold Bullion Coins of these are the American Gold Eagle, the Canadian Gold Maple Leaf and the South African Krugerrand. All three of these coins contain 1 ounce of gold and are over 90.00 % Feingold.
The Canadian Gold Maple Leaf and the South African Krugerrand are both 24 carat gold whereas the American Gold Eagle is only 22carat gold. The American Gold Eagle is alloyed with other metals, usually copper and or silver; this is done to increase its hardness and durability. Despite this the popularity of the American Gold Eagle has never waned in its demand.
Most new coin collectors and investors start collecting these three coins first. Gold coins are easily stored, transported and they can all be sold quickly in just about any country in the world.
Always ensure that when you buy gold coins from a dealer that you select a reputable dealer and that the coins come appropriately sealed and with a certificate.