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View Poll Results: Favorite gold coin?
American Eagle 9 45.00%
American Buffalo 0 0%
Canadian Maple Leaf 3 15.00%
Krugerrand 6 30.00%
Mexican Libertard/Onza 0 0%
Mexican 50 Peso (okay, it's 1.2057 oz) 0 0%
Austrian Philharmonic 0 0%
Australian Lunar 1 5.00%
Chinese Panda 1 5.00%
generic rounds 0 0%
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Old 11-02-2011, 05:44 PM   #1
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What's your favorite 1oz gold coin?

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Old 11-03-2011, 11:32 AM   #2
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Who the hell likes the american eagle? I mean seriously.. Those aren't even that detailed of coins.

We need pictures.
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Old 11-03-2011, 12:38 PM   #3
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I made the mistake of voting before reading that it was for Gold. I honestly thought the forum was bugging out and letting me vote a second time on the silver ounce poll.

If I were to vote on gold ounce, based on LOOKS alone, it would be for the Buffalo, the Lunar, or the Panda.
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I voted based upon my investing preference FWIW.
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Old 11-03-2011, 04:28 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by PMBug View Post:
I voted based upon my investing preference FWIW.
Which one?
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Old 11-03-2011, 04:37 PM   #6
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I like the Krugerrands. Same specifications as the Gold Eagle, but cheaper premiums.
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Old 11-03-2011, 04:47 PM   #7
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That's what I would have guessed. I'm also interested in the 50 Peso since it tends to have the lowest premiums, very low face value (if import duties counts it that way), and it is large and impressive.

As good as the 24kt coins look, I prefer the harder 22kt to avoid accidental damage.
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Old 11-03-2011, 05:07 PM   #8
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Originally Posted by dereksatkinson View Post:
Who the hell likes the american eagle? I mean seriously.. Those aren't even that detailed of coins.

We need pictures.
I the hell like the American Eagle! How much detail do you need to be beautiful, anyway? Less is more!
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^ lol - that's telling him!
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Old 11-06-2011, 03:02 PM   #10
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I like the Eagle because it is the most recognizable... Also I can store them in those plastic US Mint tubes they come in (20 pcs / tube).
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Old 11-08-2011, 10:29 AM   #11
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I like the one made from gold.
Every last one of them!
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Although I like to handle PM's and like the 22kt coins because of their durability, IMO the 24kt coins are just so much sexier. They have a great yellow color where with the 22kt coins there is a slight red-ish color due to the copper that's added. Just have to make sure to keep the softer 24kt ones protected to avoid accidental damage.
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Old 11-08-2011, 03:07 PM   #13
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This is my personal 1oz favourite for appearance, especially beautiful if a little old and worn (it's essentially a big fat Sovereign, but a much finer coin):

http://www.taxfreegold.co.uk/images/...goldrev400.jpg

...however Krugerrands are the quantity item over here. Those and maples - where available. Eagles can't really be found here without ordering from across the pond. Britannias are fine but the premiums are just stupidly expensive and they are not as authentic looking as the old £5 coin.
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Originally Posted by white&yellow999 View Post:
Although I like to handle PM's and like the 22kt coins because of their durability, IMO the 24kt coins are just so much sexier. They have a great yellow color where with the 22kt coins there is a slight red-ish color due to the copper that's added. Just have to make sure to keep the softer 24kt ones protected to avoid accidental damage.
I have to agree that the 24kt coins look great, especially the Buffalo.
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Old 11-21-2011, 07:17 PM   #15
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My favorite one on the posted list is the AE, but I sure do also like the British Sovereigns too.
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Old 12-21-2011, 11:17 AM   #16
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Krugerrands.
From my experience they are very well known arround the world. I´ve been to Asia and Latin America several times and people seem to prefer this coin. I don´t have any statistics, just my personal impression.
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Not to be flip, but my fave is whatever I happen to own - any is better than none.
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Old 12-21-2011, 12:00 PM   #18
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Originally Posted by swissaustrian View Post:
Krugerrands.
From my experience they are very well known arround the world. I´ve been to Asia and Latin America several times and people seem to prefer this coin. I don´t have any statistics, just my personal impression.
The political issues surrounding the coin is pretty negative so it's hard for me to like it. If you are wanting straight bullion without a premium, it's a logical choice.
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Of the gold coins, I prefer the Eagle above all others.

However, I have some one ounce 50 pence pieces from Ascension Island. They are an extremely limited coinage of just a few thousand of each one. They are marine life themed and absolutely beautiful. i am very happy with them, even though I paid twenty pounds each for them in 2001. My game is the poor man's gold.
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