Gold Coins, Bars and Rounds
From trusted mints all around the globe, APMEX has a vast selection of Gold for sale including coins, bars and rounds.
Buying Gold Bullion Online with APMEX
Throughout history, Gold has maintained a constant presence and value. The yellow Precious Metal’s significance cannot be exaggerated, as there is no other metal in the world with its prominence in both history and present-day value. Whether Gold bullion was used in international trade between nations or as a traditional commerce unit, its influence has continued to be the standard by which affluence is measured. Gold bullion transcends language and cultural barriers.
The value of Gold is consistent across the globe. Today, investors buy Gold as a hedge against inflation and market volatility. APMEX carries a large selection of Gold bullion products – from bars, coins and rounds, there is something for every investor or collector within our assortment.
Gold Bullion Coins
Gold bullion coins come in several different sizes and designs, which provides a diverse selection. Investors of all types can find value in purchasing Gold coins from reputable dealers. Gold coins often serve as collectible investments due to their design, scarcity and often high demand. New coins are minted with different variations each passing year and may never be produced again. APMEX only sells coins minted by the most trusted mints in the world.
Gold coins are struck with various purity levels, from the .9167 fineness of the American Gold Eagle to some Canadian coins containing .99999 fine Gold designations. It is common for Gold bullion coins to have a face value issued by the sovereign country such as the 1 oz Gold Britannia with a denomination of 100 Pounds, backed by the Pound Sterling.
Gold coins are commonly issued in 1 troy ounce, but many also have 1/20 troy ounce to 1/2 troy ounce fractional sizes available. The coin price will vary from coin to coin and fluctuates with the Live Spot Price of Gold. Here are some of our most popular Gold coins for sale with APMEX:
American Gold Eagle: One of the most widely known Gold bullion coins globally, the American Gold Eagle has remained a staple since its introduction in 1986. APMEX carries the Gold Eagle in 1 oz, 1/2 oz, 1/4 oz and 1/10 oz sizes, along with convenient Gold Eagle sets for easy collection.
Austrian Gold Philharmonic: First minted in 1989, the Gold Philharmonic was created as a tribute to the renowned Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, one of the world’s most well-known orchestras. These stunning .9999 fine Gold Austrian coins come in a wide variety of sizes, including 20 oz, 1 oz, 1/2 oz, 1/4 oz, 1/10 oz and 1/25 oz options in addition to the Gold Philharmonic sets.
Australian Gold Kangaroo: The Kangaroo Gold coins were first introduced in 1987, making them Australia’s longest-running Gold bullion coin series. Originally, the reverse of these coins depicted an Australian Gold Nugget for two short years. In 1989, the design changed to feature a widely recognized symbol of Australia: the kangaroo.
The Perth Mint issues Gold bullion coins from this series in 1 oz, 1/2 oz, 1/4 oz, 1/10 oz, 1/20 oz and 1/2 gram sizes with face values in Australian dollars. In addition to these typical sizes, the Kangaroo Gold coins have also been released in larger sizes, including 2 oz, 10 oz and 1 kilo coins along with coin sets.
British Gold Britannia: Introduced by The Royal Mint in 1987, the Britannia coins have played a significant role in the coin market. Gold Britannias are issued in 1 oz, 1/2 oz, 1/4 oz, 1/10 oz, 1/20 oz and 1/40 oz sizes with face values in British pounds (£) of £100, £50, £25 and £10, respectively.
For most of their history, the Gold Britannias were .9167 fine Gold until 2013. In 2013, the fineness of these bullion coins increased to a .9999 fine Gold and continued to be a legal tender in Great Britain.
Canadian Gold Maple Leaf: In 1979, the Royal Canadian Mint began the production of Gold bullion with $50 Gold Maple Leaf 1 oz coins. Since these coins were introduced, they have been in high demand. These Canadian classics come in various sizes, including 1 oz, 1/2 oz, 1/4 oz, 1/10 oz, 1/20 oz and 1 gram.
Read more: Individual – Buying Series I Savings Bonds
Each coin is a legal Canadian Gold tender guaranteed by the Government of Canada for its weight and purity. At up to .99999 fine Gold, Maple Leaf coins are sought after for their premium Gold content and beautiful design.
Chinese Gold Panda: Issued by the People’s Republic of China since 1982, the Chinese Gold Pandas are .999 fine Gold. In 2016, the People’s Republic of China began minting Pandas in metric system sizes to better suit the international appeal of coins. While not an exact conversion, the new gram sizes provide the closest metric equivalent to the similarly sized ounce counterparts, such as 1 oz replaced by 30 grams, 1/2 oz replaced by 15 grams, 1/4 oz replaced by 8 grams, 1/10 oz replaced by 3 grams and 1/20 oz replaced by 1 gram. The Gold Pandas are also available in larger sizes, including 5 oz, 12 oz and 1 kilo.
Mexican Gold Libertad: Struck by one of the oldest North American mints, la Casa de Moneda de Mexico, the Mexican Libertad Gold coin has been popular since its introduction in 1981. Made from .999 fine Gold, this exceptional coin resembles the design of the renowned 50 Peso Gold coin known as the Centenario.
These magnificent coins are issued in fractional sizes of 1/20 oz, 1/10 oz, 1/4 oz and 1/2 oz, along with the more familiar 1 oz coins. The Gold Libertad is unique because it is the only coin issued globally with no face value stamped on the coin yet is accepted as currency.
South African Gold Krugerrand: The Gold Krugerrand is prized worldwide with a highly sought-after design inspired by history. This popular bullion coin comes in 1 oz, 1/2 oz, 1/4 oz and 1/10 oz sizes in addition to Krugerrand sets for anyone investing in Gold.
Gold Bullion Coin Mints
As mentioned above, mint Gold coins are preferred by investors and collectors alike due to their backing from central banks and federal governments, ensuring their Gold content and quality. The following mints are the most prolific issuers of Gold coins in the bullion market today:
- Austrian Mint
- Chinese Mint
- Mexican Mint
- Royal Canadian Mint
- The Perth Mint
- The Royal Mint
- South African Mint
- United States Mint
Gold Bullion Bars
Gold bars come in various sizes, from 1/2 gram Gold bar to 1 kilo, and every size in between. The most commonly traded is a 1 oz Gold bar or less, often purchased by avid investors. No matter which form of bar you choose, you can rest assured knowing you will own the most authentic form of currency in the history of the world. Gold bars generally match sovereign coins in content and purity but cost less than the Gold spot price because they are minted privately.
The major benefits of Gold bullion bars for Gold buyers are diversity and affordability. Gold bullion bars have lower premiums over the Gold spot price when compared to Gold bullion coins with more variety. Gold bullion bars are available in weights and different styles such as hand-poured, cast and minted ingots. Each bar is stamped with its exact Gold weight, fineness and a serial number for added security.
You can buy Gold bars from APMEX that are produced by respected refineries and mints who exemplify the greatest refiners of Precious Metal bars in the world, including:
- Credit Suisse Mint
- Scottsdale Mint
- Sunshine Mint
- Valcambi Mint
Gold Bullion Rounds
Investors who are solely interested in Gold’s stable purchasing power for their investment portfolio can find security in Gold rounds. Gold rounds are circular discs often manufactured by private mints, though sometimes produced by government mints. They do not have a “face value,” meaning they are not recognized as legal tender with a denomination.
Though not as collectible as some Gold coins, Gold rounds are minted to an equally high standard with beautifully detailed designs, clean striking and a mirrored finish. Gold rounds come in many different sizes, from 1 gram to 12 oz, including every size in between. The most commonly traded Gold bullion rounds are 1 oz or less. Buy Gold rounds online with APMEX.
Buy Gold Online from APMEX
If you experience any issues while placing an order on Gold bullion coins, we are eager to assist you. Our team of highly trained customer service associates can answer any questions on placing orders by email or telephone at (800) 375-9006 or [email protected]. If you are interested in selling your Silver to APMEX, you can call our Purchasing Team at (800) 514-6318. Visit our Sell to Us page to learn more.
APMEX Customer Reviews
For 20 years, APMEX has provided customers with an easy shopping experience they can trust. We pride ourselves on transparency and consider every customer review to be valuable feedback. Please take a moment to read our reviews from valued customers on Gold bullion and more. We welcome and encourage feedback – each review allows us to improve your Precious Metals buying experience.