At APMEX, we are committed to providing you the information about Precious Metals. From the history and science behind Gold and Silver to numismatic and collectible coins, our Learning Guides will teach you all facts of the industry.
Precious Metals 101
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What is Bullion?
Gold, Silver, Platinum, and Palladium all come in various forms and sizes to create a variety of options for investors and collectors.
What is a Troy Ounce?
It is important for anyone wishing to buy or sell Gold and Silver to become familiar with the common term of a troy ounce.
What is an Eagle?
Since the U.S. Mint’s American Eagle program began in 1986, Gold and Silver Eagles have remained a popular choice among both investors and collectors
What is a Krugerrand?
South Africa’s Rand Refinery began striking Krugerrands in 1967 and created the first Gold bullion coin on the market.
What is a Swan?
Released annually from The Perth Mint with a new reverse design, the Australian Swans are a modern bullion favorite.
What is a Panda?
First issued in 1982, the Chinese Panda features a new panda-centric design each year in both Gold and Silver.
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