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Gold Rounds


What Are Gold Rounds?

Gold rounds provide an excellent alternative investment choice to gold bars - which usually have a standard form and do not provide excitement for collectors, or gold coins - which generally have higher premiums. Gold rounds are typically minted by private mints and come in a wide variety of sizes. Minted as commemorative items, many rounds feature original, creative designs or images, while some of them carry only the mint brand logo or inscription on both sides. Sometimes, the rounds also bear the gold’s purity and weight. Additionally, in most cases, rounds are accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity or come sealed in protective assay cards.

Gold Rounds Vs Coins and Bars

Despite the fact that rounds look almost identical to coins, they display many differences. Rounds are only manufactured by private mints, not government mints, which means that they do not carry face values as coins do. Government-minted gold coins frequently carry high premiums, making them difficult to afford for many investors. Rounds, on the other hand, frequently cost much less and provide a more affordable way to add gold to a growing portfolio. Rounds also provide a popular alternative to bars for many gold collectors. Since bars are usually produced in larger weights, such as 5 oz., 10 oz. or 1 kilo, they are mostly preferred by investors who make large acquisitions and/or store their bullion in secured vaults or bullion facilities. Gold rounds seem to be a more flexible bullion option, as they usually come in 1 oz. or fractional weights, like 1/2 oz., ¼ oz., and 1/10 oz., making them highly attractive to various investors. Sometimes, gold rounds are also issued in larger weights, of 2 oz., 5 oz., or 10 oz., which makes them an excellent substitute for common gold bars.

Why Should You Consider Buying Gold Rounds?

Buying gold can seem like a daunting endeavor for many first-time buyers. Even experienced investors find themselves wondering what their best options are at any given time. So, why should collectors buy gold rounds? Firstly, gold rounds are frequently seen as a more affordable investment option because of their lower premium prices and smaller sizes. Some collectors prefer 1 oz. and fractional gold rounds over gold bars because rounds are easier to handle and trade various quantities. Secondly, gold rounds have uniform shapes and sizes, making them easy products to be counted, stacked and stored in tubes. While some investors prefer the standard 1 oz. size or smaller rounds, others invest in larger rounds due to their high gold content. The choice is yours!

Bullion Exchanges offers you a wonderful selection of gold rounds from various private mints. Feel free to contact us by phone, email, or live chat directly on our website if you have any questions about purchasing gold rounds or any other product.