Are the $1 coins real gold?

Answer U.S. $1 pieces are not made from gold. The coins issued in the U.S. Mint's Presidential $1 coin program have a golden appearance but are in fact made from an inner section of copper sandwiched betw... Read More »

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Should I Trade My Gold Bullion Coins for Platinum Bullion Coins?

In 2007, suicide was the 11th leading cause of death in the United States, according to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Estimates are that nearly 1 million people attempt suicide ea... Read More »

Are gold coins in use?

Some gold coins, like the Sacajawea dollar, are usable as legal tender. They must be legally made in a United States mint. The gold coins usually have a gold coating.References:Montana Rarities: Go... Read More »

Can you fly with gold coins?

There are no prohibitions from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Transportation Security Administration (TSA) against flying with gold coins in your possession. However, depending on the n... Read More »

Can gold coins be used as currency?

Some gold coins can be used as currency. Some coins were not intended as legal tender -- for example, certain commemorative coins; and antique or foreign coins cannot be spent as money. Gold bullio... Read More »