Can gold coins be used as currency?

Answer 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 »

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How to Sell Foreign Coins for U.S. Currency?

Selling foreign coins is relatively easy. However, the amount of American money you receive will vary, depending on the exchange rate. The foreign exchange market dictates how much foreign currenc... Read More »

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 »

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 »

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 »