The Royal Mint has produced a 10 kilo gold coin. This is the largest gold coin in its 1,100-year history to celebrate the conclusion of its Queen’s Beasts collection. A team of master craftspeople produced the coin over 400 hours – including four days of polishing.
In simple terms, precious metals such as gold and silver have historically been a hedge against currency weakness, stock market volatility, political instability and even the real risks of an economic collapse.
New figures from The Royal Mint reveal a 53% increase in the sale of gold bars over the Christmas period. Overall sales of gold increased 510% at the end of 2020 as gold continues to gain mainstream appeal.