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Welcome to Mintmark.com for fine coins, currency and more!

I'm Tom Flowers, the proprietor of Mintmark.com and a Member Dealer (Member No. R-1179011) of the American Numismatic Association (ANA). Click here to learn more about us.

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One Ounce of Pure Gold
If you had invested in one ounce of gold back in 1999, it would have appreciated over 400% today (2013).

The New American Dream
If you bought a house in June 2003 for $100,000, it is likely that house would sell today for approximately $200,000 (twice what you paid for it). At first glance, that sounds like a good investment. However, when you translate that into gold ounces, it can paint a completely different picture. In June 2003, the gold price was around $355 per ounce. So, if one used gold to buy the $100,000 house in 2003, it would have cost 281.69 ounces. If one had simply kept the gold and not used it to buy a house, that 281.69 ounces would have been worth $478,873 in 2011 (nearly 5 times its initial value).

Paper Versus Gold: 1971-2009
The U.S. dollar's purchasing power has gone down since 1971; however, the purchasing power of gold has gone up. In 1971, 180 ounces of gold could buy a 1972 Cadillac Eldorado. In 2009, 180 ounces of gold could buy two (2) 2009 XLR-V Cadillacs.

Gentlemen Wear Gold
In the 1800s, a $20 gold coin (which has 0.9675 ounce of pure gold) would buy a nice gentleman's suit. In 2013, with the price of gold at approximately $1,300 per ounce, you could also get a very nice gentleman's suit, plus a pair of shoes, a shirt and a tie to match.
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