Shop by Mint at APMEX
Each mint provides its own unique brand of Precious Metals products, whether Gold Lunar Series coins
or hand poured Silver
. The available selection speaks to all investors, collectors, buyers and even those with cursory numismatic knowledge.
APMEX carries a wide assortment of Precious Metals from both private and public mints. There are factors that determine private mints vs. sovereign mints
. Public or sovereign mints make legally tendered bullion for that country. The branding of each product is specific to the country of origin and must maintain a high metal content associated with each bullion. Private mints do not attribute a face value on their bullion and the branding can be as unique to the mint as they would like it to be.
Many of these mints were born out of necessity while some of them were born to produce extra products out of overflow of metals. Every mint is unique and has a special flair and production value that sets them apart. Mints are found all over the world, filling different purposes important to the financial furtherance of an individual or country. Public or government mints include the U.S. Mint, Royal Canadian Mint, British Mint, China Mint and the South African Mint
. Private mints include Valcambi, Johnson Matthey
, PAMP Suisse, Credit Suisse and Scottsdale Mint.