10 Fun Facts About Gold Bullion

The term Bullion applies to either coins or bars.
One ounce of Gold can be drawn into a wire 50 miles long.
10 Fun Facts About Gold Bullion One of the heaviest metals, Gold is 19.3 times heavier than water.
The world's Gold supply increases only 2,000 tons per year.
All the Gold in history could be placed in a cube measuring 65.5 feet.
Gold will not oxidize, rust, tarnish, corrode, decay or deteriorate.
King Croesus of Lydia created the first coins of pure Gold (540BC).
The most popular Gold Bullion coin is the American Gold Eagle (1985).
The heaviest Gold Bullion coin is the Australian Kangaroo (32.15 ounces).
The first modern Gold Bullion coin was the South African Krugerrand (1967).
The word Gold derives from the Old English word Gelo meaning yellow.
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