A common form of bullion is precious metal coins. Bullion coins value is based on it’s weight and what type of precious metal it is made of. It’s a great way for investors to buy precious metals in small, physical amounts.

Gold and silver coins are by far the most common and most traded forms of coins. Most coins have some type of design on them. For example there are Canadian coins with a Maple leaf and American coins with the Statue of Liberty on it.

Coins are a very simple way to start investing in precious metals. You can visit your local vendor and buy a 1oz silver coin or 1oz gold coin without many complications involved.