Gold has for centuries been the desire of countries and governments, to showcase their power and wealth. Little has changed since those days, and many individuals will showcase their wealth with the flaunting of gold. However, it is also possible to invest in gold, oftentimes which will require you to purchase gold bars. The gold is sold at the market price, but there are different locations where you can buy the gold.
Gold in all shapes and sizes can be purchased from the United States mint. These pieces of gold will vary from coins about the size of a standard quarter to gold in larger gram and ounce form. To purchase the gold you can go to the USMint.gov website and select the forms of gold you would like.
Northwest Territory Mint
The Northwest Territory Mint is located in Canada and sells both silver and gold in different shapes and sizes. Here you can purchase gold in coin form, as well as 100 gram, 1 ounce, 10 ounce and full kilo bars. A link to the Northwest Territory Mint is available in the resources section. The company, however, will not take orders online. You will need to call the toll-free number to place the order. The number is (800) 344-6468.
American Precious Metal Exchange
The American Precious Metal Exchange is another company which specializes in the selling of gold. Like the other locations, the APMEX sells gold at the market rate.To buy gold bars, go to the apmex.com website and select the appropriate size of bar you would like (up to 100 oz).