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Gold Coins Have Never Sold at Premium This High for So Long

  • Bullion dealer says premium at highest since 2016 Brexit vote
  • Jump comes as supply chain is disrupted by coronavirus crisis
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Don't Keep the Change, There's a Coin Shortage
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Sales of retail gold coins are revealing just how desperate investors are to find a safe haven.

People have always been willing to shell out more for retail coins than gold sold in the spot market. But that premium has more than doubled -- and at times quadrupled -- over the past two weeks as investors seek a safe place to park their cash in the face of global market turmoil.