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Los Angeles – Gold Prices Today

Posted by on January 8, 2020 in Gold, News, Precious Metals, Prices / Spot Prices

Los Angeles – Gold Prices Today

Did you know? Right on the Los Angeles Gold & Silver website you can get daily prices for gold and all the precious metals market values you need! Currently, gold prices are holding their own, and gold is the most widely searched of all the metals.  So, be sure to bookmark our website and simply refer to our website’s scroller, located at the bottom of our front page (as shown in the pic).Remember, we pay top dollar for all of your gold and precious metal needs. We also offer a wide variety of amazing products, including gold,...

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Selling Gold at Los Angeles Gold & Silver

Posted by on January 3, 2020 in Gold, Precious Metals, Prices / Spot Prices

Selling Gold at Los Angeles Gold & Silver

Happy New Year from Los Angeles Gold and Silver! You might be asking why you should consider doing business with us. Because we are one of the best in the industry and you won’t find a more ethical place to work with. We specialize in all Precious Metal objects. Because the last decade has seen such a dramatic rise in precious metal prices, “gold buying” businesses seem to everywhere. But, they are not all created equal!  There is a profound difference between a business that is only interested in buying as much gold &...

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What Are My Gold and Silver Coins Worth?

Posted by on December 20, 2019 in Coins, Gold, Precious Metals, Silver

What Are My Gold and Silver Coins Worth?

We receive many phone calls each week from people wanting sell coins in Los Angeles. Often times it is a collection of old United States coins that were collected by an older relative and passed down. They will often ask what we are paying for old silver coins, or want to know what their coin collection may be worth. The over-simplification of evaluating the value of a coin collection is a product of the recent rise in precious metals prices. As “gold buyers” have opened on every street corner, many numismatic (collectible) gold & silver...

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What is Art Glass and What Makes it Valuable?

Posted by on December 4, 2019 in Antiques & Collectibles, Appraisal & Insurance, Art / Fine Art, Gold

What is Art Glass and What Makes it Valuable?

Art glass is a type of glass works that is more decorative in intent than functional intent.  These works are created by individual glass artists, and/or artist assistants, using small-scale furnaces in glass studios or work environments. While contemporary art glass is known for its hand-wrought aspect and individual creativity, vintage art glass (made prior to the 1960s) can include factory-made glass artistry, produced by small teams of factory workers. After machines began to take over the production of “utilitarian” glass...

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50 Facts About Gold You May Not Know

Posted by on November 15, 2019 in Gold, News, Precious Metals

50 Facts About Gold You May Not Know

 What actually is gold and what makes it valuable? We are asked this question a lot! The story of gold is as complicated as the metal itself. Wars have been (and continue to be) fought for it. Scientists marvel over it. Archaeologists go insane over it. Love has been declared with it. No matter how you slice it, gold is a global standard and everyone wants it!Ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs portrayed gold as the brilliance of the sun, while modern astronomers use mirrors coated with gold to capture images of the heavens. Computer...

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What Are My Coins Worth?

Posted by on November 3, 2019 in Coins, Gold, Silver

What Are My Coins Worth?

As many of you know, we are professional numismatists and have been buying, selling & appraising coins and coin collections for over 25 years. Whether you are a collector in search of a particularly hard to find specimen, or are looking for information about what your coins may be worth, we are uniquely qualified to help you.  We purchase all United States coins and currency (paper money). We purchase all world coins composed of precious metal, many that are not, and some world currency. We provided Free Appraisals for all coins and coin...

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The Allure of Antiques and Collectibles

Posted by on October 10, 2019 in Antiques & Collectibles, Appraisal & Insurance, Gold, Silver

The Allure of Antiques and Collectibles

Throughout the ages, Antiques and collectibles have continued to attract millions of people around the globe, and in recent times the craze has only grown. More than ever before, people from all walks of life are attending antique shows everywhere – from local neighborhood shows to global events and road trips, antiques and collectibles continue to pull audiences. Why? Because it is the ultimate treasure hunt!Collectors purchase antiques and collectibles for a number of reasons, and while it can be great lucrative fun, investing in...

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What’s My Antique Silver Worth?

Posted by on October 2, 2019 in Antiques & Collectibles, Appraisal & Insurance, Gold, Precious Metals, Silver

What’s My Antique Silver Worth?

Antique silver is our passion at Los Angeles Gold & Silver. If you are in the market to sell antique silver in Los Angeles, we can be of assistance.  We provide free appraisals on all silver items at our store in Beverly Hills, with no obligation. It is our pleasure to share the knowledge we have accumulated concerning all items made of silver from around the world. The last decade has been a very interesting one in the world of antique silver. The rise of the middle class, and their disposable incomes, in places like Russia and China has...

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Beware of Counterfeit Silver Dollars!

Posted by on September 20, 2019 in Appraisal & Insurance, Coins, News, Precious Metals, Silver

Beware of Counterfeit Silver Dollars!

Los Angeles Gold & Silver is a rare coin shop in the heart of the Beverly Hills shopping district. Every day we offer free coin appraisals in Los Angeles with no obligation to sell. Because of this service we see many coins and coin collections each week, and are running across greater and greater numbers of fake silver dollars. Many of these coins are purchased at flea markets or on ebay by people with little-to-no knowledge of rare coins, who are then very surprised and disappointed to find out they are not genuine.  Fortunately many of...

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How Much Gold is in Olympic Gold Medals?

Posted by on August 7, 2019 in Antiques & Collectibles, Appraisal & Insurance, Gold, Jewelry, News, Precious Metals

How Much Gold is in Olympic Gold Medals?

At Los Angeles Gold & Silver, we are asked all sorts of questions about gold and silver values. The big question on everyone’s mind is the Olympic gold medals! How much gold do they really contain and how much are they worth? According to sources, the medal values are much different than you might think.  In fact, the medals contain more silver than gold!  Check out the latest post here via Kitco and see what those values actually are.  The answers may astonish you!Have more questions about Olympic gold medals? Contact us for...

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