A Different Sort of "Bullion"

Discussion in 'Bullion Investing' started by furryfrog02, Jan 14, 2020.

  1. furryfrog02

    furryfrog02 Well-Known Member

    I didn't really buy these for the "bullion" but more for the artwork. That being said, there is a whopping 1/250oz of gold in the 5 Goldbacks and 1/1000oz of gold in the 1 Goldback. Let's see some other unconventional "bullion" if you have them :)
    2019 Five Utah Goldbacks.jpg 2019 One Utah Goldback.png
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  3. Chuck_A

    Chuck_A Well-Known Member

    Pretty cool notes. First of these I've seen, I also like the artwork on older currency.
  4. -jeffB

    -jeffB Greshams LEO Supporter

    Looks like 1/200 ounce to me? Hey, $7.50 is $7.50... :)
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  5. furryfrog02

    furryfrog02 Well-Known Member

    Whoops. You’re right. Dunno how I biffed that....
    Either way, I didn’t pay much over the melt value of the gold so I am happy with them.
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  6. furryfrog02

    furryfrog02 Well-Known Member

    They have $10 and $50 notes as well. I may eventually get those to round out the set.
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  7. Randy Abercrombie

    Randy Abercrombie Supporter! Supporter

    I bought a batch of gold infused notes at a show in the fall for gag gifts for my friends. They contain some infinitesimal fraction of gold but the portrait is of a current controversial figure so I’ll refrain from posting an image. They were a hit at Christmas though.
  8. furryfrog02

    furryfrog02 Well-Known Member

    Thanks for not sullying this thread with that image ;) Let’s stick to pretty ladies instead.
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  9. Alegandron

    Alegandron "ΤΩΙ ΚΡΑΤΙΣΤΩΙ..." ΜΕΓΑΣ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΣ, June 323 BCE Supporter

    So, the only way these can be worth anything is to place a stack of a couple thousand of these notes into a crucible, and burn off the paper to get the gold melt value? :D
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  10. furryfrog02

    furryfrog02 Well-Known Member

    From what I understand, they are an “alternate” currency. Some stores in Utah accept them along with US cash.
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  11. Nathan401

    Nathan401 Quis custodiet ipsos custodes? Supporter

    Lol I wore my socks of the certain figure, ugly sweater party too. Yuuuge hit! Of course I’m guessing who it is, but I’m fairly sure I’m right.
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  12. furryfrog02

    furryfrog02 Well-Known Member

    I have the biggest feet. Everybody says so. Trust me. I know feet. :p
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  13. Nathan401

    Nathan401 Quis custodiet ipsos custodes? Supporter

    They’re perfect, really;):woot:
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  14. For some reason, a particular fruit from Georgia and an old Colt single-action army pistol come to mind.
    Or is it Billy Dee Williams in a beer commercial?
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  15. juris klavins

    juris klavins Well-Known Member

    The old BEP souvenir cards of plate prints are an affordable way to collect some beautiful old currency images at a fraction of the cost of the 'real deals' - they also make great gifts for youngsters to get them interested in US history and numismatics as well ;)

  16. furryfrog02

    furryfrog02 Well-Known Member

    I like that!
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