>Greater upside potential due to a fixed and limited supply >Additional privacy and safety than bullion coins and bars >Almost 1-oz. of gold = highly responsive to increasing gold price
These characteristics entice even gold investors who traditionally “just want bullion” but see $20 Saints as “100-year-old Gold Eagles” and a smart addition to their modern gold.
Third-party grading and certification is critical and entrusted to only two companies, PCGS and NGC, who seal coins in plastic “slabs” as pictured. All “MS” coins are “mint-state”, or uncirculated, quality followed by a specific number in the 60s. MS-63 to MS-66 represents “Investment-Grade” and higher grades tend to be better performers.