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Gustav Klimt represents Motherhood in Art on the Mint of Poland’s latest silver coin

Gustav Klimt represents Motherhood in Art on the Mint of Poland’s latest silver coin The Mint of Poland has debuted a new fine silver coin and master artist Gustav Klimt has found his striking artwork being used again. A popular subject for art-themed coins over the last […]

Precious Metals Climbs, Gold Ends Above 1-Week High

Precious metals futures moved higher Thursday, extending gains from Wednesday and on the heels of the Fed’s announcement to raise interest rates.

Gold for February delivery advanced $8.50, or 0.7%,…

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Stack’s Bowers to Auction The Joel R. Anderson Collection of U.S. Paper Money

Stack’s Bowers Galleries will offer The Joel R. Anderson Collection of United States paper money, the largest, finest, and most complete collection of Large Size United States paper money types in…

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David Lawrence Sells 1879 $4 Stella For $1 Million

David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) brokered one of the rarest U.S. gold issues from the 19th Century — an 1879 Coiled Hair $4 Gold Stella graded PCGS Proof 66 Cameo.

Sold for just over $1 million and…

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US Mint Sales: George Rogers Clark 5 Oz Coin Debuts

The U.S. Mint’s newest 5-ounce collectible was its second strongest weekly seller. Celebrating George Rogers Clark National Historical Park in Indiana, the 3-inch coin launched on Dec. 5 for…

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Poll: Which was your favourite design of 2017?

As 2017 draws to a close, we want to know: which was your favourite coin design of 2017?   See the complete list of commemorative and bullion designs for 2017 below. Place your votes, and if you like, feel free to share your vote with us on our Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.

2017- my ten coin year in review (British Anglo-Saxon coins)

Another year done, again I’ve been fortunate to…

2017- my ten coin year in review (British Anglo-Saxon coins)

MDM celebrate the celebration with a Mexican Wave inspired proof silver coin

MDM celebrate the celebration with a Mexican Wave inspired proof silver coin The biggest sporting extravaganza on the planet and one loved with a passion by more people in more countries than any other tournament, the FIFA World Cup arrives in Russia next June for what will […]

Gold Bounces From 5-Month Low; Rises More After Fed Raises Rates

Precious metals futures ended mostly higher Wednesday, led by gains in silver and gold. The pair moved further ahead in after-hours trading following the FOMC announcement to raise interest…

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Where to point your money toad for financial good fortune

Where to point your money toad for financial good fortune

In Eastern cultures, especially Chinese folklore, the three-legged money toad (aka Chan Chu or Jin Chan) is a symbol of financial good fortune.

With deep symbolic roots, the money toad is generally portrayed sitting on top of a pile of ancient Chinese coins. It holds a gold coin between its lips while a tasselled string tethering yet more coins emerges from the side of its mouth.

Small statues of the money toad can be found in many Chinese homes and businesses in the hope that it will bring them wealth and prosperity.

Where to place a money toad

Positioning the money toad for maximum influence is of great concern to Chinese people.

It’s crucial the placement complies with the ancient philosophy of feng shui – a manner of arranging objects so that energy, or “chi”, flows gently and smoothly throughout the premises.

Specific feng shui principles for the Money Toad decree it should be located inside a home or business on a diagonal from the entrance way. It should never face the door, but rather look towards the heart of the building so as to draw money inside while at the same time fending off bad financial influences.

In a mark of respect, the money toad should be placed on a raised surface – never on the floor.

Money Toad 2018 1oz Silver Gilded Coin

This Money Toad coin will prove lucky for some! With no more than 5,000 available for release, it’s a rare celebration of one of China’s most popular symbols of wealth.

Struck from 1oz of 99.99% pure silver, the coin’s image of the money toad is meticulously gilded in shining 24 carat gold in honour of its revered influence.

An upright framed presentation case makes it possible to display this coin so that the money toad keeps a watchful eye over your home!

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