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Resources to Answer Your Bullion Questions

Like most other things in life, success in bullion investing comes from having access to relevant and reliable information at all times. In order to help you get up to speed and remain informed about the advantages and risks associated with investing in precious metals, we have prepared the following list of resources for your convenience.

Listed are tips for getting started in bullion investing and answers to some of the most fundamental questions related to specific bullion products. Being informed about the precious metals markets and the economics that drive them allow an invester to make more timely and profitable purchase and sell decisions.

Bullion Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Demand for precious metals has risen steadily in recent years as investors have increasingly turned to tangible commodities like gold, silver, platinum, and palladium to shore up their portfolios. This article provides you with some basic tools that will help you determine if investing in bullion is right for you.

Bullion Specials

A lot of customers want to know if we are running any bullion specials. Find the current specials here.

Bullion in Your IRA (Individual Retirement Account)

As a result of an important rule change effected by the U.S. Government in 1997, investors are now able to further diversify their IRAs with a variety of bullion products. Read further to find out which bullion products are currently being accepted into IRAs and how to go about getting started.

Getting Started in Bullion Investing

What exactly is bullion? Are bullion coins legal tender? Are bullion transactions reported to the government.?

Every savvy investor knows that good decisions come from having accurate information. And this comes from asking the right questions. Listed above are just a few of the questions that we have received over the years from clients interested in bullion investing. Follow the link above for a more comprehensive list of questions and answers. In this section, you will also find links to external sources such as the U.S. Treasury. If you have a question that is not answered here, give us a call toll-free at (800) 344-6468 or send us an e-mail.

Recommended Reading List

The books, newsletters, and other resources listed in this section provide a fantastic overview for prospective bullion and numismatic investors. If you come across other helpful publications that you would like to see posted on our web site, please feel free to send your suggestions to us via e-mail.

Precious Metals Spot Prices (Interactive Charts)

Bullion products are priced on the market value of the metal involved, which will vary over the course of the month or the hour. Our spot prices are automatically updated every two minutes. We have both 48 hour charts and 6 month charts to satisfy both the short term trader and the long term investor.


The bullion and coin industries have many specialized terms used to describe coins and coin minting. Find out what they mean here.

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You are being redirected from the Northwest Territorial Mint bullion site to the Northwest Territorial Mint online retail store.

When you arrive at the retail store you will have the option of shopping for thousands of products not carried on our bullion department. Because our retail store operates differently, there are some distinct advantages of buying bullion from the Northwest Territorial Mint online retail store:

Here's What You Get!

  • You are able to purchase bullion in smaller quantities
  • You receive faster shipping on retail orders
  • You can use credit cards without setting up an account first

Just A Head's Up

  • You pay a nominal fee for shipping, handling, and insurance on retail products
  • Retail store bullion comes with a slightly higher premium than products from the bullion department

Please click on the button below to be redirected to Northwest Territorial Mint's online retail store and make your purchase.