Gold is the main element that made up gold coins. It has been specifically made due to its intrinsic value. It has been long used as a for m of money during the ancient times but was disuse and the making of gold coins was stopped during the economic crisis then.
To this date, gold coins are primarily for collectors and investment purposes only.
The value of of gold coins depends on different factors such as age, rarity and condition. It is said to be that the older the coins are the better chances to have a greater terms in value. Investors buy gold coins with the expectation that the value of it will increase over the long term. It said that gold has passed the test of times. With it being in the market since ancient times, had its strong characteristics in the market value.