If you happen to be wondering what your gold coins are worth, for the most part it is a relatively easy process to find out. If you have an American Gold Eagle, a Chinese Panda, or some other very well known type of gold coin, there is a standard market price that is set for them each and every day.
This price will of course vary slightly depending on a few factors, such as the country you live in, the dealer you are working with, or your ability to find somebody that really wants the gold coin you have. One way to approach this issue is to get on the telephone and call a few gold coin dealers.
They will offer you what they believe it is worth to them at that very moment in time. All of the offers you receive should be very similar. Another thing you can do is to check out a few online auction sites that sell gold coins, like eBay. If you have a very well known coin, there will surely be other people trying to sell theirs or have already sold theirs, and this will give you a pretty good indication of its worth, and your ability to sell it quickly.
If you have a rare gold coin, determining its value is a completely different story. In most instances, to get the best price for your coin, it will need to be placed it in a very specialized and exclusive auction that only select gold coin dealers and collectors are invited to. After that, hope you get lucky, and a few collectors decide they really want your coin, and the bid the price way up.
Determining the value of your gold coin is not that difficult, and it really does not take that much time to accomplish. If you are reading this article, you are on the internet already, so just head over to eBay, and find out what other gold coins like yours are selling for.