The short answer?

A staggering and mind blowing amount. 

It’s coming to the end of the year and I actually haven’t gotten about to do my annual purchase of 2016 coins.

Technically, the premium of older “vintages” of coins should increase over time, but unfortunately the Singapore coin market is not so mature yet, so most bullion is just treated at weight value, with little value placed with the minter and the rarity of the make. Which technically, makes a lot of sense, since we are talking about bullion here. The funny thing is that bullion from lesser known mints are not as willingly accepted as those from the more common names, and hence the larger premiums when buying those “brand name mint” coins. Think PAMP and Credit Suisse.

But oh well, rant aside, I do love me my gold and silver.

I’m easing myself back into the precious …