Gulfcoast in the News
Seeing as Gulfcoast Coin and Jewelry is a leader in the numismatic, jewelry, and auction industry in Southwest Florida, it should be no surprise that we have been featured in television news programs, print news, and other media. This page will be where we indulge ourselves and show you some of our mentions.
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The price of gold hit another record high Thursday at more than $1,800 an ounce. Locally, more people are looking to gold for investment purposes. Local brokers tell WINK News 60% of customers are selling gold and 40% are in the business of buying.
To buy you can use cash or check but brokers suggest doing your homework.
"Learn what you want to invest in. Identify what it is you want, know what you're looking for, have a set budget," said David Hill, Bullion Trader, Gulf Coast Coin & Jewelry.
Despite the record high price of gold, it's still below it's peak. In 1980, gold was worth about $850 an ounce. Today that $850 would equal about $2,400 an ounce.
Gold at all-time high of $1500 an ounce
The price of gold reached an all time high – to $1,500 an ounce. Some Southwest Florida residents are cashing in their gold for big bucks.
Be wary of "fly-by-night" gold buyers
"They're coming into town and staying in hotel rooms. They're here one day, gone the next day. They're not being regulated and they're not licensed," said Joyce.
CoinLink.com - Mint State 1852-C Half Eagles Recently Discovered to be Auctioned
An article about four(4) recently discovered 1852-C mint state coins that are to be auctioned off by Gulfcoast Coin & Jewelry Brokers, Fort Myers, Fla.
The Banner Newspaper - Local coin broker offers insight into precious metals market
A piece in the local economy section of The Banner Newspaper.
The Best of Southwest Florida Reader's Choice Award
19th Annual Best of Southwest Florida awards GCJB with the Best in Auction Award.
Coin World Magazine
Coins bring more than $94,000.
Naples Daily News - This rare penny is worth $5 million cents
Front page of Local section of Naples Daily News.
Grandeur Magazine - Luxury Living on the Gulf Coast