Degussa acquires world’s largest collection of gold bars
By GCRU Gold News on Tuesday, May 20 2014, 15:24 - Permalink
Degussa Goldhandel GmbH has acquired "The Industry Collection of Gold Bars Worldwide", the largest and most important collection of contemporary gold bars worldwide. It includes over one thousand culturally and historically important bars of 145 manufacturers from 35 countries and was founded in 1993 by N.M. Rothschild & Sons (Australia) Limited.
The collection, which is also often referred to as the “Rothschild Collection”, is of important historical and cultural significance for the gold industry as it illustrates the extraordinary variety of gold bars from all over the world.
The total weight of the collection is slightly more than 230 kilogrammes of fine gold, with a pure market value of approximately seven million Euros (approximately ten million US Dollar).