for about 10 years in the late 80’a and 90’s. Were you buying it then? If you have a gold coin and the world is going to heck, do you think you can bring that gold coin to a grocery store and they will take it? Gold has risks holding it. It can be stolen, you can die and your heir don’t know you have it. It has a small place, but I won’t ever hold any physical gold. If I ever do, it will be a Gold ETF.