Density of Gold?

If you have ever held gold bullion in your hands, you would first notice how heavy it is even in small 1 oz gold coin sizes.

The reason for this is that fine physical gold is one of the most dense precious metals in the world.

In other words, gold bullion takes up very little space, yet has a real hefty weight to it.

What is Gold Density?

The density of pure gold is 19.32 grams per cubic centimeters at 68 °F or 20 °C.

Gold Density for Popular Gold Bullion Coins:

- 22k American Gold Eagle Coin17.45 grams per cubic centimeter

- 22k Gold Krugerrand Coin17.45 grams per cubic centimeter

- Any .999+ fine gold bullion coin19.32 grams per cubic centimeter

See how the Density of Gold is used in a Gold Specific Gravity Test


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James Anderson
James Anderson
Senior Market Analyst & Content

A bullion buyer years before the 2008 Global Financial Crisis, James Anderson is a grounded precious metals researcher, content creator, and physical investment grade bullion professional. He has authored several Gold & Silver Guides and has been featured on the History Channel, Zero Hedge, Gold-Eagle, Silver Seek, Value Walk and many more. You can pick up Jame's most recent, comprehensive 200+ Page book here at SD Bullion.

Given that repressed commodity values are now near 100-year low level valuations versus large US stocks, James remains convinced investors and savers should buy and maintain a prudent physical bullion position now, before more unfunded promises debase away in the coming decades...