a mass of precious metal
gold or silver in bars or ingots
A bulk quantity of precious metal, usually gold or silver, assessed by weight and typically cast as ingots.
Origin: From bulloin, bullioun, from xno, of obscure origin, perhaps from bouillon, extending the sense to that of 'melting'. seems to have come from the unrelated .
uncoined gold or silver in the mass
base or uncurrent coin
showy metallic ornament, as of gold, silver, or copper, on bridles, saddles, etc
heavy twisted fringe, made of fine gold or silver wire and used for epaulets; also, any heavy twisted fringe whose cords are prominent
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
bool′yun, n. gold and silver in the mass and uncoined, though occasionally used as practically synonymous with the precious metals, coined and uncoined: a heavy twisted cord fringe, often covered with gold or silver wire.—n. Bull′ionist, one in favour of an exclusive metallic currency. [Ety. dub.; but apparently related to Low L. bullio, a boiling, melting.]
The numerical value of Bullion in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of Bullion in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
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Cheerful poor is rich with a smile, sulky rich is poor with a bullion of gold.
In order for units to trade in-line with the underlying bullion, the unitholders require a physical redemption option at net asset value.
I have a gold bullion and a 'one additional minute for your life' in my hand; as a gift, if you choose the second one, then I say you are a wise person!
As demand for gold grows rapidly in China and the Far East markets, and physical bullion moves eastward, the world increasingly looks at market conditions and price signals in the biggest bullion trading hub in the region, Hong Kong.
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