The term .585 gold refers to the purity of the gold in question. This standard of purity is equal to 14-karat gold, which is why the terms are used interchangeably. Gold that is considered 14 karats or .585 contains 10 p... More » Business & Finance Currency & Conversions

The number 585 is stamped on European gold jewelry to indicate that the jewelry contains 58.5 percent gold. This is comparable to the U.S. 14K marking that indicates that a piece contains 14 parts gold and 10 parts of on... More »

On jewelry, "585" is a measure of gold's purity and indicates that the piece is made from 14-karat gold. This number is derived from the percentage of pure gold expressed as parts per 1,000. This system of certification ... More »

A good place to buy and sell gold is at the shop of a reputable gold dealer or jeweler, according to Bankrate. This method of purchasing and selling gold tends to give the average person the best price for items. More » Business & Finance Currency & Conversions

American Eagle gold-bullion coins are available for purchase through most precious-metal and coin dealers. Some brokerage houses and banks also sell them. The U.S. Mint provides an online list of dealers authorized to se... More » Business & Finance Currency & Conversions

Some of the best ways to find historical gold prices include the use of online websites that offer such services or paying a visit to a local library for more research. Gold is most commonly associated with wealth, the g... More » Business & Finance Currency & Conversions

The current price of gold can be found in the commodities sections of CNN Money, Reuters, the Financial Times and the Wall Street Journal. Prices are typically listed in troy ounces. More »