There has been a lot of news recently about the price of silver and gold. Gold is currently exceeding $1400 per ounce, and silver around $35 an ounce. There is, however, an alternative precious metal to each of these. It is platinum, and as an another choice for investment it is selling at about $300 an ounce MORE than gold! The article gives a perspective on its qualities, the amount available, where it is mined, its use for coinage, and possible investment considerations.