Is it a good idea to buy physical gold?

Physical gold is one of the best forms of long-term wealth protection. It's ideal for your heirs, as it will last longer than any currency they may use in the future. Physical gold is not subject to the risks associated with paper assets. It cannot be hacked or erased.

Here in the West, on the ground, there is a fight for physical gold that I wouldn't know if we looked at the price of gold.