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  • 2019 Gold American Eagle Proof or Bullion?

    When choosing between the bullion and proof versions of the Gold American Eagle it is important to consider the production process for bullion and proof coins addition to pricing and market variation differences. Proof coin production is a highly specialized process, and as a result, is labor inte...
  • Rising Debt Ceiling Raises Gold

    While many Americans are counting the days until spring training begins for baseball season, a more ominous season is already upon us.  I am referring to the “debt-ceiling season” quickly approaching, from Washington DC.  Beginning March 2, 2019, the debt ceiling will be reinstated at the then...
  • 3 Gold Coins Honoring African-Americans - Including One You May Not Have Heard Before

    Each February, the United States recognizes, remembers and celebrates the important people and events that have shaped the African-American experience in our country. To commemorate Black History Month this year, we’re celebrating three iconic pieces of American coinage that tout, highlight or o...
  • 8 Things You Didn't Know About California Gold Rush History

    Tales of ambitious trailblazers striking it rich in the California Gold Rush of the mid-1800s loom large in our national narrative. While there are countless uplifting stories of these pioneering souls peppered throughout our history, there are also many aspects of the Gold Rush era that get drown...
  • Who is on the Dime?

    If you reach into your pocket, piggy bank or wherever your loose change seems to collect these days, chances are you’ll pull out at least one dime. The dime is so ordinary in today’s world that it’s easy for it to be overlooked or even taken for granted. Despite this seemingly mundane role,...
  • The Kilo Standard Has Been Redefined - But Why?

    An inch, a foot, a pound, a degree. All standard ways to measure ordinary things in our everyday lives. But have you ever stopped to think about what makes those inches, feet, pounds, and degrees what they are? How they came to be and what they’re based on? If you’re anything like us, proba...
  • 10 Most Valuable Treasures Ever Found (Part III)

    We have traveled all over the world and finally, we are at our final installment of the Top Ten Most Valuable Treasure Finds. In our previous articles (part 1 & part 2), we chronicled the discoveries of treasures ranging from Anglo-Saxon treasure troves, Ancient Roman coins long forgotten, pre...
  • 10 Most Valuable Treasures Ever Found (Part II)

    Welcome back for Part II of our Most Valuable Treasure Discoveries series. Tales of lost uncirculated coins, fortunes of the crown and treasure dating back to the Anglo-Saxons. Explore the values, size and discovery methods here in our second installment of the top 10 most valuable treasures ever fo...
  • How Does Gold Prospecting & Mining Work?

    While gold sourcing is often referred to simply as “mining,” mining is, in fact, just one piece of the production puzzle. The process of obtaining gold is actually multi-faceted and can be more or less summed up in four steps: prospecting, mining, extracting and refining. In this blog post, ...
  • 10 Most Valuable Treasures Ever Found (Part 1)

    Grab your metal detectors! We are seeking some of the most valuable treasures ever discovered. From buried treasures to sunken treasures, lying beneath villages, towns, cities, farms, riverbeds, and in the depths of the ocean, who knows what is just waiting to be found? Perhaps gold coins from anc...

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