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  • Does the Kuda Maru Contain Gold?

    World War II is one of the many wars where nations began to take to the sea. It was a conflict that left plenty of sunken ships in its wake, but not all of them contained stolen gold. The Kuda Maru, a Japanese freighter that was bombed by the planes of Allied Forces, sank off the coast of the Philip...
  • The Symbolic History of the Turban Head Eagle Gold Coin

    As a 10 dollar gold coin, few designs compare with that of the Turban Head Eagle, also known as the Capped Bust Eagle. These gold coins do not actually feature a turban, as their nickname might suggest, but rather a woman who appears to be wearing a turban. Instead, the image minted into the gold ...
  • Gold Vending Machine is Latest Attraction at Atlantic City Casino

    Fans of gold will definitely be amused to hear that, according to an article in The Press of Atlantic City, a new way to buy gold has become available: via an ATM. Customers can also purchase silver, in the format of their choice: bars, coins and more. The action is happening at the Golden Nugget...
  • The Liberty Head Nickel of 1913: Only 5 of These Rare Coins Ever Minted

    In the world of coin collecting today, one of the most sought after of rare coins is the 1913 Liberty Head Nickel. With only five that are known to have been struck, this incredibly rare coin became the first to ever be sold for $100,000 in the early 1970's - quite a feat considering that it was w...
  • Silver Helps Detect Disease

    Silver is an invaluable property in the medical field. Humans have known about silver and its natural antimicrobial properties for thousands of years reports Silver Sinus. The Phoenicians used silver bottles to store their water in order to prevent it from spoiling, and that was back in 1200 BC. Whi...
  • The Golden Buddha: The World's Largest Gold Statue

    Where do you think the world's largest gold statue is located? If you guessed Chinatown, Thailand, then you are correct. The statue is called the Phra Sukhothai Traimit, or the Golden Buddha. It is made with 5.5 tons of solid gold and stands nearly 10 feet tall, according to Thaiways Magazine. Loca...
  • Three U.S. Gold Mines to Visit

    Looking for a vacation that's a little different from the usual surf and sun of the beach? Consider taking your family to learn about the history of gold mining in the United States. It is the perfect vacation for the gold enthusiast in your life and a great way to learn more about the gold industry...
  • A timeline of gold history

    Gold has been a sign of wealth for centuries. It has encouraged people to cover great distances in search of it and was a long-time standard of currency. Today, it continues to be of great value, and people everywhere are interested in collecting gold coins and investing in gold stock. Gold is not o...
  • Nevada Gold Exploration Made Even Easier

    Americans typically think of the Wild West when it comes to gold mining. Nevada is not only home to the gold and glitz of the casinos and luxury resorts that make up Las Vegas - Nevada is also the center of American gold mining. More gold has been mined from Nevada during the last 50 years than a...
  • What is Spot Price?

    The spot price is the price that is quoted for immediate payment and delivery of a commodity, a currency, or a security. However “immediate” has a different meaning than in normal usage. Since these trades are generally—especially for commodities—dealing with large quantities of an item, in...

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