• The Use of Silver In The Modern Industrial World

    While for many years the predominant use for precious metals including gold, silver and platinum has been for purely ornamental reasons such as jewelry and decorative possessions, they have begun to play a major role in our ever changing industrial world. While most are aware that gold is used to ...
  • The History Of Silver And Platinum

    According to historians, the history of silver and its origins are lost in time, the first known records of this precious metal show that Ambassadors of Crete brought gifts that consisted of silver vases to the Egyptian Pharaohs as early as 3100 BC. Many relics of earlier civilizations have been f...
  • The History of Canadian Silver Coins

    Coins were first created for Canada, which was at that time a province of the United Kingdom, in 1858. At the time, it was based upon the dollar of the neighboring United States and came in denominations of five, 10, and 20 cents. Later in the nineteenth century a 50 cent piece was added, though C...
  • History of American Silver Coins

    Although not as common as gold coins, silver coins have a rich history in the United States on their own Here we’ll give you a brief history of American silver coins. During the Revolutionary War, the Continental Congress attempted to create a national currency to supplant the currencies that we...
  • Common Uses of Silver

    Silver has been in demand for as long as humans have known about the metal. Its beauty, industrial uses, and overall properties have made it a valuable and sought-after commodity. Silver Jewelry The most well-known use for silver is for jewelry. Its shine and appearance make it widely desired for j...

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