Englishman Discovers Ancient Roman Coins Worth Over $200,000 in Farmer’s Field

Imagine walking through a field, metal detector in hand, scanning the ground for buried treasures. Your detector begins to beep, and as happens more often than not, you check to see what metal junk … [Read more...]

Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coins Set for 2019

Coin enthusiasts and space lovers alike will appreciate the new Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Set, scheduled to be released in 2019. President Obama signed an act in December which … [Read more...]

Gold Smuggled out of Royal Canadian Mint in Employee’s Rectum

The Royal Canadian Mint saw an unusual gold theft over the course of several months. An employee stole $180,000 worth of gold from the facility, which has been described as “fortress-like,” between … [Read more...]

Highly-Anticipated 2016 Centennial Mercury Dime Sells Out in 40 Minutes

The Centennial Gold Coin series was announced late last year, giving collectors something to look forward to in 2016. The first in that series—the 2016 Centennial Mercury Dime—was available for a … [Read more...]

Hobo Nickels: Then and Now

Hobo nickels were born from the creativity of transient workers in the early 1900s. Inspired by the Buffalo Nickel, these coins were carved by men looking to pass the time or create something to … [Read more...]

Choosing a Unique Anniversary Jewelry Gift

Sure, you could walk into any jewelry chain store and buy your sweetheart a necklace with a heart-shaped pendant for your anniversary. While the gemstones and precious metal may vary, it will still be … [Read more...]

The 5 Largest Gold Mines by the Numbers

The allure of gold and silver is something that has proven to be timeless.  No matter the circumstances or location, gold/silver has always held some discernable value.  As such, an increasingly … [Read more...]

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Fort Knox

Everyone knows about Fort Knox, the U.S.'s ultimate gold vault. But besides that one little fact, how much do you really know about the place that supposedly holds up to 5% of the world's mined gold … [Read more...]

Capital Gains Tax Explained

If you trade gold, then chances are you will file the Capital Gains Tax (CGT) at some time or another.  The CGT accounts for gains made on the selling of gold and other investments, such as stocks, … [Read more...]

3 Super Cool Treasure Finds in 2015

If you're fascinated with Indiana Jones, lost gold, or hidden treasure, then you might be interested to know that treasure finds still occur in our time.  Last year, several spectacular treasure … [Read more...]

The IRA You’ve Never Heard Of…

Are you looking for a way to diversify your retirement portfolio beyond investing in corporations that are subject to the whims of the market and forces of inflation? If so, you may want to consider a … [Read more...]

Holiday Jewelry is For Everyone!

If you’re looking for a special something for your loved one this holiday season, who can say no to jewelry? From diamond engagement rings for that next level of commitment to a finely tailored watch … [Read more...]

Are We In Danger of Runaway Inflation?

You may hear it whispered with dread from time to time – runaway inflation, the phenomenon that occurs when inflation rates rise so quickly that they can't be stopped, when dollars start buying you … [Read more...]

In Case of Emergency, Have a World Cup Handy: The Melt Value of the World’s Biggest Sports Trophies

For sports fans, the biggest trophies are preceded by events that move billions of dollars around the world in tickets, cable and other television programming packages, sports wagering, and … [Read more...]

The Wait is Over for Same-Sex Couples in Dallas County

In Dallas County, TX, a couple who spent 54 years together was finally able to get married. Eighty four year-old Jack Evans and 82 year-old George Harris tied the knot immediately following the … [Read more...]

Consider Personal Lifestyle When Buying Jewelry

When buying jewelry you’ll be confronted with the decision between a variety of metals – gold, silver, platinum, palladium, titanium, stainless steel and sterling silver to name a few. Your final … [Read more...]

First-Time Buyers Take Advantage of Low Gold & Silver Prices

First-time precious metal buyers were attracted to this summer’s low gold and silver prices. Retailers like Money Metals Express reported to have a sale increase of 365% for first-time buyers between … [Read more...]

Can a Coin Say “Thank You”? Apparently So

Looking for a way to show your appreciation to the men and women who protect our freedom at home and abroad? The Grateful American Coin nonprofit, based out of Florida, seeks to say “thank you” to … [Read more...]

3 Greatest Environmental Dangers to Coins

A coin collector PSA: If you're an investor in numismatic coins, or even if you just collect for fun, you should know that there are environmental threats to your coins everywhere. It's important that … [Read more...]

Uncertainties in Greece Raise Questions for Gold

The recent news that Greece will default on a 1.6 billion dollar loan payment to the International Monetary Fund has put the world on edge. The default could shift the value of the euro and other … [Read more...]

June’s Gold Review

Gold was a popular investment last month for both individuals and governments. Read on to learn more: In early June, Russia announced that it was boosting its gold reserves in an effort to get … [Read more...]

Coin Update for Royal-Loving Coin Collectors

Coin collectors are often also history buffs, which means they may or may not have a fascination with the Royals. If you happen to love both coins and the British Monarchy, then you’re probably … [Read more...]

Pennies Might Be Worth More than You Think

Some people see a penny on the ground and pass it by without a second thought. But if you knew the history of the one-cent piece and the metal content of certain pennies, you might think twice about … [Read more...]

Different Types of Online Gold Investing

Throughout the ages, gold has been a lasting currency and a sign of wealth. But in the modern age, there are a boggling number of ways to invest in this most precious metal via the internet, and yet … [Read more...]

Coin News Roundup: The Latest News in Coin Collecting

Believe it or not, the world of precious coins has been overflowing with news lately. In case you haven’t been paying attention, here’s just a taste of the top trending coin stories from the last … [Read more...]

3 Reasons Warren Buffet Doesn’t Like Gold: Are They Warranted?

America's investing sweetheart Warren Buffett loves investing in everything from ketchup to cola to insurance companies. But one area of investing that Buffett refuses to touch is the precious metals … [Read more...]

The Price of Gold: Month of March Review

Beware the ides of March, indeed – at least for gold investors. The current price of gold continued to fall for the second straight month.  Here are some of the factors that broke the seven-month … [Read more...]

Kiss the Gold Fix Goodbye

Since 1919, the London gold “fix” has set daily market prices in a private conference call between 4 of the world’s biggest banking institutions. This, as many recall, has led to a fair share of … [Read more...]

Palladium May Be About to Explode in North America

"A homerun or more in 2015 is very likely" for palladium, according to Seeking Alpha. The market watchdog pointed to steadily rising prices in the last few years and the boost in profitability for … [Read more...]

Study Reveals Sewers Could be Hiding Millions of Dollars Worth of Gold and Silver

Gold and silver may be in the sewer. No, not a figurative sewer - precious metals have been on a tear the last week. I'm talking about the ACTUAL sewer. Researchers at Arizona State University with … [Read more...]