New Japanese Coins Fit for a New Emperor

Japan is celebrating the installation of its new leader, Emperor Naruhito, with some new coinage. Emperor Naruhito ascended the throne May 1, 2019 … [Read more...]

American Televangelist Sells Newly Minted “Point of Contact” Trump Coin

One of the newest coins has numismatists and collectors buzzing. Made of plated 24-carat gold, the obverse side of the coin depicts the founder of … [Read more...]

Attic-Cleaning Of A Lifetime: Finding The Weapons Of Tipu Sultan

Cleaning the attic isn’t fun, but we trust the Berskhire couple that came across weapons from the Fourth Anglo-Mysore War found it worthwhile. The … [Read more...]

North Palm Beach Coin Theft Victim Hopes to Reclaim His Life

Even though he’s in the finance industry, Michael Johnson really isn’t working much right now. A coin collector since he was 16, he owned about … [Read more...]

English Town Seeks Return of Roman Civil War Coins Discovery

The year was AD 68 and the Roman Empire was in tatters. Nero had committed suicide in June and four different factions were vying for power as his … [Read more...]

Rare Penny Sells for Six Figures at Auction

After this story, you’ll want to pay a little more attention to your pocket change. Would you ever imagine that a penny could be worth six … [Read more...]

Divers Find Gold and Silver Coins in Shipwreck Off the Coast of North Carolina

Recently, some lucky divers came across hundreds of gold and silver coins at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean. The location is about 50 miles off the … [Read more...]

Archaeologists Find Unexpected Rare Coins in Indian Mosque

Have you heard of a “chance discovery”? It’s a discovery that was unintentional, meaning you weren’t out treasure hunting when you made the … [Read more...]

Couple Finds Gold Treasure in Backyard

Treasure in your own backyard? It’s never that easy, is it? We usually see treasure being found by a hobbyist treasure hunter with his or her metal … [Read more...]

How Fed Interest Rate Hikes Impact Gold and Silver

Is there a correlation between interest rates and precious metal prices? Most would like to think so. Many investors hold the belief that when … [Read more...]

Search for a Hammer Leads to Discovery of Hoxne Hoard Roman Treasure

Have you ever been on a search for something you misplaced and end up finding something else of tremendous value? Yeah, neither have we. This is … [Read more...]

12th and 13th Century Coins Discovered During Road Construction!

An exciting day for coin enthusiasts in India occurred this past July when earth digging was being conducted in order to construct a new road in the … [Read more...]

Fact or Fiction? Is the Small Town of Rennes Le Chateau Full of Hidden Treasures?

Since the 1950s, treasure seekers and conspiracy theorists have been looking for lost valuable treasure in the small village of Rennes-Le-Chateau in … [Read more...]

Texas Opens First Bullion Depository

This summer, Texas has made history by opening its first bullion depository in Austin. The 23,000 square foot building will be operated by Lone Star … [Read more...]

U.S Mint Loses Millions Producing Pennies

The penny is the most abundant coin in the United States with approximately 8.4 billion in circulation last year. Made mostly of zinc and some copper, … [Read more...]

4,000-Years-Old Gold Bracelet Found in Yorkshire Potato Field

Trevor Sherwood, a metal detector enthusiast, had a great day on August 28, 2016. In the county of Yorkshire, England, he was enjoying his favorite … [Read more...]

Rare Coin Enthusiast Killed by His Friends for Collection

Trusting the wrong person with your private information can lead to your information being not so private anymore. Or, worst case scenario, it can … [Read more...]

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 … [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 … [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 … [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 … [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 … [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 … [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 … [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 … [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 … [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 … [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 … [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 … [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 … [Read more...]