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 … [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...]

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