The First Gold Coins: Did You Know?

Watch and listen to find out which kingdom is attributed to being the first recorded civilization to use gold coinage as currency.  The First Gold Coins: Did You Know? – Video Transcription Narrator: 00:09 Gold coins have been used as currency since before the common era. The Romans, Persians, and Greeks all utilized gold…

Gold Hits 7-Year High

2020 has just begun and gold is already seeing one of the most tremendous rallies in years. Geopolitical tensions have left consumers looking for a safe haven, and gold’s proven durability in times of trouble are making it an ideal choice. To learn more, click the link below for a free Gold Information Kit. This…

Different Types of Coin Edges: Did You Know?

Did you know coins can be edged in more than one way? Precious metal coins can have reeded, milled, grooved, lettered, decorated, or plain edges. Each edging technique has different characteristics that allow for unique coin designs that can be differentiated by look and feel. If you’re interested in learning more about the coin edging…

Graded vs Ungraded Coins: Did You Know?

Coins are classified by applying the official Sheldon grading scale from 1 to 70, with 1 being the worst and 70 being the absolute best possible condition. A higher grade can often result in greater potential profit in the open market. In this episode of U.S. Money Reserve’s “Did You Know?,” we cover the difference…

What Is A Mint Mark on a Coin?

What Is a Mint Mark on a Coin?

S, W, D, P Are these letters an arcane initialism? Secret message? Online coupon code? These letters are none of the above! S, W, D, and P are mint marks you’re likely to see on American coinage. Coin mint marks provide information about a coin that’s important for the following reasons. A Coin’s Mint Mark…

How Much Gold Is In the World? Market Insights

How Much Gold Is in the World?

Central banks around the world are reportedly buying gold at an alarming rate. Just how much of the world’s gold supply are these global powerhouses stockpiling, and what are the other major sources driving gold demand today? Learn more in this episode of USMR Market Insights with Patrick Brunson.  How Much Gold Is in…

the risk of recession

2020 Recession Risks

Despite recent stock market highs, many analysts are still warning about the growing risk of a 2020 recession. With persistently low inflation, trade tensions and overall global growth concerns, the alarm bells of an economic fallout are getting louder. Learn more about these indicators and what you can do to help make your portfolio more…

Russia Dumps Dollars for Gold | USMR Market Insights

Russia is aggressively dumping billions of U.S. dollars and instead is increasing its share of euro and Chinese yuan. This could prove particularly dangerous over the long run, especially if other countries follow suit. The country has also ramped up its gold purchases to become the world’s biggest gold buyer of the last decade. Is…

Ensuring Your Family’s Future | USMR Market Insights

Families today are often faced with many options when it comes to passing down wealth to secure their children’s financial future. Unfortunately, generational wealth can often be depleted by the interference of taxes and other economic barriers. With that said, there are avenues that can be utilized to prevent the depreciation of the money you…

the declining dollar

The Declining Dollar | USMR Market Insights

A sudden decline in the dollar is something that would create global economic turmoil and many people are very worried about this situation. If this happens, it’s very likely that investors would rush to other currencies, such as the euro, or other assets, such as gold and commodities. Learn more in today’s edition of USMR…