How to Identify Gold: Did You Know?

Watch and listen to this episode of U.S. Money Reserve’s “Did You Know?” to learn how to identify real gold from false gold.   How to Identify Gold: Did You Know? Narrator (00:04): Counterfeit gold poses a common problem around the world. Iron pyrite or “fool’s gold” has often been mistaken for real gold throughout…

3 High-Profile Coin Redesigns in America

Watch and listen to learn more about 3-high profile coin redesigns in America  3 High-Profile Coin Redesigns in America Narrator (00:13): The 1907 Double Eagle Gold Coin. In 1904, President Theodore Roosevelt, feeling that the current American coinage lacked artistic merit, asked U.S. Mint Director George Roberts to commission friend and sculptor, Augustus Saint-Gaudens,…

Gold Maple Leaf Coin: History & Evolution

Watch and listen to learn more about the Gold Maple Leaf Coin’s History & Evolution  Gold Maple Leaf Coin: History & Evolution Narrator (00:11): The Royal Canadian Mint introduced the one ounce gold maple leaf coin in 1979. At the time, the purity of the coins gold was 99.9%. Four years after the coins…

Why Is Gold Au: Did You Know?

Watch and listen to learn about the origin of the symbol for gold “Au,” why the atomic number for gold is 79, and where the word gold comes from. Where the Chemical Symbol AU Comes From: Did You Know? – Video Transcription 00:15 [inaudible]. Narrator: 00:16 Gold is a chemical element with the atomic number…