Should I Buy Fractional Coins?

Should I Buy Fractional Gold Coins?

You’re probably familiar with the heavy hitters in precious metals—the coins that everyone seems to want, like the 1-oz. Gold American Eagle, 1-oz. Gold Krugerrand, and 1-oz. Gold Maple Leaf. But you have other options—options that offer opportunities for more variety and liquidity. Here, we break down the advantages of purchasing fractional coins. What Are…

The Staffordshire Hoard: Did You Know?

In 2009, a treasure hunter named Terry Hebert stumbled upon an assortment of ancient Anglo-Saxon gold and silver artifacts in Staffordshire, England. After weeks of detailed research by archaeologists, this hoard of artifacts was declared the largest collection of any Anglo-Saxon gold and silver metalwork ever to be found. If you’re interested in learning more,…

How Gold Is Valued - Did You Know?

How Gold Is Valued: Did You Know?

Gold’s appeal has lasted since the dawn of civilization until today. From its natural beauty proving useful in jewelry and arts, to its scarcity giving it inherent rarity useful for currency, gold is here to stay. If you’re interested in learning more, watch this episode of U.S. Money Reserve’s “Did You Know?” How Gold Is…

7 Cities of Gold: Did You Know?

After establishing a foothold in what would later become Mexico, the conquistadors were captivated by the search for new gold. Intrigued by tales of “The 7 Cities of Gold”, their expeditions headed north. If you’re interested in learning more, watch this episode of U.S. Money Reserve’s “Did You Know?” 7 Cities of Gold: Did You…

Did You Know? Gold and the Sun

Gold and the Sun | Did You Know?

Gold and the sun have been linked together in mankind’s eye for a long time. In fact, ancient cultures, such as the Egyptians and the Incas, both associated gold with solar deities. If you’re interested in learning more, watch today’s episode of U.S. Money Reserve’s “Did You Know?” Gold and the Sun | Did You…

Noble vs Base Metals: Did You Know?

  We’ve all heard of metals referred to as “noble metals” and “base metals,” but what do these titles really mean? If you’re interested in learning more, watch this episode of U.S. Money Reserve’s “Did You Know?” about noble vs base metals. Noble vs Base Metals: Did You Know?- Video Transcription Narrator       …

World’s Largest Gold Coin: Did You Know?

What weighs 1 ton, has a 31-inch diameter, and comes from Australia? The answer is the world’s largest gold coin. If you’re interested in learning more, watch this episode of U.S. Money Reserve’s “Did You Know?” World’s Largest Gold Coin: Did You Know? – Video Transcription Narrator:          (00:05) In 2011, the…

Gold’s Malleability: Did You Know?

How can 36 pounds of gold be enough to cover an entire football field? The answer lies in the precious metal’s malleability. If you’re interested in learning more, watch this episode of U.S. Money Reserve’s “Did You Know?”  Gold’s Malleability: Did You Know? – Video Transcription Narrator           (00:05): Did you…

Cleaning Precious Metals: Did You Know?

If you want to make sure your gold has that trademark shine, you should consider having it cleaned. Enthusiasts have developed several methods for safely cleaning precious metals over the years. If you’re interested in learning more, watch this episode of U.S. Money Reserve’s “Did You Know?” Cleaning Precious Metals: Did You Know? – Video…

Tombstone, Arizona: Did You Know?

Prospector Ed Schieffelin was told the only thing he would find in the frontier would be “his tombstone.” Despite doubts from his peers, Schieffelin went on to find silver ore in a remote part of Arizona. He named his mining encampment “Tombstone,” which grew into a prosperous town. Tombstone eventually became the scene of one…

Varna Necropolis: Did You Know?

In 1972, an archaeological discovery in Bulgaria revealed the oldest known gold used by humans in the history of mankind. This unprecedented discovery, dubbed the Varna Necropolis, unearthed more gold than anyone in the world had seen at the time of the discovery. If you’re interested in learning more, watch today’s episode of U.S. Money…

Saddle Ridge Hoard: Did You Know?

What started with a closer look at a can sticking out of the ground in rural California ended up being a ten-million-dollar treasure known as the Saddle Ridge Hoard. In total, 1,411 coins were found, including a double eagle coin minted in 1866. If you’re interested in learning more, watch today’s episode of U.S. Money…