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…

Executive Order 6102: Did You Know?

There was a time in history that gold ownership was outlawed for many Americans. In 1933, Executive Order 6102 confiscated gold from citizens. The order was controversial and upset many people, and was finally repealed after decades in 1974. Executive Order 6102: Did You Know? – Video Transcription Narrator:          (00:07) Executive…

Fenn’s Hidden Treasure: Did You Know?

A mysterious treasure chest filled with gold and other rare artifacts estimated to be worth around $2,000,000 was hidden somewhere in the Rocky Mountains by a man named Forrest Fenn. To this day, the treasure has not been found. If you’re interested in learning more, watch this episode of U.S. Money Reserve’s “Did You Know?”…

Aztec Gold: Did You Know?

When Cortés and the conquistadors arrived in Mexico, they were enraptured by the gold treasures of the Aztec civilization. Determined to get their hands on it by any means necessary, the Spaniards employed everything from deceit to bloodshed. If you’re interested in learning more, watch today’s episode of U.S. Money Reserve’s “Did You Know?” Aztec…

Gold on the Titanic: Did You Know?

Watch and listen to learn about the golden treasures that sank alongside the Titanic Gold on the Titanic: Did You Know? Narrator (00:05): On April 10th, 1912 the RMS Titanic embarked on its journey from Southampton, England to New York City. Five days into the voyage, the Titanic sank and one of the deadliest commercial…