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…

Where Gold Is Found: Did You Know?

Did you know that gold is found on nearly every continent in the world? Up until now, more than 190,000 metric tonnes of the precious metal have been mined. Important areas for gold mining include regions of the United States, South Africa, Indonesia, and many more. If you’re interested in learning more about the world’s…

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History of American Coinage: Did You Know?

Have you ever been curious about the various events that lead to the creation of American coins? In today’s episode of U.S. Money Reserve’s “Did You Know?” we follow the 200-year timeline of American Coinage from the first coins ever minted to the famous, modern Gold American Eagle.  History of American Coinage: Did You…

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Vintage Coins: Did You Know?

Prior to the coin recall of 1933, various American gold and silver coins were produced as currency and placed into circulation.  Vintage Coins: Did You Know? – Video Transcription Narrator:               00:08 The 1849 Liberty double Eagle is one of the most famous and valuable coins ever struck. Only a single example of this legendary…

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The Great Gold Robbery of 1855: Did You Know?

The Great Gold Robbery of 1855 is regarded as one of the first train robberies in history. The elaborate heist that took four years from conception to execution, has reserved its place in historical infamy.  The Great Gold Robbery of 1855: Did You Know? – Video Transcription Narrator:               00:05 Did you know: The great…

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The Importance of Traditions

Last week, I, like millions of other Americans, celebrated one of our most cherished holidays: Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving is a holiday of traditions going back to our earliest days as an English settlement, up until its official federal status and what it represents today. It’s a time for people to enjoy days off work; watch a…

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Specialty Coins: Did You Know?

Over the years, the United States Mint has designed and struck a variety of precious metal coins to commemorate certain people, places, and events. These coins are highly collectible and produced only in limited numbers. If you’re interested in learning more about these coins, watch today’s episode of U.S. Money Reserve’s “Did You Know.” …

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…

What You Might Not Know About Gold ETNS

What You Might Not Know About Gold ETNs

Financial giant Barclays has rolled out a new way to obtain precious metals: exchange-traded notes (ETNs). How do they work and are there hidden costs? Learn more in this episode of USMR Market Insights with Coy Wells.  What You Might Not Know About Gold ETNs – Video Transcription Coy Wells:               00:00 The UK based…