Reed Gold Discovery: Did You Know?

Discoveries of gold have been generating excitement in the United States since the dawn of the country. The very first discovery was an accident by the 12 year old son of a man named John Reed. While he did not understand the significance of what he had for a couple of years, he later opened…

Gold in Salvation Army Kettles: Did You Know?

Since the 90s, people have been putting something out of the ordinary into salvation army donation buckets: Gold. Everything from Gold American Eagle Coins, South African Krugerrand Coins and even gold bars have been donated in a practice that continues to today.  Gold in Dentistry: Did You Know? – Video Transcription Narrator:     …

Gold in Dentistry: Did You Know?

Dentistry has smiled upon gold since ancient times. From practical applications, to aesthetic uses, gold continues to fill important roles for the field today. If you’re interested in learning more, watch today’s episode of U.S. Money Reserve’s “Did You Know?”  Gold in Dentistry: Did You Know? – Video Transcription Narrator:         …

Klondike Gold Rush: Did You Know?

The Klondike Gold Rush was a massive influx of gold miners to Canada’s Yukon territory and Alaska in the late 1800s. The hazardous conditions of the region made it a very dangerous journey. However, the allure of gold proved too strong to ignore for many. If you’re interested in learning more, watch today’s episode of…

Elvis Presley’s 1960 Gold Cadillac: Did You Know?

Elvis Presley is one the most notorious and influential musicians to have ever live. In addition to his interests in music and film, the famous actor and musician held a strong appreciation for both cars and gold. In fact, his appreciation for the latter two was so great, he purchased a custom-built 1960 golden Cadillac…

How Much Gold Is In The World: Did You Know?

Gold has a complex history dating back hundreds of millions of years. Since the California Gold Rush, over 90% of the world’s gold has been mined. In this episode we cover: How much gold has been mined, how much is left to be mined, and applied uses of the world’s already mined gold.  How…

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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How Much Gold Is In the World?

Gold remains one of the rarest elements on earth. But just how hard is it to come by, and when might the gold supply run out? America’s Gold Authority® has the answers. How Much Gold Has Been Mined? No one knows for certain how to calculate the total amount of gold ever mined, but the…

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The Hidden Risks of Buying Gold ETFs

For some, buying gold exchange traded funds (ETF) can seem like a good deal. You gain some exposure to gold‘s performance, but without having to arrange for receipt or storage of actual gold. How? A gold ETF trades like a stock, generally tracks the price of gold, and aims to replicate the performance of gold.…