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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?

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?

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…

How Much Gold Is In the World? Download U.S. Money Reserve's Special Report to Find Out

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.…

Gold vs ETFs | U.S. Money Reserve

There are many dangers to buying gold through Electronic Transfer Funds (ETF), don’t be fooled! ETFs carry risks that physical gold simply does not have. This video will outline for you all the benefits of holding physical gold over buying ETFs.  Gold vs ETF – Video Transcription   Narrator: 00:02 Investing in gold has never…

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Gold and the Debt Crisis

In the weeks leading up to the debt crisis in 2011, gold rose $400 an ounce to hit its nominal all-time peak of $1,895. The 2011 debt crisis was the one in which we came so close to defaulting on our debts that rating agencies downgraded the nation’s credit score. But it was good for gold. As the crisis approached, gold rose spectacularly. After the crisis was resolved, it fell dramatically but retained a portion of the gain. Can we expect a similar pattern as the current debt limit standoff progresses?