silver in photography did you know

Silver In Photography: Did You Know?

Silver has long served as an integral component in analog photography because of its use in camera film. Traditional photography film coating contains microscopic silver halide crystals. Even today, many photographers and videographers have continued to use analog film for its rich color detail. If you’re interested in learning more, watch this episode of U.S.…

the worlds leading silver producer did you know

Silver Production in Mexico: Did You Know?

Silver production in Mexico has been thriving from colonial times to today. Mexico is a leading producer of silver today, particularly in the state of Zacatecas. If you’re interested in learning more, watch this episode of U.S. Money Reserve’s “Did You Know?” Silver Production in Mexico: Did You Know? – Video Transcription Narrator     …

spooky tales of ghosts & gold: did you know?

Paranormal Activity and Gold | Did You Know

If you are scared of ghosts, you may want to stay away from the Phoenix Goldmine in Idaho Springs, Colorado. Legends of murder, witchcraft and mysterious spirits called “tommyknockers” give the former gold mine a chilling reputation. If you’re interested in learning more, watch this episode of U.S. Money Reserve’s “Did You Know?” Paranormal Activity…

4 benefits of buying and owning platinum did you know

4 Benefits Of Buying and Owning Platinum: Did You Know?

Does the precious metal platinum have a place in your portfolio? There are four great benefits of buying and owning platinum. If you’re interested in learning more, watch this episode of U.S. Money Reserve’s “Did You Know?” 4 Benefits Of Buying and Owning Platinum: Did You Know? – Video Transcription Narrator         …

american platinum eagle did you know

American Platinum Eagle: Did You Know?

In 1995, former Director of the United States Mint and current U.S. Money Reserve President, Philip N. Diehl, and others began the legislative process of creating a new platinum coin. The only U.S. bullion coin that has a yearly alternating design, this coin is unique in the pantheon of American Bullion for several reasons. If…

Gold's Electrical Conductivity Did You Know?

Gold’s Electrical Conductivity: Did You Know?

Copper and Aluminum are metals commonly utilized as electrical and heat conductors in engineering. But, so are precious metals like gold and silver. Gold’s electrical conductivity is used in electronics like computers and phones. If you’re interested in learning more, watch this episode of U.S. Money Reserve’s “Did You Know?” Gold’s Electrical Conductivity: Did You…

platinums resistance did you know?

Platinum’s Resistance: Did You Know?

One of the most valuable aspects of platinum is its inertness. The noble metal is very chemically stable, giving platinum resistance to corrosion and oxidation, even at high temperatures. This is partly why the metal has been so heavily prized. If you’re interested in learning more about platinum, watch this episode of U.S. Money Reserve’s…

3 Facts About Platinum: Did You Know?

While commonly associated with modern industry, platinum has been used since ancient Egypt, where platinum alloys adorned coffins along with gold and silver. If you’re interested in learning more about platinum, watch this episode overviewing 3 facts about platinum. 3 Facts About Platinum: Did You Know? – Video Transcript Narrator          (00:04):…

What Are Platinum and Palladium Used For

What Are Platinum and Palladium Used for?

You might not realize it, but you’re surrounded by precious metals—in the car, at the dentist, even if you were to go to outer space. Learn about two of the lesser-recognized precious metals—platinum and palladium—and the many ways they’re used. What Are Platinum and Palladium? One of the rarest metals, platinum—which is silver-white in color—was…

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,…

California Gold Rush: Did You Know?

1849 Gold Rush: Did You Know?

What started as a minor discovery at a sawmill on the western frontier soon ballooned into one of the most significant events of the 19th century: The California Gold Rush. If you’re interested in learning more, watch this episode of U.S. Money Reserve’s “Did You Know?” 1849 Gold Rush: Did You Know? – Video Transcription…

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…