Heads or Tails: History and Meaning of Coin Toss

What Does “Heads or Tails” Mean?

Who’s first in line for turkey? Who gets to deal the cards? Who picks tonight’s movie? You can settle almost anything with a coin flip. Learn about the history of the coin toss, its significance over time, and how we use coin flips today to decide everything from United Kingdom elections to football kickoffs. What’s…

Vintage picture of Fort Knox where U.S. gold is stored

How Much Gold Is in Fort Knox: Did You Know?

Fort Knox is famous for holding the largest quantity of gold among all of the U.S. Mint’s gold depositories. It has been consistently portrayed in movies and media despite its reputation for being nearly impossible to enter. Learn more in today’s episode of “Did You Know?”  How Much Gold Is in Fort Knox: Did…

Did You Know? - Mint Marks

U.S. Coin Mint Marks: Did You Know?

A mint mark is a small letter or symbol that is stamped into a coin as it is being made to identify which mint the coin was produced at. Congress created the mint marking process after the first mint branches were created in 1835. If you’re interested in learning more about mint marking, watch this…

Did You Know? History of American Coinage

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…

4 Military-Themed Veterans Day Coins and History

4 Military-Themed Coins & the Stories Behind Them

Parades are great. So are handshakes and salutes. But do you know another way you can express your appreciation for our military veterans? You can honor them with something that stands strong and solid even when times take a turn for the worse: physical gold. Celebrate Veterans Day and enhance your military knowledge by learning…