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…

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…

History of american coinage Did you know? informational video

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…

did you know great gold robery of 1855

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…

Specialty coins did you know informational video

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.” …

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…

When Did the U.S. Go Off the Silver Standard

When Did the U.S. Go off the Silver Standard?

The “silver standard” lasted for centuries, and the U.S., China, India, and Great Britain are countries that had adopted it. The Coinage Act of 1792, which created the U.S. Mint, first defined the dollar relative to silver, not gold. So why don’t we hear about the silver standard anymore, and what happened to it? Read…