The Cost of Wearing Gold

The Cost of Wearing Gold: Did You Know?

One of the factors that makes Gold so unique is its malleability and ductility. In 2008, a chemist named Georg Steinhauser conducted a study showing the effects of wearing a gold ring when performing everyday activities. You can prevent wearable gold from being worn down by taking proper care of your precious gold jewelry so…

history of gold as a currency did you know

A History of Gold as a Currency: Did You Know?

Gold has been used as a currency since some of the earliest civilizations known to man. Gold’s history as a coinage dates back to at least the ancient Lydians of 700 B.C. If you’re interested in learning more, watch this episode of U.S. Money Reserve’s “Did You Know?” A History of Gold as a Currency:…

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…

where gold gets its color did you know

How Gold Gets Its Color: Did You Know?

Have you ever wondered how gold got its famous yellow color? Scientists found the answer using the field of relativistic quantum chemistry. Or simply put, it is ingrained in its atomic structure. If you’re interested in learning more, watch this episode of U.S. Money Reserve’s “Did You Know?” How Gold Gets Its Color: Did You…

silver as an antibiotic did you know

Antibacterial Silver: Did You Know?

Since ancient times, one precious metal has been used for its antibacterial properties: silver. From keeping water safe to modern antibiotics, silver’s history in antibiotics has been varied and surprising. If you’re interested in learning more, watch this episode of U.S. Money Reserve’s “Did You Know?” Antibacterial Silver: Did You Know? – Video Transcription Narrator …

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…