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):…

How Much Gold Is in the Ocean?

While the vast oceans of the world could contain millions of tons of dissolved gold, extracting it could be almost impossible. That hasn’t stopped people from trying before, such as pastor Ford Jernegan. If you’re interested in learning more, watch this episode of U.S. Money Reserve’s “Did You Know?” How Much Gold Is in the…

Nevada Gold & Silver: Did You Know?

Nevada has served as a hotspot for gold and silver mining since the early 1850’s. The discovery of gold in the Carson river and the subsequent discovery of the Comstock Lode propelled Nevada to one of the most important sources of mining in the United States. In modern times, Nevada is responsible for over 5%…

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,…

Silverpoint drawing - Did You Know?

Silverpoint Drawing: Did You Know?

Silver has had a special place in art since before the Renaissance even started. Silverpoint drawing, a technique which was utilized by artists such as Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, and Rembrandt has evolved throughout the course of time and is even still used today. If you’re interested in learning more, watch this episode of U.S.…

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…

Gold IRAs: Did You Know?

Precious metal IRAs are individual retirement accounts specifically designed to assist with wealth management and financial hedging. The types of IRAs work similar to standard IRAs but utilize gold instead of paper money, which has increased market volatility. Millions of Americans have depended on gold as a means of wealth protection throughout history and there…

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…

7 Cities of Gold: Did You Know?

After establishing a foothold in what would later become Mexico, the conquistadors were captivated by the search for new gold. Intrigued by tales of “The 7 Cities of Gold”, their expeditions headed north. If you’re interested in learning more, watch this episode of U.S. Money Reserve’s “Did You Know?” 7 Cities of Gold: Did You…

Did You Know? Gold and the Sun

Gold and the Sun | Did You Know?

Gold and the sun have been linked together in mankind’s eye for a long time. In fact, ancient cultures, such as the Egyptians and the Incas, both associated gold with solar deities. If you’re interested in learning more, watch today’s episode of U.S. Money Reserve’s “Did You Know?” Gold and the Sun | Did You…

Noble vs Base Metals: Did You Know?

  We’ve all heard of metals referred to as “noble metals” and “base metals,” but what do these titles really mean? If you’re interested in learning more, watch this episode of U.S. Money Reserve’s “Did You Know?” about noble vs base metals. Noble vs Base Metals: Did You Know?- Video Transcription Narrator       …

World’s Largest Gold Coin: Did You Know?

What weighs 1 ton, has a 31-inch diameter, and comes from Australia? The answer is the world’s largest gold coin. If you’re interested in learning more, watch this episode of U.S. Money Reserve’s “Did You Know?” World’s Largest Gold Coin: Did You Know? – Video Transcription Narrator:          (00:05) In 2011, the…