A remarkable U.S. paper banknote from 1890 recently sold at auction for a staggering $2 million. The face value of the note is $1,000, inviting some interesting comparisons to its collectible value.
Error coins are an important area of numismatics for many collectors. Even as far back as Celtic times two millennia ago, mints were mistakenly producing error coins like one gold coin (from a variety of only eight known) being auctioned in November.
Forrest Fenn supposedly hid a treasure chest of gold in the wilderness of New Mexico. Fenn provides clues to its location, but it's never been found. Last week, a man was arrested for attempting to burglarize Fenn's house in search of the treasure.
Sotheby's auction house recently offered its first-ever event that is entirely focused on items that are gold. The auction is generating a great deal of excitement, and many of these gold items are literally unbelievable.
A pair of treasure hunters in Pennsylvania are skeptical about an FBI investigation into lost Civil War gold supposedly buried in the area. What, if anything, did the authorities find?
More and more unsustainable bubbles have been growing in various areas of global finance. One glaring example is the cannabis bubble: Certain strains of the plant are more expensive than gold in Britain.
Did you know that the nobility of medieval Europe used to drink gold in liquid form, believing it would bring them eternal youth? Instead, this superstition typically ended up killing them.
Physicists working at CERN made the improbable discovery that the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) was forming a thin layer of precious metals along the inner surface of the structure. Will they find a way to efficiently collect this gold and platinum?
Demand for the new 2018 Proof Palladium Eagle coin from the United States Mint was so strong that the coin reached its maximum purchase limit of 15,000 within minutes of going on sale.
President Trump recently tweeted that impeaching him would result in a stock-market crash. As the potential for impeachment can no longer be ignored, investors can prepare for a potential market disruption by owning precious metals.