The expert coin graders and authenticators at Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) discovered that one of their recent submissions was a rare $10 Gold Eagle 1853/2 overdate error coin, the highest-grade example of the variety.
In order to evade detection by authorities, a man in India who had stolen gold tried to conceal his crime by eating the gold itself. The results were predictably bad.
Back in the 1970s, churches and museums in Scandinavia began to find hidden "devil coins." It was part of an elaborate hoax that is now being more fully explained.
The unique example of a 1792 gold coin owned by George Washington himself is coming to public auction in August for the first time since 1890. The coin was part of the legendary Eric P. Newman Collection.
People are spending thousands of dollars for the opportunity to eat gold. Why? Partly because it makes for a great visual story on Instagram.
The discovery of one of the most consequential shipwrecks in history, a Spanish galleon called San José, was revealed to the public this week.
Tokyo, which hosts the 2020 Summer Olympics, is trying to produce 100% of its bronze, silver, and gold medals with metal recycled from electronic devices.
Amid the excitement of the upcoming royal wedding, observers have been very critical of the design of the coin commemorating the wedding ceremony.
One of Egypt's richest men has publicly claimed he is investing half of his personal wealth, roughly $3 billion, in gold.