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.
Computer hackers reportedly accessed the personal data of over 3,000 customers of Australia's Perth Mint. Despite the security breach, the mint confirmed that no client assets were impacted by the hack.
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.
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.