2019 Silver Eagles and 2019 Gold Eagles Arrive
The United States Mint has released its popular American Silver Eagle and American Gold Eagle coins again for 2019. These coins are intended as a vehicle for investors to gain exposure to physical precious metals.
An Unsuccessful Robbery of Fenn's Treasure
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.
Civil War Gold Mystery Thickens
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?
Did Physicists Accidentally Discover a Way to Make Gold?
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?
Proof Palladium Eagle Coins Sell Out Quickly
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.
Prankster's "Devil Coins" from Scandinavia Found in England
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.
Bill in Congress Proposes Return to Gold Standard
H.R. 5404, a bill sponsored by Rep. Alex Mooney (R-WV), seeks to bring back the gold standard in the United States for the first time in almost 50 years.
More States Are Exempting Sales Tax on Precious Metals, Coins
Many U.S. states have changed their laws or amended state constitutions to eliminate sales tax on gold and silver bullion coins since the financial crisis.