Ghana Opens Second-largest Gold Refinery in Africa
From the most recent data, Ghana ranks as #10 on the planet, and is second in the continent of Africa behind only South Africa.
South Africa Issues Silver, Platinum Krugerrands for 50th Anniversary
The Rand Refinery (South Africa) is expanding its bullion coin program to include one-ounce Silver Krugerrands and Proof Platinum Krugerrands.
Will Deutsche Bank (DB) Pay 14 Billion?
The U.S. DOJ fined the giant German bank Deutsche Bank (DB) a staggering $14 billion for fraudulent practices relating to the financial crisis in 2008.
120 Years Ago: The Klondike Gold Rush
Today marks the 120th anniversary of the first gold discovery that ignited the famous Klondike Gold Rush in Canada's Yukon Territory.
Britain's Famous 1933 Penny Sets Record
A British 1933 George V penny has sold for $165,000 at auction, setting a record for a copper or bronze coin, Here's why this rare penny is so special.
Historic 'Silver Dollar' Sets Auction Record
Spanish 8 Reales silver milled dollar coins were the original currency standard for the U.S. during the colonial period and the early years of the republic.
Ancient Roman Gold and Silver "Curse" Tablets Found in Serbia
Curse tablets were wide spread in the ancient world, but for the first time archeologists have discovered curse tablets made of gold and silver.
Colonial Large Cents Sell for $870,000
Two famous 1792 pattern coins, the ultra-rare Birch Cent and Silver Center Cent, sold for a combined $869,500 at auction at the ANA World's Fair of Money.
1974-D Aluminum Penny Goes On Display
The one-of-a-kind 1974-D Aluminum Lincoln Cent may not be legal to own but is going on display at the ANA World's Fair of Money this week.
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