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.
Gold Stella $4 Coin Goes to Auction
The Gold Stella is one of the least-known American gold coins, but is revered by American numismatists among both numismatic historians and hobbyists.
Silver Denarii Coins Found in Spain
Once again, Spain can boast another ancient discovery of treasure off of its coast. 200 silver denarii were recovered from an ancient ceramic vase.
"Iron Man" Gold-Titanium Alloy Found
A gold-titanium alloy discovered by Rice University scientists matches the description of Tony Stark's imaginary alloy in the Iron Man movies.
U.S. Platinum Bullion Coin Returns
The American Platinum Eagle, the official U.S. platinum bullion coin, is now being offered by the U.S. Mint for the first time since 2014.
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