On the Immense Popularity of Sacagawea Dollars in Ecuador
As far as commercial use, many had assumed the coins dead, but the Sacagawea dollar has experienced a rebirth in Ecuador.
The World's Top Silver Producing Countries
In 2016, the world's top silver producing countries accounted for 80% of all new global silver supply. This animated video ranks the top 9 countries.
Royal Dutch Mint's New Gold and Silver Coins
The Royal Dutch Mint is honoring the 400th anniversary of the classic leeunwendaalder design with new silver and gold proof coins.
States Scrapping Tax on Precious Metals
A number of U.S. states have been passing pro-gold legislation that makes it easier for the public to purchase precious metals.
U.S. Mint Releases Fort Knox Audit
Gold insider Koos Jansen used FOIA requests to investigate how the U.S. Mint audits the gold held at Fort Knox. His findings paint a troubling picture.
Lost Desert Ship Still Holds Public Imagination
Here are the accounts of those individuals who have made the legend of California's lost ship part of their personal narratives.
A Tale of Two Empires: Bread and Circuses
"Bread and circuses" is a reference to how the Roman elite would pacify the masses through cheap food and diversions, much as is done in the U.S. today.
Lithium Startups Challenge Majors
Booming global lithium demand from the explosion in electric cars is drawing new companies and new technologies into the lithium mining sector.
Fractional Gold Buffalo Coins May Return
The United States Mint is strongly considering bringing back fractional Gold Buffalo coins in 2017 for the first time since 2008.
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