Not so fast. Just when markets were anticipating the Federal Reserve would yank the golden punchbowl that has helped support gold prices since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, it appears the...

The U.S. Mint is winding down production of American Eagle gold bullion coins as it prepares to introduce a new version of the coin. Through the first four months of the year the Mint has...

The history and institution of ancient Roman coins take us back to before the beginning of the 3rd century BC. During this era, coins were just starting to circulate as a means to simplify and escape...

It is known that gold is heavy; but specifically, how much does a gold bar weigh? While it seems there would be a straightforward answer, gold bars are available in a wide range of weights. Most...

Explosive movement in the price of Bitcoin has led to chatter that the cryptocurrency is a store of value that may rival gold. While Bitcoin is a new-age alternative to fiat currencies, the fact is...

Explaining Mercury Dimes requires looking at the coin’s design, history, and range of values. In the simplest terms, Mercury Dimes are small coins produced beginning in 1916—when several American...

You’ve been building your precious metals collection and invested in some rare coins. Now, you want to protect your assets, but these are not conventional investments. So, your insurance options...

When it comes to bullion investing, the type of metal is an important factor in which bullion you choose. Most people know the term metal, but not all metals are precious metals. Precious metals are...

Bullion vs. numismatic is an important distinction when it comes to gold and coins. But what do these terms actually mean, and how does if affect bullion and numismatic as investment...

If you’re interested in the gold market, you may have seen the phrase ‘spot gold’ – but what is spot gold? Today we’ll explain what spot gold means, how spot price is determined, and why it...

From condition to rarity, different gold coins vary in value based on a number of reasons. Whether you’re simply a collector or interested in rounding out your portfolio due to the ever present...

The year is 1848. In the land that just recently became known as the state of California, a man named James Marshall is building a sawmill for another man named John A. Sutter. It’s a hot day, and...