Posts tagged 'The History of Gold'


Will Donald Trump’s Face Be on a Coin?

March 2, 2017
Donald Trump has his own coin but it isn't actual currency. Could President Trump be included on our currency? Find out how to make it happen.
Ninteen Thirty-Three Twenty Dollar Double Eagle

More Than Mythical: The Storied History of the Double Eagle Gold Coin

February 22, 2017
The Double Eagle gold coin has an incredibly storied past, intertwined in the United States economy and often shrouded in some degree of mystery.
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What is Gold Used For? Industrial Uses of Gold

January 30, 2017
What is gold used for? Learn the many ways in which gold is used in industrial applications. Did you know that gold is really malleable?

Can Gold Help Fight Alzheimer's

August 25, 2016
Gold have been used in medicine since 1890. New research shows the precious metal could help to treat people suffering from Alzheimer's.

The Amazingly True Facts About Gold

August 22, 2016
How much gold is in the world? Where did all of the gold come from? Why did Pirates wear gold earrings? All of these and more interesting facts about gold.

English Central Bank Secretly Sold Gold Bullion for the Nazis in 1939

July 31, 2013
England's central bank got its hands dirty back in 1939 selling looted gold on behalf of the Nazi regime, reported the Financial Times.

Experts learn more about Crusader gold and how these coins were viewed

August 14, 2012
Archaeologists in Israel found a large cache of gold from the the era of the Crusades, estimated to go back as far as 1241 A.D.
Saint George the Victorious Coin

Saint George the Victorious: Russia's Most Popular Gold Coin

July 2, 2012
After not having minted a single Saint George coin in 2011, Russia is planning on bringing back the iconic 50 ruble gold coin next year, in 2012.

French Roosters: gold bullion coins that excite collectors today

June 11, 2012
France is a nation that has long been known for its passion for fine arts. It should come as no surprise that once France decided to issue coins, it took that same passion to design them.

Gold holds its worth through history

February 17, 2012
Despite being mainly thought of as jewelry or currency, precious metals like gold and silver are actually used with relative frequency in the medical field.