Treasure Hunting – Playing Hide & Seek With Gold – Part 2 - Here are a few other tidbits of gold lore. Once again, I'm going to concentrate on gold that is in waterways and river beds.
10 Interesting Facts About Platinum - Platinum is a dense, stable and rare metal that is more than ten times rarer than gold. There are a number of coins that contain platinum and it is often used in jewellery. Here are some interesting facts about this rare metal.
Treasure Hunting – Playing Hide & Seek With Gold Part 1 - Finding gold is not a matter of chance. Finding gold is a matter of understanding some physical properties of gold and how it interacts with its environment. In essence, it's playing Hide & Seek... with gold.
The Flowing Hair Silver Dollar – An American Beauty - One of many more fascinating aspects of America's early days regards the origin of the early United States silver dollar coin, specifically The Flowing Hair Silver Dollar.
The 1879 Morgan Silver Dollar and the ‘Schoolgirl’ Pattern Dollar - 1879 was a notable year for the Morgan Silver Dollar. The Morgan design was first released in 1878 and production was increased by using four mints in 1879. There were a number of varieties and a very special 'Schoolgirl' pattern dollar.