Lost It All! What Happened To The Ancient Aztecs’ Gold and Silver?
(Click above to listen to this article read aloud.) The Aztecs were an incredibly wealthy people, amassing a huge fortune in gold... Read More
All About Rhodium, The Most Valuable Metal in the World
(Click above to listen to this article read aloud.) Rhodium is a rare metal used in jewelry, It’s also the most expensive... Read More
Five Most Incredible Shipwreck Treasure Hauls Ever Discovered
(Click above to listen to this article read aloud.) If you’re a regular reader at Historic Metals (and why wouldn’t you be?)... Read More
You love this coin, but you may not even know it’s real name!
In this weeks video we introduce you to the Winged Liberty dime. Almost 3 billion were minted, and everyone knows and loves... Read More
The 1809 Shipwreck of the Admiral Gardner – Historic Metals: Treasures from Wrecks & Ruins
In this video we are going to get wrecked. Shipwrecked, that is! We will dive in to the fascinating tale of the... Read More
The Most Expensive Coin That Never Happened! Time Travel with Historic Metals
In this video we will explore the fascinating tale of that time when US President Theodore Roosevelt canceled a coin designed by... Read More
The Historic Coin That Lived 2 Lives! Time Travelling With Historic Metals: Ancient Greek Drachmas
In this video we will explore the fascinating, ancient coins of the Ancient Greek Empire, which are more than 2500 years old!... Read More
That Time When These Coins Ruled The World! Time Travel with Historic Metals
In this video we will explore the fascinating ancient coins of the Byzantine Empire, which were in circulation for around 900 years... Read More
What Are the Seven Cities of Gold?
(Click above to listen to this article read aloud.) In the 16th century, as Spanish colonizers roamed Mexico and the Southern United... Read More
This tiny coin made biblical history! You’ve heard of them, but have you ever seen a “Widow’s Mite”?
In this video, we will explore the story of how the smallest coin ever issued in the history of mankind, became one... Read More