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December News Digest

Jan 21, 2021

Here is our December News Digest to help keep you well informed about current events and topics around the world and at Rosland Capital.

  • Read more about the high-grade gold and silver that was found in Bolivia during a recent mapping and sampling project by New Pacific Metals Corp.
  • With customers using less cash and digital payments during the pandemic, will coins become a currency of the past? Read more about how the Coronavirus sidelined coins.
  • The gold exploration and development company Corvus Gold recently discovered gold at the new Lynnda Strip site in Nevada and believes the gold system could be very large. Read more about the discovery.
  • The controversial Pebble Mine Project in Alaska was denied a permit by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to create an open-pit copper and gold mine upstream from the world’s largest sockeye salmon fishery. Learn more.
  • Police discover a large network of European auction houses selling stolen ancient Greek artifacts, one of which is an ancient silver coin weighing 12 grams. Read more.
  • Recently monoliths have been appearing and sparking interest around the internet. Learn more about these monoliths and find out if they were made of precious metals.
  • Read more about the tales of trash and treasure on the never-ending quest of Kent metal detectorists discovering buried treasures and spoils of war, including gold and silver artifacts.
  • A real treasure chest is hidden somewhere in the US that includes gold, silver, diamonds, rubies, sapphires, and more worth $10,000-$20,000. Clues to find the treasure are hidden in the book, “The Hatter’s Hat” by David Jacobsen. Read more about discovering the treasure.
  • A recent auction in Switzerland featured ancient Greek gold and silver coins depicting the gold Apollo that date as far back as 100 B.C.E. Read more about the coins that sold for as much as $80,000 each!
  • In an attempt to conserve copper, the U.S. mint made zinc coated steel pennies in 1943, but also mistakenly produced a run of copper pennies, which are now coveted among collectors. Read more about this mistaken treasure.
  • During the holiday season an anonymous benefactor deposited a 1-ounce gold South African Krugerrand that was worth almost $2,000. Read more about this generous donation.
  • Read more about the man who found the Rocky Mountains treasure chest of Forrest Fenn.
  • Some of the most beautiful coins were produced during the “War of the Roses” in England. Learn more about these Medieval English coins.