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January News Digest

Feb 01, 2021
  • Do you know all the different ways that platinum is used in science? From building medical tools and hydrogen fuel cells to creating anti-cancer drugs.
  • The late owner of the Utah Jazz, Larry Miller, was the owner of a rare coin collection that has sold at auction for $24 million. One coin, the “Draped Bust Silver Dollar”, went for $3 million. The proceeds of the auction will go building a second Intermountain Healthcare Children’s Hospital campus in Lehi, Utah.
  • Archeologists uncovered many different buried treasures in 2020, check out some of the coolest ancient weapons discovered last year.
  • Not just a part of history, ancient coins can tell a story. This series of Roman coins tell the story of the fall of Julius Caesar.
  • Originally discovered in 2014, the Galloway Viking Hoard uncovered over 100 objects, including metal jewelry and ingots. Now researchers in Scotland have received a £1 million grant to dive deeper into its lost secrets.
  • Precious metals are frequently used in medical tools, but what about medicine itself? Gold, silver, and platinum are being used in the fight against COVID-19.
  • Despite being remembered by history as a poor ruler, Roman Emperor Nero certainly had many coins struck during his reign. Learn more about this collectible series and the history behind each one.