Category: History and Economics

  •  Denver Mint.

    Reading Time: 6 minutes In 1862, an Act of Congress established the United States Mint in Denver as a United States Assay Office. It initially did not perform coinage but instead accepted gold and nuggets from miners for melting, assaying, and stamping into cast gold bars. Over time, the Denver plant became the city’s most…

  • Philadelphia Mint.

    Reading Time: 7 minutes The United States Mint in Philadelphia has a rich history dating back to the presidency of George Washington and the days when Philadelphia served as the nation’s capital. The establishment of the U.S. Mint was authorized by the Act of April 2, 1792. The first coins produced at the original Philadelphia…

  • The Mystery of the Kruger Millions: South Africa’s Elusive Hidden Treasure.

    Reading Time: 4 minutes The Kruger Millions, a legendary hoard of gold and coins, has captured the imaginations of treasure hunters and history enthusiasts for over a century. This mysterious treasure is believed to have been concealed in South Africa during the Second Boer War by or on behalf of President Paul Kruger to prevent…

  • The great Toronto airport heist of 1952 is solved. Howard Halpenny got the gold.

    Reading Time: 3 minutes The Great Toronto Airport Heist of 1952 stands as a testament to the audacity of criminals and the intrigue it stirred in the hearts of the public. This meticulously planned and executed robbery at Malton Airport, now known as Toronto Pearson International Airport, left Canada in shock and awe as a…

  • The Tale of Gold Kruger Coins Worth Millions.

    Reading Time: 2 minutes A of valuable gold Kruger coins, valued at an astonishing 380.000 USD, mysteriously disappeared from a secure bank vault. This enigmatic disappearance led to the conviction of a banking officer on theft charges and an eight-year prison sentence. However, what unfolded next added a layer of complexity to the story, as…

  • Cheap hotels in Dubai gold souk.

    Reading Time: 2 minutes If you are looking for cheap hotels near Dubai Gold Souk, there are several options available. the average price per night for hotels near Gold Souk in Dubai varies depending on the source. Trip.com states that the average price per night is $173, while Expedia lists hotels starting from $29 per…