The process of hallmarking has been in use since the Byzantine period around the modern day city of Istanbul. Stamped hallmarks were intro..
Gold was discovered in South Africa in the year 1886, although it is likely that the local indigenous population had some knowledge of its..
Greece is an ancient country, with lots of rich history to explore.
During its Minoan period, the island of Crete had five great cities..
Ireland has a rich tapestry of history and culture spanning thousands of years. St. Patricks Day, the 17th March, is probably one of the b..
Treasure, as many think of it, is defined as an unspecified quantity of precious metals, jewels or other valuable items usually found toge..
It is frequently mentioned that gold has been used for thousands of years as a symbol of wealth, but when exactly did this begin? Well the..
There are a huge variety of bars and coins that can attract investors and collectors alike, ranging from small, one ounce bars to one kilo..
Back in 1964 the prime, indeed practically the only, gold bullion coin for investors in the UK was the British Gold Sovereign. Over ninety..
A lost item which once belonged to Russian Empress Maria Feodorovna has been found in America’s Mid-west; it is an ultra-rare Fabergé Gold..