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A precious metal recovery effort has resulted in more than $50 million in silver coins for the United Kingdom.

Deep sea divers find and recover $50 million of silver coins

You never know where the next major precious metal recovery effort will take place, but the latest one is more than 60 years in the making, as thousands of pounds in silver has been recovered off the coast of England.

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Treasure hunters in the United Kingdom hope their metal detectors will point them in the direction of buried gold.

Hopeful gold hunters combing popular England beach

Last year in the United Kingdom, as part of a well-known arts festival, German artist Michael Sailstorfer buried an estimated $15,000 worth of gold bullion in the sands of Folkestone Beach. By several indications, all the bars were found. Nearly a year later, however, the search is still underway.

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Gold mining companies to merge

Alamos Gold and AuRico Gold, precious metal mining firms based in Canada, recently announced that they’re merging in order to form a new company, a deal that’s valued at an estimated $1.5 billion.

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Gold mining companies to merge

Alamos Gold and AuRico Gold, precious metal mining firms based in Canada, recently announced that they’re merging in order to form a new company, a deal that’s valued at an estimated $1.5 billion.

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The nanoparticles found in gold have cancer-killing attributes, scientists believe.

Study: Gold nanoparticles may strengthen radiation therapy

According to newly released findings from Brown University and the University of Rhode Island, exposing cancer cells to gold nanoparticles can intensify the degree to which these cells are destroyed when combined with radiation.

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The nanoparticles found in gold have cancer-killing attributes, scientists believe.

Study: Gold nanoparticles may strengthen radiation therapy

According to newly released findings from Brown University and the University of Rhode Island, exposing cancer cells to gold nanoparticles can intensify the degree to which these cells are destroyed when combined with radiation.

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are welcoming a new child, and the Royal Mint is celebrating with a silver coin giveaway.

Babies born on same day as royal couple to receive silver pennies

Prince William and Kate Middleton, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, are pleased to announce that they will soon be welcoming another child into the Royal Family. And in recognition of the happy occasion, the United Kingdom’s money making authority will be giving out thousands of precious metal timepieces to locals whose babies are born on the same day as the royal couple’s.

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Platinum jewelry purchase rose 28 percent last year in India, according to new numbers from the platinum industry.

Platinum jewelry sales surge in India

Home to the world’s second-largest population, India is one of the worldwide leaders in precious metals consumption, particularly in the form of jewelry. The country lived up to its reputation in 2014, with platinum sales there rising substantially, according to recent purchase estimates.

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Coin enthusiasts will soon have a new piece to add to their collection.

US Mint unveils new gold proof coin

Coin collectors have been waiting for it, and the day has finally arrived, as the United States Mint will soon make its latest gold proof coin available.

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Sluggish car sales sends palladium prices reeling

Though car shopping is still a major contributor to the nation’s economy, fewer people put money down on a new set of wheels last month, which seems to have affected palladium prices. 

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Live Price Charts

Second London Fix price is updated each business day at 10.45 am EST.

Type Date Second London Fix
Gold 4/20/2015 $1,196.50
Silver 4/20/2015 $16.09
Platinum 4/20/2015 $1,150.00
Palladium 4/20/2015 $773.00
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